Ontario government upgrades to slightly less obsolete browser

Ontario’s public service workers will soon be working with Web technology that is slightly less obsolete with an upgrade from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 8. A memo from the Ontario Public

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Mozilla Firefox 10 makes add-on updating invisible

Mozilla today patched eight vulnerabilities in Firefox as it shipped the latest iteration in its rapid release schedule. Firefox 10, sixth in the line of updates that have been rolling off the development

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 1st, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Amazon Silk browser: the good and the bad

The release of a new browser these days is more likely to elicit yawns than zeal, but Amazon changed that with the release of Silk for its new Fire tablet. While the fundamental

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 3rd, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

Getting serious about e-mail security

E-mail is one of the most widely used forms of communication today. Estimates from May 2009 suggest that around 250 billion--with a "B"--e-mails are sent every day. That equates to more than 2.8

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 2nd, 2010 Tony Bradley

8 ways to improve your privacy while Web browsing

They say privacy doesn't exist on the Web -- but that doesn't mean you can't try to safeguard your personal information. Our computers are loaded with details about our personal and business lives,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Private mode browsing springs a leak

Browsing in "private mode" isn't as private as users think, a researcher said today."There are some traces left behind [by all browsers] that could reveal some of the sites that you've been to,"

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Browser bonanza – the best picks for speed, security, and add-ons

Of all the software on your PC, the Web browser may be the most important tool you use each day--but you may not give it much thought. The difference between a merely good

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 28th, 2010 Nick Mediati

IE9 supports direct-embedded video and audio

Internet Explorer 9 -- the upcoming version of the popular Web browser from Microsoft -- might adhere to internationally-agreed upon Web coding standards.But that still doesn't mean it treats code the same way

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Browser face-off – which of the top 5 is the victor?

For browser fans, this is the best of times. The five most popular Web browsers -- Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome and Opera -- have released significant new versions

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2009 Preston Gralla and Michael DeAgonia

Eight exceptional things you can do with Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8, the latest update to Microsoft's venerable Web browser, introduces several features intended to provide greater security and ease of use. New security settings in IE8 allow for more privacy, new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 21st, 2009 Logan Kugler

New Google Chrome is a speed demon

Google launched Chrome 3.0 today as the browser's engineering director set ambitious goals to double its market share within 12 months, then double it again within 24.Chrome 3.0, which is available only for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 17th, 2009 Gregg Keizer and Preston Gralla

Firefox 3.5 makes browsing a delight … and much faster

The just-released version 3.5 of Firefox is a winner, offering significantly faster Web browsing, better tab handling, a host of interface tweaks and, like just about every other browser on the planet, a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 10th, 2009 Preston Gralla

Microsoft removes disgusting IE8 ad

An online ad for Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) that showed a woman projectile vomiting has left such a bad taste in viewers' mouths that Microsoft has decided to remove it.The ad, which features

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 6th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano and Gregg Keizer

Internet Explorer 8 faster than Firefox and Chrome, says Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. said this week that its own speed tests prove Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) is faster than either Firefox or Chrome.In a report released Wednesday, Microsoft spelled out how it tests browsers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 17th, 2009 Gregg Keizer