Archive for January, 2016
The switch from Internet Explorer to the Browser Iron brings many benefits, but it may be that many pages appear differently or may operate differently under the Iron browser. Especially for web developers that is an important fact. Now it is no longer needed to test a site in IE – just press a button. Also in another area, the extension is very useful: Iron uses PPAPI. However, this advanced technology has the disadvantage that some plugins are no longer supported. So the Silverlight player stops working under Iron and also the Java plugin or ActiveX can no longer be used. The extension IETab is an interface with the click of a button the page is presented as you would be called with the IE. Read the rest of this post »
On websites of advertising networks (Google, Facebook, etc.) are not only advertising banners, but also Tracker, Web bugs, and other programs that take a look for the user’s behavior more closely. Ghostery detects these pages and provides the Surfer also more information about the advertiser. With the Iron Extension the user can also block images, frames and other objects can block. An important feature is the collaboration with the developer of the extension. If the user encounters a page on a tracker, he can anonymously leave informations to the server, so that the database is constantly expanding on potential dangerous objects on the Internet. Read the rest of this post »
Twitter is one of the major social media platforms. With Twitter users can send short messages to their followers. If you find, for example, an interesting site on the web, then you can pass it on to your followers. It is very complicated, if the user needs to access the page with each new Tweet. Easy does it with the free extension Silverbird. Read the rest of this post »
The Iron extension “crxMouse Gestures” allows easy operation with the mouse. There are various simple and easy to remember movements with the mouse and the computer performs the desired actions.
The operation with the mouse is mainly on laptops and desktop computer remains standard, yet it is still cumbersome. With the mouse pointer which is often quite small symbols must be precisely targeted and pressed. With the expansion crxMouse Gestures suffice a simple movement with your mouse and the chosen action is performed. Here, the user presses a mouse button, it can previously be determined. To see the action he is performing, the Gesture is displayed with a colored line on the computer screen. When he releases the button, the line will disappear naturally back immediately. Read the rest of this post »