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With an increasing number of websites, webpages, and blog posts, it is not easy to find online content that you will find interesting. Here to help you by letting the interesting content find you is a web service called SiteSimon.

 

SiteSimon is a web service that fetches online content based on your interests. Your interests are determined by your browsing history. You start using the site by visiting its homepage, creating an account on the site, and installing its extension for Google Chrome. Your Chrome history is then analyzed by the site and you are shown interesting online content. You can click on links to view their original webpages or leave comments under the links. Your histories can be shared with other site users who can also view the comments you leave on web links. A “My Activity” tab in your SiteSimon account keeps track of your activity on the site and the pages you visit.

 

Features:

  • A user-friendly web service.
  • Helps find interesting online content.
  • Works through Google Chrome.
  • Analyse your interests through Chrome’s browsing history.
  • Lets you leave comments on online content displayed.
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For more information about Sitesimon, you may visit their official web site

Proxy server is a server that sites between a client application, such as a web browser and a real server. It intercepts all requests to the real server to see if it can fulfill the requirests it self. If not, it forwards request to the real server.

There main purposes for using the proxy server are:

  • to keep machines behind it anonymous (mainly for security)
  • to speed up access to a resource (via caching). It is commonly used to cache web page from a web server
  • to censor network services or content
  • to forge transmitted content before delivery, eg: to insert advertisements


There are diff types of proxy server in generals:

  • Transparent Proxy: it identifies itself as a proxy server and also make the original IP address available through the http headers. The generally use to cache websites but do not effectively provide any anonymity to those who use them.
  • Anonymous Proxy: it identifies it self as a proxy server, but does not make the original IP address available. of proxy server is detectable, but provides reasonable anonymity for most users.
  • Distorting Proxy: This type of proxy server identifies itself as a proxy server, but make an incorrect original IP address available through the http headers.
  • High Anonymity Proxy: This type of proxy server does not identify itself as a proxy server and does not make available the original IP address.


You may easily get the free proxy server list from the Internet by Google it with the key word of “Free Proxy server list”. Or you may just access the following web site for the free Proxy server list:


Please bear in mind that when you use the free public proxy server, your transmitted data through the Proxy server may capture or monitor by some body including your login detail and password.

Step to set up the Proxy on difference browser:

Mozilla Firefox:

Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> Network -> Settings -> Manual proxy configuration -> enter the Proxy server IP and Port number

setting-proxy-for-firefox


Google Chrome:
Options -> Under the Hood -> Change proxy settings -> Connections -> LAN Settings -> Proxy Server -> check the “use a proxy….” -> enter the proxy server IP and port number

* Google Chrome is share the same Proxy server setting with Internet Explorer

google-chrome-set-proxy-step-1

google-chrome-set-proxy-step-2

Internet Explorer:
Tools -> Internet Option -> Connections -> LAN Settings -> Proxy Server -> check the “use a proxy….” -> enter the proxy server IP and port number

google-chrome-set-proxy-step-2

Opera:
Tools -> Preferences -> Network -> Proxy Server… -> Select what ever Protocol to use the Proxy Server -> enter the proxy server IP and port number

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Google Chrome themes gallery

By on October 11, 2009

Google Chrome there is ready and bigger with few more hundred of new release artists themes. All those themes are design by the leading artists, architects, musicians, illustrators, filmmakers, fashion and also interior designer.


To apply the theme, you need to install the Google Chrome with the version at lease 3.0.195.25. Click here to download it if you don’t have the latest version or click here to apply the theme.


Besides that, you may also click on the right bottom corner of theGoogle Chrome to view the theme.

Google Chrome Theme design by Google Chrome Team

Google Chrome Theme design by Google Chrome Team

Google chrome themes design by invited artists

Google chrome themes design by invited artists

Google Chrome - Porsche Theme

Google Chrome - Porsche Theme

Google Chrome - Ccharlotte Ronson

Google Chrome - Ccharlotte Ronson

Google Chrome - Bayonetta

Google Chrome - BayonettaGoogle Theme - Mariah Carey


Google Chrome LogoMost of the computer mania should had try out the latest browser from the search engine giant – Google Chrome. Although the time of Google Chrome in the market just a while, but they do gaint a significant browser share in the market.

