Category: Google Chrome

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

By | August 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

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Leaked IE9 Screenshots: Download Manager, Speed Dial
Earlier this week, Microsoft has confirmed Internet Explorer 9 Public Beta launch for September.

Firefox 4 Beta 2 Released
Mozilla has recently announced the availability of Firefox 4 Beta 2 web browser which can be downloaded…
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Stable Google Chrome Releases Every 6 Weeks

By | July 27, 2010 | 5 Comments

Stable Google Chrome Releases Every 6 WeeksJust recently Google has introduced their new Chrome release cycle. According to it, new stable browser versions will now be available every 6 weeks. Therefore, major version numbers will be changing much faster.

There are three reasons for such change, company said:

Shorten the release cycle and still get great features in front of users when they are ready
Make the schedule more predictable and easier to scope
Reduce the pressure on engineering to “make” a release

What do you think about release cycle shift? Still excited about Google Chrome 10?

Thanks to Blake for the news tip.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

By | July 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

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Internet Explorer 9 to be the Fastest and Safest Web Browser
Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Turner has made a bold statement, saying that Internet Explorer 9 will not only be the safest…

Firefox 3.6.8 Released
Recently Mozilla has released one more update for Firefox 3.6.x branch web browser that fixes 1 bug.

Mozilla Bumps Cash Rewards for Security Vulnerabilities Reports
In what appears to be a great benefit for Firefox users, Mozilla has recently bumped its cash rewards salary from mere $500 to $3000.
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Google Responds to Mozilla’s Bumped Cash Rewards

By | July 26, 2010 | 4 Comments

Google Responds to Mozilla's Bumped Cash RewardsJust a week ago, Mozilla has significantly increased its cash rewards for security vulnerability reports, from mere $500 to $3,000.

Turns out, Google has also decided to increase its maximum reward salary to $3,133.7 USD.

In addition, company is “very likely” to pay such amount for all critical vulnerability reports.

Thanks to Blake for the news tip.

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AdBlock for Google Chrome Now Blocks Ads

By | July 21, 2010 | 11 Comments

AdBlock for Google Chrome Now Blocks AdsThe latest version of Google Chrome extension called AdBlock is now able to not only hide ads, but also prevent them from downloading at all.

Add-on version 2.0 uses “beforeload” event, that was added by Apple to their WebKit engine sometime this year, and made its way into Google Chrome 5.

You may download AdBlock extension from the following page.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 19th

By | July 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 19th

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Firefox Home App Approved by Apple
Few weeks ago, Mozilla has submitted Firefox Home to Apple’s App Store and today, it was finally approved.

Mozilla Removes Password Sniffer Add-On
It looks like Mozilla has decided to remove and block “Mozilla Sniffer” add-on from addons.mozilla.org website after its review.
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An Interview with Mozilla’s Christopher Blizzard

By | July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

An Interview with Mozilla's Christopher BlizzardGizmodo has sat down with Christopher Blizzard, Mozilla’s Director of Developer Relations to discuss the future of Firefox it’s competitors and browsers in general.

Furthermore, he confirmed that company is not going to develop Firefox for Windows Mobile/Phone 7 anytime soon.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 5th

By | July 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 5th

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IE6 is “Safer” than Chrome or Opera
US Bank Chase has decided to stop supporting Opera and Chrome web browsers, implying security issues and low popularity.

June, 2010 – Internet Explorer Gains Market Share; Firefox, Opera – Loses
As yet another month has passed by, it’s time to find out, how browsers market share has evolved over past 30 days.
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Opera and Google Chrome Hitler Parody

By | July 5, 2010 | 12 Comments

Hitler thinks that Chrome, his favorite browser, is the fastest. But he is about to discover that he is wrong, and his generals will experience his wrath!

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June, 2010 – Boom! Internet Explorer Gains Market Share; Firefox, Opera – Loses

By | July 1, 2010 | 8 Comments

June, 2010 - Internet Explorer Gains Market ShareAs yet another month has passed by, it’s time to find out, how browsers market share has evolved over past 30 days.

Surprisingly, Internet Explorer has increased its market share by 0.57 point, from 59.75% to 60.32%.

Firefox market share has been consolidating for a while now. This time it went down from 24.32% to 23.81%, 0.51 point decrease.
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