The benefits of the new Firefox browser

Written by Jakob Jelling

You probably heard ofrepparttar new Firefox browser version 1.0 recently released by Mozilla. If you are currently using Internet Explorer or Netscape, you are probably wondering if Firefox is better and why is it better. In order to answer these questions it is necessary to take a look at allrepparttar 133407 benefits that Firefox offers you as a user.

First of all, Firefox is free, which is definitely a plus. It is an open-source web browser based onrepparttar 133408 Mozilla code foundation and will work for Windows, Linux and MacOS X operating systems. These arerepparttar 133409 technical specification, but what is more interesting to you as a user is that Firefox is very fast, secure, and is easy to use and navigate. The user interface is straightforward and uncomplicated.

There are numerous benefits that Firefox has. One of them isrepparttar 133410 popup blocking capability. You no longer have to see all those frustrating popup windows sincerepparttar 133411 browser will take cake of them. You also donít need an alternative popup blocker program. Firefox also allows you to use tabs to open new web pages instead of using a new window. This feature is similar torepparttar 133412 one that Netscape offers. However, withrepparttar 133413 Firefox, you can also open web pages inrepparttar 133414 background.


Written by Colin Maddocks

If you are fed up with listening to your local FM station andrepparttar mass of inane adverts that punctuate each show, or, if you crave interesting spoken word programmes that are written and presented by excited, knowledgeable enthusiasts, then Adam Curry's "Daily Source Code" podcast may be just what your a looking for.

Adam is one of a rapidly increasing group known as "podcasters", whose shows are created to be heard on iPods or other MP3 players. Formerly an MTV video-jock, he isrepparttar 133406 man who createdrepparttar 133407 "iPodder" program. Downloadable from, this easy to use software allows you to decide which audio feed you wish to subscribe to. This is then automatically added to your iPod or MP3 player to listen to when you decide.

The great thing about Podcasting is that it allows listeners to download their favourite shows automatically. There are now tons of "advertisement-free" radio channels for listeners to subscribe to, with more emerging every day.

Once set-up with a program like iPodder your favourite program downloads automatically whilst you sleep, so that you can listen to it onrepparttar 133408 journey into workrepparttar 133409 next day, or whenever it suits you. You are not tied to any schedule. It is true radio-on-demand.

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