All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘plug-ins’

Yet Another Java Exploit Discovered

It’s been quite a hard month for Oracle’s Java. First, back in late August the Java browser plug-in was found to be vulnerable to an exploit that could make all PCs using browsers with the Java plug-in installed open to malware by visiting a malicious website. Thankfully, Oracle didn’t wait for its October patch to fix the issue, and released …

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New McAfee App Shields Your Facebook Photos from Prying Eyes

For some Facebook users, I guess it’s a constant battle between wanting to share things like photos with the community and being a bit afraid of losing control of those photos to the web at large. If you’re looking for a new way to make your public photos a little more private, McAfee may be able to help. They’ve just …

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Facebook Unveils Recommendations Bar For Sites, Says It’ll Drive 3x the Traffic

Today, Facebook is launching a new social plug-in that they say will significantly drive up clicks on other articles in your network. It’s called the Recommendations Bar, and it mimics some fo the recommended articles pop-ups that sites have employed on their own – except this one, of course, is heavily integrated with Facebook. If you install the Recommendations Bar …

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Yahoo! Axis Seeks to Redefine Search and Web Browsing

Yahoo! today announced the launch of Yahoo! Axis, its new mobile browser and desktop plug-in. The software hopes to redefine how users search and browse the web with “visual” search interaction and by syncing web browsing between multiple devices. Axis is now available as an app for iOS devices and as a plug-in or add-on for HTML 5 desktop browsers. …

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OverShareMe Chrome App For The Underexposed Google Searcher

In this new age of non-privacy where it’s impossible to disappear from the internet, developer Darren Nix has offered up a way for the privacy absurdist to abandon all attempts to cling to privacy and, instead, simply over-share everything to the world. That’s exactly the purpose of the eponymous Chrome plug-in, OverShareMe. Simply put, you install the plug-in, give yourself …

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[Exclusive] Reload The Love! App Assesses Facebook’s Emotional Utility

Ever get caught in one of those moments when you log onto Facebook and felt yourself, maybe surprisingly, disappointed that you have zero notifications, zero friend requests, and zero messages? It’s like being the permanent resident of Lonely Town, Population: You. Loath to admit it or not, sometimes you experience a frisson when you log-in and find a new notification …

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