Tag Archive: Browser


Feeling Nostalgic? Run WinAmp in a Web Browser & Play MP3s!

Do you remember WinAmp, the old funky ’90s music player for Windows and Mac? If you were a computer user in the late 1990s during the dot com boom, you probably used WinAmp to play your MP3 library, maybe even running it alongside Napster. At that time the quirky media player felt very modern and … Read More

Quickly Open a New Browser Tab in Safari for iPhone

The latest versions of Safari for iPhone have an even faster way to open a new Safari tab, without having to enter into the broader tab view window. It’s a great trick, but it’s a little hidden and less than obvious, but nonetheless offers the quickest way possible to open a new browser tab in … Read More

How to Clear Chrome Browser DNS Host Cache Manually

The Google Chrome web browser is quite powerful with many interesting under-the-hood options that are hidden from the average user, but with a little digging around you can uncover a variety of power features that allow users to perform helpful tasks. One such hidden feature is the ability to manually clear out Chrome DNS host … Read More

Use the Free VPN in Opera Browser for Improved Privacy & to Access Regional Content

Opera, the alternative web browser, now includes a free VPN service, which is built directly into the web browser itself. The free VPN allows you to hide your IP address, access region restricted content or blocked content by bypassing a firewall or regional restraints, hide browsing activity from other users on the same local network, … Read More

You can finally use Mozilla’s Firefox web browser on iOS

As promised, Mozilla has finally brought Firefox to iOS devices around the world, after first appearing on Android more than three years ago. The browser sports a private browsing mode, along with Google Chrome-style predictive searches and, of course, support for existing Firefox users — meaning that it’s easy to import your existing Firefox bookmarks, […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Google Hangouts’ slick update is all about the browser

Google’s chat and video messaging service, Hangouts, got a whole new standalone web app on Monday afternoon. “We are launching another way to use Hangouts today,” writes Google’s Jordanna Chord on Google Plus. “From our new site you’ll be able to take advantage of the best of Hangouts in the browser, along with an inspiring […]

This 13-character string will kill any Mac’s Chrome browser dead

If you’re on a Mac, and use Chrome, and if you’re not sure if you have Assyrian turned on, definitely don’t click this link. Just doing so could cause your whole browser to crash, and the culprit is a 13-character…

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This 13 character string will kill any Mac’s Chrome browser dead

If you’re on a Mac, and use Chrome, and if you’re not sure if you have Assyrian turned on, definitely don’t click this link. Just doing so could cause your whole browser to crash, and the culprit is a 13-character…

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Safari plugin adds Beats Music to your browser, minus the Flash

Beats Music is due for a big redesign come WWDC. Hopefully that means a native Mac app is on the way, as well as a web player that doesn’t use Flash. While we’re waiting for Apple to trash its use…

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MegaUpload founder brings video calling to your browser

The infamous brains behind MegaUpload, Kim Dotcom, has just launched the beta version of his latest product: a browser-based encrypted video calling and file-sharing service he hopes will take on the Microsoft-owned Skype. Called MegaChat, the service uses what is…

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