Sometimes it’s useful to enlarge your window when viewing websites, photos and videos and go full screen by losing the header bars at the top and the taskbar at the bottom (if the taskbar isn’t locked in place). Open any webpage in a browser, or a photo in Windows Photo Viewer, or open a photo […]
Accidentally closed a browser tab? Instead of trawling through the browser history, get a recently closed browser tab back by using the Ctrl+Shift+T shortcut key. This will quickly re-open that tab. Use the shortcut keystroke again and it’ll open the tab you closed before that, and so on. This should work in IE, Firefox and Chrome, indeed […]
When browsing the Internet pressing the Space bar will move the page down one page at a time in your browser. If you press Shift+Space bar the page will go up a page at a time.
Don’t want to leave any trace of your online Christmas shopping (cookies are not saved and browsing and search history is automatically wiped out). Try an InPrivate Browsing session by hitting Ctrl+Shift+P if using either Internet Explorer or Firefox. Google Chrome calls it ‘incognito mode’. You’ll see a small icon in the top-right corner. Select then click “New […]
Add to Amazon Wish List is a browser addon that lets you add anything you want to your Amazon wish lists. Useful with Christmas round the corner! http://www.amazon.com/wishlist/universal/ref=wl_eywl_uwl
Parental controls – how to restrict Web Browsing using IE. Open Internet Explorer. Go to Tools > Internet options or click the cog in the upper right-hand corner. Click on the Content tab and select the Enable button. Select a filter category. Use the slider to adjust the how much content is to be seen, […]
Found some text or a URL on a webpage that you want to enter into the address bar of your browser quickly? Select the text, use Ctrl+C to copy, Ctrl+T to open a new tab, Ctrl+V to paste and then finally Enter to search. May seem long winded but quicker than your mouse once you […]
To open a new tab quickly use Ctrl+T