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Protect yourself online in three easy steps
Created: 04/03/2012Although the Web can feel like the Wild West at times, with gunslingers everywhere looking to separate you from your privacy, your log-ins, and your cash, there are some concrete steps you can take to avoid dem varmints.
Make custom Firefox shortcuts and gestures
Created: 09/09/2011Take control of your keyboard and mouse by creating your own Firefox shortcuts and gestures.
Back up your Gmail account 3 ways
Created: 03/01/2011A glitch at Google taught us the merits of backing up your online mail. CNET's Jessica Dolcourt shows you three simple ways to make sure your messages stick around.
Speed up Firefox 4 with BarTab
Created: 11/19/2010The latest Firefox 4 beta comes with an easy hack to help tab addicts cover the high cost of memory-devouring tabs.
Use Firefox's new tab manager
Created: 08/25/2010The latest beta from Firefox introduces Panorama, a new tab-grouping feature that makes it much easier to manage tabs. See how to use it in this video.
Turn off Facebook Places
Created: 08/19/2010Don't want to tell everyone where you are on Facebook Places? Don't want your friends telling people, either? Here's how to disable the new check-in Feature.
Use Firefox 4's App Tabs
Created: 07/30/2010It's a major time killer to sift through your three dozen open tabs looking for a needle in a tabstack. It's a good thing that Mozilla has given tabs some long-overdue love in Firefox 4 with App Tabs. Perfect for Web applications, App Tabs makes your must-use tabs easy to find and makes it harder to close them. Check out this tutorial to see how to use them.
Change Chrome's channel
Created: 07/09/2010People love Google Chrome, it's as simple as that. But did you know that Google puts out three versions of Chrome? In this How-To video, we recap the differences and show you how to jump between builds, also known as channels, in Chrome.
Enable extensions in Safari 5
Created: 06/25/2010Good news, Apple browser fans: Safari now comes with extensions. The bad news? They're not yet enabled by default, and there's no official add-on gallery from Apple. The better news? There's a workaround, and it's easy. In this How To video, we'll show you not only how to enable Safari's extensions, but how to install them and where to get them, too.
Set up Firefox Sync
Created: 06/07/2010The world first knew it as Weave Sync, but Mozilla has moved Firefox's in-house synchronization project out of its Labs, giving it a new name. Check out how Firefox Sync, which will be included in Firefox 4, matches up your preferences, bookmarks, passwords, history, and open tabs in this How To video.
Force your browser to always start in private mode
Created: 05/07/2010Google calls it "Incognito," Microsoft says "InPrivate," the other browsers call it "Private Mode," and colloquially it's known as "porn mode." Whatever you call the tracks-free way to browse, here's a trick to force your favorite browser to always start with its privacy protocols activated
Recover lost Web images
Created: 04/22/2010Do you wish you had saved that image, but now it's removed from the Web? It might still be in your cache.
Browse safely in Internet Explorer
Created: 01/22/2010Secure Internet Explorer to minimize the chance of falling prey to a security vulnerability.
Enable 'GodMode' in Windows 7
Created: 01/04/2010You don't need to pray to Bill Gates--or even Steve Ballmer--to activate some pretty cool powers in Windows 7. This simple folder hack puts nearly every Windows 7 customization tweak in one place.