Archive for October, 2009

Creating Google Chrome Theme with Your Pictures

By | October 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Creating Google Chrome Theme with Your PicturesMr. Kamalakar has written a short guide on how to create a simple Google Chrome theme with your own images.

All you have to do is: paste code into your theme manifest.json file, copy some pictures and that’s about it.

Read guide.


Weekly Browsers Recap, October 19th

By | October 19, 2009 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 19th

Thanks to Andrew, Daniel Hendrycks, Gabana and Nox for links!


New to Google Chrome Guide

By | October 15, 2009 | 1 Comment

New to Google Chrome Guide

In order to help Chrome users learn everything faster and with ease, today Google has released a “New to Google Chrome” guide which not only provides detailed information on various functions, but includes short video clips as well.


Opera 10.10 Beta Released, But Is It Faster? Updated

By | October 14, 2009 | 11 Comments

Opera 10.10 Beta Released, But Is It Faster?First Opera 10.10 Beta has been just released and can be downloaded from the following page.

This release now includes Opera Unite platform with applications such as: Media Player, File Sharing, Photo Sharing and more. Also, experimental crash feedback and various bug fixes.

As changelog is not yet released, we are not aware of any other new features.

On the other hand, BetaNews reports that Opera 10.10 is actually slower is some areas than its predecessor.

Opera 10 Beta 1 tended to post slower rendering times than the stable version, with the exception being a slightly faster rendering score in XP.

Opera 10.10 Beta Released

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for tip.

Update: Changelog is here!


“Stable” Google Chrome for Mac OS X Released

By | October 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

Today Google has released yet another build of its Chrome web browser for Mac OS X. While final version should be ready by the end of this year, Gizmodo reports, that this release is quite solid and worth a try.

Google itself describes those releases as lacking certain privacy features and not appropriate for general consumer use.

If you are anxious enough and would like start using Chrome on Mac as soon as possible, here are some download links:

Direct Download (DMG file) | Chrome Dev Channel | Chromium Builds


Weekly Browsers Recap, October 12th

By | October 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 12th

Thanks to mabdul for links.


Firefox 3.7 Receives Windows 7 Jumplist Support

By | October 12, 2009 | 6 Comments

Firefox 3.7 Receives Windows 7 Jumplist Support
Picture source: TechSpot

With the upcoming Windows 7 release, developers are working hard to take an advantage of new OS features such as jumplist. Some time ago, Google has implemented the following feature into its Chrome web browser, and now, the latest Firefox build on Mozilla’s Tryserver includes Windows 7 Jumplist support as well.

As you can see from the screenshot, users will be able to quickly access their most frequent visited web pages and open new tab and/or window easily.

Try Firefox 3.7 with Jumplist Support.


Only in Japan… (Picture)

By | October 10, 2009 | 4 Comments

Google Chrome in Japan, what else can I say?

Google Chrome in Japan


Fennec Beta 4 for Maemo Released

By | October 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

Fennec Beta 4 for Maemo ReleasedMozilla today released the fourth beta of Fennec for Maemo OS2008 and Maemo 5 software platforms.

You can test it on Nokia N810, N900 devices as well as Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

One of the first noticeable changes in Beta 4 is the fact that it now works with Nokia N900 handsets. Also, it has received various improvements, tweaks and bug fixes.

Here’s a changelog:
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Microsoft and EU Work Out Browser Ballot Screen

By | October 8, 2009 | 16 Comments

Microsoft and EU Work Out Browser Ballot Screen
Microsoft and European Commission have finally come to an agreement on a new ballot screen with a total of 12 web browsers. Updated version includes a couple of changes and treaty for as long as 5 years. Testers will be able to test new screen with the following modifications: Continue Reading