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Increase Browsing Security With New Firefox Plugin

by Barbara J. Feldman July 7, 2010

Many sites that support secure transmission via HTTPS, still don’t offer encryption as a default, or sometimes they combine pages with both secure and insecure items. HTTPS Everywhere, a new Firefox plugin, makes it easier for Firefox users to always use the secure version of a number of popular sites. This is useful for those […]

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How To Delete Incorrect URLs

by Barbara J. Feldman June 2, 2010

One of the conveniences of modern browsers is the URL suggestions that appear from your browser history as you type URLs into your address bar. But what if one of those historical URLs is incorrect? There is a way to delete a single URL without deleting all your history. In Firefox, it is simple. In […]

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How To Download Flash Videos

by Barbara J. Feldman March 31, 2010

When downloading Flash videos for offline viewing or transferring to an MP3 player, detailed how-to instructions vary, depending on where you are grabbing the video from, and what browser you are using. For example, Firefox users can use the Video Download Helper extension for most situations, and You Tube videos can usually be grabbed by […]

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