Tips for using your computer

Block videos from automatically playing
This is quite lovely. Block video from automatically starting to play (and slowing everything else down), on Firefox, IE, Chrome. Chrome instructions are close but the option to choose is: "let me choose when to run plugin content"

Use Firefox + Adblocker
Firefox is an excellent Web browser ( and the free AdBlocker "add-on" blocks annoying ads on the Web. See:

I also came across this, which limits some of the annoying pop-up ads that come out on certain pages.