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Google joins the privacy fray, offers up extension that blacklists tracking cookies (Download Squad)

Jan 24th 2011 7:40PM Couldnt you just block third party cookies?

Google Chrome sandboxes Flash for more secure browsing (Download Squad)

Nov 15th 2010 8:59AM I've already been sandboxing plugins in Chrome using the "--safe-plugins" switch. I wonder if this new method will provide any benefit.

How to move the Firefox or Chrome cache to a RAM disk and speed up surfing by 20% or more (Download Squad)

Nov 10th 2010 7:08PM I've been doing this since I got an SSD to reduce small writes. You can also set your Windows temp folders to the RAMdisk as well. This will help speed up your program installation times.

Dataram ramdisk can save the image every time you shutdown your system but depending on the size of the RAMdisk you create, this can prolong your shutdown times quite a bit. Since most of you use this for cache purposes, you probably don't need to save it.

Google pushes back hardware acceleration to Chrome 9 (Download Squad)

Oct 13th 2010 8:57AM Accelerated 2D canvas is just one facet of GPU acceleration. I suppose most of it just isn't ready yet.

2D Canvas, for example, does nothing but crash here on Canary and Chromium builds since the switch was made available. At least on my system it does.

Apps make their return to the Google Chrome New Tab page (Download Squad)

Oct 12th 2010 6:50PM 8.0.552.0 Canary here and no Apps

Accelerated 2D Canvas is available via about:labs now though. Still crashes here unfortunately.

Google offers up WebGL demos to flaunt Chrome's hardware accelerated rendering (Download Squad)

Sep 16th 2010 6:42PM I get the blue sad face crash screen a lot with the --enable-accelerated-2d-canvas switch a lot in both Canary and Chrome. I don't know about anyone else

SPlayer is a lean, powerful video player for Windows (Download Squad)

Sep 11th 2010 9:00AM It's based on MPC-HC afaik.

I gave this a try and don't like the fact you can't configure filters and renderers. I couldn't find a way to do it. There are very few options.

The interface is nice at least.

SPlayer is a lean, powerful video player for Windows (Download Squad)

Sep 10th 2010 2:34PM I'll give SPlayer a try. I've been using Daum PotPlayer. It's not what it sounds like. It's developed by the same guy who coded KMPlayer before he sold it. You can find an English translated build off doom9.

And i wouldn't worry about whether the players have built in hard decoding and such. You're typically better off going with ffdshow tryouts or other filters anyway

Ubuntu 10.10 beta arrives, packs tons of tweaks (Download Squad)

Sep 3rd 2010 10:13AM That would be the Chromium build icon

Hot on the heels of Chrome, Firefox 4 will support 'silent' in-the-background updating (Download Squad)

Aug 9th 2010 8:57AM @Chris
Chrome doesn't bring up UAC because it installs itself into user space (i.e C:\Users\xxx]Appdata) whereas Firefox installs into C:\Program Files.