I was surprised to read on Computerworld that Firefox continues to lose market share. A couple of years ago it felt very slow on Mac OS X, but these days it’s much better, and I use it as much as I use Chrome. (Maybe they lost users when it was slower, and they never came back.)
These are my notes on how to see HTTP headers in Google Chrome.
To see HTTP headers (from a GET, POST, etc.) in Chrome:
- Open the Dev console
- Go to Network tab
- Click on the URL you attempted, such as
- Click on ‘Headers’ tab in the resulting panel
This works in the Chrome browser as of late March, 2014.
A friend posted this on Facebook. Sorry, I don’t know the original source, but it’s good.
Here’s a quick look at recent visitors to this website, first by Operating System and then by Browser.
A Chrome OS notebook test? - As a friend wrote to me the other day, "Want to try a Google Chrome OS notebook? Take you current notebook/laptop/netbook, fire up the Chrome browser, put it into full screen mode, and see how long you can work that way."
A Mac social browsers review: For the last two weeks I've been bouncing back and forth between using different "social browsers" on Mac Mac OS X systems, including Mac browsers like Flock, RockMelt, and related apps like YooNo. Here's what I've learned about Mac social browser browsers, apps, and widgets.
Mac Safari shortcuts FAQ: What are the most common Mac Safari shortcuts (Mac Safari keyboard shortcuts)?
Here's a quick list of the most common Mac Safari shortcuts (Mac Safari keyboard shortcuts):
I've been trying to do a lot of things lately to make my "social networking" life easier, but technology keeps beating me down. Yesterday I created some Safari web clips so I could see Twitter, Facebook, and several other web pages on my Mac dashboard (dashboard widgets), but the Twitter and Facebook web clips kept crashing, so after several tries, I gave up.
After I posted on Twitter that the Google Chrome OS reminded me of the Tektronix X-Terminals we used at NASA around 1990, a friend tweeted the reply, "The network is the computer."
If you know anything about Unix history, you know "The network is the computer" was the slogan of Sun (nee Sun Microsystems) for many years. I remember reading an article one time where Sun executive said something like, "We don't really know what it means, but we like it", in regards to this slogan.