Jan Ole Peek

Tag Archives: Internet

Why do people still use IE?

Here’s another reason why: Unpatched IE Flaw Is Worse Than Expected By Larry Loeb November 28, 2005 Last week was shortened by the Thanksgiving holiday, and it seemed the malware guys took it off as well. There was not much going on of recent origin, and the biggest blip on the security radar was the […]

Help stop IE

StopIE: Help stop Internet Explorer Too Cool for Internet Explorer If you’re still using Internet Explorer, it’s high time to stop and start using something better. Check out either of the two links above for reasons why and links to such alternatives.

Foxie 1.1.0

A while ago I reported on Foxie, a plugin for Internet Explorer, that among many other things provides tabbed browsing. I had stopped using it because of some bugs, but a new version is out and I’m going to give it another shot. Why not just use Firefox? I do at home, but at work, […]

How vewy vewy intewesting…

Wired 13.09: On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Bot In the booming world of online poker, anyone can win. Especially with an autoplaying robot ace in the hole. Are you in, human? It’s late one Wednesday afternoon, and CptPokr is logged on to PartyPoker.com and ready to play. Onscreen, the captain exudes a certain […]

Foxie

So you like Internet Explorer (why??) and don’t want to try Firefox instead. Here comes Foxie, an addon for Internet Explorer that adds many new features such as Tabbed Browsing, a Firewall, spam/spyware blocker, search bar, etc. I like it for the tabbed browsing at work where I can’t use Firefox. It’s not perfect (found […]