Do you use Google Chrome on your Mac? Do you let Chrome save some of your web site passwords? Did you know that you can view a list of all saved passwords as well as the passwords themselves? Use these instructions to learn how to view web site login passwords saved by Chrome.
Do you use Firefox on your Mac? Do you let Firefox save some of your web site passwords? Did you know that you can view a list of all saved passwords as well as the passwords themselves? Use these instructions to learn how to view web site login passwords saved by Firefox.
Do you use Safari on your Mac? Do you let Safari save some of your web site passwords? Did you know that you can view a list of all saved passwords as well as the passwords themselves? Use these instructions to learn how to view web site login passwords saved by Safari in your Mac’s … Read more
Do you use Safari as your web browser? Do you ask it to save the passwords you use to login to various websites? If so, did you know that you can view a list of these passwords? This is a handy way to look-up or retrieve some of your passwords.
Do you sometimes forget to close the web pages that you open on your iPad or iPhone? If so, here’s a tip on how you can quickly close all of the open web pages. Each page opens in a separate window. These windows are called Tabs.
Would you like to change the initial page displayed when you open Firefox on your Mac? If so, follow these instructions. Fortunately, Google hasn’t changed this very much over the past few years. These instructions will certainly work on Firefox versions 40-57, and maybe newer versions. In some version after 57 but before 63, Firefox … Read more
Would you like to change the initial page displayed when you open Google Chrome on your Mac? If so, follow these instructions. Fortunately, Google hasn’t changed this very much over the past few years. These instructions will certainly work on Chrome versions 49-72, and maybe newer versions. Open Chrome, click on the Chrome menu and … Read more
Would you like to change the initial page displayed when you open Safari on your Mac? If so, follow these instructions. Fortunately, Apple hasn’t changed how this is done in many versions of Safari. These instructions will certainly work on Safari versions 5-11 on Mac OS X version 10.6.x up to macOS High Sierra (aka … Read more
Are you having problems viewing one or two particular web sites in Safari? Were you previously able to view these web sites? If so, a common cause of this problem is corruption in Safari’s cache. Cache is temporary storage. Specifically, it contains recently viewed web pages. Occasionally, these temporarily stored web pages can get damaged. Thus, … Read more
Have you been annoyed by bogus pop-up warnings while viewing web pages in Safari? These bogus warnings typically use very dire wording. They often implore you to call a 1-800 phone number. These warnings have become increasingly common over the past 2 years. I previously wrote about these bogus warnings and how to deal with them if … Read more
Do you find it tough to read news articles on web sites because of all of the distracting ads? Do you ever want to print web pages without the clutter of ads around the perimeter? If so, use Safari’s Reader view. It’s easy.
Be aware of a myriad of bogus pop-ups that might appear when you are visiting web sites. Typically these pop-ups contain messages that indicate that your computer has been compromised or some sort of security issue has been detected. Often the message include a phone number to call to get assistance. Furthermore, these pop-up windows are … Read more
Have you noticed that Safari version 8, that comes with OS X Yosemite, no longer shows the full website address in the address field at the top of its window? For example, if you visit https://soundsupport.biz/ and then click on a link to visit some page within my website, Safari will only display soundsupport.biz in the address … Read more
Is your web browser acting oddly all of the sudden? Do funny windows pop-up showing you ads? Do your Google searches look weird? If so, you might have inadvertently installed some adware on your Mac. Starting in late 2014 I noticed a rash of Macs infected with adware. Adware is software that makes ads pop-up … Read more
Do you use Gmail? When you click an email link on a web site does Apple Mail or some other email client open? If so, you should follow these instructions to make Gmail your default email client. I’ve provided instructions for the 3 most widely used web browsers: Safari, Chrome and Firefox. Follow the instructions … Read more
DuckDuckGo is a search engine that is much less well-known than Google, but you should check it out. As the title of this article indicates, DuckDuckGo is a privacy-friendly alternative to Google.
Do you frequently want to email either a web page’s contents or its address? If so, here are two methods to do this using Safari version 6. Visit a web page, then go to the File menu and select Share, then Email This Page. (In older versions of Safari you do not have to first select … Read more
You probably know that you can search for images on Google. The easiest way is to visit images.google.com. You can fine-tune your search to view only images of a preferred size or style. After you have performed your initial search click the Search Tools button.
I use and highly recommend Sessions, a Safari Extension, made by David Yoo. Sessions gives you an easy way to save and restore sessions–groups of Safari windows and tabs. Sessions can auto-save the windows and tabs that you have open. Then you can use Sessions to easily restore all windows and tabs if Safari unexpectedly … Read more
Have you ever found a website while browsing the web on your iPhone only to find that the text was so small you’d rather read it on your Mac? Or, have you ever started to read a web site on your MacBook Pro, but wanted to finish reading it on your iPad while in bed? … Read more