Category: Google

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

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Enable Google Search Suggestions in Opera

By | August 18, 2010 | 26 Comments

Enable Google Search Suggestions in OperaAs you might know, Opera 10.60 brings support for search suggestions. However, it currently works for Bing and Wikipedia only.

Fortunately, you can now enable such suggestions for Google as well. Here is how:

1. Open search.ini file from your profile directory (if you have issues finding such file, type opera:about for some file paths).
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Google Chrome to Phone Now Available

By | August 14, 2010 | 6 Comments

During the press event in San Francisco, Google has announced the availability of Chrome to Phone extension.

What does it do?
Basically, it allows you to send currently selected text, links, maps, etc. from your Chrome web browser to any Android 2.2 devices.

Download.

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Google SSL Search is Broken in Safari 5

By | August 11, 2010 | 3 Comments

It looks like there are some issues with Google SSL Search and/or Safari 5 web browser.

As reported by some users, when entering a search query via https link, it will redirect you to a standard Google.com web page.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

By | August 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

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Leaked IE9 Screenshots: Download Manager, Speed Dial
Earlier this week, Microsoft has confirmed Internet Explorer 9 Public Beta launch for September.

Firefox 4 Beta 2 Released
Mozilla has recently announced the availability of Firefox 4 Beta 2 web browser which can be downloaded…
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Stable Google Chrome Releases Every 6 Weeks

By | July 27, 2010 | 5 Comments

Stable Google Chrome Releases Every 6 WeeksJust recently Google has introduced their new Chrome release cycle. According to it, new stable browser versions will now be available every 6 weeks. Therefore, major version numbers will be changing much faster.

There are three reasons for such change, company said:

Shorten the release cycle and still get great features in front of users when they are ready
Make the schedule more predictable and easier to scope
Reduce the pressure on engineering to “make” a release

What do you think about release cycle shift? Still excited about Google Chrome 10?

Thanks to Blake for the news tip.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

By | July 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

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Internet Explorer 9 to be the Fastest and Safest Web Browser
Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Turner has made a bold statement, saying that Internet Explorer 9 will not only be the safest…

Firefox 3.6.8 Released
Recently Mozilla has released one more update for Firefox 3.6.x branch web browser that fixes 1 bug.

Mozilla Bumps Cash Rewards for Security Vulnerabilities Reports
In what appears to be a great benefit for Firefox users, Mozilla has recently bumped its cash rewards salary from mere $500 to $3000.
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