How to Disable Suggestions Shown in the Firefox Location Bar

Firefox Location Bar Suggestions

When you start typing something in the Firefox address bar (also called location bar), it starts to show you suggestions matched to your typed words. These suggestions are taken from your web browsing history and from the webpages that you have bookmarked. For example, if you type “sports” in the location bar then it might show the Sports Illustrated website that you have bookmarked or the New York Times sports page that you have visited earlier. In general, this is very useful for Continue reading

Fast Full Webpage Translation with Google Translator for Firefox

Google Translator for Firefox

One of the features of the Chrome web browser that makes the Firefox users filled with jealousy is its ability to offer instant translation for webpages. As soon as you open a webpage that is not in your locale (for me it is US English), Chrome offers you to translate the complete webpage using the Google Translator. If you want to have a similar feature in Firefox, then you can use the Google Translator for Firefox extension. Although this extension does not offer instant Continue reading

DeskNotifier : Receive Android Notifications on Windows PC

DeskNotifier for Android

When working at my office, I have to keep picking up my Android smartphone whenever a new phone call, text or email message is received on it. This seriously interferes with work I have to look up in my bag for the phone again and again. This is why now I have started to use the DeskNotifier app which allows you to receive the messages and notifications on your Windows PC. This way you can see all the notifications on your Windows Continue reading

How to Export or Import Saved Passwords in Mozilla Firefox

Password Exporter for Firefox

The password manager built inside the Firefox browser is really helpful. Every time you have to enter username and passwords on a webpage, Firefox asks whether you want to save the passwords for later use. And if you choose to save the passwords, Firefox automatically fills that webpage next time with the password – saving you the trouble of both typing the password and memorizing it. Many Firefox users, including me, use this feature regularly and over a period of many Continue reading

Block Sites Easily in Firefox with Minimal Site Block Extension

Minimal Site Block

There is a myriad of reasons that may make you want to block some websites. For example, your kids are spending too much time on an online gaming website, your teenagers are wasting their time on social networking sites, your spouse is more interested in the news sites than in the family and many more. If you want to block a website throughout all the application on your PC, then you can use the HOSTS file to block any websites or domain. But Continue reading

Disable Chrome from Asking Windows User Login Password

Chrome Password Manager Reauthentication

One of the latest security related feature in the recent versions of Chrome browser is that it asks for your Windows user login password if you try to access the passwords saved in the browser. If you do not know how to view the saved passwords in Google Chrome, then you can read our previous article about viewing saved passwords in Chrome. In the newer versions of the Chrome browser, it asks for the Windows sign-in password before finally revealing the saved Continue reading

Cyotek CopyTools : Backup Files Easily in Windows

Cyotek CopyTools

The importance of keeping a regular backup much more evident in the event of actually suffering some or other sort of data loss – accidental deletion of files, losing a USB stick, hard disk getting crashed, malware infection or online data theft –  to name a few. Most people are aware of the usefulness of a regular backup, but they shrink back at the though of using overwhelming backup software. If you are one of those Windows users who have always been afraid of using Continue reading

How to Cast Any Tab in Chrome to Chromecast Devices

Google Cast Extension for Chrome Browser

Google has completely changed the way we consume the digital media through its amazing products. The Google Chromecast technology is another example of Google’s innovativeness. Chromecast technology can be used to stream content from just about any device to another through the Chromecast device. For example, you can stream videos from your computer to your large screen HDTV through the Chromecast dongle. The possibilities are endless and you can even view web browser pages on a larger screen perhaps for presentations or for watching Continue reading

DriverPack Solution : Automatically Install Any Driver on Any Windows PC

DriverPack Solution

It happens more often than we realize that when two hardware manufacturers merge into a single company, they somehow stop support for the older products. Consequently, the users who want to download the drivers for the older companies that existed before the merger are left out hanging in the middle – with nowhere to go for their driver requirements. If you are struggling to find that missing driver, then you can use the huge 8 GB collection of the all the Continue reading

DP4 Font Viewer Allows Easy Font Management in Windows

DP4 Font Viewer for Windows

There are thousands of websites on the internet where you can find beautiful fonts of all types for all your projects. The websites like FontPalace that offer hundreds of thousands of free as well as commercial fonts. But while you install so many fonts on your Windows PC, it becomes a problem to manage them – remove the ones that we no longer need and install new ones. The inbuilt Windows Font Viewer tool does not offer much except to Continue reading