Category: Google Chrome

Adobe Promotes Google Chrome

By | August 18, 2011 | 19 Comments

Adobe Promotes Google Chrome

Now here is something interesting I noticed today.

When downloading the latest stable version of the Adobe Flash Player, a checkbox appeared, offering me to install Google Chrome as well.

However, if you hit F5 several times, it will suggest you a different kind of software, making us wonder, how much such promotion cost for the Google (if any?).

Detect Which Browser Window/Tab Plays Music In The Background

By | August 17, 2011 | 5 Comments

Detect Which Browser Window/Tab Plays Music In The Background

So you have a web browser open with dozens of tabs when suddenly you hear an annoying sound and have no idea which of the sites does that.

Don’t worry. MuteTab, a Google Chrome extension, is here to rescue. Not only it detects sound from tabs but also allows you to mute background tabs altogether.

Unfortunately, it’s not yet available in other web browsers. However, if you are a Google Chrome user, give it a try.

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 15th

By | August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 15th

[Thanks, asknobody]

Guess The Web Browser Game (Pic)

By | August 15, 2011 | 14 Comments

Idea for family game night.
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Web Browser Backup: FavBackup 2.1.1 Released

By | August 14, 2011 | 6 Comments

Browsers Backup: FavBackup 2.1.0 Released

With the release of Firefox 6, we are happy to announced the availability of FavBackup 2.1.1, which fixes a bug when backing up AdBlock data (as reported by DeoDomuique) and adds a few new web browsers support.

Changelog

– Added Google Chrome 15 Dev Support
– Added Firefox 6 Support
– Fixed Firefox AdBlock Backup Issues

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If Web Browsers Were Memes

By | August 11, 2011 | 13 Comments

What if Internet memes represented top 6 web browsers? Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera and Maxthon…
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New Chromium UI In Sight

By | August 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

The most recent build of Chromium, an open source web browser, has received a new UI designed specifically for tablets.

Although it’s still in an experimental stage and there is no confirmation whether we will see such UI integrated into the future versions of Google Chrome or Chrome OS, it provides an interesting glimpse of the upcoming changes.

If you are interesting in playing with the new user interface, be sure to adjust the GYP_DEFINES option accordingly: GYP_DEFINES=”touchui=1

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 8th

By | August 8, 2011 | 8 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 8th

Download Google Chrome 13 Final

By | August 8, 2011 | 7 Comments

Not sure how our moles could have missed that, but the stable version of Google Chrome 13 is now available and is ready for you to download.

The following release includes Instant Pages, a feature announced few months ago, which is explained in the video above.

Furthermore, Google Chrome 13 Stable includes a print preview feature as well as improved omnibox and other enhancements.

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Web Browsers IQ Study Is A Hoax

By | August 3, 2011 | 7 Comments

Web Browsers IQ Study Is A Hoax

IE users rejoice.

Earlier this week, we reported about the recent study which claims that IE users tend to have a lower IQ when compared to other web browser users. Turns out, it was a hoax all along.

According to BBC, the web site that published results was set up just weeks before official announcement and used staff images copied from Central Test, a French company specializing in research.

Although ApTiquant has already changed some of its staff member names, they did that few days too late.

[Thanks, RamaSubbu SK]