Category: Google Chrome

Pwn2Own: Internet Explorer 8, 7 vs. Firefox 3 vs. Chrome 4 vs. Safari 4

By | February 18, 2010 | 21 Comments

Pwn2Own: Internet Explorer 8 vs. Firefox 3 vs. Chrome 4 vs. Safari 4In the upcoming Pwn2Own contest, hackers will be trying to “pwn” Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Apple Safari web browsers. Competition will be active for three days, with a total cash prize pool of $40 000, where each target is worth $10 000.

Contestants will be trying to exploit:

Day 1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7 Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 15th

By | February 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 15th

Thanks to Mabdul for links.

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Google Chrome Ads in the UK

By | February 15, 2010 | 4 Comments

Here are few of the recent Google Chrome (offline) ads, which appeared in the UK.

Google Chrome Ads
Via Flickr
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Chrome for Mac Receives Extensions and Bookmark Sync

By | February 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Google has just rolled out a new beta of Chrome web browser for Mac OS, featuring extensions and bookmark sync support.

With over 2500 extensions already available, everyone shall find tools to improve their daily browsing experience.

Download.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, February 8th

By | February 8, 2010 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 8th

Thanks to Demir, mabdul and Sebastian for links.

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Google to Kill IE6 Gmail Support in 2010

By | February 5, 2010 | 3 Comments

Google to Kill IE6 Gmail Support in 2010Just recently, search engine giant halted older browsers support for few of their apps. Turns out, it’s only the beginning, as Google spokesman said: “We plan to stop supporting older browsers for the rest of the Google Apps suite, including Gmail, later in 2010″.

This move is slightly unexpected, as IE6 still owns 20% of browser market share. As for older browsers quote, Firefox 2.0, Safari 2.0 and Chrome 3.0 won’t be supported as well.

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Chrome Grabs 5% Market Share as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera Share Goes Down

By | February 3, 2010 | 89 Comments

Chrome Grabs 5% Market Share as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera Share Goes Down Microsoft Internet Explorer lost yet another chunk of market share, and went down from 62.69% to 62.12% (0.57 point decrease).

For a third time in a row, Mozilla Firefox lost more market share, as it fell from 24.61% to 24.43% (0.18 point decrease).

Yet another huge gain for Chrome web browser; moving up, from 4.63% to 5.22%, making it a 0.59 point increase.

Slowly but surely, Safari increased its market share by 0.07 point, up from 4.46% to 4.53% Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 1st

By | February 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 1st

Thansk to Gala and mabdul for links.

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Google Chrome: Installer Does Not Open?

By | January 31, 2010 | 3 Comments

Got any setup issues? If Google Chrome installer does not work for you (nothing happens, when opening it), there might be nothing wrong with it.

In fact, if you already have Chrome installed and trying to upgrade it, installation might run silently.

Google Chrome: Installer Does Not Open

After you have “launched” setup, just open “About Google Chrome” and see version number. It’s highly possible, that you are already running your preferred release.

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Google Chrome 5 Already Here

By | January 30, 2010 | 12 Comments

Google Chrome 5.0.307.1 BetaApparently, Google has already released a beta version of Google Chrome 5.0.307.1 web browser. Don’t get excited yet, as changes are minimal and there are no drastic new features and/or improvements.

Changelog
Use default downloads directory on Vista and Windows 7 (except where it is the desktop)
Start work on Content Settings window and sub-dialogs.

Download.

With release cycles like these, we should see Google Chrome 7 by the end of this year.

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