Users of the Adblock Plus plugin may be a little perturbed to find that the plugin maker is actually selling ads. I was once a fan, but it seems the popular plugin has been going downhill for a while. I believe it allows many more ads than it used to, and hampers browser performance. This let […]
Some Apple iPhone or iPad users may experience a problem when they attempt to plug in their device to their computer and sync it with iTunes where a message repeatedly appears that says: “This iPhone is already activated. You may disconnect this iPhone now.” To move past this message and allow your device to be […]
You can change the User Agent String (UAString) in Google Chrome for your desktop computer by using these steps.
Have an image that is blurry and needs to be more focused? SmartDeblur is a simple utility you can use to unblur images with ease.
Turn the pop-up blocker in Google Chrome on or off with these options.
The Prefetch feature in Google Chrome takes up resources by caching pages you may never go to. You can modify a setting and enable or disable the Prefetch feature as you see fit using this tutorial.
If you’re working in a corporate environment, you may want to prevent Chrome from automatically updating. You can disable auto updates with these steps.
If you want to prevent the use of Incognito Mode in the Google Chrome web browser, you can disable the feature using these steps.
Google Chrome now warns users if they are visiting a page that is not protected via HTTPS as “Not Secure”. If you don’t like this behavior, you can disable it with the following steps.
Samsung Galaxy Note owners may experience a problem when attempting to connect their device to Kies. Users have solved this problem by trying a few different things.
You may receive a message popping up on certain web sites when using Microsoft IE that says “The security certificate has expired or is not yet valid“. Try these steps to solve it.
If you click on a link to a PDF file in Internet Explorer, it will sometimes be set up to open within the browser window. This can slow things down, and sometimes it doesn’t work properly. If you want to prevent Internet Explorer from opening PDF files and wish to open them in Adobe Reader […]
My Apple iTunes playlists were a rickety mess. I had links to songs that didn’t exist on my hard drive anymore, duplicates and a bunch of playlists that I didn’t need anymore. I wanted to start over. I could delete all of this data by individually selecting each item and deleting them, but that’s a […]
If you are working on developing a website and test your pages in Apple Safari, you may want to completely disable page caching so that your pages are never cached. We show you how with this tutorial.
If you visit the chrome://extensions/ screen in your Google Chrome web browser, you may find that some extensions cannot be disabled because the “Enabled” option is grayed out and cannot be unchecked. This is usually coupled with a message on the extension that says “This extension is managed and cannot be removed or disabled”.
After upgrading Apple iTunes and restarting my computer, I received a strange error message when starting the application: The file “iTunes Library.itl” cannot be read because it was created by a newer version of iTunes. I have had problems with the iTunes Library.itl file in the past. This one is strange because I was fully […]
If you wish to simulate another type of browser by changing the User Agent or UA String in the Safari web browser for MacOS, we’ve got you covered with these steps.
Some of my co-workers weren’t used to the Google Chrome interface and were a little freaked out that there wasn’t a special area where they could manage their bookmarks. They wanted to know where to go to delete or edit a bookmark. Here’s how it’s done.
If you’re a user of Apple iTunes who experiences a problem where you cannot rename anything about your music including “Song Name”, “Artist”, or “Album”, you may have a problem where your music files are set to “Read Only”. You will need to make them writable with these steps.
If you want iTunes for Microsoft Windows or MaOS to open every time you select a music file such as an MP3, WAV or MP4, you can set it as the default music player using these steps.