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Set Gmail as Default Email Client for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari

Feb 9, 2012 - 23 Comments

Clicking an email link in a web browser defaults to launching Mail.app, which is great if you use Mail but not so great if you use webmail services like Gmail. This is fairly easy to resolve, though you’ll have to configure it separately on a per-browser basis, with different methods for Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and … Read More

How to Enable or Disable Javascript in Web Browsers

Feb 8, 2012 - 7 Comments

Need to re-enable or disable Javascript in Safari, Chrome, or Firefox? Most modern web browsers make it very easy to toggle on or off, and while it’s almost always recommended to keep javascript enabled, there are cases where developers and other users need to turn it off. Safari: Open Safari Preferences Click on “Advanced” and … Read More

Firefox 10 Released to Download

Jan 31, 2012 - 11 Comments

Firefox 10 has been released and is available to download for Mac, Windows, and Linux users. The new version isn’t too different from version 9, but includes bug fixes, better extension management, an auto-hiding forward button, improvements to CSS3 capabilities, and antialiasing support for WebGL, as well as some other additions that the average user … Read More

Firefox 9 Released: Adds Back & Forward Swipe Gestures for Mac OS X Lion

Dec 20, 2011 - 15 Comments

Firefox 9 has just been released for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. The latest version brings some significant boosts to javascript performance, some theme fixes, and a variety of other under-the-hood enhancements. Probably the most noticeable addition will be for OS X Lion users though, with the addition of two-fingered swipe gesture navigation. Download … Read More

Reskin Google Reader with a Mac OS X Lion Theme

Nov 11, 2011 - 7 Comments

Google recently revamped their popular RSS aggregator (subscribe to our feed while you’re at it) Google Reader with a new look, if you’re not thrilled about the new appearance you can apply a theme to make G Reader look similar to a native OS X 10.7 application. You’ll need to be using a newer version … Read More

Firefox 8 Released [Download Links]

Nov 7, 2011 - 11 Comments

In the never-ending quest to make version numbers irrelevant, Firefox 8 has been released. Technically it’s not supposed to be out until tomorrow, but as with past Firefox releases, the download was pushed early to the Mozilla public FTP servers and is widely available for anyone to pick up for each supported platform (Mac, Windows, … Read More

Use Firefox? Download Firefox 7, it Reduces Memory Use & Increases Speed

Sep 27, 2011 - 21 Comments

Firefox 7 is now available to download for all supported platforms, the new release has an emphasis on improved memory management and speed, and it does provide a noticeable difference in snappiness when loading pages or browsing the web. The benefits are best seen if you keep Firefox open for a long time (who ever … Read More

Firefox 6 is Available Now (Direct Download Links)

Aug 16, 2011 - 9 Comments

Firefox 6 has been officially released and is available for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows users to download. The update is supposedly 20% faster and supports new HTML5 and CSS3 elements, in addition to having a variety of changes aimed at web developers. Somewhat disappointingly, version 6 for Mac OS X oddly doesn’t yet … Read More

Firefox 5 Released and Ready to Download

Jun 21, 2011 - 5 Comments

Firefox 5 is hot off the digital presses for Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, and Android. The new version is said to include over 1000 improvements and performance enhancements, with better HTML5, support for CSS animations, better tab handling, bug fixes, and more, but there’s nothing visibly different from 4.0 when you first launch the … Read More

Run Firefox 4 on a PowerPC Mac with TenFourFox

May 10, 2011 - 6 Comments

TenFourFox is an essential web browser for any Mac OS X user that is still using a PowerPC machine. It’s a fork of Mozilla that is practically identical to Firefox 4, the only difference is that it includes support for PowerPC chips, meaning you’ll get all the CSS3 and HTML5 support that Firefox 4 comes … Read More

Ad Blockers for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari

May 10, 2011 - 17 Comments

While some web ads are unobtrusive, others are really annoying. If you’re tired of seeing web ads, you can install adblock extensions in every major web browser and never see another ad again. Obligatory notice: blocking ads prevents web publishers from supporting themselves, ad revenue is what pays the bills for websites like this one … Read More

Remove the Google Background Image

Jun 10, 2010 - 39 Comments

Ok so anyone that uses Google has probably noticed by now that you can change the background image of Google.com and set it to something you’d like. Today though people are finding a surprise; whether they set an image or not the Google background picture has changed! Check out the absolute disaster of a background … Read More

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