Archive for April, 2010

Opera Mods and Additions

By | April 20, 2010 | 3 Comments

Opera Mods and AdditionsHere’s something useful. Extend Opera is a site, where you can download and share various modifications and additions for Opera web browser.

Tweaks are divided into the following categories:
Buttons, Bookmarklets & Macros
User CSS
Keyboard setup
Menu setup
Mouse setup
User Javascript
Toolbar setup

As of today, it has about 100 contributions and list appears to be growing.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for this.


Weekly Browsers Recap, April 19th

By | April 19, 2010 | 5 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 19th

Thanks to Blake Sening, mabdul, Nox and Rohan Gharia for links.


March, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Goes Up; IE – Down

By | April 19, 2010 | 14 Comments

March, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Goes Up; IE – DownInternet Explorer slowly nears 60% market share mark. This time it went down from 61.58 to 60.65, 0.93 point decrease.

In March, Firefox managed to increase its market share by 0.29 point, moving up from 24.23% to 24.52%.

Google Chrome continues to grow steadily; 0.52 point increase this time, up from 5.61% to 6.13%. Continue Reading

Silverlight 4 Now Available

By | April 19, 2010 | 8 Comments

Silverlight 4 Now AvailableRecently, Microsoft has released the final version of Silverlight 4. Not only this release includes Google Chrome support, but also offers features, such as:

Hardware-accelerated video with multi-codec digital rights management (DRM)
Camera and microphone support
Multicast streaming
Deep zoom support
Multi-touch support with Accelerometer
… and more

Download Silverlight 4.


Leaked Internet Explorer 9 Screenshots

By | April 16, 2010 | 8 Comments

Chinese site LiveSino has posted possible Internet Explorer 9 screenshots, enjoy.

Leaked Internet Explorer 9 Screenshots Continue Reading

Maxthon 3.0 Receives GPU Rendering Support

By | April 15, 2010 | 3 Comments

Maxthon team has released a technical preview of Maxthon 3.0 web browser, which now includes a GPU rendering support for smoother text on Web pages.

Here’s an example:

Maxthon 3.0 Receives GPU Rendering Support

“The current implementation of GPU rendering is merely an initial step. The final version will be more powerful and will support more features”, Jeff Chen, CEO of Maxthon said.

As of today, Firefox 3.7 and Maxthon 3.0 are the only browsers to include GPU accelerator support, with Internet Explorer 9 soon to follow.


Download Maxthon 3.0.

Fix Opera and Issue

By | April 15, 2010 | 1 Comment

If you get “Old Flash? Go upgrade!” message in Opera, while trying to watch videos, try this solution:

Go to:
Help > Check for Updates

After you done that, new browser.js file will be loaded to your browser and shall fix this issue.


YouTube is Broken in Opera?

By | April 15, 2010 | 5 Comments

Numerous users are starting to report an issue with YouTube and Opera web browser. For some reason, it’s not possible to view any videos, as the following message appears (even though, you have the latest version of Flash Player installed):

YouTube is Broken in Opera

It looks like this bug affects Opera only, as videos play fine in other web browsers.

Thanks to Sebastian Kraus for the news tip.


100 Million Opera Users

By | April 14, 2010 | 14 Comments

100 Million Opera Users
After tripling it’s downloads more than a month ago, Opera Software has announced, that company has now more than 100 million active users worldwide, using Opera Mini and Opera Desktop web browsers.

“Opera’s record growth shows that we are on the right track, and that as user needs grow, we are growing right along with them,” said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software.


iTunes Store Top 10 Apps (Pic)

By | April 14, 2010 | 5 Comments

iTunes Store Top 10 Apps (Pic)

Via Haavard blog.