How Much Paranoia…


...should a person have when configuring a web browser? I had a good back and forth with @pbeens about this today.  A fresh installation of any web browser comes with certain settings.  With a good browser, you can add extensions to do various things to try to maintain your privacy.  But how much is too … Continue reading How Much Paranoia…

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Browser Choices


I admit it.  I have a whole slew of internet browsers installed on my computers.  I keep looking for the perfect browser.  In my mind, it needs to be fast, secure, compatible with every website known to browserkind, work miracles with Flash and Silverlight, and handle Java, HTML 5, and CSS3 perfectly.  Oh, and render … Continue reading Browser Choices

RockMelt


Earlier this week, I received my invitation to use the RockMelt browser and so decided to give it a go.  It was a relatively quick download and I was ready to go. My first impression was – hey, this is Google Chrome.  In fact, it’s based upon the code from the Chromium project and so … Continue reading RockMelt