web
Loading page

How To Stop Facebook From Bringing Up Your Bad Memories

Facebook’s getting bigger on nostalgia these days, now that it’s got several years of our lives stored up in its digital vaults. But if you’d rather live in the present and make a clean break with the past — or just one person in particular — here’s how to do it.


5 Reasons To Use Facebook Messenger For Web Browsers

Last year, Facebook set up a dedicated web portal for Messenger to match its app for mobile devices. If you haven’t yet put it to good use in your browser, here are a few reasons to give it a try. Messenger for web browsers includes a number of useful features you don’t get through the main Facebook site, and cuts out a lot of the clutter of the main portal.


How To Search The Deep Web Safely

The deep web and its inner recess, the dark web — those less well-trodden parts of the internet beyond the reach of Google and Bing — are not for the faint-hearted or untrained. With the right tools, however, there’s little to fear and plenty to discover. Here’s how you can start exploring the deep web without having to worry about your digital well-being.


5 Reasons To Use To Vivaldi Instead Of Chrome Or Firefox

At this stage, it feels like the browser wars have been fought and won. Most of you probably use Chrome or Firefox, and a sad few of you may even use Internet Explorer. But there’s a new browser in town, and it actually has some features worth sitting up and take notice of.


How To Make The Most Of Gmail's Hidden Labels

Gmail is all about labels and search, not folders — and alongside the custom labels you can name and colour yourself, there are several hidden ones built into Gmail to help keep your messages organised and prioritised. Here are the ones you need to know about, and how you can use them.


How To Use One Of iTunes' Best Features In Google Play Music

One great feature we lost in the transition from iTunes to all-you-can-eat streaming services is the smart playlist. When you have 30 million tracks to choose from, queueing up everything you’ve not heard for six months makes less sense. Thankfully, you can bring the feature to Google Play Music with a simple Chrome extension.


How To Disguise Fun Websites At Work

The internet is an interesting place, which makes it all the more tempting to steal a few minutes of catch-up time during regular office hours. Though it can actually make you more productive, not every boss is cool with you wasting precious workday hours browsing the web. Thankfully, we have a few solutions for you. Here’s your guide to staying safe from curious co-workers and patrolling upper management if you need to take a quick glance online.


14 Netflix Hacks To Help You Binge Like A Pro

Netflix had some 75 million paying subscribers around the world — but how many of those people are getting the most out of their subscription? You can supercharge your viewing experience with these browser extensions and online apps that will take your Netflix game to a whole new level.


Watch A Spider Spin Its Intricate Web And Then Use It To Catch Prey

Video: Here’s time lapse footage of a garden orb spider building out its web. It’s really interesting to see the process from the start when it seems like a few random strands connected to each other, and especially cool to see it at the end when it’s all completed and ready to catch its first prey. The whole web spinning process is detailed perfectly to help you understand what’s going on too.


YouTube Quietly Releases Secret Blurring Tool For Videos

Did you know there’s a basic video editor built into YouTube? One of the features quietly added in recent weeks is the ability to blur out faces, licence plates, and anything else you like. Here’s how to protect your privacy (and everyone else’s) while still sharing your movies with the world at large.


Loading page