Here's a handy trick to remember, especially if you're viewing websites on a small screen, or if you use extra toolbars that take up some of your browser's "real estate." For example, if you want to get the best view of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 page, you may need to have your browser go full-screen.
TL; DR — do you know this slang? It's an abbreviation for Too Long; Didn't Read. And it's the way most people feel about reading Terms of Service (TOS) agreements that we agree to abide by in order to use a service or a website like Google.
Oh, you say you didn't know you'd agreed to the TOS for Google? Well, if you've ever used Google, it means you've agreed, albeit tacitly. ("By using our Services, you are agreeing to these terms.")
Most TOS agreements start out by saying "Please read them carefully". Yeah right.
If you've updated your computer's copy of Firefox to version 13, you've probably already noticed when you open a new tab, it doesn't look like the blank page you used to see in older versions. Now, every time you open a new tab, you see thumbnail images of your most-recently and most-frequently visited pages.
If you're not in love with the way each of these looks & functions, the good news is you can customize them to fit your needs.
Sometimes a simple search in Google brings up too many results that aren't relevant to what you want. For example, if you're searching for info on the wild cat breed of jaguars, you don't want to wade through search results about Jaguar automobiles too.
Here's the trick for how to NOT search for a word:
Ever read an article on a website but were annoyed it was spread out on multiple pages, so you had to keep clicking & clicking & clicking to read the next parts? Some websites like the New York Times offer a "single page" icon, but if the website you're at doesn
After making a major update to a website, the staffperson who had requested the change told me the website looked no different than before. I was puzzled by this, because I had tested the website in 4 or 5 different web browser versions to make sure the website looked right & behaved correctly. But as soon as I started talking with her, I suspected the problem was simply that her web browser had "cached" the old version, and wasn't checking the web server for a more recent version.