Good news, Google Inc. has decided to stop supporting Internet Explorer 6 web browser on YouTube.
The following screenshot was taken by IE6 user
Picture Source: Neowin
As you can see, Google recommends upgrading web browser to Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 8 or Google Chrome.
Speaking of IE6 support, I no longer code for it and neither should you. Otherwise, we may end up supporting it for many years to come as sites works fine with Internet Explorer 6.
Soon enough we will see Firefox 3.5.1 release as Mozilla is working hard to fix the critical security flaw.
Type about:config in the location bar
Via Peacekeeper’s Twitter.
What could be better than promoting your favorite browser and getting reward for that? New SpreadFirefox contest will be giving away iPod Touch, Flip Video Camera, iPod Nano and more, as it says:
“We have re-designed the Affiliates Reward program so that everyone with more than 5 downloads a quarter has an opportunity to be rewarded for their active membership.
We will offer ten rewards each quarter to ten individual Affiliates with incentives such as a Flip Video Camera, an iPod Touch, an iPod Nano, Amazon Gift Certificates and exclusive Top Fox T-shirts!”
So everything is quite simple. For more details, visit the contest page.
Yet again, it’s time to check how your favorite web browser market share changed in a month.
For the very first time, Internet Explorer has fallen below 60% market share mark, from 62.09% to 59.49%
Good news for Firefox fans as well, it has finally surpassed 30% market share mark, went up from 28.75% to 30.33% Continue Reading
With the release of Firefox 3.5, people started to see the following message when opening Google Adwords interface with the latest browser version:
“Support for Firefox 3.5 is coming soon. Until then, please use an earlier version of Firefox when viewing the new interface.”
Fortunately, the issue has been finally fixed and everything works like a charm again.
Adrian Kingsley Hughes from ZDNet has benchmarked Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3.5 and 3.0, Safari 4, Opera 10 (alpha!) and Chrome 2.0 browsers using SunSpider, V8 benchmarks.
Chrome 2 wins in both benchmarks which is followed by Safari 4. In the V8 benchmark suite however, other web browsers lag behind by up to 36 times.
Results are as follow: Continue Reading