“Chrome: The Wayback Machine from the Internet Archive has long been a resource to view older versions of websites, whether you want to dive into ancient GeoCities or just want to see minor revisions made recently. Now there’s a Chrome extension to make it even easier.”
“According to a report from the German television channel NDR, Web of Trust, one of the top privacy and security extensions out there, collects and sells a bunch of data about your browsing habits and doesn’t anonymize it properly. If you have it installed, it’s best to uninstall it right now.”
Google announced today that it will be removing support for web apps from its Chrome web browser on Windows (and on Mac and Linux as well) over the next two years. These web apps will only be supported on Chrome OS for the foreseeable future, Google says.
“Do you ever start using a Google service and feel like you really don’t know how to use it properly? I feel that way quite often with Google Docs, and Google Calendar.”
“Chrome: Go Incognito does one simple, very useful thing: It opens your current tab in Incognito mode, then removes any reference to that tab from your browser history. You know, in case you click a link or open something and you just forgot to do it in Incognito Mode first.”
“Folks who favor launching Chrome apps from their dock on OSX or the taskbar on Windows rather than through the browser itself are bound to be disappointed by today’s news. Google has announced that the Chrome App Launcher will be removed from the Apple, Linux and Microsoft operating systems.”
“TL;DR, Popular Google Chrome extensions are constantly tracking you per default, making it very difficult or impossible for you to opt-out. These extensions will receive your complete browsing history, all your cookies, your secret access-tokens used for authentication (i.e.”
Filtering the web so you don’t have to for June 24th 2010 through June 25th 2010:
- From Twitter – #chrome annoyance no. 2. RSS isn't auto detected and indicated in the browser. There is an extension for that http://bit.ly/c0QXuh
- Sandisk SD card can store tamper-proof photos for 100 years – SanDisk has started shipping a SD card that writes once and can store images and data for at least 100 years. The SD card is being used by police for tamper-proof forensic image archiving and SanDisk plans to target other industries.
- From Twitter – RT @ChrisPirillo Are you sick and tired of seeing "J" characters in your email? Here's the freakin' fix http://lgno.me/cxMoKj
- WordPress.com acquires Plinky « Thing Labs, Inc. –
The Thing Labs team is excited to announce that our friends at Automattic, makers of WordPress.com, are the proud new owners of Plinky! We’re happy to hand off Plinky to a company that knows and loves the world of blogging and content creation.
When we launched Plinky as “a service that makes it easy for you to create inspired content on the web” we had high hopes and quickly gained many faithful daily contributors. We’re eager to see how Plinky can continue to inspir.. show all text
- Apple iPhone 4 Antennas… – AntennaSys Blog – AntennaSys, Inc. – antenna design, integration and consulting. –
I received a phone call today from PC Magazine. They were running a story on the new Apple iPhone 4, specifically the reports (PC Mag, Gizmodo, Engadget) that people are experiencing decreased reception on their cell phone when they hold the phone by the metal frame. That frame has been touted by Apple, in the keynote address by Jobs, as being part of the antenna system. Here is a brief summary of what I told the reporter who called me, and a little extra. (I will u.. show all text