Category: Google

Chrome 2.0 Development Preview

By | January 10, 2009 | 1 Comment

Google has unveiled Chrome 2.0 in the developer channel (like Mozilla Minefields) on Thursday; some of the new features are:

• Support for gradients, reflections and masks
• Faster rendering enhancements
• New user interface features
• Augmented extensibility like user scripting
• Edge Docking
• Full page zoom
• Form autocompletion
• Support for importing (but not synchronizing) Google Bookmarks
• Middle-click drag scrolling

The complete review at arstechnica.com

Mozilla’s and Google Relations Gets Complicated

By | December 22, 2008 | 3 Comments

According to Mozilla’s CEO John Lilly, the things between Mozilla and Google became bit more complicated since the launch of Chrome.

“We have a fine and reasonable relationship,” John Lilly, Mozilla’s CEO, said in an interview last week. “But I’d be lying if I said that things weren’t more complicated than they used to be.”

Of course, when Google supplies 88% of the Mozilla’s revenue, word complicated fits here perfectly.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

By | December 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Add-on-Con

By | November 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

For the first time in history, on December 11th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, the conference will be held dedicated to web browsers add-ons. People from Google, Microsoft and Mozilla will come together to discuss the future of web browsing.

Platinum Sponsors: Microsoft, Mozilla

For Agenda and Registration, please check their home page.

Google Chrome Ad on YouTube

By | November 1, 2008 | 1 Comment

Just noticed this one. I wonder if it’s really worth to promote a not fully working product (beta), once you click on a link, it opens new page where you can download it (says nothing about a “beta” status).

Was a final version released some time ago and I missed it?

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Got Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) and Gmail Issues? Forget them.

By | September 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

Got Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) and Gmail Issues? Forget them.Google + Microsoft? Yes. Looks like two giants co-operated (which is great). Apparently, Google and Microsoft IE engineers were working together in order to make Gmail more IE6 compatible.

As it says in blog, Microsoft released a critical update to their JavaScript implementation that fixed a performance problem with how the script engine allocates and frees memory. Continue Reading

Congratulations to Opera Mini Team

By | April 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera MiniSome time ago, Opera Mini team released an application for Google Android which is called Opera Mini. You can find more about it here. Also, I am sure that Opera Mini team submitted its application to Google’s Android Developer Challenge.

In the Android Developers Blog, “Android Developers Have Risen to the Challenge” post it says: Continue Reading

Opera Mini Now on Google Android

By | April 10, 2008 | 1 Comment

Opera Software today announced that Opera Mini mobile web browser for mobile phones is now available on Google Android.

What is Android?

Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications.

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Official Yahoo! Response to Opera and Google Mobile Search Deal

By | March 1, 2008 | 3 Comments

Official Yahoo! Response to Opera and Google Mobile Search DealSome time ago Opera and Google made a mobile search deal (read more about it here). Haavard from my.opera.com found Yahoo! response to this deal on news.yahoo.com

I’m just wondering….
Was it really Yahoo! who has decided to cancel this deal? Anyone from Opera team would like to comment maybe? :-) Continue Reading

Google and Opera in Partnership (Mobile)

By | February 27, 2008 | 3 Comments

Google, OperaGoogle was and still is a default search engine in Opera web browser for about 7 years. Today Opera Software announced that since March 1, 2008, Google will be set as a default search engine in their mobile products as well, Opera Mini and Opera Mobile.
Before Google and Opera mobile search partnership, default search engine was set to Yahoo! Search and some time ago Google was removed at all. Continue Reading