Archives for Browsers

Google Chrome Safest Browser

The Chrome browser may be the new kid on the block but it is fast becoming one of the most popular and now the safest.  According to a study by Accuvant, Google’s upstart browser is the safest one on the block.

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Microsoft Weblinks

Thanks to Dave Sawyer, Technical Director, Microsoft Heartland Division for these interesting and useful links:

Microsoft Security Report

Take your browsers for a test drive and compare the results

Your Browser Matters (Shows how your browser protects you)

Microsoft Home Security Essentials Suite (32 and 64 bit available)

Steve Sinofsky, MS Windows Chief, presents Windows 8 Build:

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It's Time to Move Up to IE9

Windows Secrets is a great free monthly newsletter about all things Windows and, while it can get a bit high tech at times, it also has excellent insight into Microsoft’s key players.  This month security expert Susan Bradley is encouraging Vista and Win 7 PC owners to move up boldly to Internet Explorer 9. See if you agree.

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New FireFox Browser is a Powerhouse

Browser was are the new battle field for tech companies and the new open source FireFox has thrown down the gauntlet to Microsoft’s sleek and speedy IE9.

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Bug Hits All Versions of Internet Explorer

“Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a vulnerability in all supported editions of Internet Explorer on all Microsoft Windows editions. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to cause a victim to run malicious scripts when visiting various Web sites, resulting in information disclosure.  IE has over 900 million users worldwide.  Microsoft has published a one-click “Fix it” workaround for the bug that involved locking down MHTML. This will prevent the launch of script in all zones within an MHTML document. Any application that uses MHTML will be affected by this workaround.” Full Article.

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IA Tech Roundtable #9 12/26/10

Click here for: IA Tech Roundtable #9 (approx 40 Min.)

2010 Tech Review Show Notes:

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IE 9 Beta is available for the brave.

Microsoft’s latest attempt at dealing with competing browsers like Firefox and Chrome is surprisingly satisfying because in the past MS has produced a bloated product with lots tools and hidden twists and turns.  Taking a note from the competition IE 9 Beta is refreshingly sleek and speedy.  Read the full commentary from About Computers and note the link to the official IE 9 Beta download site and the bottom of the article.

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Internet Explorer 9 Beta Launches

IE 9 BetaMicrosoft’s premier browser commands one in three visits to the Internet but in recent years has steadily lost ground to feisty competitors like Mozilla’s Firefox or Google’s lightning fast Chrome (both of which have Apple flavors while IE doesn’t!)  September 15 Microsoft announced the launch of its newest Internet Explorer 9.  Catch Ina Fried’s commentary on CNet about the launch and the new feature sets in the upgraded IE 9 Beta.

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10 Tips and Tricks for Google Chrome Browsers

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Podcast: July 31, 2010

You might call the topic for our show this week: Browser Wars.  In the past, few people thought about choosing a browser for surfing the Internet because the majority of us used PC’s running Microsoft operating systems equipped with Internet Explorer.  Nowadays there are a lot of other options and depending on  your point of view, much better options.  This week join Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Cal Carson and Foster Braun as they discuss the pro’s and con’s of the browsers you can use to surf the Internet.

We will start our open lines during the first hour for your computer questions and you will also enjoy our weekly The Mac Minute with Erik Anderson giving you the latest Apple news.

Podcast: July 31, 2010 – Hour 1
Podcast: July 31, 2010 – Hour 2

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