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Chrome 25 Includes Voice-To-Text Capabilities for Browser Users

Jan 29th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Chrome 25 Includes Voice-To-Text Capabilities for Browser Users

In the future, we will probably just talk to our computers to find the information we need. And the latest release of Google Chrome is bringing that future one step closer to reality. Google Chrome 25 includes something called Web Speech API. An API is a special programming interface that allows developers to create programs within a certain application – like Chrome. It basically means that

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Internet Explorer Users Affected by Cursor Tracking Exploit

Dec 17th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Internet Explorer Users Affected by Cursor Tracking Exploit

Microsoft has tried to re-brand its Internet Explorer line with Internet Explorer 10. But unfortunately, it looks like IE 10 is just as vulnerable to the strange security flaws as previous versions of Internet Explorer. Today, a computer security website called Spider.io reported that Internet Explorer was experiencing a data leakage that allows websites and hackers to monitor cursor movement a

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Microsoft Knows We Hate Internet Explorer, And It’s Created A Website to Prove It

Nov 30th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Microsoft Knows We Hate Internet Explorer, And It’s Created A Website to Prove It

Microsoft recently released Internet Explorer 10. Although that program technically bears the ‘Internet Explorer’ name, Microsoft promises that it has little in common with its predecessors. That’s right: Microsoft believes IE10 is not slow, buggy, or crash-prone. Nor is it susceptible to viruses or malware. Instead, it’s a brand new browsing experience that aims to redefine the Interne

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Find websites you love using WebsitesLike.org

Nov 2nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Find websites you love using WebsitesLike.org

Usually, the Fix My PC Free blog is focused on providing how-to guides about fixing and optimizing computers. But since most of the time we spend on computers revolves around the internet, we decided to change things up with a website recommendation today. Have you ever enjoyed a site so much that you wanted to see more sites like it? You probably have a group of several sites that you visit on

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13% of North American home networks are infected with malware

Nov 1st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

13% of North American home networks are infected with malware

If your household is like many households in North America, then you have a home wireless network. Home Wi-Fi networks are convenient and easy to setup. However, the home networks we know and love are facing an increasingly serious problem: network malware. Although network hackers previously targeted corporate networks more often than home networks, more and more hackers are realizing that the

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Want to make $5,000 online? Find a bug in Chrome

Sep 26th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Want to make $5,000 online? Find a bug in Chrome

Google is serious about the security of its Chrome browser. Google is so serious, in fact, that it’s willing to offer bounties on any bugs that are discovered on its popular browser. Today, Google’s Chrome team announced that it had paid out another large sum to a ‘bug hunter’ – an independent PC user who has discovered a bug within Chrome’s code. In cases where the bugs pose a seri

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PCWorld compares world’s best browsers in final showdown

Sep 20th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

PCWorld compares world’s best browsers in final showdown

Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer have been competing against one another for quite some time now. But is the browser you’re using really that good? We all appreciate a fast computer and fast internet, but a bad internet browser can prevent you from enjoying either of those things. Computer magazine company PCWorld.com recently compared the world’s three top browsers to determine which

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Will uninstalling Internet Explorer make your PC more secure? Possibly

Sep 19th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Will uninstalling Internet Explorer make your PC more secure? Possibly

Internet Explorer’s reputation has gone on a steep downhill trajectory over the last few years. Today, when many computer users hear “Internet Explorer” they immediately think of uninstalling toolbars from their grandparents’ computers or encountering countless prompts to install the latest plugins. But Internet Explorer might be more than just a minor annoyance. It might be a threat to

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Mozilla will no longer support Thunderbird development

Jul 8th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Mozilla will no longer support Thunderbird development

Today, internet users have a number of different options when it comes to email clients. From Gmail to Hotmail to Microsoft Outlook, you don’t hear many people saying “I wish somebody would develop a better email client.” Many people use Thunderbird as their primary email client. Today, those users will have to adjust to a recent announcement by Mozilla, which stated that the web browsing

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Looking for a different browser experience? Try Opera 12

Jun 19th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Looking for a different browser experience? Try Opera 12

When you hear the word ‘internet browser’, most people think of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. However, trailing in at a distant 4th (possibly 5th if you count Apple iOS’s Safari) is Opera. Made by a Norwegian design team, Opera has always had a small but dedicated following of users. Wikipedia claims that Opera’s usage numbers hover around 5%, which is actually

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