Category: Google Chrome

Google Chrome is 2 Years Old

By | September 2, 2010 | 21 Comments

Google Chrome is 2 Years Old

Only 2 years ago, Google has released the very first build of Chrome web browser. Now, two years later, company is celebrating its browser birthday with two new releases: stable and beta.

Google Chrome then
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Internet Explorer 9 vs. Google Chrome 7 vs. Firefox 4 (Hardware Acceleration)

By | September 1, 2010 | 16 Comments

As Google Chrome 7 (dev) now includes hardware acceleration, guys from DownloadSquad decided to test it along with Internet Explorer 9 (developers preview) and Firefox 4 (beta).

What are the results?
Google Chrome 7 utilized the most of the hardware resources, delivering better FPS (frames per second) than Internet Explorer 9 or Firefox 4, which took the last place.

However, as those are not the final builds, don’t draw your conclusions yet, things might change in the future.

Thanks to geek for the news tip.

HTML5 and Arcade Fire

By | August 31, 2010 | 3 Comments

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Ever wondered what else can you do with HTML5? Recently Google has launched yet another HTML5 demo page that incorporates canvas, audio and video elements with a track “We Used To Wait” from the rock band “Arcade Fire”.

Just type in your address and get ready for a unique trip.

Visit ChromeExperiments.com

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 30th

By | August 30, 2010 | 6 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 30th

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Internet Explorer 9 UI Screenshot, Features
Out of all potential IE9 “leaks” and concepts, this one is definitely the most plausible.

Facebook Chat to Stop Supporting IE6
According to Facebook blog post, company will be dropping Internet Explorer 6 support for its chat application…
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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 23rd

By | August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 23rd

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The History of Internet Explorer
As Microsoft celebrates the 15th birthday of Internet Explorer, lets dive into the past and see how it all started…

Is Internet Explorer the Modern Times Jesus?
Before we begin… If you are easily offended Christian, just skip this post.
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Steam Software Survey

By | August 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

It looks like Steam survey now also tracks software usage. While it’s just a minority of all Internet users (and all of them are gamers), you can still gather some interesting numbers.

Personally, I was curious about Microsoft Silverlight adoption. Turns out, 1 out of 2 people has actually Silverlight installed. Adobe Flash Player on the other hand dominates the market.

Stats:
Steam Software Survey

For a complete list, visit the following page.

Thanks to nobody and Nox for the news tip!

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6 of the Worst Web Browser Features

By | August 19, 2010 | 55 Comments

There comes a time when browser developers decide to implement a specific feature or do things in certain way that may cripple user experience.

So, lets dig into this mess and find out, what these things actually are.

Internet Explorer: Connecting

Internet Explorer: Connecting
Turns out, such simple task as opening new tab, can also become a headache. If you’ve been using Internet Explorer 7/8, then infamous “Connecting…” message is already wired into your brain.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 17th

By | August 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 17th

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Internet Explorer 9 Launching on September 15th
IE team has just announced the launch of Internet Explorer 9 Beta that will take place in San Francisco on September 15th.

Firefox 4 Beta 3, Now with Multi Touch
Mozilla has just released the Beta 3 of Firefox web browser that enables multi-touch…
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Google Chrome to Phone Now Available

By | August 14, 2010 | 6 Comments

During the press event in San Francisco, Google has announced the availability of Chrome to Phone extension.

What does it do?
Basically, it allows you to send currently selected text, links, maps, etc. from your Chrome web browser to any Android 2.2 devices.

Download.

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A List of Web Browser Ad-Blockers

By | August 13, 2010 | 10 Comments

A List of Web Browser Ad-BlockersDid you know that there are over 30 ad block plugins and extensions for the top 5 web browsers?

Well, now you do.

AdBlockList.com (as the domain name suggests) is a web site that lists a ton of ad blockers for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari web browsers. Great resource, if you are interested in such tools.

Thanks to Nox for the news tip.

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