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a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

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Not only does this apply to Java, but it should also apply in general to all browser plug-ins used and all applications installed on the PC," recommends Ralf Benzmuller, head of G Data SecurityLabs.
The new browser also ushers in the introduction of brand new Internet technology called WebGL, that will allow complex 3D graphics to be used on normal web pages, without the need for specially adapted browser plug-ins like Flash or Java.
In addition, the browser segregates browser plug-ins into separate processes, to better protect against certain types of crashes, and includes native support for HTML5.
Seal-in-Search is enabled by browser plug-ins that detect VeriSign trusted links in popular search engines and also by partnerships with comparison shopping, listings and other web sites.
Hosted business Voice over IP provider M5 Networks Inc announced on Tuesday the debut of M5Connect for IE (Internet Explorer) and M5Connect for Firefox, two browser plug-ins for its hosted Call Conductor VoIP smart business phone platform.
Stories and text elements are written directly in GPS using a full-featured word processor that requires no browser plug-ins. It offers full versioning, change tracking, record locking and disaster recovery.
There are also browser plug-ins for Greasemonkey that recognize and highlight objects in Web pages available via unAPI, and an "unAPI Validator," a Web service that can verify whether a site supports unAPI correctly.
There are no Applets or proprietary browser plug-ins required.
n Installing unauthorised software and web browser plug-ins.
End users can access any XL2Web-enabled model from a Web browser without browser plug-ins or the need to install Excel, making it usable remotely or with Blackberrys and other specialized devices.
Ximian Desktop 2 also includes a Mozilla-based Web browser, popular browser plug-ins, professional fonts, and built-in Red Carpet software management.