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4 Tips for Organizing Firefox

While firefox is a great browser by itself, its real strength is in its ability to be customized to its users through skins, extensions, and numerous options. Here are a few tips for beginners on how to get the most out of firefox. If popular, this may evolve into a weekly column. - Recovering Tabs - Customizing your Homepage - Organizing Bookmarks - Getting a more productive skin Setting FireFox to recover tabs One of the...

30 Days to a Positive Change

An easy way to break a bad habit or start a new productive one, is to use the 30-day trial system. One of the obstacles of making a change in life, is that our mind tend to think of it as a permanent change, one that is not flexible. You can get around this though, using a “30 day trial” technique. Basically, you make a positive change, and carry it through for 30 days. After the time is up, you can drop it if you like....

7 Steps to a More Secure Password

Having a strong password is always important, especially in the case of financial accounts or other sensitive data. The passwords of your pay pal and online banking accounts should be well thought-through and considered. That is why I have compiled a list of my favourite resources online concerning password security. Enjoy! Basic tips for choosing a secure password Includes a lot of basic password tips for...

Quick Tip: Run ad-aware as a background process

If you run ad-aware scans on an older computer, or you run it frequently on any computer, you are probably aware of how demanding the scans are on system resources. On most computers the scan will likely interfere with your other computer activity, and in the case of older computers, it may require full CPU power and system resources. Malware scans should be a routine task, but it shouldn’t be painful. Luckily with a...

Quick Tip: How to close or tile multiple windows e...

I recently came by this useful tip on Lifehacker, which explains a taskbar trick that can save you some effort. If you have multiple windows open, you can CTRL + right click on them to select all of them. You can then right-click on one, and choose from the regular window options such as close, tile, or cascade. Good for closing a bunch of errors, or pop-ups at a time. (Not that I receive any pop-ups using Firefox). Being a...