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With every new favorite that’s added to a browser, the odds of one changing or becoming inactive continually increases. To prevent clutter of these useless URLs, it’s important to sometimes sweep the list of favorites for ones that are broken, and therefore of no use. Manually checking every link is out of the question when you have over 100 favorites. Fortunately, AM-DeadLink is a program that can scan four browsers’ favorites for URLs that redirect to a page different than the stated link as well as identify the ones that land on an error page. You can also scan for
There’s always new updates being made to Chrome, with Google devs creating new ways to make tasks easier. In the latest Chrome update, they’ve added a new tab page, as well as a more direct way to restore recently closed tabs. While the previous methods worked just fine, the latest method is a nice supplement to the new changes made to the New Tab page. Our guide will outline the old and new methods for restoring recently closed tabs in Chrome. Access Recently Closed Tabs Previous Method Ctrl + Shift + T: One of the most common ways to restore
The good folks at Nokia were nice enough to send me a Lumia 925 to review recently. It’s an older device, to be sure, but it’s enough to give me a foothold into the world of Windows Phone. Windows Phone 8 fascinates me, to be honest. Microsoft went out of its way to build something radically different with its mobile OS. WP8 takes few design cues from Android or iOS. In fact, it takes almost none. I’ve always wanted to try a Windows Phone, if only for that reason. However, it’s not an easy jump. I’m used to Android, where
You have to understand where I’m coming from to comprehend the weightiness of this review. If you’d told me two years ago that I would willingly spend my own money on a new MacBook Air, I would have laughed. Macs are for the computer-illiterate, people with too much money to spend, non-PC gamers, or some combination of the three. It’s amazing how things change. This summer after Apple announced a refreshed Air at the Worldwide Developers Conference, I took the plunge and bought one. It’s been a great experience. I love it. 2013 MacBook Air Review – All Aspects Explored
We all weren’t blessed with the patience and self-control required to achieve our savings goals. In comes SmartyPig, the web’s new tool to help you successfully save towards a savings goal. It’s a smart take on the age-old wisdom of using a piggy bank to save money for a rainy day. It can be hard reaching that savings goal each month, and no one wants to make it worse by turning to a credit card, hence this is such an exciting service. What Smartypig does is force you to put away a certain amount of money each month towards a savings goal.
If you’re looking for a smart and incredibly easy way to fully encrypt confidential data you send via email, chat or SMS, look no further than Lockify, an app that encrypts your personal data – passwords, bank account numbers, social security numbers and more – so you no longer have to worry about prying eyes. Lockify is available on both Android and the Desktop, helping people encrypt data they’re sending so they can be assured their information is safe. Our guide will outline how to use the Lockify app in Google Chrome. True End-to-end Encryption With Lockify Setting Up Lockify
What else do you do when you need to pass the time on the Internet, but try to find some entertainment? If you’re bored of movies or surfing the web, the only remaining logical thing to do is play some games. There are tons of websites out there that have a large collection of online games. Some game sites are fit for kids while others are open for all ages. Some games involve shooting while others require a different skill like puzzle-solving or board games. Among these categories, and more, is what we can spend our time with when boredom
A bad extension is never a pleasant experience. It can do very unsavory things to your computer such as snoop on your browsing or steal your credit card number and passwords. Same can be said for a malicious app on your mobile device. Before downloading any extension or app, whether you use Firefox, Chrome or Android – it has become a must nowadays to check for red flags. These red flags are pretty easy to spot too. From taking a look at the developer to reading user-reviews, knowing what to look for and avoiding the hassle of a malicious extension
Google acquired the company Quickoffice back in 2012. Quickoffice offers mobile editing of popular file formats found in the Microsoft Office suite. The purchase now lets Google users edit raw Office files on their mobile device without the need for conversion to Google’s format. The Quickoffice service was only available for Google Apps Business customers before only recently reaching the rest of us at no cost. You can now use Quickoffice at no charge without being a Business customer. The Quickoffice mobile app is easy to use for viewing and editing Microsoft Office files. The company did a wonderful job
The latest Firefox Aurora build rolls out a Windows 8 version of the Mozilla browser almost a year after the OS hit the market. Chrome, and other browsers, have had Windows 8 versions available for months now. Firefox users who upgraded or bought a Windows 8 computer have been begging and pleading with Mozilla to release a Windows 8 version, especially since its competitors, like Chrome, have already done so. Let’s look at what the latest Firefox Aurora build has to offer Windows 8 users. What’s New in Firefox for Windows 8? The latest Firefox Aurora build was released on
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