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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, June 6th

By | June 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 6th

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Google To Discontinue Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 7 and Safari 3 Support

By | June 2, 2011 | 17 Comments

Google To Discontinue Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 7 and Safari 3 SupportDevelopers rejoice.

If dropping the 10 year old web browser support was not enough, IE6 that is, starting from August 1st, Google plans to discontinue Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 7 and Safari 3 web browsers support.

According to the official blog post, company will only support current and prior major releases of the web browsers.

We are pretty excited about the change as there is little to no reason not to upgrade your web browser.

No word about Opera yet.

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 30th

By | May 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 30th

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First Chrome OS Desktop PC To Ship In July

By | May 26, 2011 | 5 Comments

First Chrome OS Desktop PC To Ship In July

According to various reports, hardware maker Xi3 will be releasing the very first desktop PC running Google’s Chrome operating system on the 4th of July.

Xi3′s ChromiumPC modular computer will feature a tiny, cube like design with different color options and are powered by the dual or single core 64-bit, x86 processors.
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Google And Mozilla Start Debate Over Address Bar

By | May 24, 2011 | 12 Comments

Google And Mozilla Start Debate Over Address Bar

With Google allowing users to hide the address bar in canary builds of Chrome 13, Mozilla has decided to release the LessChrome HD extension which pretty much does the same thing. This has seemingly sparked a bit of a debate in the browser industry, as the address bar has always been an integral part of the web browser.
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 16th

By | May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 16th

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Who Here Is Getting A Chromebook?

By | May 16, 2011 | 10 Comments

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I am rather curious about this matter. Although Google Chrome OS is an operating system, it is an operating system that consists of only a web browser. It boots you into an enhanced version of Google Chrome and you do what you need to do from there. It has never been done before to my knowledge, and since major browser vendor Google is pushing this project with all that it’s got, Google Chrome OS may very well be here to stay. Who knows, perhaps Opera, Mozilla, or even Microsoft will follow?
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Chrome Hack Denied By Google Engineers

By | May 15, 2011 | 3 Comments

As reported previously by FavBrowser, Google Chrome’s sandbox has allegedly been hacked. Nevertheless, several security engineers over at Google have now denied this, countering claims that a security company discovered a vulnerability in Chrome that could let attackers hijack Windows PCs running the browser.

The bug that security company Vupen exploited to hack Chrome was in Adobe’s Flash which comes bundled with Chrome, not in Chrome itself, said the engineers. A Google spokesman said that investigation was still ongoing, but the engineers decided to make themselves heard.
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WebGL Awesomeness: 3 Dreams Of Black

By | May 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

If you are a fan of WebGL technology, then this gem is definitely worth checking out.

“3 Dreams of Black” by Rome is an interactive video made using WebGL which just shows you the possibilities amazing future of the web.

WebGL support is a must for your web browser, so in case you don’t use Google Chrome or Firefox, grab it now and open the following link.

Enjoy.

Chrome Web Store, Now Available Worldwide

By | May 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

Chrome Web Store, Now Available Worldwide

Yet more news come from the Google’s I/O 2011 keynote as company has just announced that the Chrome Web Store is now available to all the users worldwide in no less than 41 different language.

There is a catch though; they will be able to access the free applications only, at least for now.

In addition to that, Google has revealed that there have been more than 17 million app installations so far and with the new countries inclusion, these numbers will surely explode.

As for developers, instead of complicating things, the company will charge a flat 5% fee instead.

Via: Engadget