Chrome/Firefox/Opera/Safari: Hover Zoom, the tool that previews full-size images when you hover your mouse on a thumbnail, has recently been embroiled in controversy over issues of malware and privacy. Imagus is a worthy replacement that works on several browsers and across most popular websites.
Hey Lifehacker, On my Chrome browsing history it used to show a small extended snippet of some content from the page that was visited underneath the title of the page in the history list. That has since stopped happening and I’d like to get it back. However, I don’t know what it was called and don’t know why it was occurring in the first place! Any advice?
Many websites force you to click through several pages to read a full-length article, but often if you click on the print link you’ll get the entire article on one page.
If you’re sick of manually opening links in private browsing mode, Firefox and Chrome extensions will get you in with some quick shortcuts.
One of our recurring themes here at Lifehacker is how building a mobile-friendly site is usually a more sensible approach than building apps. It seems local companies might finally be taking notice: one recent survey suggests 75 per cent plan to invest in mobile web sites over the next year.
Federal government plans to impose compulsory internet filtering have dropped off the radar somewhat, but here’s more evidence that it’s not exactly top-of-mind for most parents: according to new Telstra-sponsored research, just one-third of Australian parents have installed any kind of blocking software.
As smartphones become more common, we’re doing more and more of our net browsing on smaller screens, but that doesn’t mean we’re enjoying it. A new survey highlights some of our biggest annoyances with the mobile web, and the relatively slow speed of accessing sites tops the list.
Loads of people use the iPad for casual web browsing, but just how well does it work? A usability study suggests that users browsing on a tablet make far more errors than on a computer. Conversely, those using specific apps browse through more content.