Tag Archives: Browsers

Uninstalling IE8

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 has become one of those programs that gets installed automatically for folks using Windows Update or Microsoft Update. I thought I’d give it a try, but at least one of the cloud services I use doesn’t play nice with it. So I uninstalled it. No problem on my XP laptop, but [...]

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When add-ons subtract

If you’re relying on browser-based applications, you’d better have excellent browser performance. One obvious factor affecting the performance of your browser is the speed of your Internet connection. Another fairly obvious factor is the speed of your computer, including RAM, processor, and disk behavior. But don’t forget the impact of adjustments you’ve made to the [...]

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