Archive for March, 2010

Opera Mini Makes Big Money

By | March 31, 2010 | 3 Comments

Opera Mini Makes Big MoneyIn the recent report, released by Opera Software, company claims that mobile browser Opera Mini generates about $1.2 billion/year in revenue for operators worldwide, thanks to its data compression technology.

“In February 2010, people browsing with Opera Mini (in the top 10 countries according to unique users) spent approximately 103.8 million dollars. That figure translates to approximately 1.2 billion dollars per year.”


Google Bundles Flash to Chrome

By | March 30, 2010 | 5 Comments

Google Bundles Flash to ChromeAfter some rumors floating around, it’s now official. Google has announced its partnership with Adobe and its plans to integrate Flash player into Chrome browser. In fact, latest dev build already offers that.

Adobe, Google and Mozilla are also working closely together on the next generation browser plug-in API, which is set to address “the shortcomings of the current browser plug-in model”. Continue Reading

SRWare Iron Web Browser

By | March 30, 2010 | 19 Comments

What happens when you remove all the user tracking and background services from Google Chrome? You get SRWare Iron, a Chromium source based web browser that is concerned to protect your privacy. Furthermore, it includes an integrated ad-blocker and “easy to change” User Agent.

What’s the difference between Google Chrome and SRWare Iron? Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 29th

By | March 29, 2010 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 29th

Thanks to Ichan, mabdul and Nox for links.


Pwn2Own: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox and Safari Hacked

By | March 25, 2010 | 20 Comments

Pwn2Own: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox and Safari HackedAs first day at Pwn2Own hacking contest nears its end, web browser results are in.

Just like last year, Apple’s Safari 4 on Snow Leopard 10.6 was hacked first, as Charlie Miller set up a remove exploit.

Interment Explorer 8 has fallen next, after a successful Peter Vreugdenhil four layer attack on Windows 7. Continue Reading

Firefox 3.6.2 Released

By | March 24, 2010 | 5 Comments

Firefox 3.6.2 ReleasedTo address recently discovered security vulnerabilities, Mozilla has released Firefox 3.6.2 (ahead the schedule). Not only this release fixes mentioned flaws, but also includes more than 100 bug fixes and other improvements.

As always, you can download it via automatic updates or



Opera Mini Submitted to Apple App Store

By | March 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Good news, Opera Software has finished Opera Mini for the iPhone and submitted it to Apple’s App Store.

What happens next? We sit and wait. While doing just that, you can try guessing approximate application approval date and win an iPhone!

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Ichann and Justas Gervinskas for the news tip.


German Government: Stop Using Firefox

By | March 24, 2010 | 4 Comments

German Government: Stop Using FirefoxBack in January, German government urged users to start using Firefox instead of Internet Explorer.

Well, due to security vulnerabilities (that were fixed in Firefox 3.6.2), they asked users to stop using Firefox as well, at least until patch is released.

So here you have it: start using Firefox, then stop, and now… Start using it again…

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks and Ichann for the news tip.


Microsoft MIX10 Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Videos

By | March 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Microsoft MIX10 videos were just released . You can now watch and/or download them (~2GB total) via

Alternatively, you can visit our YouTube channel and watch them there.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for the news tip.


Weekly Browsers Recap, March 23rd

By | March 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 23rd

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for links.