The download manager was dramatically improved for Firefox 3: a progress indicator in the status bar, automatic antivirus scans, a streamlined interface with filtering capabilities, and most notably, download resuming across sessions.
As usual, you can use all these enhancements without touching anything, or go the customization way and tweak a preference or two.
This tip will help you to resume a download (especially large size) in the following cases.
Accidentally removed transfer from the transfers tab.
Closed Opera with an intention to resume download next day but transfer is missing when Opera is started.
Resume download using another mirror.
1. Rename the downloaded part Continue Reading
One more web browser for kids is trying to enter the market. This one is called Surf Knight.
Surf Knight is based on Microsoft Internet Explorer (everyone loves IE, right?).
Once you launch it for the first time, it requires you to enter a root password and set some parental settings: Continue Reading
Using Internet Explorer? Maybe Firefox, Safari, Opera or Chrome? Here’s a resource list for you by Doriano.
No matter which browser you prefer, there’s a plethora of ways to customize the way you surf the Web. There are countless plugins, extensions, toolbars and more. Some of these are easy to install while others require a little more effort.
We’ve put together a list of some of the best instructional resources for the most popular browsers today, including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera and even the still wet behind the ears rookie, Google Chrome.
Finally, right step was made towards Opera web browser development. With the Opera 9.6 released post, one of the Opera developers (olli) included this:
Starts testing Peregrine and Inline Spell check
Yes, it will finally have integrated inline spell check, just like every other browser. What’s next? Auto complete? Who knows, maybe.
Here it is, a new version of Opera web browser is now released. The following release introduces some nice features, updates and even performance improvements which will surely help this browser to grow its user base.
What’s new in Opera 9.6?
Expanded Opera Link
Opera lets you take your favorite search engines and the browser history you enter wherever you go. Opera Link also synchronizes notes taken in your Opera browser, your bookmarks, Speed Dial and personal bar. Continue Reading
This one sounds good. Logan Kugler posted about 8 things which you probably didn’t knew about Firefox 3, such as:
Duplicate tabs with drag-and-drop.
Minimize the toolbar.
Use smart bookmarks.
Send e-mail via Yahoo! Mail or Gmail by default.
Change the behavior of the Awesome Bar.
And bit more…