Archive for June, 2010
HTC Corporation has confirmed earlier reported browser privacy issue and is working already to fix it. Company has also released an official statement that suggest phone storage formatting. Here it is:
Softpedia has published a great article on Google Chrome and Chromium differences. Worth a read if you are confused.
- the open-source project on which Google Chrome is based;
- bleeding-edge features;
- several binary builds for Windows, Linux and Mac made available each day, sometimes 20 or more;
- not considered stable, don’t blame the developers if it crashes your computer or eats your cat;
Although FIFA world cup has already started, it’s not yet too late to tweak your browser accordingly and get into soccer mood.
Here are few useful extensions for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Opera users.
Now here is a real bummer. Flock Inc., company behind well known social web browser has released the very first Beta of Flock 3.0.
What’s so special about that?
It appears that the latest version of Flock is now based on Chromium instead of Mozilla’s Firefox.
According to developers, this will help them to offer a much faster and better product for all the users.
There is also a bunch of new features, you may read more about them here.
Download Flock 3.0 (Windows only).
What do you guys think about this change?
Thanks to Blake, Sebastian Kraus and Shane Bundy for the news tip.
There appears to be an issue with HTC Droid Incredible, HTC Droid Eris, HTC Evo and maybe other devices that run Sense UI.
BGR reports browser privacy bug, where phone would periodically make a screenshot of the contents of your web browser and never delete it.
Furthermore, deleting browser history or even hard-resetting device will still leave those JPEG files in place.
If you want to get rid of them now, navigate to emmc folder and seek for .bookmark_thumb1, that’s where those files are placed.
Just few days after the recent Opera build, with improved HTML5 features support, Opera Software has released the very first beta of Opera 10.60 web browser.
Version 10.60 introduces speed improvements and few new features, such as:
More efficient search with new search suggestions feature (did not work).
HTML5 Features Support
Opera now supports WebM in HTML5 video: a high quality, free and open video format.
You can add location awareness to your web applications to expand the possibilities of what you can offer.
… and more
Thanks to Ichann for the news tip.
Sophia from Digiarty Software is giving away 20 WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe licenses to FavBrowser readers.
License code: WINHCD-8712-2671-2446
The license code works on 20 copies
Mac users may download it for free until June 30th.
• Internet Explorer 9 vs. Safari 5 (Hardware Acceleration)
With the recent Safari 5 announcement, Apple has also introduced hardware acceleration support for Windows machines.
On a side note, Bing is now set as a default Speed Dial search engine. For a complete list of changes, visit the following post.
Download: (use it on your own risk)
Thanks to “narzędzia pneumatyczne” for the news tip.