Category: Apple

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 21st

By | June 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 21st

The Difference between Google Chrome and Chromium
Softpedia has published a great article on Google Chrome and Chromium differences.

Flock Ditches Firefox in Favor of Chromium
Flock Inc., company behind well known social web browser has released the very first Beta of Flock 3.0.
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Apple Fixes Few Google Chrome Bugs

By | June 10, 2010 | 4 Comments

Apple Fixes Few Google Chrome BugsFew days ago, Google has released a new stable version of Chrome: 5.0.375.70.

What’s interesting about this update is the fact that Apple has actually fixed 2 of Google Chrome security vulnerabilities:

[44740] High Memory corruption in font handling. Credit: Apple.
[44955] High Memory corruption in rendering of list markers. Credit: Apple.

It also appears that Google is occasionally rewarding people, who fix critical bugs, for instance:

[$2000] [39985] High Cross-origin bypass in DOM methods. Credit to Sergey Glazunov.
[$500] [42723] High Memory error in table layout. Credit to wushi of team509.

However, according to TechCrunch, Apple did not receive any cash. What a tremendous loss for a multi-billion company.

Thanks to Blake for this.


Weekly Browsers Recap, June 7th

By | June 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 7th

Microsoft Pushes Hard with Internet Explorer 9
It looks like Microsoft IE team tries to do its best to make you forget about Internet Explorer 6/7 mess.

Internet Explorer 6 Market Share to Reach 10% in 2010
If we analyze Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 market share trend, the following conclusion can be made.

Mozilla to Add Weave Sync for the Next Firefox Release
It appears that Mozilla has decided to integrate data synch feature into the upcoming major Firefox release.
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Safari 5 Plausible Features

By | June 6, 2010 | 19 Comments

Safari 5 Plausible FeaturesIf MacGeneration rumors are true, Apple will unveil Safari 5 web browser tomorrow at WWDC 2010.

Some key features of Safari 5 include:

  • Improved Performance: Safari 5 executes JavaScript up to 25% faster than Safari 4. Better page caching and DNS prefetching speed up browsing.
  • Improved HTML5 support: Safari supports over a dozen new HTML5 features including Geolocation, full screen for HTML5 video, closed caption for HTML5 video, new sectioning elements (article, aside footer, header, hgroup, nav and section), HTML5, AJAX History, EventSource, WebSocket, HTML 5 draggable attribute, HTML 5 forms validation, and HTML 5 Ruby.
  • Hardware Acceleration for Windows: Use the power of the computer’s graphics processor to smoothly display media and effects on PC, as well as Mac.
  • Safari Developer Tools: A new Timeline Panel in the Web Inspector shows how Safari interacts with a web site and identifies areas for optimization. New keyboard shortcuts make it aster to switch between panels.
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Apple HTML5 Demos

By | June 4, 2010 | 21 Comments

Today Apple has launched a web site to demonstrate HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript capabilities.

In case you don’t feel like downloading Safari web browser + QuickTime, here are all the demos.

Video Effects
Control media playback and apply a variety of CSS effects to video delivered with HTML5.
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Opera Mini for iPhone: 2.6 Million Users

By | May 28, 2010 | 2 Comments

Opera Mini for iPhone: 2.6 Million UsersIt appears that Opera Mini for the iPhone is doing really well.

According to the Opera’s most recent “State of the Mobile Web” report, browser is already more than 2.6 million unique users.

That makes Apple iPhone the 3rd most popular device running Opera Mini.

1. Nokia 5130 XpressMusic
2. Nokia 6300
3. Apple iPhone

Additionally, company has reported a 6.6% users increase from March 2010, with a total user count of over 58.9 million.


Synchronize Between Firefox and iPhone with Firefox Home

By | May 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

Synchronize Between Firefox and iPhone with Firefox HomeMozilla has recently announced an upcoming project that is “Firefox Home”.

What is it?
Firefox Home is a simple iPhone application (based on Weave Sync), that allows iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad users to access their Firefox browsing history, bookmarks and tabs from their most recent browsing session.

Furthermore, it allows you to use Awesome Bar without Firefox browser itself. Continue Reading

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.


iTunes Store Top 10 Apps (Pic)

By | April 14, 2010 | 5 Comments

iTunes Store Top 10 Apps (Pic)

Via Haavard blog.


Opera Mini for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Approved

By | April 13, 2010 | 11 Comments

Opera Mini for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Approved
This is it; Apple has just approved Opera Mini, world’s most popular mobile web browser. It appears that company is not as evil as some people have thought.

Furthermore, you can download it at no cost.

Congratulations to Opera Software.

Visit App Store.

Thanks to Michael Pürmayr for the news tip.