Posts Tagged ‘HTTP Switchboard’

uBlock for Chrome is a Resource-Friendly Adblocker by the HTTP Switchboard Author

Friday, June 27th, 2014

If you’ve had problems with Adblock Plus or HTTP Switchboard slowing down your system, then you might want to give uBlock a try …

Adblockers have become essential tools for many users on the Internet. As a user, I can understand the necessity of blocking distracting or heavy advertisement on the Internet as it can be really annoying.


HTTP Switchboard for Chrome Gives You Full Control Over All Connections

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Need more control over your browsing experience? Here’s a Chrome extension that allows you to custom tailor Chrome’s interaction with third party servers …

Whenever you load a website in your web browser of choice lots of things happen in the background before the page is rendered. It may not take longer than a second for all of them to complete, but that does not mean that there is not a lot going on in the background during that time. One of the things are requests made to third party servers, for instance to load social networking scripts, advertisement or other contents that are not hosted on the server the website you are connecting to is hosted on.