An editor in your web browser
A browser and a text editor are staples of daily computing, so it makes perfect sense to combine the two for better efficiency.
If you find the idea of editing text in your browser appealing, you will probably be pleased to learn that several possible solutions can add this functionality to a browser – be it Google Chrome, Chromium, or Mozilla Firefox.
Using a single line of simple code in an HTML5-capable browser, you can turn a browser window into a disposable notepad by typing the following text into the location bar:
data:text/html, <html contenteditable>
Buy this article as PDF
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.