Category: Google Chrome
Using Internet Explorer? Maybe Firefox, Safari, Opera or Chrome? Here’s a resource list for you by Doriano.
No matter which browser you prefer, there’s a plethora of ways to customize the way you surf the Web. There are countless plugins, extensions, toolbars and more. Some of these are easy to install while others require a little more effort.
We’ve put together a list of some of the best instructional resources for the most popular browsers today, including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera and even the still wet behind the ears rookie, Google Chrome.
After the recent Google Chrome launch it’s time to check new web browsers market share data.
Internet Explorer continues to lose market share, this time it felt by 0.63%, from 72.15% to 71.52%
Firefox lost some market share as well; it felt from 19.73% to 19.46% (0.27% decrease). Continue Reading
Using Linux or Mac OS X and want to try Google Chrome? Try Chromium which codebase is based on Chrome.
Few important things which you should know before trying it:
This is just a proof of concept, for fun, and to showcase what Wine can do.
What is Wine? Continue Reading
Here’s a nice post by Christian Zibreg called “10 things we would like to see in Firefox and Chrome”. He lists 5 must have features for each of those web browsers. The funny thing however is one of the comments:
1. Already done in Opera.
2. Has been done in Opera for quite a while.
3. Opera already does a large portion of this. Continue Reading
Want to download some Google Chrome themes? Fortunately, there are more than 30 of them already made and listed here.
It even got Firefox Chrome and Opera Chrome themes.
How to install new theme?
Download the “default.dll” from desired Theme in the ChromeSpot Themes Forum and replace Chrome’s existing default.dll located here: Continue Reading
Germany’s oldest and perhaps biggest prime time news Tagesschau announced the following under the headline “Warning against internet browser”*:
The Federal Office for Information Security warned internet users of the new browser Chrome. The application by the company Google should not be used for surfing the internet, as a spokesperson for the office told the Berliner Zeitung. It was said to be problematic that Chrome was distributed as an unfinished advance version. Continue Reading
Now this is getting more and more interesting. Guys made a nice post on how Google Chrome is a spyware, indeed.
What was tested? Apparently, they have monitored Google Chrome behavior with network protocol analyzer tool and here are the results:
After typing Microsoft.com in the address field, all calls were addressed to IP 184.108.40.206 (host: bw-in-f100.google.com) which is Google’s for sure. Continue Reading
US-CERT is aware of a vulnerability that affects the Google Chrome web browser. This vulnerability is due to a default configuration that allows files to be downloaded without prompting the user. In addition, downloaded files can be opened with a single click, which could allow a user to inadvertently open a malicious file.
US-CERT encourages users to enable the “Ask where to save each file before downloading” option within the “Minor Tweaks” tab in the browser preferences. Continue Reading
Check this one.
11.1 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services.
By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Google a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services.
This license is for the sole purpose of enabling Google to display, distribute and promote the Services and may be revoked for certain Services as defined in the Additional Terms of those Services. Continue Reading
Firefox 3 (3.1) vs. Google Chrome vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)
SquirrelFish: The engine used by Safari 4.0.
V8: The engine used by Google Chrome.
SpiderMonkey: The engine that powers Firefox (up to, and including, Firefox 3.0). Continue Reading