Archive for October, 2009

Firefox 3.6 Beta Ships Next Week, 3.5.4 Follows

By | October 7, 2009 | 3 Comments

The long awaited Firefox 3.6 (Namaroka) Beta is going to be released on 13 October, followed by Firefox 3.5.4 on 21 October. With the final version shipping in November, Firefox 3.6 is set to improve performance, several new CSS features and other architectural improvements.


What Is a Web Browser (Video)?

By | October 6, 2009 | 10 Comments


Firefox 3.7 and 4.0 Mac Theme Changes

By | October 6, 2009 | 8 Comments

Firefox 3.7 Mac Theme Changes

Stephen Horlander has posted some of the upcoming Firefox 3.7 Mac theme mock ups for you to see. Also, some early Firefox 4.0 Mac theme concepts. As he says: “One goal of this visual refresh is an increased amount of cross platform consistency where it makes sense.”.

What was changed in Mac version? Continue Reading

Chrome Released

By | October 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Chrome ReleasedGoogle has released a new stable build of it’s Chrome web browser. The following version patches high risk security vulnerability, which was discovered by Maksymilian Arciemowicz of SecurityReason.


CVE-2009-0689 dtoa() error parsing long floating point numbers
The v8 engine uses a common dtoa() implementation to parse strings into floating point numbers. We have applied a patch to fix a recent bug in this component.

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Thanks to mabdul for news tip.


Weekly Browsers Recap, October 5th

By | October 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 5th


September, 2009 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera Market Share Goes Up; IE – Down

By | October 2, 2009 | 11 Comments

New month and we are back to Net Applications data, so let’s begin.

Not so surprisingly, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share and fell from 66.97% to 65.71%.

This time Firefox has gained 0.77 point of its market share and went up from 22.98% to 23.75%. Continue Reading

Google Chrome OS Devices to Debut in Mid-October

By | October 1, 2009 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome OS
Several sources suggest that the very first, much anticipated devices, powered by Google Chrome OS will debut in mid-October.

One of the first might be Chinese-designed Loongson CPU with OS already pre-installed.