Archive for September, 2009

Firefox 3.6 Receives Light Themes (aka Personas)

By | September 30, 2009 | 2 Comments

Firefox 3.6 Receives Light Themes (aka Personas)

It seems that the upcoming Firefox 3.6 release will have an option for light themes, or as Mozilla calls them: Personas.

Unlike regular themes, Personas will only change few elements of web browser look, such as: backgrounds, menu colors, etc.

Furthermore, users will be able to create their own light themes following simple guide at


Why People are Still Using Internet Explorer 6? (Picture)

By | September 28, 2009 | 3 Comments

Ever wondered why some people are still using Internet Explorer 6? Luckily, guys at Erictric have made a nice graph, which should answer all your questions.

Real Reasons Why People Are Still Using Internet Explorer 6


Weekly Browsers Recap, September 28th

By | September 28, 2009 | 6 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 28th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Mabdul, Nox and Trygve Lie for links.

Backup Web Browser Data with FavBackup 2.0

By | September 28, 2009 | 11 Comments

We are happy to announce the availability of FavBackup 2.0, software which backups web browser bookmarks, passwords, extensions and pretty much everything else.

The following release focuses on usability and optimizations.

Backup and Restore Web BrowsersBackup and Restore Web Browsers Continue Reading

Opera: Quick Tip

By | September 25, 2009 | 6 Comments

Click and hold the Back button and you’ll get a list of all visited pages for the current tab.

Via Twitter.

Microsoft: We Don’t Recommend Chrome Frame

By | September 25, 2009 | 4 Comments

Microsoft:According to ArsTechnica, Microsoft does not recommend IE users installing Google Chrome Frame plugin due to security issues.

One of the Microsoft spokesperson said:

“Given the security issues with plugins in general and Google Chrome in particular, Google Chrome Frame running as a plugin has doubled the attach area for malware and malicious scripts. This is not a risk we would recommend our friends and families take.”

Even though additional plugins can increase potential risk, developer Jim Ray has clarified some of the security concerns. Continue Reading

Google Chrome OS Video Demo

By | September 24, 2009 | 3 Comments

Here is a fake Google Chrome OS video demo showing off startup screen and login, running on a framework in windows.


Google Brings Chrome Rendering Engine to Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8

By | September 23, 2009 | 1 Comment

Google Brings Chrome Rendering Engine to Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8In an effort to help developers build rich web apps, Google has released a plug-in for Internet Explorer.

Here’s what Google says about it:

Google Chrome Frame is an early-stage open source plug-in that seamlessly brings Google Chrome’s open web technologies and speedy JavaScript engine to Internet Explorer. With Google Chrome Frame, you can:

Start using open web technologies – like the HTML5 canvas tag – right away, even technologies that aren’t yet supported in Internet Explorer 6, 7, or 8.

Take advantage of JavaScript performance improvements to make your apps faster and more responsive.” Continue Reading

Google Chrome Bento Box Recipe (Video)

By | September 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

You will need: rice, egg, broccoli, red pepper, hard-boiled egg (dyed with red cabbage juice), ham, bacon, asparagus, cherry tomato, black sesame seeds and cheese.

Wait… What?


Weekly Browsers Recap, September 21st

By | September 21, 2009 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 21st

Thanks to Nox and Shane Bundy for links.