Archive for September, 2010

Google Integrates Instant into Chrome

By | September 14, 2010 | 7 Comments

Google Integrates Instant into Chrome

It looks like Google continues pushing its Instant search feature forward. The latest Google Chrome Canary build now includes an option to enable Instant via command line by using “–enable-match-preview” tag.

How to enable (Windows):
Right click on “Google Chrome Canary Build” shortcut > Properties > Shortcut tab
Copy/Paste “–enable-match-preview” at the end of “Target” field

"C:\Users\Vygantas\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome SxS\Application\chrome.exe" --enable-match-preview

Launch Chrome.

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 13th

By | September 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 13th

Microsoft Starts Advertising IE9
Although IE9 is yet to be released, it looks like software giant Microsoft has already began rolling…

Fake IE9 Video Leaks, Press Freaks Out
There seem to be a lot of buzz about the recently “leaked” IE9 video. If you have yet to see it, check…
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No Firefox 4 64 Bit for You

By | September 10, 2010 | 21 Comments

No Firefox 4 64 Bit for YouEven though 64 bit operating systems are becoming a standard in today’s computing world, Mozilla’s Director of Firefox (Mike Beltzner) revealed that company has no plans to release 64 bit Firefox 4 final build in the near future.

Early in the summer we decided to not yet provide supported 64-bit builds on Windows, and will instead work on delivering those in some future release.

If only we had a 64-bit Flash Player build for all the platforms…

Bing Includes HTML5, Becomes Awesome

By | September 10, 2010 | 12 Comments

Here is an amazing video that shows off the capabilities of HTML5 on Bing search engine.

With the upcoming Internet Explorer 9 Final release, (that supports HTML5) we are eager to experience the power of such interface on any mainstream web browser.

Disable Automatic Internet Explorer Image Resizing

By | September 9, 2010 | 2 Comments

Disable Automatic Internet Explorer Image Resizing

In case you want to prevent Internet Explorer from resizing your opened pictures, follow these simple steps to disable such feature:

1. Go to Tools > Internet Options
2. Select “Advanced” tab
3. Scroll down to find “Multimedia” section
4. Uncheck “Enable Automatic Image Resizing”
5. Click “OK”, done.

Firefox 4 Beta 5 Released

By | September 9, 2010 | 19 Comments

Firefox 4 Beta 5 Released

As Firefox 4 Final nears its release, Mozilla released the fifth beta of its Firefox 4 web browser.

One of the key features in this version is a support for Direct2D hardware acceleration on Windows 7 machines that is now enabled by default.

Furthermore, Beta 5 introduces audio API which uses HTML5 (see video below), implementation of the HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) as well as hundreds of bug fixes and other improvements.
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Opera Mini 5.1 for Windows Mobile

By | September 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 5.1 for Windows MobileHere comes another release from Opera, as company has just announced the availability of Opera Mini 5.1 for Windows Phone 6.5, Windows Mobile 6, Windows Mobile 5, and Windows Mobile 2003 devices.

Why should you use Opera Mini instead of Opera Mobile? Well, it depends on your handset and your personal preference.

It’s a nice release with its advantages and disadvantages, when compared to Opera Mobile 10. One of such advantages is a “working” “Back” button, click on it and you are instantly surfing the previous page, while in Opera Mobile 10, it takes you back and then reloads the very same page (at least on my device). On the other hand, Opera Mini 5.1 UI appeared to be a little bit sluggish sometimes.
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Opera 10.62 Released

By | September 9, 2010 | 6 Comments

Opera 10.62 ReleasedToday, Opera Software has released an update for its Opera Desktop web browser that includes a couple of bug fixes as well as recently discovered, Windows DLL exploit patch.

Thanks to asfa for the news tip.

Changelog: 10.62

Download Link: Opera 10.62

Enable Google Instant Search in Opera

By | September 9, 2010 | 20 Comments

Enable Google Instant Search in Opera

Here is a simple guide on how to get Google Instant Search to work on Opera.

1. Open
2. Right Click > Edit Site Preferences
3. Select “Network” tab, find “Browser identification” option and choose “Identify as Firefox”
4. That’s it!

P.S. Be sure to enable Instant (as seen in picture above).

Thanks to asfa, Ichann and Reddit for the tip.

Source: YouTube

Firefox 3.6.9 and 3.5.12 Released

By | September 8, 2010 | 2 Comments

Firefox 3.6.9 and 3.5.12 ReleasedLots of releases today; one of them is security and stability update for Firefox 3.6.x and 3.5.x web browsers.

Firefox 3.6.9 fixes a total of 67 bugs, including 14 security vulnerabilities that are also patched in 3.5.x branch.

In addition, latest stable release now includes a support for The X-Frame-Options response header.

Download Link: Firefox 3.6.9