Category: Google Chrome

May, 2012: Google’s Chrome Share Up; Everyone’s Else – Down

By | June 8, 2012 | 24 Comments


After reaching the 50% market share mark, Internet Explorer reverted some of its gains and is back to 49.87%, 0.13 point decrease.

Only few more points remain as Google Chrome slowly climbs towards the 20% mark, up from 17.41% to 18.05%, 0.64 point increase.
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First Google Chrome Metro Screenshot

By | June 7, 2012 | 7 Comments

First Google Chrome Metro ScreenshotSo innovative…

Well, there is not much to say here, really, other than the fact that Google has published the very first screenshot of its Google Chrome Metro web browser and boy does it look bland.

According to Google, they started working on a Metro browser since March and the very first build (coming soon) will support some of the Windows 8 features, such as: charms and snap view.
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Facebook Drops Google Chrome Recommendation, Replaces It With Opera

By | May 31, 2012 | 37 Comments

Facebook Drops Google Chrome Support, Replaces It With OperaMore fuel to the rumor’s fire.

It looks like Facebook management decided not to bother with the Google Chrome anymore as their latest “unsupported web browsers” page has since then removed the search giant’s web browser.

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last few days, chances are, you’ve heard about the social giant’s plans to acquire Opera.
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Download Google Chrome 20 Beta

By | May 30, 2012 | 10 Comments

Download Google Chrome 20 BetaUltimately, it’s just an exciting number.

This is it, after months and months of waiting, the search giant has finally released the very first Beta build of the Google Chrome 20 web browser.

Although it is yet to include any new features, the earlier Google Chrome 20 Dev (Alpha) builds had a slightly wider new tab button, making it easier to users click on as well as other UI refinements, nothing too ground breaking so far.
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Google Chrome, The Most Popular Web Browser In The World

By | May 23, 2012 | 21 Comments

Google Chrome, The Most Popular Web Browser In The WorldIt looks like a fresh batch of the Internet Explorer TV ads and videos targeted at hipsters were not enough to accelerate the growth of Microsoft’s web browser, at least in a short term.

According to the latest report from StatCounter, Google Chrome has recently surpassed the IE and became the most popular web browser.
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Europe And USA To Investigate Mozilla’s Claims

By | May 22, 2012 | 8 Comments

Europe And USA To Investigate Mozilla's ClaimsJust slightly more than a week ago, Mozilla and Google have accused Microsoft of using unfair practices to block competitive browsers on their Windows 8 RT platform, now, it looks like things did not get unnoticed.

Recently, the US Senate Judiciary Committee has announced that they will investigate allegations of the anti-competitive behavior by Microsoft. In addition to that, the European Commission will be joining the party as well.
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Download Google Chrome 19 Final

By | May 17, 2012 | 3 Comments

Download Google Chrome 19 FinalBrings tab syncing and bug fixes.

After the six week release cycle of Firefox, it looks like Google has decided to slow down a bit and has announced the stable build Google Chrome 19 seven weeks after the previous release.

Keeping new features to a minimal level, the following version includes a one nice feature, which will allow you so synchronize tabs across a variety of different devices, from your PC to a cell phone.
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Mozilla Blames Microsoft, Says They Block Other Browsers

By | May 10, 2012 | 31 Comments

Mozilla Blames Microsoft, Says They Block Other Browsers

Forgets about the iPad.

Here is some drama for a Thursday night. In the tablet market where Apple pretty much dominates it with a healthy 90% market share mark (in terms of shipments), Mozilla decided to complain about no other than Microsoft, which, according to them, will not allow other browsers than IE to run in the Windows Classic mode on an ARM based, Windows RT OS.
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Google Turbocharges JavaScript’s Performance

By | May 7, 2012 | 25 Comments

Google Turbocharges JavaScript's Performance

Google Chrome 19 and 20 users to benefit.

When it comes to performance, there is no such thing as “fast enough”, as a result, the search giant has decided to sprinkle some magic dust onto their JavaScript’s engine (V8) algorithm, which will now decide what functions should be optimized and give you a nice performance boost in return.
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Internet Explorer Crosses The 50% Market Share Mark, Again

By | May 1, 2012 | 25 Comments


Back in November, 2011, we have reported that the Internet Explorer web browser has fallen below the 50% market share mark.

Now, it looks like the software giant has something to celebrate as according to the latest numbers, it’s back at 50%, up from 49.82% (0.18 point increase).
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