Wolfram|Alpha - a different kind of search engine

Friday, 22 May 2009, 18:59 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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Check it out here. For most things Google will work better, but there are some things for which Wolfram|Alpha is probably a much better choice. If you’d like to try it out and compare to google then this is a very handy firefox add-on that displays Wolfram|Alpha search results on the google search results page, [...]

Firefox 3.0 is more popular than IE7 in Europe

Thursday, 2 April 2009, 16:14 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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I came across this. When you count all versions of Firefox and all versions of IE then IE still comes on top in Europe (though not everywhere - not in Poland for example *grin*), but Firefox 3.0 is the most popular browser version in Europe at the moment :) It’s interesting to see that [...]

Pwn2Own 2009 - Chrome is the only web browser to survive

Thursday, 26 March 2009, 17:16 | Category : Computer Stuff, Loaves
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Pwn2Own is an annual computer hacking contest, which probably means none of my readers are even remotely interested in this post, but I’m still going to write it ;-P I’ll try to make it easy to understand though (hopefully, this way at least somebody will read it :]).
Basically, the rules of the competition go something [...]

The relationship between Mozilla and Google

Friday, 26 December 2008, 21:14 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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This is an article about how the relationship between Firefox and Google has become somewhat more complicated since the release of Chrome.

The future of firefox…

Wednesday, 5 November 2008, 18:47 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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There are three big features that Mozilla wants to bring to Firefox 4. Prism and Geode sound very exciting (I certainly could see myself using them), Weave less so, but I guess as long as I can turn it off I’m happy. The thing that struck me reading through the list is that they actually [...]

Stopping Autoplay on Youtube

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 11:25 | Category : Computer Stuff, Crumbs
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Just thought I’d share this - I always found the way videos on youtube autoplay very annoying and have been trying a few different firefox extensions to change this behaviour and I think I’ve finally found one I like, it’s called Tubestop. What it does is that if the uploader has allowed embedding it exchanges [...]