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How To: 5 Great Reasons Why You Should Use Private Browsing Online

The creation of private browsing was brought upon by the backlash against ad tracking and other ways that sites and agencies take away users' privacy online. People were tired of getting spammed with ads for Vitamin C pills simply because they visited WebMD. Private browsing is now built into all of the major browsers and is used frequently. While private browsing is more infamously known as the "Porn Portal," and does prove to be a great way of keeping racy content out of the sight of others...

How To: Clear Your Web Browsing History in a Hurry

If you've been visiting websites of ill repute, or if you've been Christmas shopping and don't want to spoil the surprise, it would be a disastrous situation if anyone were to come across your browsing history. Visited sites, cookies, and cache can paint a very clear picture of your recent internet activity, and depending on the situation, you may only have a few seconds to delete your history before someone else barges in.

Samsung Internet 101: How to Password-Protect Your Private Browsing Sessions

Whichever web browser you use, each comes with a way to surf the net "secretly." While nothing on the internet is truly anonymous, private browsing modes can help keep your movements hidden from those who might have access to your data. The "secret mode" for the Samsung Internet app goes a step further on Android, by locking your private browsing behind a unique password.

How To: Protect Your Internet Browsing for Life for Less Than $20

We all know that using a VPN not only has a ton of benefits but is essential in our digital age. But did you know that you can get access to your own industry-leading VPN for life with one one-time payment? Even better, we've found an amazing deal on one right now: for a limited time, a YoData VPN: Lifetime Subscription is on sale for just $17.99. That's 69% off the regular price of $59.

How To: Watch YouTube Videos While Browsing in Chrome

Whether I'm writing up something online, playing games in Chrome, or just browsing the annals of the Internet, I always like to keep a tab open for YouTube so I can listen to interviews, trailers, and music videos at the same time. But a tab can get lost, and it's not easy to "watch" if I don't have a second display to utilize—even with snapping windows.

How To: Stop Websites from Asking to Use Your Location Every Single Time for Uninterrupted Browsing in Safari

If you surf the web on your iPhone, you no doubt run into this problem all the time: a website wants your location. It can happen when performing a location-based task, such as using a store locator, or whenever a web app just wants to deliver better ads or local recommendations. If you're tired of allowing or denying permission each time, there's an easy way to stop the annoying security pop-ups.

How To: Get Dark Mode on Facebook for Less Eye Strain When Browsing Your News Feed [Jailbreak Tweak]

Dark mode support has steadily made its way to mainstream acceptance, with big-name apps like YouTube, Reddit, and Twitter adopting the feature to satisfy user demands. In this regard, Facebook is lagging, yet to offer the sought-after feature for easier viewing in low-light conditions. If your iPhone is jailbroken, however, you don't have to suffer like everyone else.

How To: Grouped Notifications in iOS 12 Makes Browsing Alerts on Your iPhone Way Less Annoying

Apple's linear Notification Center has been scattershot at best since iOS 9 when we could group notifications by app. Without any type of grouping ability, the notification history becomes more of a nuisance of random alerts based on time alone, making it a treasure hunt to find the notification wanted. Now, iOS 12 has addressed this issue, bringing back groupings — with improvements.

How To: Get Dark Mode on Instagram for Less Stress on Your Eyes When Browsing Pics & Videos

When you're checking out photos and video on Instagram, its default bright white layout can literally be an eyesore, especially in dimly lit settings where the bleached UI feels blinding. Luckily, there's a really simple way to switch from the normal light mode to a dark mode look in the iPhone and Android app.

How To: Use caret browsing

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category where you will learn how to use caret browsing. Caret browsing is a method of selecting text on any web page. You can activate caret browsing by pressing the f7 button on your computer. It is available in Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers. Normally, for selecting text on a web page, you highlight the text by clicking and dragging the cursor and then you can copy and paste it in to a text editor. While doing this, if there are...

How To: Optimize your internet browsing speed

Is your Internet currently slower than dialup? In this video, Tinkernut shows you a few different ways you can supercharge your web browsing experience. You won't have to do much. Just make sure you're using the fastest browser available, and follow the rest of the steps in this helpful how-to video.

How To: Clear Firefox location bar and browsing history

In this video, we learn how to clear Firefox location bar and browsing history. To get rid of an individual one, use your keyboard to go to the one you don't want. Then, press shift+delete and that one will be deleted. To remove them all, go to tools then click on "clear private data". Check the box of the browsing history, then click on the button to clear all the data. If you still have items in the list on your browser, then that means you have those websites bookmarked. To remove those, y...

How To: Clear Browsing History and Cache in Firefox and IE

In this video, we learn how to clear browsing history and cache in Firefox and Internet Explorer. First, while in Firefox, go to the tools menu, then click on clear private data. In the new window, click on the items that you want to have cleared, then click "clear private data now". After this, the computer will clear out all the internet files. Next, while you're in Internet Explorer, go to the tools menu, then click on "internet options". Once in here, click the appropriate sections to cle...

How To: Get maximum web browsing space in Firefox

ClearTechInfo takes you though a series of tweaks to customize Firefox in order to get maximum web browsing space. This is done by changing the default Firefox skin, installing a menu button by going to Firefox add-ons and searching for the specified add-on and installing them. Next by customizing Firefox by removing unwanted buttons and changing the locations of essential buttons, the address bar and the search bar thereby minimizing the screen space taken by the browser.

How To: Delete Browsing History, Cache and Cookies

In this video, we learn how to delete browsing history, cache, and cookies. First, go to your internet browser and click on "tools". After this, go to the internet options, then go to "delete". After this, you will see different sections of things you can delete on your computer, with brief descriptions underneath all of them. If you want to delete it all, click on the bottom on the bottom of the window, then it will start to load and when finished you can exit out of the window. After this, ...

How To: Manage multiple Finder windows with tab browsing

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get tabs in Finder. This can only be done on the Mac OS X computers. Users will need to download the Total Finder application from the site provided in the video. Once downloaded and installed, this program will allow users to manage multiple Finder windows in a series of tabs in a single window. In the Finder Preferences, users are able to configure the sidebar, label color, file name and trash options. This video will benefit those viewers who us...

How To: Use the Firefox 3.5+ private browsing feature

In this ClearTechInfo video the instructor shows how to use the Firefox 3.5+ private browsing feature. To use this feature you need a Firefox version 3.5 or more. Now to start a private browsing session go to tools and click on Private Browsing button. This will trigger a new private browsing session that will now store any browser history, search history or any temporary internet files for that session. But this will still allow you to download and keep files and also add bookmarks. This vid...

How To: Clear your browsing history in Internet Explorer

In this tutorial, we learn how to clear your browsing history in Internet Explorer. First, go to the tools button and then click on 'delete browsing history'. Click that and then a new window will pop up. If you want to clear everything, click 'delete all' and then 'yes'. The temporary internet files are fine to delete, this is just info that is saved after you visit a website. Cookies are bits of information that a site stores on your computer to remember who you are. The history is simply w...

How To: Clear browsing history and search history in Safari

You may not know this, but clearing the browsing and search history on your favorite web browser, can actually make things go a bit faster. It can also protect you from possible ridicule from friends or family members for visiting bad websites. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to clear your history in Safari using a couple simple steps. Good luck and enjoy!

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