Category: Apple

Mozilla: No Firefox Browser for the iPhone

By | September 29, 2010 | 6 Comments

Mozilla: No Firefox Browser for the iPhoneIf you’ve been expecting to see Firefox for the iPhone anytime soon, then hold your horses still.

In the recent post, Mozilla has answered to one of the most frequently asked questions: Firefox for the iPhone?

We are working to bring as much of your Firefox experience as possible to Firefox Home. People have asked about adding more browser-like features to Firefox Home, but there are technical and logistical restrictions that make it difficult, if not impossible, to build the full Firefox browser for the iPhone. We are focused on building Firefox Home as a rich, cloud-based application and making it a valuable product that people will continue to love and use.

From the answer above, it looks like Mozilla is unable to implement the full Firefox browser experience into the iPhone. However, as company continues to explorer various options and alternatives, we might see something what resembles a mobile web browser.

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.

Skyfire Submitted to Apple’s App Store

By | September 2, 2010 | 3 Comments

Skyfire Submitted to Apple's App StoreJust as expected, Skyfire Team has submitted their mobile web browser into Apple’s App store and is awaiting approval.

If Apple approves the app, Skyfire would allow iPhone/iPad users to enjoy Flash content that is being transcoded into HTML5 via company servers.

According to press release, Skyfire Team followed Apple guidelines, including the use of a WebKit browser core shared with Safari, and h.264 adaptive streaming.

SkyFire for iPhone to be Submitted Soon

By | August 26, 2010 | 7 Comments

SkyFire for iPhone to be Submitted SoonAccording to MobileCrunch, a company behind SkyFire will be submitting its mobile web browser to Apple’s app store early next week.

If SkyFire for iPhone/iPad is anything like other platform versions, users will finally be able to watch Flash videos or other media content.

Skyfire Labs, Inc. did not comment on the story.

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 9th

By | August 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 9th

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July, 2010 – Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari Share Up; Firefox, Chrome – Down
As we enter August, it is time to yet again, check the latest market share numbers.

U.K. Government Refuses to Ditch IE6
Back in February, 2010, the online petition was filled urging British government to dump a 9 year old web browser.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

By | August 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

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Leaked IE9 Screenshots: Download Manager, Speed Dial
Earlier this week, Microsoft has confirmed Internet Explorer 9 Public Beta launch for September.

Firefox 4 Beta 2 Released
Mozilla has recently announced the availability of Firefox 4 Beta 2 web browser which can be downloaded…
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Safari Patches Address Book Bug, Activates Extensions

By | July 28, 2010 | 4 Comments

Safari Patches Address Book Bug, Activates Extensions

Today, Apple has released two web browser updates: Safari 5.0.1 and 4.1.1 that fix AutoFill security vulnerability reported back in June.

In addition to stability improvements and other bug fixes, version numbered 5.0.1 activates extensions that were reveled within the first Safari 5 release.

Changelog
Extensions Gallery
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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

By | July 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

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Internet Explorer 9 to be the Fastest and Safest Web Browser
Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Turner has made a bold statement, saying that Internet Explorer 9 will not only be the safest…

Firefox 3.6.8 Released
Recently Mozilla has released one more update for Firefox 3.6.x branch web browser that fixes 1 bug.

Mozilla Bumps Cash Rewards for Security Vulnerabilities Reports
In what appears to be a great benefit for Firefox users, Mozilla has recently bumped its cash rewards salary from mere $500 to $3000.
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Critical Safari Vulnerability Discovered

By | July 23, 2010 | 3 Comments

Critical Safari Vulnerability DiscoveredThere appears to be a major security hole in Safari 4 and 5 web browsers. A simple JavaScript code can scan autofill data and easily steal your contacts names (first and last), work place, city, state and even email addresses.

The good news:

1. It’s not possible to scan numbers; therefore, phone numbers and street addresses will not be obtained.
2. This trick does not work in Windows machines (not confirmed).
3. Vulnerability was reported to Apple more than a month ago.
4. You can prevent this from happening.
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Firefox Home App Approved by Apple

By | July 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Firefox Home App Approved by Apple

Few weeks ago, Mozilla has submitted Firefox Home to Apple’s App Store and today, it was finally approved.

Here is how to get started (as from blog.mozilla.com):

- Install Firefox Sync, a free add-on for Firefox, on your desktop.
- Restart Firefox and follow prompts to create an account with both a password and a secret phrase.
- Go the App Store on your iPhone and search for “Firefox Home” or install it directly from iTunes.
- Launch Firefox Home on your iPhone. You’ll be prompted to enter your Firefox Sync account info. Enter your username, password and Secret Phrase and tap “Done.”
- Enjoy!

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