Category: Google Chrome

June, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Opera Mini, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | July 8, 2013 | 1 Comment


New month, new report.

First in the list is Apple’s Safari web browser, which saw a decrease in its market share by 1.94 point, down from 59.98% to 58.04%.
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June, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari – Up; Firefox, Opera – Down

By | July 6, 2013 | 8 Comments


New month brings new data, let’s take a look.

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer continues to do well, it has since surpassed the 56% mark, up from 55.98% to 56.15% (0.17 point increase).
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Google Chrome 27 vs. Firefox 22 vs. Opera 15 vs. Internet Explorer 10

By | July 2, 2013 | 9 Comments

Google Chrome 27 vs. Firefox 22 vs. Opera 15 vs. Internet Explorer 10New web browser benchmark results are here.

With fresh releases from almost every company, guys at TomsHardware did a series of tests on their Windows 8 machine to find out exactly, which browser should you chose if you are not tied to a specific UI or add-ons that are exclusive to one ecosystem.

Although Internet Explorer 11 is missing from action, we expect to see updated results fairly soon.
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Microsoft Adds Pointer Events To Firefox

By | June 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

Microsoft Adds Pointer Events To Firefox

Back in 2012, Microsoft has started working on Pointer Events, a new web standard (which is already marked as a Candidate Recommendation by W3C) that would allow web sites to accept inputs from quite a few different sources, such as a touchscreen and pen, has now gained even more traction.

Just before year’s end, Microsoft released a patch that brought Pointer Events specifications to all WebKit web browsers, followed by Blink patch earlier this year.
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Google To Retire Chrome Frame

By | June 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

vaGoogle To Retire Chrome Frame January 2014 is the date.

Back in 2009, Google launched Chrome Frame, a plug-in that aimed to modernize the older versions of Internet Explorer by bringing WebKit capabilities to Microsoft’s platform, although they weren’t particularly happy about that.

The good news? Thanks to competition, web browsers (especially IE) got so much better over the last few years and as a result, Google is retiring Chrome frame.

If you would like to relive the excitement of Chrome Frame, check the video below:
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Google Chrome Market Share Drops To A Multi Month Lows

By | June 11, 2013 | 9 Comments


Here goes the hype.
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May, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Opera Mini, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser – Down

By | June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments


It’s that time of the month again.

Before we kick start the weekend, let’s do another round of market share reports, starting with the mobile web browsers.
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Energy Efficiency Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 10 vs. Google Chrome 26 vs. Firefox 21

By | June 6, 2013 | 16 Comments

Energy Efficiency Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 10 vs. Google Chrome 26 vs. Firefox 21Microsoft funded study confirms that IE is the best.

Back in 2011, we compared IE9 and its competitors to see which one consumes the least amount of power. Spoiler alert: Internet Explorer won and Opera lost heavily.

Well, guys at Fraunhofer Inc. decided to download Internet Explorer 10, Google Chrome 26 and Mozilla Firefox 21 and do a study of their own.

Here are the results:
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Watch Livestream Of Two Google Chrome Events Later This Month

By | June 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

Watch Livestream Of Two Google Chrome Events Later This MonthBecause one is just not good enough.

Now here is something that you can add to your schedule later this week as well as next week. The search giant has recently announced two “Chrome Mobile” events but refused to share any additional details, at least for the time being.

However, this does not stop press from speculating and pointing the obvious. Yes, we are pretty sure these are Chrome for Android and iOS related events. See live stream video and counters below.
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HTML5: Google Rolls Out Another Chrome Experiment

By | May 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Following the awesome Google Racer experiment, the search giant has just revealed another game: Roll It.

What is it? Roll is a PC and phone combo where a phone is used to aim and roll the ball while the PC renders the result. It’s pretty fun and supports up to 3 players, check the video above to get a better idea.