Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Chromium Portable, lightweight (cognitively and physically) and fast browser!
"Chrome is viewed by many to have a reputation for security, but a lot of security experts actually take the view that Chromium is superior in this respect... 'Chrome's code has to be able to tie into Flash Player, for instance,'... 'So more code is involved to integrate with other third-party products. This all introduces more complexities and more code paths.'" —Jack M. Germain, LinuxInsider.com (Nov 26, 2013 5:00 AM PT)

UnGoogled Chromium Portable, a Chromium variant for removing Google integration and enhancing privacy, control, and transparency!
"It basically is Google Chrome without any background communications with Google servers. ... However there are some drawbacks of total disintegration of Google too. The Safe Browsing feature of Google Chrome cant be used... You won’t be able to use Google’s flash player and as a result you will have to use Adobe Flash player. You wont be able to directly add extensions and apps from Chrome Web Store." —Abhishek Raj, ILoveFreeSoftware.com (October 6, 2016)
"there is no question that ungoogled-chromium does substantially more to guard your privateness than related jobs. And it has other tweaks you may possibly like, far too, together with disabling onbeforeunload activities (no more frustrating dialog boxes which appear when a website page is remaining shut) and forcing all pop-ups into tabs." —Mike Williams, betanews.com (2016/10/05)
"There is a misconception however that Chromium is completely free from Google's grasp as Google is the major contributor to Chromium's code. ... The project will certainly be of interest to the privacy-conscious crowd who prefer not to use Google services or even Chromium. One question that only time will tell is if the team will be able to keep up with producing new versions of the custom Chromium version." —Martin Brinkmann, ghacks.net (October 5, 2016)
A Google Chromium variant for removing Google integration and enhancing privacy, control, and transparency
   A number of features or background services communicate with Google servers despite the absence of an associated Google account or compiled-in Google API keys.
   Furthermore, the normal build process for Chromium involves running Google's own high-level commands that invoke many scripts and utilities, some of which download and use pre-built binaries provided by Google.
   Even the final build output includes some pre-built binaries. Fortunately, the source code is available for everything.

UnGoogledChromiumPortable_71.0.3578.80-1_Dev_Marmaduke_64_bit.paf
Size: 259 MB (272,547,840 bytes) Packed Size: 78.3 MB (82,169,856 bytes)
MD5: D22A5B510D30D0D00CC4F937C6D21CCA


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Release Notes

Portability Notes

  • UnGoogled Chromium writes non essential dat to Windows registry and data folders while running.
  • Make sure it exits cleanly before plugging out your thumbdrive.

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Sleipnir Portable, Advanced Web browser for Windows!
"...Sleipnir has a radically different UI to any other browser you’ve likely ever used. ... One of the main selling points of Sleipnir is that it handles fonts extremely well... with the demise of Safari for Windows, Sleipnir marks the first re-entry into bringing OS X style fonts to a Windows web browser." —Paul Ferson, MakeTechEasier.com (26th Jul 2014)

Coc Coc Portable, surf the web Vietnamese style!
"The company has so far spent $10 million, hired 300 staff - including 30 foreigners, mostly Russians...whether Coc Coc might be more willing to censor search results on behalf of the government, something Chinese search engine Baidu does for Beijing." —ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTER, dailymail.co.uk (06:49 GMT, 16 May 2013)

ActivePresenter Portable, screen recorder - screencast software!
"Great software for creating training videos." —Jacky Nguyen (a user), Capterra.com (Mar 05, 2017)
"Compared to the alternatives in the genre, ActivePresenter is not a small program – download is 36.6MB installing to 83.4MB. But, once you see the features included in this outstanding software, you can fully appreciate the ‘additional’ megabytes." —Jim Hillier, DavesComputerTips.com (July 27, 2012)

Torch (browser) Portable, Your All in One Internet Browser!
"If you prefer an all-in-one program that is based on Chromium that offers speedy Internet surfing, torrent and media downloading, and supports many of the features that Google has integrated into the Chrome web browser - including extensions - then Torch may be... " —Martin Brinkmann, ghacks.net (February 25, 2013)

WhatsApp Portable, Simple. Secure. Reliable messaging!
"In a quick session with the app, I found it fast and responsive. A desktop app may feel like a small thing, but messaging apps derive part of their power from ubiquity — the more places you can access them, the more often you'll use them. WhatsApp has more than 1 billion users already. As of today, they have one more reason to keep it open all day." —Casey Newton@CaseyNewton, theverge.com (May 10, 2016, 7:08pm EDT)

Skype Portable, instant messaging, video chat and phone calls
The new version adds not only a fresh look, but also faster performance, easier group chatting, and better notification control. There's really no single communication service that offers everything Skype does. —Michael Muchmore, PCMag.com, June 23, 2013.