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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

Sep 15 2011

So, Google’s Chrome is going to sole supporter of Adobe Flash?

When Apple announced that it wasn’t going to support Adobe flash with its mobile devices, the world was stunned. How could something so popular not support Adobe flash? Then, it was a bold move… in another bold move, Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer 10 will not allow any plug-ins— at all. This means Adobe …

Continue reading »

Sep 08 2011

Mozilla Thunderbird Plug-in: Follow Up

One of the most attractive things about Thunderbird is the extensions that can be loaded to expand it’s ability to gain something that the base application doesn’t have innately. I believe everyone has had a need to be able to right-click and say remind me about this later. It seems like such an obvious thing …

Continue reading »

Mar 12 2010

Making Mozilla Thunderbird Slender and Perfect

Mozilla Thunderbird is not one of the applications that I would consider outstanding from a vanilla installation. What make Thunderbird exceptional is its ability to have extensions; to make the program be more than what it is. To have functions that it wouldn’t normally have… This is where you can think of third-party providers for …

Continue reading »

Jan 29 2010

Windows Live Writer: Notify/Update Facebook

Windows Live Writer has many advantages over other blogging editors, but the fact it has extensions and allows others to add-on to the program is the great part. A new plug-in lets you update Facebook when you publish your new article/blog. Windows Live Writer has other social bookmarking tools that work with Facebook, but here’s …

Continue reading »

Jun 05 2009

Mozilla Firebird: 10 extensions for easier browsing

Mozilla’s Firefox is by far the most popular browser that’s recorded by my website. The popularity of Firefox has grown steadily over the past couple years and while some potholes have been placed in the road for Firefox [via Chrome], I still consider Firefox the browser of choice. One of the beautiful things about Firefox …

Continue reading »

Older posts «