Category: Marketing

Adobe Promotes Google Chrome

By | August 18, 2011 | 19 Comments

Adobe Promotes Google Chrome

Now here is something interesting I noticed today.

When downloading the latest stable version of the Adobe Flash Player, a checkbox appeared, offering me to install Google Chrome as well.

However, if you hit F5 several times, it will suggest you a different kind of software, making us wonder, how much such promotion cost for the Google (if any?).

Spoiler: Opera Download Milestones

By | June 29, 2011 | 5 Comments

Track Opera Downloads "Live"

If you’ve been following Opera download tracker and are curious enough to find out what are the other milestones, here is a list of them all:
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Opera Software Pizza Give Away

By | June 28, 2011 | 3 Comments

Opera Software Pizza Give Away

Forget all those shirts and pens. To celebrate the release of Opera 11.50, Opera Software is giving away something pretty neat and unique: a pizza.

If you are interested, head over to the following reddit post and submit a request!

Good appetite.

Microsoft Exploits Firefox 4 Furor

By | June 24, 2011 | 11 Comments

Microsoft Exploits Firefox 4 FurorThe retirement of Firefox 4 isn’t sitting well with corporate IT and a Microsoft executive made sure to capitalize upon the situation by pleading the case for Internet Explorer in the enterprise yesterday.

I think I speak for everyone on the IE team when I say we’d like the opportunity to win back your business. We’ve got a great solution for corporate customers with both IE8 and IE9, and believe we could help you address the challenges you’re currently facing. - Ari Bixhorn, director of IE at Microsoft

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Enterprise IT Unhappy With Firefox 4′s Retirement

By | June 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

Enterprise IT Unhappy With Firefox 4's RetirementSeveral corporate IT managers have displayed discomfort with Mozilla’s decision to deliver new editions of Firefox every six weeks with its new rapid release program. This discomfort centers around the retirement of Firefox 4 from security support as well as their inability to test any new version beforehand.

The Firefox 4 EOL (End of Live) is a kick in the stomach. I’m now in the terrible position of choosing to deploy a Firefox 4 release with potentially unpatched vulnerabilities, reset the test cycle for thousands of internal apps to validate Firefox 5 or stay on a patched Firefox 3.6.x. - John Walicki of IBM

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Google Chrome: Lady Gaga

By | May 23, 2011 | 5 Comments

With the recently announced Google Chrome promotion, here comes another video from the search giant and this one features Lady Gaga (oh no).

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 16th

By | May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 16th

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Google’s Dear Sophie: You Are Doing It Wrong

By | May 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

Googles Dear Sophie: You Are Doing It WrongRemember the ad campaign for Google’s Chrome web browser titled “Dear Sophie“? The one that encourages using various search giant services?

Turns out, you can’t really do that. Why? Because it’s against Google’s TOS to create a Google account for children younger than 13 years old.

Here is an email from one of the fathers:
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 9th

By | May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 2nd

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Google Chrome: Dear Sophie

By | May 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

As Google begins its biggest off-line TV campaign called “the Web is what you make of it”, here comes another ad for you to check out.