Posts Tagged ‘panic button’

Hide All Chrome Tabs with a Single Click

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Here’s a new twist on an old idea …

If you are working in a multi-user office or in a room that people may enter unannounced, you’d probably like an option to hide what’s shown on the screen when that happens. Maybe you like buying gifts for someone online, like to surf on a site that you are not allowed to access, or do not want your office colleagues to find out that you are into Britney Spears. Whatever it is, a Panic Button application can be the solution.


Panic Button, Switch To Safe Websites

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

This sounds like a slightly-higher-tech version of the old “The Boss is Coming” button that you used to see on early PC-based games …

You sometimes may not want that others see what site you are visiting currently. That’s not so much a problem at home but at public places like work, libraries, Internet cafes or airports.

Switching manually to a safe website takes time, even if it is open in another tab in the web browser. Even worse, the title of the page that you do not want to reveal is still shown on the screen.