Category: Firefox

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

By | December 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

Thanks to Rob for links.

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Firefox Mobile Explained (Video)

By | December 9, 2009 | 4 Comments

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 7th

By | December 7, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 7th

Thanks to Nox for links.

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Get Best Product Price Offers in Firefox

By | December 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

Get Best Price Offers in Firefox
Here is a handful Firefox add-on for those, who buys online.

Once you install InvisibleHand extension, it automatically checks for better prices of the product, you are interested in (see screenshot).

Add-on authors claim that InvisibleHand currently supports over 100 of US, UK and German retailers.

Visit product page.

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EU Browser Ballot Case Might Finally Come to an End

By | December 3, 2009 | 25 Comments

EU Browser Ballot Case Might Finally Come to an EndIf everything goes as expected, browser ballot case might be finally resolved by the end of December or even faster.

Bloomberg reports that during the phone conversation with Opera spokesman, it was said: “Our expectation is that the settlement will include changes sought by Opera and will come out around the 15th,”

What are those changes?
Opera Software suggested that instead of listing top 5 web browsers alphabetically, they should be randomly ordered, every time user sees a ballot screen.

Bloomberg also said that Jesse Verstraete, a Microsoft spokesman in Brussels, declined to comment on this case. So don’t hold your breath yet.

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November, 2009 – Firefox, Opera and Chrome Market Share Goes Up; IE, Safari – Down

By | December 1, 2009 | 8 Comments

November, 2009 – Firefox, Opera and Chrome Market Share Goes Up; IE, Safari – DownIt’s a new month and few market share data. Let’s get it going.

Just like any other month, Internet Explorer market share keeps going down, this time it fell from 64.64% to 63.62% (1.02 point decrease).

With the upcoming Firefox 3.6 release, this browser increased its market share by 0.65 point, from 24.07% to 24.72%.

After previous gain in October, this time Safari‘s market share fell from 4.42% to 4.36% (0.06% decrease). Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 30th

By | November 30, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 30th

Thanks to mabdul and Nox for links.

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.6 Beta 4

By | November 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Releases Firefox 3.6 Beta 4This morning, Mozilla has released one more beta of Firefox 3.6 web browser. Not only it fixes over 100+ bugs, but also includes a support for the HTML5 File API.

The final version or Firefox 3.6 should be ready be the end of this year.

Download Firefox 3.6 Beta 4.

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Browsers Hardware Rendering: Direct2D vs. “Regular” (GDI)

By | November 24, 2009 | 7 Comments

As you might know, Microsoft is planning to add hardware accelerated rendering to its upcoming Internet Explorer 9 release.

What about other web browsers? Well, Mozilla plans to do the same and ship final product faster than MS does.

Moreover, Bas Schouten has published interesting benchmark results: Direct2S vs. GDI

Browsers Hardware Rendering: Direct2D vs. Regular (GDI) Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 23rd

By | November 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 23rd

Thanks to Nox and mabdul for links.

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