Tag Archive: extensions

Nov 16 2016

Blocking BS News starts at the browser level, at least for Google Chrome – BS Detector

On the heels of the post-presidential election, arguably one of the most stunning upsets in American history, people have become angry with websites that spread misinformation or flat out lies. In my previous article, I mentioned that Facebook and Google are going to be making efforts to try to weed out fake news. But the …

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Jul 12 2016

VPN’s Are Good, And Not All VPN Users Are Pirates

This morning, an article popped up indicating that PIA [Private Internet Access] was discontinuing service in Russia because of new laws that they passed. The new law indicated that VPN servers operating in Russia must maintain an activity log on all users for the duration of a year. I think the most part, they’re probably …

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Jan 28 2015

YouTube Defaults To HTML5 For Their Videos

Since the time of Steve Jobs and the introduction of the iPhone, Apple made it pretty clear that the continued use of Adobe Flash was the wrong direction. Steve Jobs vehemently refused to have Adobe Flash on his phones; it was like a personal mission. Now, YouTube has announced that their going to default to …

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Mar 12 2013

MRC Compose: Add Recipients In Thunderbird Like Microsoft Outlook

One of the better plug-ins that I’ve been using lately has been MCR Compose for Thunderbird. it’s a great plug-in, I wrote about it back in November, but there’s been some updates to it and I wanted to shows some screenshots that are available for it. It changes the e-mail compose window to be something …

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Oct 30 2012

Techie Review: eM Client 4 – Great and Improving

I’ve been a long-time user of Mozilla Thunderbird. I think the application is really good as a base email client. One of the great features about Mozilla Thunderbird is the extensibility of the application with the addition of some add-ons; you can make the email client do just about anything. Customizing the email client do …

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