Microsoft released its Office Web Apps but there was a problem about its usage, as initially they were only compatible with Windows platform and with Internet Explorer browser. But you might have observed in your daily life that people have different Platforms to browse on internet.
If Microsoft stuck to a single platform then it might be impossible for the Microsoft to facilitate the users. In this post I will be telling you about the solution which has been opted by Microsoft in order to provide the access of Web Apps to maximums of the users.
Now the Apps are compatible with Safari on Mac, Mozilla Firefox on Windows, Linux and Mac, Internet Explorer on Windows. So, they have increased the platform for the usage of their web Apps, though Microsoft tried to cover many of the browsers but they did not cover Google Chrome (which is one of the emerging browsers these days). More »
Internet Explorer has been a distant third-string player to Firefox and Chrome for so long, we thought it could never catch up.
But with a slick new interface and enhanced Windows 7 features, IE 9 now in public beta just might put Microsoft back at the top of the browser game.
For the past four years, I’ve sung the praises of Firefox, going so far as recommending it in all of my books. I’ve used Firefox and, more recently, Google’s Chrome almost exclusively. But last week, a friend of mine started shouting online, “Ya gotta see this! Microsoft’s come up with some great new stuff!” My reply? “Yeah, sure.”
A few months ago, I played with an early beta version of Internet Explorer 9. It left me cold more of the same old IE stuff, piled higher and deeper. More »
Want some very cool Firefox trick? Just enter the codes below on your Firefox address bar and just hit enter.
1. chrome://browser/content/browser.xul – Opens another Firefox inside a tab in the the existing Firefox window.
2. chrome://browser/content/preferences/preferences.xul – Opens the Options dialog box inside the Firefox tab.
3. chrome://browser/content/bookmarks/bookmarksPanel.xul – Opens the “Bookmarks Manager” inside a tab in the Firefox window.
4. chrome://browser/content/history/history-panel.xul – Opens the History Panel in the Firefox tab.
5. chrome://mozapps/content/extensions/extensions.xul?type=extensions – Opens the Extensions window in the current tab.
6. chrome://browser/content/preferences/cookies.xul – Opens the “cookies window” inside a tab in the Firefox window. More »
Now that you have enjoyed the speed of Google Chrome, it’s time to dig deeper and get more out of it. Here are 10 tips/tricks to supercharge your chroming experience.
1) Install flash player in Google Chrome
After you have installed Chrome, some of you will find that you are not able to view Youtube video. This is especially true if you are installing Chrome under Ubuntu (or other Linux distro).
Here is what you can do to fix the problem:
- Download the flash player for windows xpi file.
- Change the xpi extension to zip
- Extract the content of the zip file into a folder
- Copy the files flashplayer.xpt and NPSWF32.dll to the directory /home/USERNAME/.wine/drive_c/windows/profiles/USERNAME/Local Settings/Application Data/Google/Chrome/Application/Plugins.
- For Vista, copy to the directory: C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\Plugins
- For XP,copy to the directory C:\Documents and Settings\\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\Plugins
- Create the Plugins folder if it does not exist.
Restart your Chrome. Your flash player should be working now. More »