 
But people will never satisfy with the thing that have now. As there is no way to view/recover/retrive the password and username from the Google Chrome directly. But some of the user may need this and that’s why ChromePass has been developed.

 
ChromePass 1.5 is a small and light free utility tools that allow you to easily view the username and password store by the Google Chrome. ChromePass doesn’t require any installation process or additional DLL files. In order to start using ChromePass, simply run the executable file – ChromePass.exe.

 
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Google Chrome – Calculator

By on December 26, 2008

Google chrome can use as the calculator or currency convertor. Because of Google Chrome using the address bar as the key word entering field for the default search engine (Default search in google chrome), so you can just enter the match question, conversion in the address bar to get your answer.

 

Currency Conversion

Currency Conversion

 

Currency conversion result

Currency conversion result

 

Google Chrome Calculator

Google Chrome Calculator

 

Google chrome calculator result

Google chrome calculator result

I believe most of the people experience that whenever you type in any wrong URL address or infor in the address bar, the browser will redirect you to the default search engine to search for the information.

If you want to search for some information in the firefox, you may need to key in the search key word at the search engine text box at top right hand side of the browser.

But Google Chrome combine this 2 features into you, the address bar in Google Chrome is not only for you to enter the URL, but it also a search engine for you to enter your search key word here.

You may also right click on the address bar to edit the default search engine as per for preference

Edit google chorme search engine

Edit google chorme search engine

Entering the search key word in the address bar

Entering the search key word in the address bar

Google search result

Google search result

The best part to download file using google chrome is you can search for the downloaded file using the search function build in.

 
You can press on [Crtl + J] to open the download management page. Here will list down all the downloaded file with the detail and date.

Google Chrome - Download management

Google Chrome - Download management

Downloading file with firefox, it will pop up a new download window to show the progress for the file. But using the Google Chrome, it will not pop up a new window but it will show the download status at the botton most of the window with the downloading animation.

 
After the download progress compete, you can just drag and drop the downloaded file to any place as you like.

 

Download file using Google Chrome

Download file using Google Chrome

Google Chrome – Open tab

By on December 26, 2008

Want to save time when browsing using the Google Chrome is open the few tab at the same time and let the browser to load it concurrently. In order to save time, you should familiar with the shortcut key how to open tab with the minimum of effort and time.

 
The shortcut key apply in Google Chrome are very similar to other browser such as Firefox, IE, or Opera. You may use it directly. Here are the sample for the shortcut key:

 

Short Cut Key Function
[Crtl + T] Open new tab
[Crtl + N] Open new window
[Crtl + Shirt + N] Open incognito window
[Crtl] + Click on link Open link with new tab
[Shirt] + Click on link Open link with windowtab

 

Open new tab in google chrome

Open new tab in google chrome

The development direction for Google Chrome is try to promote and push the web 2.0 application to the user in order to replace the tranditional window application. So Google Chrome actaully allow us to create the shortcut for the “Application” and place it on your desktop.

 
The application shortcut is actually directly bring you to the web page that serve your purpose with only single tab in the browser.

 
For example, you may create the gmail application shortcut on your desktop in order to skip the typing of “http://www.gmail.com”.

 
What you need to do is first login to your gmail, select [Create Application Shortcut…] -> [Create Shortcut in the following location], you will ask to select the location either on desktop, start menu or quick launch bar -> you will find out that you have a new icon added to your selected location.

 
Unlike previosly how we open the gmail, now you can just click on the short cut that you just created and it will bring you to the gmail home page with the Google Chrome in full screen.

 
From this point of view, you may feel that Google Chrome is not just a normal browser like Firefox, or IE, but it more then that. Google Chrome try to step into our desktop by providing the better user experience on the Web 2.0.

 

 

Google Chrome - Create window shortcut

Google Chrome - Create window shortcut

 

Google Chrome - Placement of shortcut

Google Chrome - Placement of shortcut

 

Gmail shortcut on desktop

Gmail shortcut on desktop