Category: Google Chrome

Chrome for Mac, Now with Extensions

By | January 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Chrome for Mac, Now with ExtensionsThe latest dev build of Google Chrome web browser (4.0.288.1), has finally received extensions support and bookmark sync.

Furthermore, “Pin Tab” feature was also added, which transforms selected tabs into small, icon only tabs.

Download Chrome 4.0.288.1.

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Chrome Overtakes Safari in Market Share Race

By | January 5, 2010 | 9 Comments

Chrome Overtakes Safari in Market Share RaceWell, this certainly wasn’t a big surprise. During the last month of 2009, Google Chrome (4.63% market share) became world’s 3rd most used web browser, overtaking Apple’s Safari (4.46%).

In other news, Internet Explorer market share went down from 63.62% to 62.69% (0.93 point decrease).

Firefox also lost some of the market share, going down from 24.72% to 24.61% (0.11 point decrease). Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 4th

By | January 4, 2010 | 4 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 4th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, f, Ichann and Nox for links.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 28th

By | December 28, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 28th

Thanks to Nox for links.

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Web Browsers Singing

By | December 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

Greetings,

We would like to wish you a very happy Christmas and awesome New Year :-)

Also, we will be moving site to a new server (thanks to Lotosus.com) (so it can take 24-48 hours for your ISP (Internet Service Provider) to catch new IPs).

In case you don’t see any new posts within a week, please try to clear your DNS Cache.

To Clear/flush DNS cache in Microsoft Windows. Continue Reading

Benchmark: Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Firefox 3.7, 3.6, 3.5 vs. Chrome 4, 3, 2 vs. Opera 10.5, 10.1 vs. Safari 4

By | December 22, 2009 | 29 Comments

Yet again, it’s time to test latest web browser releases, including Opera 10.50.

Tested browsers:
Internet Explorer 8
Firefox 3.5.6
Firefox 3.6 Beta 5
Firefox 3.7 Pre-Alpha 1 Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 21st

By | December 21, 2009 | 5 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 21st

Thanks to Nox for links!

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Google – Desperate or Smart?

By | December 21, 2009 | 4 Comments

Google - Desparate or Smart?

Thanks to Nox for news tip! Via Flickr.

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EU Won’t Fine Microsoft Over Browser Ballot Case

By | December 16, 2009 | 23 Comments

EU Won't Fine Microsoft Over Browser Ballot CaseMicrosoft and European Commission have finally reached an agreement, in which browsers will be randomly listed in ballot screen (up to 12 browsers total)

Although EU have not fined Microsoft this time, if they fail to stick with an agreement for the next 5 years, Microsoft will have to pay up to 10% of yearly global turnover.

“This is a victory for the future of the Web. This decision is also a celebration of open Web standards, as these shared guidelines are the necessary ingredients for innovation on the Web,” said Jon von Tetzchner, CEO of Opera Software.

Thanks to Trygve Lie for news tip.

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Google Chrome 3.0.195.38 and Google Chrome 4.0.266.0 Beta

By | December 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome 3.0.195.38 and Google Chrome 4.0.266.0 BetaHere comes two new versions of Google Chrome web browser: 3.0.195.38 Final and 4.0.266.0 Beta. Mainly, focusing on stability improvements as well as bug fixing.

Google Chrome 3.0.195.38 Changelog

* [r31694] Fixes a crash while typing in the omnibox (issue 20511).
* [r32474] Fixes a crash while playing mp4 videos with odd sizes, such as 1366×768 (issue 27675).

Google Chrome 4.0.266.0 Beta Changelog

* Initial implementation of the HTML5 sandbox attribute for iframes [WebKit@51577] Continue Reading