With the steadily rising popularity of Chrome, the long expected overtake of Internet Explorer by Google Chrome has finally happened last week, according to the data from StatCounter. These statistics also show the slight downfall of Mozilla Firefox, once the second most popular browser in the world.
These statistics are only according to one source, but there is no doubt that Chrome is rapidly gaining market share.
Is a website restricting access based on your browser? Do you want to view what a site looks like on a mobile device? Many sites detect the visitor’s browser based on the user agent, which is sent to the site’s server with each page request. This user agent contains information such as your operating system, web browser, and browser version.
To bypass browser-based restrictions, this user agent would need to be spoofed. Here are instructions on doing so without the help of any extensions in Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari.
Just how large is Apple? We previously shared an infographic depicting the size of the internet giant, Google, but what about Apple? 15 years ago (pre-Jobs era), the company was just a few weeks from bankruptcy. Today, it is the most valuable company in the world.
This is an infographic depicting just how large Apple’s business is.
Remember last year’s Dropquest? Dropquest was a new puzzle contest created by Dropbox where users could complete a multi-step challenge, scavenger hunt, and puzzle to earn free storage space.
It looks like this is going to run again this year, except Dropbox claims that Droquest II will be much more difficult.
Need to quickly convert between different image formats? Or perhaps you need to easily add a watermark to your images? PearlMountain Image Converter could help.
From the same company that developed the previously reviewed Picture Collage Maker Pro, PearlMountain Image Converter is an easy to use batch photo converter that claims to be able to handle thousands of images at the same time with support for over 60 image formats.
Active Giveaway: Enter for a chance to win a free license at the end of the review.
Do you have a lot of tasks to perform but have trouble staying organized? Need something to help you organize your tasks so you can easily spot which ones are the most important? An app called ShoutDone can help.
ShoutDone is a to-do list manager that takes an interesting approach to managing tasks. Rather than display your tasks in at traditional list, it arranges them in a colorful list, ordered by priority, due date, etc…
Active Giveaway: A free version is available, but enter for a chance to win one of 3 licenses for the Pro edition at the end of the review.
This year promises to be a huge one for smartphones. Manufacturers are preparing their very best, which include a number of high-powered quad-core phones with vibrant displays, running on 4G LTE networks. Buy any of these new releases and you’re going to get one of the most powerful pocket-sized devices ever created. It creates quite an exciting environment.
Yet there is one issue that continues to plague smartphone buyers in the U.S., Canada, and many other countries. We don’t necessarily have our pick of smartphones. Could the process of choosing a smartphone really be about choosing a carrier instead?
Do you frequently browse long webpages? Whether it’s an encyclopedia article, blog post, or essay, long web pages can be difficult to scroll through, particularly if you’re looking for a specific section.
Some sites, like Wikipedia, provide a table of contents to easily navigate to different sections, but most websites don’t. Furthermore, the table of contents only shows up at the beginning so returning to it requires more scrolling.
Here is an extension for Google Chrome and Firefox to help navigate long web pages.