Are you getting ready to shop online this holiday season? You might want to consider using Microsoft Edge. The Windows 10 browser teams up with Cortana to automatically find and display money-saving coupons at many popular online retailers.
Safari, Firefox, and Chrome all offer easy ways to change where downloaded files end up on your Mac (and whether you get asked where to put each one). In this article, we’ll go over how to switch that option for all of them!
If you’ve accidentally installed a program from a malicious source, you may have picked up some adware. This could have some nasty side effects, including changing your browsers’ homepages. We’ll tell you how to fix it!
Safari has been the default Web browser on the Mac for more than a decade, and while it’s a great browser that plays well across Apple’s device ecosystem, many Mac owners prefer to use third party browsers like Chrome or Firefox. If you’re one of these Safari-eschewing users, be sure to change your Mac’s default Web browser setting for the best experience. Here’s how to do it.
Some websites go overboard with unnecessary clutter surrounding the content you’re trying to read. When you simply want to focus on an article or story, you can turn to Safari Reader, a feature in Apple’s Safari Web Browser which extracts only the information you want and nothing else, letting you read in peace. Here’s how Safari Reader works in iOS, and how you can customize its look to suit your reading preferences.
Mobile devices are the future of the Web, making a website’s responsive layout crucial to ensuring a good user experience. While there are many tools that help web designers test responsive designs, a new feature in Safari for OS X El Capitan makes the process quick and easy. Here’s how to use Responsive Design Mode in Safari 9.
Some websites offer dedicated mobile versions that are designed for the smaller screens on smartphones and tablets. But sometimes these mobile versions don’t have all the information or options we need. Here’s how to request and view the full desktop layout of a website in Safari for iOS 9.
The new Microsoft Edge Web browser features a nice start page by default that provides easy access to Bing search, user account settings, local weather, news, and more. But some users want to use a custom start page, such as Google, when they launch Edge. Here’s how to set up a custom start page in Edge.
Google Chrome uses an online installer by default, which ensures that you receive the latest version of the browser each time you install it. But what if you don’t have access to the Internet, or are stuck on dial-up and don’t want to wait hours for the browser to files to download? Here’s how you can grab the Chrome offline installer, which you can keep in your software kit and use to install Chrome under any conditions.
The new Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10 uses Bing as the default search engine. While Bing has its fans, many users prefer to use Google. Due to Microsoft’s use of the OpenSearch standard, however, Google and other popular search engines aren’t yet available as valid search providers. Until Microsoft and Google can fix this, here’s a workaround to make Google your default search engine in Edge.