Delete Flash Cookies in Internet Explorer with Flash 10.3

by May 10, 2011

A little over a week ago, we announced that Chrome had implemented the ability to delete flash cookies within the browser, shortly after Adobe released the update for Flash Player 10.3, and now we’re starting to see this expand to other browsers. Now Microsoft is announcing that Flash cookies will now be deleted in both…Continue Reading

Non-Internet Explorer Users Can Now Earn Bing Rewards

Apr 27, 2011 2 Comments

A few years ago, Bing Introduced a great cashback program called Bing Cashback, but it had to eventually be shut down. Last September, Bing tried a new, similar program called Bing Rewards, where the user would complete tasks to earn credits for different rewards; similar to that of credit card companies. However, Bing Rewards were…Continue Reading

How to Enable Private Browsing in Internet Explorer 9

Feb 23, 2011 2 Comments

Are you looking for a way to browse the web without leaving any trace of your whereabouts? If you’re new to Internet Explorer 9 and are looking for a way to browse the web anonymously you may want to learn how to use InPrivate browsing. InPrivate browsing is a special browsing mode in Internet Explorer…Continue Reading

How to Add and Change the Default Search Provider in Internet Explorer 9

Feb 22, 2011 1 Comment

Did you know that you can use Internet Explorer’s new One Box to search not only Bing, but other search providers as well? If you’re looking to perform a specific search around a product or a wikipedia entry, you can tell Internet Explorer to switch from the default search provider, Bing, to one of the…Continue Reading

How to Pin Your Favorite Websites to the Taskbar with Internet Explorer 9

Feb 21, 2011 1 Comment

Did you know that you can pin websites to the Taskbar in Windows 7? How about performing tasks and accessing specific links without opening the browser window. Internet Explorer 9 brings users a feature which combines Jump Lists and Pinning in Windows 7 with web applications like Live Mail, Twitter, and sites like Amazon, to…Continue Reading

Take a Peek at Open Tabs with Quick Tabs in Internet Explorer 9

Feb 21, 2011 No Comments

Quick Tabs or as I like to call it, Quick “Peek” allows Internet Explorer 9 users to take a peek of all open tabs in a browser window. This is a great way to quickly close unwanted tabs or to flip through them if you’re feeling a little lost. However if you wish to use…Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 9 RC Now Available Through Automatic Updates

Feb 16, 2011 No Comments

Internet Explorer 9 Beta has been out for a while now and Microsoft has decided to make the newly updated IE9 Release Candidate available for download and Automatic Update. Like any other update, IE9 Beta users will be greeted with the bubble update notification. The process won’t rollout to every right away and should be…Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 9 RC Brings Stability and the Promise of a Better Web Experience

Feb 15, 2011 No Comments

If you’ve been using Google’s Chrome browser for it’s speed and no-nonsense layout or Firefox because of it’s “security” features, you may want to take a look at the latest version of Internet Explorer. We’ve been following the development of Internet Explorer 9 since it was first announced and it appears that Microsoft  is not…Continue Reading

Chrome Hits 10% Market Share, Internet Explorer 8 Still Dominates

Feb 01, 2011 2 Comments

Net Applications just released their January browser wars information which indicates that Internet Explorer 8 remains the dominant browser with 34.79% market share growing at 1.18%. Chrome What does all this mean? There’s healthy competition and despite Google’s efforts to supplant Internet Explorer, recent investments by Microsoft for Internet Explorer in improving speed, the experience,…Continue Reading

Solutions: The security certificate has expired!

Dec 20, 2010 2 Comments

The other day I received a call from a family member who kept getting “The security certificate has expired!” message in Chrome while trying to watch a Netflix video. The first thing I asked them to do was to close the browser window and try accessing the page again. They saw the same error message….Continue Reading

Screenshot Tour: Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Sep 16, 2010 3 Comments

Do you think that Google Chrome is the only sleek browser around? Think again, Microsoft just released the Beta version of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) which promises to display the web beautifully. After using IE9 for about a day I can certainly agree with that statement and more. IE9 loads faster, it is sleeker, makes…Continue Reading

Help Me Spread Awareness About Fake Virus Scanner Scams

Dec 08, 2009 14 Comments

In an effort to educate computer users about the potential dangers of fake virus scanner pop-ups and how to close the pop-ups without infecting their computers I put together a one page PDF that summarizes the threat and lists some steps to help mitigate its impact. The idea came from a similar campaign that was…Continue Reading

The Difference Between a Browser and a Search Engine

Jul 10, 2009 13 Comments

It is amazing how much we presume others to know, specially when it comes to computer or internet related topics. I came across a post from Seth Godin’s blog on the Best new way to make an internal sale whose featured video completely reinforced my belief that blogs like Gil’s Method are needed to help…Continue Reading