Chrome Continues to Experience Malware Issues

Chrome Web Store Includes Malicious Extensions Google Chrome has been experiencing significant issues due to malicious extensions being available in the Chrome Web Store.  The users who are downloading the malware-riddled extensions are unaware what they are downloading is malicious.  The perception is, if the application is available through the Chrome, Google, or Apple store, […]

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IE9 RC-Release Candidate

On February 10th, 2011, Microsoft launched the IE9 Release Candidate. This release does not come without bugs however. Be sure you’re ready for some unexpected error messages if you use this version. Will Microsof get it right? Yes. Is it right now? No, that’s why it’s only a release candidate.

Hold your clicker and wait till it’s official.

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PC Pitstop Newsletter – January 2011 #2

  • *PC Matic–Even More Powerful
  • 10 “Do these first” Win7 Tweaks
  • Another Facebook Scam to Avoid
  • Before You Buy More Memory…
  • Online Backup Not for Everyone
  • Is Windows 7 More Reliable?
  • Great Wastes of Time
  • Why Use the Chrome Browser?
  • CES Wows and Duds
  • Tip 1 – Add The Run Box to Win 7
  • Tip 2 – The Missing Recycle Bin…
  • Tip 3 – Defrag As Admin Speeds Boot
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    Browser Wars 2009 Produces Big Losers

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    How long before Google dominates the browser market? Is it poised to replace Microsoft as the Dominant force in computing?

    Changes seen this year are substantial, but the rate of change doesn’t seem to be the story here. It’s the fact that two major players allowed for substantial gains by Chrome, Firefox, and even Opera. Safari’s failure to supply a browser that works as well on Windows as it does on Mac, along with Google’s release of Chrome for Mac OS X, put Chrome in the number 3 position over Safari but well behind FireFox.
    Internet Explorer and Safari had combined losses of 7.48% while Chrome, Firefox and Opera had combined gains of 7.35%.

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    BrowserWars II

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    According to Wikipedia, “The term “browser wars” refers to the competition for dominance in the web browser marketplace. The term is used to denote two specific periods of time: the competition between market-dominating Netscape Navigator and its eventual defeat by Microsoft Internet Explorer during the late 1990s, and the competition from 2003 onwards between the dominating Internet Explorer and several other emerging browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera and, since mid-2008, Google Chrome.” I couldn’t agree more, so now it’s time to look again at browsers and their respective performance. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed putting it together.

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