Category: Google Chrome
The long awaited Google Chrome OS will be make its debut later this year, Sundar Pichai, the head of the Chrome project confirmed yesterday at the Computex Taipei.
Pichai also noted:
Chrome OS is one of the few future operating systems for which there are already millions of applications that work…
You don’t need to redesign Gmail for it to work on Chrome. Facebook does not need to write a new app for Chrome.
Another month, another market report. Let’s begin.
Internet Explorer market share fell down by 0.26 point, from 59.95% to 59.69%.
Firefox still struggles to reach 25% market share, this time it went down from 24.59% to 24.35% (0.24 point decrease).
Not a big surprise here, Chrome managed to increase its market share by another 0.32 point, up from 6.73% to 7.05%. Continue Reading
• Windows Phone 7 to Feature Upgradeable Internet Explorer
With many mobile web browser choices floating around, Internet Explorer is certainly not one of them.
• Synchronize Between Firefox and iPhone with Firefox Home
Mozilla has recently announced an upcoming project that is “Firefox Home”.
• Google Releases Chrome 5 Stable
Few days ago, Google has released the final version of Google Chrome 5 web browser, tagged as version 5.0.375.55, for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. Continue Reading
Now here is a clever one.
As Mozilla Firefox creative lead Aza Raskin describes it, the attack is as elegant as it is simple: A user has multiple tabs open, and surfs to a site that uses special javacript code to silently alter the contents of a tabbed page along with the information displayed on the tab itself, so that when the user switches back to that tab it appears to be the login page for a site the user normally visits.
Even with NoScript plugin installed, users were still vulnerable. Fortunately, May 27th update fixes that.
Here is a nifty extension for Android 2.2 and Google Chrome users.
You can now send links from your web browser directly to your Android device using Cloud to Device Messaging service.
As for other platform users, there is always a mail.
Couple weeks ago, Google came up with Chrome speed test video. Well, today Opera Software has released their own version of it, featuring Norwegian potatoes and Opera web browser itself.
Thanks to Garen, RamaSubbu SK and zoori for the news tip.
Few days ago, Google has released the final version of Google Chrome 5 web browser, tagged as version 5.0.375.55, for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
Besides more than just a few security patches (6), they managed to fix a handful of stability issues as well.
Chrome 5 brings browser preferences and bookmarks sync, HTML5 features, updated bookmark manager and more.
Thanks to Blake and Rafael Luik for the news tip.
If UberGizmo rumor is true, Canonical, a company behind Ubuntu is planning to ditch Firefox web browser in favor of Google Chrome (or Chromium).
In fact, Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 should be the very first version to do that.
How this version differs from the desktop release? It has a new interface, designed for restricted size machines that features a single menu bar design (more about it here).
It’s still unclear, whether same changes are planned for desktop version or not.
Last week, rumors were floating around about the upcoming Acer announcement at Computex regarding Chrome OS device.
Unfortunately, company has issued a press release stating that company has no “short-term plans for such a product”.
However, such device is still plausible in the future, as Acer said: “Acer believes that Google Chrome OS is without doubt an exciting product announcement and deserves it’s full attention as well as an in-depth study of its potential from a consumers perspective.”
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- Mozilla Plugin Check for All Browsers
- The Book of Mozilla
- Use Google Chrome to Drag Images into e-mails
- Verizon’s Tablet Bet Is on Google Chrome
- Why the Opera web browser is anti-Flash
- Opera’s Secrets Unlocked: 16 Tips and Tricks
- Apple Safari Browser Hit By Zero-day Vulnerability
- Is Your Browser HTML5 and CSS3 Ready?
- Android Browser Roundup
Thanks to Android, Ichann, Nox and Tiago Sá for links.