Firefox 3.6 was released a few days back and is available for download. The tips and tricks for Firefox 3.6 have already started popping up on the Internet.
This latest Firefox release brings in lots of new features and updates. It was downloaded over 4.5 million times on the first day and Â has been downloaded 17 million times in its first week.
One thing that annoys me is that when going through Windows Explorer, it doesn’t show the folder size in the folder size column like it shows for files.
Folder Size for Windows is a free addon for Windows XP/Vista that adds a new column to the Windows Explorer details view to displays the sizes of files and folders.
Unfortunately, the new Windows 7 Pre-Beta demo build is only good for 30 days and will expire after that.Â Now if you’re daring enough to use it, 30 days is not ample time to get acquainted to such a program, nor will you be able to learn all that you’d like to.
There is no method to activate Windows 7 permanently yet, but for now we can lengthen the trial from 30, to 90 days with a short trick, which should be more than as it is expected that Windows 7 Beta 1 will be coming out December end, or early January.
Facebook is all set to launch its new design, and have already started moving users to it. Some have liked the new Facebook, but there are many others who find it very confusing and don’t like it.
Soon Facebook will disable the old Facebook for good, and everyone will have to use the new one. But at least for now, there are two ways by which you can get the look and feel of old Facebook back.
The new iGoogle has been in beta testing for more than 2 months now. It was announced back in June that the new developer sandbox has been opened for a few Google accounts and not all are able to access it.
Several changes have been made like the tabs are now in the left side of the page instead at the top. They are expandable if you want to see the list of gadgets in a treet list. Another major change is that each gadget now has an expanded view providing more functions and features.
Digg is one of the most popular social-bookmarking services. There you discover and share content by submitting links and stories from anyhwere on the Internet and vote up or down the stories. Voting up is called digging, and voting down is called burying. The most dugg and popular stories get to the front page.
Such sites are usually blocked at work places like schools, offices etc. Here are a few alternate URLs that could be used to access Digg where it is blocked.
Greasemonkey is a Firefox extension that allows Firefox users to install scripts that make quick changes to web pages. Greasemonkey can be used to add new functionality to web pages and web sites like adding an HTML signature in Google, bypassing image verification in Orkut etc.
The default firewall that comes built in with Windows is not a powerful one and thus many threats can easily pass through and enter your computer. I usually recommend all my readers to use a third party firewall applications to protect your computers, but some people still use the default one.
Sometimes you need to disable your Windows Firewall while trouble shooting network problems. In that case you have to go through many steps to disable or enable it. Thanks to How-to Geek, here’s a trick bu which you can create a shortcut on yuor desktop to enable or disable Windows Firewall.
Last week it was discovered that through the kill-switch mechanism in iPhones, Apple can remotely blacklist and disable third-party locations stored on usersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ private devices.
Later on, this was readily confirmed by the Apple CEO Steve Jobs that there exists this kill-switch which allows Apple to remotely block bad and malicious apps that are bought from the App Store.