• Internet Explorer 9 UI Screenshot, Features
Out of all potential IE9 “leaks” and concepts, this one is definitely the most plausible.
MPEG-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.
As 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).
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.
• Leaked IE9 Screenshots: Download Manager, Speed Dial
Earlier this week, Microsoft has confirmed Internet Explorer 9 Public Beta launch for September.
Just 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.