Category: Google Chrome

Google Chrome: So That’s the Real Reason Behind the Fast Version Number Progression

By | November 12, 2010 | 12 Comments

Google Chrome: So Thats the Real Reason Behind the Fast Version Number Progression

Via Reddit and Chromium.

Google Chrome Sponsors Free Inflight Wi-Fi

By | November 9, 2010 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome Sponsors Free In-Flight Wi-Fi

It’s been a good year for Google Chrome and company is giving something back.

Starting from November 20, 2010 through January 2, 2011, Google will offer a free inflight wi-fi for every passenger of domestic AirTran, Delta and Virgin America flights.

“Just bring a Wi-Fi enabled laptop or mobile device and stay connected to family and friends while you travel,” Google says.

Thanks, Armin.

Via: BGR

Browser Adoption Rate Looks Good

By | November 5, 2010 | 17 Comments

Browser Adoption Rate Looks Good

Or does it?

Remember all those “upgrade your browser now” messages and claims that Opera had one of the worst browser adoption rates? Ever wondered if situation has changed after auto update? Let’s find out.

PingDom took 4 day stats from StatCounter and calculated how many users run the latest browser version.

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Google Chrome, Now with PDF Viewer

By | November 5, 2010 | 8 Comments

Google Chrome, Now with PDF ViewerApparently, Flash is not enough.

Google has recently announced that the latest version of Google Chrome Beta now includes an integrated PDF viewer.

This is good news for everyone, who prefers their computers to be as clean as possible. No more additional software or plugin downloads for you.

According to blog post, Google has also added an additional layer of security around the PDF viewer, which is always a welcomed step.

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Download Google Chrome 7.0.517.44

By | November 4, 2010 | 9 Comments

Download Google Chrome 7.0.517.44Today, Google released a new stable version of Google Chrome 7 web browser.

The following build fixes a total of 10 issues, where some of them are security related.

In addition, company awarded 9 bug hunters with a total of $7500 in cash.

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Oct, 2010 – Google Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera – Down

By | November 3, 2010 | 44 Comments

Oct, 2010 - Google Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera - Down

As we enter November, it’s time to yet again, check the browser market share numbers.

It looks like Internet Explorer 9 Beta release did not help at all, as IE market share went down from 59.65% to 59.18% (0.47 point decrease).

Firefox market share is also on the chopping block. It has decreased by 0.1 point, going down from 22.96% to 22.86%. That’s the lowest number this year.
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Official HTML5 Test Suite Results

By | November 2, 2010 | 8 Comments

Official HTML5 Test Suite Results

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) compared HTML5 test suite conformance results among different web browsers.

According to the summary, recently released Internet Explorer Platform Preview 6 achieves better results than its competitors.

However, as per our unofficial HTML5 test, IE9 is far from being a leader.

Full results may be found here.

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 1st

By | November 1, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 1st

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HTML5: Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) vs. Google Chrome 8 vs. Firefox 4 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5
Today, we test five most popular web browsers to find out…

Shocker: Browser Ballot Screen Made Little to No Difference
When it comes to market share statistics, it looks like everyone’s…
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Weekly Questions Recap, November 1st

By | November 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Questions Recap, November 1st

Unresolved

Answered

HTML5 Video Growth Explodes

By | October 27, 2010 | 14 Comments

HTML5 Video Growth Explodes

Today, MeFeedia has released an interesting piece of information.

By using data from more than 33 000 different publishers, they revealed what appears to be a pretty significant growth of HTML5 playback.

According to report, numbers have doubled in the last 5 months and as of October 2010, 54% of H.264 videos are now available for playback in HTML5.
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