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Thomas

Chrome – Now more popular and powerful than IE

StatCounter shows that within the past few days Chrome has become the more popular browser on the web. In the past year, Chrome has become more popular than both Firefox and IE. Chrome now ranks just under half a percent higher than Internet Explorer.  Both IE and Chrome tend to compete against each other for weekend [...] read more »

Annette Fowler

Internet browser settings

With the rush of new browser versions in the last couple of months, I had to refresh myself on two options that I commonly need.  I thought it would be nice to put the methods to do these tasks in the most recent browsers all in one location.  Enjoy! Resetting Internet cache Browser “cache” or [...] read more »

Thomas

Mozilla Firefox 10

Mozilla moved to version 4 from 3.6 almost a year ago on March 22, 2011. Not even a year has passed and just a few days ago, Mozilla has released its 2 digit browser version. This version is intended to make updates and extension management easier on the end-user. Version 3.6 will lose support in [...] read more »

Annette Fowler

Internet Explorer Drops Below 50 Percent in Web Usage

This headline jumped out at me today as I was browsing the web for new blog ideas:  The End of an Era: Internet Explorer Drops Below 50 Percent of Web Usage.  For years I was a fanatical and defiant IE user– perhaps it was the old MSCE loyalty in me– but eventually I went to the [...] read more »

Annette Fowler

Browser Wars

We spend a lot of time at Beacon, and I mean A LOT, cross-browser testing – to the point that sometimes I feel like I do nothing else! Perhaps that’s why I got such a chuckle out of this great image from “The Shoze Blog“.  Enjoy!

Annette Fowler

Firefox’s Site Identity Button

A client recently asked me why their e-commerce site displayed the message “This site does not provide identifying information” when clicking on or mousing over the “site identity” button in the address bar in Firefox. Location of site identity button in Firefox Message displayed after clicking on site identity button (non-secure page) This button is [...] read more »

Tiffany May

Red borders on links in Firefox

I ran across an interesting issue recently. I could not remove the dotted border on a link in Firefox. I removed ALL dotted borders in ALL CSS files and it was still there! The solution was much simpler than I thought it would be. All you have to do is add the following to your [...] read more »

Tiffany May

Server Switcher Firefox Add-on

Around the office people call me the Add-on queen due to my robust selection of Firefox and some Chrome/Safari/IE Add-on’s. I think the nick name originated about the 5th time I said ‘oh! There’s an Add-on for that!’ :). Within the last month I have been informed about 3 Add-ons or Add-on functions that I [...] read more »

Annette Fowler

The day heck froze over…

I’ve finally done it… No one I work with ever thought it would happen and they are actually waiting for the coming of the apocalypse this afternoon.  I, the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and over-all long-time Microsoft geek, have finally abandoned Internet Explorer.  This has been a very long time in coming… I’ve fought the [...] read more »

Tiffany May

Add-on’s Galore!

About a week ago I was told that I’ll be getting a new computer and that it will be an upgrade in performance, hardware, and software. Of course I was extremely excited about this but also started worrying about all my files and settings on my current computer. William, our Systems Administrator informed me some [...] read more »