Block HTML 5 video autoplay (Chrome)

Monday 2nd January 2017 Popular news sites are slowly moving from using embedded Flash videos to HTML5 videos, which is a good thing – except all my work setting up browsers to prevent the autoplay of Flash videos is slowly unravelling. But all is not lost….. Install the Chrome extension below to prevent embedded HTML5 videos from autoplaying. The videos still load, and are available … Read More

wazmacBlock HTML 5 video autoplay (Chrome)

Time to ditch Flash?

Wednesday 15th July 2015 The recent tidal wave of critical vulnerabilities in Adobe’s Flash Player has prompted many security professionals to call for the much-maligned software’s demise. Flash has been particularly popular for use on animated web sites used by K-12 schools. Adobe has patched more than twenty Flash vulnerabilities in the last week — some of them days after … Read More

wazmacTime to ditch Flash?

Edit Office Docs with Google Apps

Monday 11th May 2015 Using Google’s Office Editing extension for Chrome, you can view and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files – without needing Office installed on your computer. Once the extension is installed, Office files that you drag into Chrome, open in Gmail or Google Drive will be opened in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides for viewing and editing. You can … Read More

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Browser Stats – Dec 2014

Thursday 15th January 2015 With such a large portion of our screen time involving the use of a web browser, the stats for the share of the browser market provide a quick insight into how our preferences have changed over the years. Netscape anyone? View the latest browser stats >>>

wazmacBrowser Stats – Dec 2014