internet

Web browser benchmarks: Firefox vs. Waterfox vs. Pale Moon vs. Chromium vs. Chrome

I was curious how some browser perform and what kind of web browser benchmarks were available, so I ran Kraken, SunSpider, HTML5, JetStream, Octane 2.0 and Acid3 on Firefox, Waterfox, Pale Moon, Chromium and Chrome. Here are the results with my rig 2600k @ 4.4Ghz, 16GB RAM, Samsung 840 EVO SSD. Kraken & Sunspider ->… Read more Web browser benchmarks: Firefox vs. Waterfox vs. Pale Moon vs. Chromium vs. Chrome

Using Firefox 3.x? Speed it up by vacuuming its SQLite database!

Recently I stumbled onto some tips how to speed up ones Firefox. Firefox, since the version 3, uses a SQLite database for various tasks such as storing bookmarks, histories, site specific preferences and backups. Over time it’s get filled up with unnecessary and old info if you want, and there’s a simple method to ditch… Read more Using Firefox 3.x? Speed it up by vacuuming its SQLite database!

Improve your search results with Google’s new Caffeine Sandbox!

A few days ago, Google released a new search engine infrastructure. Although you’ll see nothing on the surface, because according to Google it operates “under the hood”. Yet deep down it DOES work differently and it most certainly delivers the promised improved search speed and better search results. What does better mean? Well that’s up… Read more Improve your search results with Google’s new Caffeine Sandbox!

Mircoblogging, it ain’t so bad! Or is it?

Microblogging, almost everybody on the internet is aware of this new trend. As am I. I too am using Twitter and Identi.ca, Identi.ca primarily. Identi.ca because I can link my Twitter account to Identi.ca and post only on Identi.ca to make my notices (identi.ca) also apear as tweets on Twitter. The question, when I heard… Read more Mircoblogging, it ain’t so bad! Or is it?

How to share your email publicly and avoiding spam bots!

An interesting site I thought I’d mention it. We all know the dangers of publicly displaying our email address. Spam Bots! Once they have it you are pretty much doomed, except if you know how to set up your email-box against spam. Anyway while surfing yesterday I stumbled on http://scr.im . A service which allows… Read more How to share your email publicly and avoiding spam bots!

Shorten your URL – A small collection of URL shortening services

When I prank my friends and don’t want them to get alerted by the URL I send them, then I use so called url shortener. I came across aplenty of them. Some bad ones, some very good ones. I also often use URL shortener when I want to share some eBay auctions. They do have… Read more Shorten your URL – A small collection of URL shortening services