A compact resource of Internet-based tools for information retrieval, interaction, and computer-mediated communication (human communication via computers.Dec 30 2013
Fix Google Mail (G-mail) crashing Firefox
There have been a lot of reports about Google Mail crashing Firefox, normally when trying to access the ‘All Mail’ section of a Google Mail account.
Thankfully we think we’ve found the problem to be caused by the HTML Validator plugin trying to access mail.google.com, here’s how to modify it and get back to crash free browsing.
Only 5% of Music downloads are legal
That’s right it’s been reported that around 95% of music downloads are illegal - An increase in legitimate music sales over the past year did not come close to offsetting the billions of dollars being lost to music piracy, with illegal downloads outnumbering the legal ones sold on-line by a factor of 20 to 1.
Skype offers protection to criminals
German police are unable to decipher the encryption used in the internet telephone software Skype to monitor calls by suspected criminals and terrorists, Germany’s top police officer has reported.
Skype allows users to make telephone calls over the Internet from their computer to other Skype users free of charge. (VoIP)
Heath Ledger’s death triggers net spike
Heath Ledger’s shock death caused one of the biggest internet spikes since the death of Steve Irwin in 2006, with news sites and search engines experiencing huge amounts of traffic.
Yahoo reported that four of the fastest moving search terms on its Buzz index were Ledger related, with searches on the quickest mover, “Heath Ledger”, sky-rocketing a staggering 110,285 per cent.
Wikia Search gets luke warm reception
Wikia Search, a potential rival to Google was launched yesterday but has already taken fire from Bloggers. Spawned from the co-founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales aim was to provide a search engine which internal workings were totally transparent to users and developers a like.
Command Shift 3, the Hot or not of webdesign
Battle websites against each other in this ‘Hot or Not’ style interface. A great idea that introduces you to lots of new sites, not as involving as Stumbleupon, but then it doesn’t claim to be.
Its super fast, rapid fire voting system makes it easy to log on for a quick run through the latest sites out there.