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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 4th

By | October 4, 2010 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 4th

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IE9 Beta: 6 Million Downloads in Two Weeks
Following 2 million downloads milestone on September 21st, Microsoft has…

Mozilla: No Firefox Browser for the iPhone
If you’ve been expecting to see Firefox for the iPhone anytime soon, then…
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Android Browsers: Skyfire vs. Dolphin HD vs. Opera Mini vs. Mozilla Fennec

By | September 30, 2010 | 13 Comments

Android Browsers: Skyfire vs. Dolphin HD vs. Opera Mini vs. Mozilla Fennec

Guys at PCWorld benchmarked Skyfire 2.0, Dolphin HD, Opera Mini, Mozilla Fennec, Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 stock mobile web browsers.

As you can see from the results above, Opera Mini and Skyfire 2.0 took the lead, followed by Android 2.2, Android 2.1, Dolphin HD and lastly, Mozilla’s Fennec (Alpha) browser.

Interestingly enough, Skyfire 2.0 beats Opera Mini when loading pages directly from the web (they both compress content), while Opera Mini performed better during cached pages load test.

Google Integrates Instant into Chrome

By | September 14, 2010 | 7 Comments

Google Integrates Instant into Chrome

It looks like Google continues pushing its Instant search feature forward. The latest Google Chrome Canary build now includes an option to enable Instant via command line by using “–enable-match-preview” tag.

How to enable (Windows):
Right click on “Google Chrome Canary Build” shortcut > Properties > Shortcut tab
Copy/Paste “–enable-match-preview” at the end of “Target” field

"C:\Users\Vygantas\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome SxS\Application\chrome.exe" --enable-match-preview

Launch Chrome.

Bing Includes HTML5, Becomes Awesome

By | September 10, 2010 | 12 Comments

Here is an amazing video that shows off the capabilities of HTML5 on Bing search engine.

With the upcoming Internet Explorer 9 Final release, (that supports HTML5) we are eager to experience the power of such interface on any mainstream web browser.

Enable Google Instant Search in Opera

By | September 9, 2010 | 20 Comments

Enable Google Instant Search in Opera

Here is a simple guide on how to get Google Instant Search to work on Opera.

1. Open Google.com
2. Right Click > Edit Site Preferences
3. Select “Network” tab, find “Browser identification” option and choose “Identify as Firefox”
4. That’s it!

P.S. Be sure to enable Instant (as seen in picture above).

Thanks to asfa, Ichann and Reddit for the tip.

Via: my.opera.com
Source: YouTube

Google Chrome is 2 Years Old

By | September 2, 2010 | 21 Comments

Google Chrome is 2 Years Old

Only 2 years ago, Google has released the very first build of Chrome web browser. Now, two years later, company is celebrating its browser birthday with two new releases: stable and beta.

Google Chrome then
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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 30th

By | August 30, 2010 | 6 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 30th

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Internet Explorer 9 UI Screenshot, Features
Out of all potential IE9 “leaks” and concepts, this one is definitely the most plausible.

Facebook Chat to Stop Supporting IE6
According to Facebook blog post, company will be dropping Internet Explorer 6 support for its chat application…
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H.264 Is Now Free, Sort Of

By | August 27, 2010 | 6 Comments

H.264 Is Now Free, Sort OfMPEG-LA, the group behind H.264 codec licensing declared Internet Broadcast AVC free from royalties; as long as web site that provides video streaming service is free as well. Or put in other words: YouTube won’t have to pay for it

Originally, LLC was planning to charge companies that rely on H.264, starting from 2016.

Thanks to competition, such as: Google’s WebM video format, this is no longer the case, as long as end users are not paying for service.

Thanks to webtax for the news tip.
Source: Electronista

Windows Phone 7 Browser Comparison

By | August 24, 2010 | 2 Comments

Guys at PocketNow.com compared Windows Phone 7, iPhone and Android browsing experience.

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Even Google Knows It (Pic)

By | August 19, 2010 | 11 Comments

Worst Browser

Bonus
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