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Why is my name in the upper right corner of Google Chrome?

Why is your name in the upper right corner of the Google Chrome title bar?

So, the other day I popped open Google Chrome and noticed my name sitting in the upper right corner of the title Bar.  I mused to myself: Huh? That’s weird.  How did that get there? So here’s the deal: this is

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Why does Google Chrome say downloading proxy script?

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Sometimes you try everything you can to speed up Chrome but it’s still invariably slooow. So here’s the thing: the next time your browser crawls, glance in the bottom left edge of the browser.  Does it say: “Downloading Proxy Script?”  If

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20 of the best shortcuts that work in every browser

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All browsers have their idiosyncrasies right? Chrome crawls, Internet Explorer crashes, and Firefox flops. Most of us learn to deal with issues.  I mean if Internet Explorer is your thing, I won’t upbraid you for that.  But amid the eclectic

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What comes after Internet Explorer 11? Spartan.

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Let’s face it.  Internet Explorer categorically sucks. The world knows it; Microsoft knows it; developers know it; everyone knows it.

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How to view a forgotten password in Firefox

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You know all those times you’re surfing the web, logging into sites and clicking Remember password?  Well what happens if you forgot one of those passwords?  Do you need to reset the stored Firefox passwords or is there a way to

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