Explorer came at the dawn of the public internet. For millions of people, it will always be their first experience of the World Wide Web.
Once a pioneer of the information age, now stereotyped as the browser of choice for people who are less than web-savvy, the curtain will finally come down on Internet Explorer next year.
Google’s shift to ‘profiling’ is being billed as a privacy boon – but it’s also a strategic pivot.
The major browsers have privacy modes, but don’t confuse privacy for anonymity.
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Private mode browsing is a useful way to cover your online tracks. Just don’t read too much into the word ‘private.’
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If the site is increasingly where people are getting their news, what could the company do without taking up the mantle of being a final arbiter of truth?
Some people are still confused over what is paid or sponsored content in a typical Google search.
Most Australians do not understand how the Google search engine works and what is paid or free content in any search results.
Ads will soon be easily blocked on iOS 9 phones.
Online ads are already under pressure from ad blockers, so Apple’s decision to include content blocking in the upcoming iOS 9 will make things even harder for advertisers.
A computer-on-a-stick is the start, but they’ll get smaller and smarter yet.
Smaller computer are coming to your pocket, and then your homes, your workplaces, and everywhere else.
Chrome is heralded as the fastest browser, but are the others catching up?
Until a few years ago, there was only one name in the world of web browsing: Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. But now, in 2011, users have more choice than ever when it comes to searching online. Before…