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I have compiled a list of the most useful websites, across a wide variety of topics.. that you may find helpful,
We all love and use Firefox. So, Make Tech Easier came up with a list of the 28 coolest FireFox About:Config Tricks that will really help power users as well as noobs. These range from simple address bar tweaks to performance improving tricks. This is one guide you want to bookmark if you’re a FireFox user, and we know most of Startup Meme readers are FireFox users! So here’s the guide, thanks to Damien from Make Tech Easier
By now, we should all be aware of the dangers of securing networks with WEP, which I demonstrated before how you could hack in 5 minutes . The advice has always been to use WPA or WPA2 to secure your network, with a long password that couldn’t be hacked by brute force. Well, it turns out there’s a significant backdoor in most routers that can be exploited – in the form of a technology called WPS .
Some of the tips below are effortless to implement and save you a lot of time and energy when dealing with these issues. Let’s start with the first proof of the awesomeness of Google… 1. Create unlimited disposable email addresses with Gmail If you add dots (.) between the letters of your Gmail username, sending an message to the new username will get forwarded to your original email (which is without or with only 1 dot.) For example:
There are many people out there complaining about the Firefox RAM Memory Bug. Lets get it straight. It’s not a bug. It’s part of the cache feature. This ‘feature’ is how the pages are cached in a tabbed environment.
Proud home of the Original Hard Drive Balancer Now scrubs 2 byte Unicode Connections for international ISPs While the Pipe Scrubber Utility is running , read about all it does and how it is helping your internet connection as well as cleaning up the internet for all users. Please leave this page open for 5-10 minutes while it does its work. Speeding up internet connection by Performing Initial Clean-up .
16. isnsfw.com – when you wish to share a NSFW page but with a warning. 17. e.ggtimer.com – a simple online timer for your daily needs. 18. coralcdn.org – if a site is down due to heavy traffic, try accessing it through coral CDN.
There is nothing secret or mystical about a Firefox Add-on, this one is no different. We will try to explain in detail all of the options we use and tell you exactly which "about:config" values we trigger. This way you can make an informed decision whether to use an option or not. use only HIGH strength ciphers (256/168 bit) without OCSP This option enables only the highest grade SSL ciphers and disables the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) check against the certificate's OSCP URL preference.
Google has become the standard search engine of virtually every web-goer on the internet today. In fact “to Google” is pretty much synonymous with “to search”. But that certainly doesn’t mean that other search engines can’t do a decent, if not better, job and this list has been compiled for just this reason. So check out this catalog of awesome alternative search engines that are certain to help you search faster and more efficiently on that World Wide Web. Music & Video
JonDo (previously known as JAP ) is a client program, used with a Proxy Server system, written in Java for routing data across the JonDo network. Unfortunately, being Java based means that the application is rather bloated. Even so, to make up for this large amount of memory consumption, JonDo does have an attractive and user-friendly GUI, which displays lots of visual information about your connection to the JonDo network.
You want to know a little more about an internet date or a potential new hire at work, but you don't want to necessarily need a comprehensive background check and definitely don't want to pay for one. With a little know-how and help from the world wide web, you don't have to. Here's how to vet someone online for free without being creepy. It's prudent to know if you're going to be meeting someone sane for a date. If you're hiring someone new or at least part of the decision at work, you may want to know a little bit about the guy or gal who will be sharing your office for the foreseeable future.
These days you can find all sorts of things online, from audio books to flash files, from sound effects to CSS templates. Below we compiled a list with over 100 download sites that serve that purpose. We will also try to keep the list updated, so if your favorite download site is not here, let us know about it with a comment. Audio Books
Facts : They are not The risks of receiving a demand for settlement are 1 in around 4,000 The risk of receiving a demand for settlement and then actually having to do so are around 1 in 17,000 The risks of being taken to court for filesharing are around 1 in 12M Nobody has ever received a demand for settlement or been sued for downloading only. The risk of being the first to face such an action are in therefore the order of 1 in 60M More than 95% of those caught filesharing have been caught using Fastrack clients such as Kazaa LEGALITY So dealing firstly with the legality of filesharing, is it actually illegal? The answer to that is no, it is not illegal as in contrary to criminal law. This means that your property cannot be searched and your possessions seized as evidence, you cannot be arrested, fingerprinted, held against your will, you do not risk fines, prison and so forth.
However more often than not, you have to try dozens of various search phrases to accidentally come across a good result. Today’s short search tutorial will show some Google search tricks you can use to search when you actually don’t know what you are going to find. The tips will turn useful in a number of cases: When you are looking for random inspiration and thus have no idea which words to use to search (actually what you really need to get inspired is to know those words); When your topic is broad and you are unsure which one of related words and synonyms best describes your question; When you have found a page, can’t define it properly but need more of the kind (especially, if you have landed on some wicked tool and want to know if there are more tools like this).
The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet is a frequently updated list of lesser-known but wonderful websites and cool web apps. Presenting the 101 most useful websites of 2012. These sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google.