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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:41 am

Now available for download v3.9

* This version is a maintenance release which contains unspecified improvements, modifications, extensions and bug fixes.

This is a very, very nice release so don’t miss out!

Everything is so wonderfully automated (ads gone, cookie banners gone, other bullshit gone) plus you get dozens of extra JavaScripts you can just copy and paste from the home site for even more power!

This version is such a breeze that even Sotirakis can use it and hence the special code-name “The Sotirakis Special”. 8)

A long time ago I promised you a browser… but two years on what I ended up giving you is a fucking space ship! :lol:
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Sotos » Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:06 pm

Get Real! wrote:This version is such a breeze that even Sotirakis can use it and hence the special code-name “The Sotirakis Special”. 8)


Wow... what a great honor :lol: ;)
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby yialousa1971 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:28 pm

Get Real! wrote:Now available for download v3.9

* This version is a maintenance release which contains unspecified improvements, modifications, extensions and bug fixes.

This is a very, very nice release so don’t miss out!

Everything is so wonderfully automated (ads gone, cookie banners gone, other bullshit gone) plus you get dozens of extra JavaScripts you can just copy and paste from the home site for even more power!

This version is such a breeze that even Sotirakis can use it and hence the special code-name “The Sotirakis Special”. 8)

A long time ago I promised you a browser… but two years on what I ended up giving you is a fucking space ship! :lol:


Version 3.9 downloaded. :mrgreen:

Posted using GR's Browser (version 3.9)! :P
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:14 am

"Google tracks users who turn off location history"

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-45183041


Programmatically here's how it's done...

chrome.contentSettings.location.set({primaryPattern:'<all_urls>',setting:'block'});

...but luckily you don't have to know javascript to achieve this and can rely on the Classic browser to do it for you under:

Main Menu > Browser Functions > Browser Options > Content Settings > Allow Geolocation (disabled by default)


NB: However, there are other ways to get the user’s geolocation including the IP address itself which is a dead giveaway of at least the user’s country of origin.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Paphitis » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:47 pm

I laugh at people who turn of Location Services on privacy grounds these days.

When you turn it all off, you are effectively disabling the best means in which this technology can help you - anything from finding a shop, a business, somewhere to eat to fuel your car.

Let me explain further. I have 3 Ipads (yes 3). I hate it because I have wires everywhere and have to charge them all everyday because its mandatory to start work with both charged to 100%. Now let me explain what these tools are capable of doing.

Well one Ipad actually belongs to me and is for personal use, the other 2 are issued by the company I work for as an Electronic Flight Bag where all the documents are loaded on a Contents Locker, as well as programs like Jeppview, Runway, Airservices NAIPS etc etc. All the Navigational and performance documents as well as the procedures and checklists are located in the one spot, including every approach plate in the world. You can load flight plans, lodge them, monitor Enroute Charts, and the GPS can even track your progress on the chart, flight plan or approach plate, even on an approach with pinpoint accuracy using the GPS. We carry 2 as a back up, and the other pilot has 2 as well, which makes it 4 in total. A lot of redundancy.

We don't use it for navigation because the aircraft has better systems, but it is fantastic for situational awareness and briefing weather, and Aerodrome Plates and Approach Plates, or a Standard Instrument Departure or Standard Arrival Procedure. All this stuff relies on location services. The software even plots on on the Glidepath of an Instrument Landing System.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Paphitis » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:54 pm

And lets be frank. Just because you turn off Location Services doesn't make you "PRIVATE" from any sophisticated Government Agency. If they want to pry into your life, then you are pissing into wind and can forget it. they are able to track every aspect of your life no matter what.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:37 am

Be sure to check out the Classic browser’s macros from time to time at…

http://theclassictools.com/Scripts.htm

The latest addition:

Don’t have a Youtube account and never plan on getting one... but hate that you can’t play blocked “adults only” videos?

Well, liberate yourself with our latest “Youtube unblocking” macro that utilizes a 3rd party online service to play it.

One keystroke you designate and it’s playing!

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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:49 am

Some quick notes on Youtube...
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There are two types of ads...


1. Banner ads over the video... the manual script macro solution for this is:


Descip : MEDIA - Kill Youtube video banner ads

Target : div[class^="video-ad"]

Script : e.style.visibility='hidden'; e.style.zIndex='-2147483647';


NB: This macro will become an internally automated function as of Classic v4.0, so you should remove it once you've downloaded v4.0.



2. Embedded ad-videos... we have failed in killing these so far, but a page refresh (or sometimes two) seems to do the trick.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby yialousa1971 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:49 am

Paphitis wrote:And lets be frank. Just because you turn off Location Services doesn't make you "PRIVATE" from any sophisticated Government Agency. If they want to pry into your life, then you are pissing into wind and can forget it. they are able to track every aspect of your life no matter what.


You don’t have the option to turn off your location services Koala. :twisted: You can run but you can’t hide. :lol:

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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby kurupetos » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:48 pm

:lol:
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