The long awaited Firefox 3.6 (Namaroka) Beta is going to be released on 13 October, followed by Firefox 3.5.4 on 21 October. With the final version shipping in November, Firefox 3.6 is set to improve performance, several new CSS features and other architectural improvements.
Stephen Horlander has posted some of the upcoming Firefox 3.7 Mac theme mock ups for you to see. Also, some early Firefox 4.0 Mac theme concepts. As he says: “One goal of this visual refresh is an increased amount of cross platform consistency where it makes sense.”.
What was changed in Mac version? Continue Reading
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- Google Chrome update doesn’t remove older, vulnerable version
- AT&T Intros Four Phones with Opera HTML Browser
- Opera Mini Server Upgrade to 4.13.742
- Steve Ballmer Trashes Chrome OS, Safari
- Adobe pushes Flash video on mobile devices
- Camino 1.6.10 Released
New month and we are back to Net Applications data, so let’s begin.
Not so surprisingly, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share and fell from 66.97% to 65.71%.
This time Firefox has gained 0.77 point of its market share and went up from 22.98% to 23.75%. Continue Reading
It seems that the upcoming Firefox 3.6 release will have an option for light themes, or as Mozilla calls them: Personas.
Unlike regular themes, Personas will only change few elements of web browser look, such as: backgrounds, menu colors, etc.
Furthermore, users will be able to create their own light themes following simple guide at GetPersonas.com.
- Firefox 3.6 provides easier support with about:support
- Google barks back at Microsoft over Chrome Frame security
- Contest to Redesign Google (and Unofficial Google Theme Directory)
- Opera Unite Apps are coming ever closer…
- Opera urges EU exec not to rush Microsoft case
- Browser makers complain about Microsoft’s ballot-screen fix
- Camino 2 Beta 4 adds phishing protection
- Cross Browser Compatibility Testing (shareware software)
- One web, CSS3, and HTML5 (video)
Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Mabdul, Nox and Trygve Lie for links.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer SSL security hole lingers
- Electrolysis Firefox builds are now available
- Firefox Windows Theme Project (Progress Report) #4
- WebGL in Firefox Nightly Builds
- Mozilla speeds Firefox development
- Can Chrome Shake Up the Browser Market?
- Browser Wars Mobile Edition: Opera Mini 5 Beta on the Blackberry Storm
- Camino 2.0 Beta 4 Released
- Maxthon Releases Version 2.5.8 of Browser
Thanks to Nox and Shane Bundy for links.
If you’ve been heavily using Firefox web browser and noticed decreasing performance, then maybe it’s time for you to try new tool called “SpeedyFox” (Windows only).
What can it do?
Boost Firefox startup in up to 3 times
Speed-up browsing history
Quicker operation with cookies
So how does it work? Continue Reading
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- Security Flaw Found in Safari for Windows
- WebKit adding support for GPU-accelerated 3D via WebGL
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- Maxthon 2.5.7 Released
- Mozilla’s Fennec Alpha 3 For Windows Mobile Is Out
Now here is something completely different. Guys at AnandTech has decided to find out, how web browser affects battery life.
They have tested the following web browsers:
Internet Explorer 8
Firefox + AdBlock
Opera 10 Beta 3
Safari 4 Continue Reading