Archive | Internet

This is our web-based news category. We post news, reviews, tips and tricks, and tutorials about Internet services in here. This includes news about popular Internet companies and services such as Twitter, Dropbox, Yahoo or Evernote, reviews of Internet services that let you do “things” online, and tutorials and tools that provide you with the knowledge and means to make the most out of the Internet.

The majority of articles listed here are Internet service news, announcements of changes for instance, or new services that have just been released and are ready for use.

But Internet also covers P2P and file sharing and hosting news, reviews, and tutorials. Here you find Bittorrent news for instance, information about the place no one talks about, the Usenet, or news about file hosts such as Rapidshare or Mega.

majorgeeks.com

Majorgeeks.com is a download site first and foremost with a strong focus on free software for Microsoft's Windows operating system. That does not mean that you won't find shareware or commercial software listed on the site, or the occasional program or application for a non-Windows operating system. Download portals, most of them anyway, have a […]


unpaywall

Unpaywall is a free browser extension for Firefox and Chrome that allows you to read research papers behind paywalls for free legally. The extension works identical in both browsers. Whenever you hit a research paper paywall on the web that asks you to pay up to read the whole paper, a query is run in […]


pale moon

The lead developer of the Pale Moon web browser outlined a development plan today for the web browser for 2017 and beyond. Pale Moon shares a lot of code with the Firefox web browser. As such, it is affected by Mozilla's decision to cut classic components such as XUL or XPCOM from the Firefox web […]


microsoft edge virtual machine

Can you install Microsoft Edge on Windows 7, another Windows operating system, or even on non-Windows operating systems? The short answer to that question is no, you cannot. But you do have options when it comes to running Microsoft Edge on devices that are not running Windows 10. Microsoft itself notes that Microsoft Edge is […]


servo for windows

Mozilla just released the first build of the Servo browser engine Developer Preview for Microsoft's Windows operating system. The organization released builds of Servo for Linux and Mac in July 2016, and has added Windows to the list just now in April 2017. Windows users may head over to the official Servo download page to […]


twitter lite

Twitter announced today the release of Twitter Lite, a data-friendly version of the messaging site designed to be more resource friendly. Unlike other "lite" applications, it is not made available as an application for Android or iOS operating systems, nor is Twitter Lite restricted to certain geographic regions. In fact, you can even use Twitter […]


website downloader

Website Downloader is a relatively new service that enables you to download individual pages or entire archives of websites on the Wayback Machine site. The Wayback Machine, part of the Internet Archive, is a very useful service. It enables you to browse website snapshots recorded by the site's crawler. You may use it to check […]


sign up windscribe

The VPN service Windscribe runs a promotion right now that bumps the monthly bandwidth of free users from 10 Gigabytes to 50 Gigabytes. Windscribe offers a free (called limited) and paid accounts. The main differences between free and paid accounts are the following ones: Free account has a traffic limit. Default is 10 Gigabytes per […]


vivaldi 1.8 history

Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 1.8, the latest version of the company's desktop web browser a moment ago featuring a redesigned history feature, and more. Vivaldi is one of the web browsers that I'm keeping a very close eye on: the browser has come a long way since first beta and stable releases, and grown considerable […]


startpage image search tools

The privacy focused search engine Startpage will launch new image search related tools soon that improve the user experience significantly. Startpage, just like Google, Bing and DuckDuckGo, offers a dedicated image search option that users can make use of. While you can use web searches to find sites with images as well, using the image […]


instagram setup two-factor authentication

Instagram announced on March 23, 2017 that the company did enable two-factor authentication support for all users of the service. Two-factor authentication adds a security layer to the sign in process on Instagram. What is meant by that is that you are required to complete a second authentication step before you are signed in to […]


camelcamelcamel

It is sometimes difficult to find the right time to make a purchase. If you have a budget for instance, you may want to make sure that the purchase is within its limits. You may also set upper limits for certain items even if your budget would allow you to pay a higher price for […]


vivaldi custom css interface

One of the strengths of the Vivaldi web browser is that anyone can customize the user interface using CSS. Customizing in this context means more than what the browser preferences provides you with. Basically, what it allows you to do is make fundamental changes to the web browser's UI. This intro to customizing Vivaldi's interface […]


waterfox

The developer of the Firefox-based Waterfox web browser revealed today on Reddit how he plans to to deal with the changes Mozilla makes to Firefox. When Mozilla announced the deprecation of the legacy Firefox add-on system, and the focus on WebExtensions, it was clear that any browser based on Firefox needed to come up with […]