Yup. Allo on the Web is finally here. Finally. Ever since Nick Fox, head of Google Allo, tweeted a screenshot of Allo on the Web, all Google fans (myself included) have been watching with bated breath, watching, hoping, longing for Allo's web interface. Unfortunately, it wasn't what I thought it would be. Shame. Hold it. Let me … Continue reading Google Allo Web (Finally) Realesed
If you are an Android user, or you just use some Google apps, you might be aware of their Material Design theme for all their apps. But, this hasn't made it to Chrome. UNTIL NOW! Why should I do this? Look. You don't HAVE to. But, it adds a nice touch to some Chrome features. For example, here … Continue reading How to Enable Material Design in Chrome
Since I haven't been very productive lately, I've decided to bring you a couple of big stories stemming from Flash's death Adobe Signs Flash's Death Warrant Yes, you heard me. Adobe, after much pushing from the public, have finally said when they will terminate Flash. Sadly, this will not be soon. Although actually giving a … Continue reading Adobe Signs Flash’s Death Warrant (Finally)
I discovered Grammarly while aimlessly shopping on the Chrome Web Store, and I never looked back. Here's why: Grammarly was started in 2009 by two dudes named Alex Shevchenko and Max Lytvyn. It is a truly awesome piece of software, which, as well as checking spelling, it checks words against over 250 grammar rules, and it … Continue reading Why every bad speller should be using Grammerly
Hey readers. You may have heard about the FCC's campaign to banish net neutrality. Today, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Sony, Mozilla and others have teamed up to get the FCC to stop this. DoubleGeek is also taking a stand. We need you. But I don't care Start caring. Right now. Net Neutrality is a set of … Continue reading Save the Web!
Despite many, many articles around the web declaring Google Chrome to be the greatest RAM hog of all time, they forget about Mozilla Firefox. In fact, the browser of open-source greatness is also a bit of a RAM hog. Find out how to troubleshoot Firefox's RAM usage with this guide. Step 1: Troubleshoot The Problem … Continue reading How To Fix Firefox RAM Usage
When the first Bluetooth dongle was demonstrated in the year 2000, everyone was amazed. The year before, the Bluetooth 1.0 standard was introduced, and nobody thought it could get better. But of course it did, with Bluetooth 2.0. And every few years since then, a new standard has come out, leading us to our current … Continue reading Web Bluetooth: Control your AirPods From Chrome
On the Internet, consumer privacy is a growing subject. On the one hand, you've got the consumer such as yourself who wants more, and on the other hand, you've got the corporations like Facebook and Twitter, who want less. In the middle, you have not-for-profit organisations, who want to give the consumer privacy while being … Continue reading Don’t be a Turnip! – Onion Up With Tor Browser
Mesh WiFi is nothing new. Well, it sort of is. Maybe. OK, so I really have no idea when mesh WiFi was invented. It might have been sometime in 2008 after Apple released the AirPort Extreme. Whenever it was, you could sort of say it's new, as only recently have companies taken notice of it. … Continue reading What is Mesh WiFi, and why should I use it?
Google has been accused in the past of abusing data harvesting and user privacy. While they have gotten a little better, the sad truth is that they still do it. Fortunately, however, you can put a stop to their tracking very easily, it only takes a couple of minutes! Finally, you can browse the web … Continue reading How to Stop Google Harvesting your internet Life