Category: Mobile Browsers
As promised last month, here comes a new segment and this time it’s for the mobile web browsers only.
Starting with the leader in the pack, Apple’s Safari continues its trend to the 70% mark, thanks to the iPhone and iPad sales, up from 66.22% to 66.43% (0.21 point increase).
Well, here is a nice gift for the Amazon’s Kindle users: a new release of the Maxthon web browser.
There is one issue though, we are not sure what the version number is or what are the changes.
On the app page it says v2.6.7, however, the changelog is completely different from the one posted on their official blog.
Anyway, you can grab it here at no cost.
The final version might miss the Windows 8 launch window.
Good news, following the recent RTM release of the Windows 8, Mozilla has announced that they too will be publishing the preview build of the Firefox Modern (formerly known as Metro) web browser sometime in September.
With the rise of handheld devices and rising competition, we are starting a new section, which will focus on the mobile web browsers only. Let’s get going.
Currently in the lead, Apple’s Safari web browser has climbed up by 0.43 point, up from 66.22% to 65.79%.
With the recent Windows 8 RTM announcement, the software giant has also finished the Final build of the Internet Explorer 10.
However, while both IE10 and IE10 Metro for Windows 8 are ready, it is not clear whether or not the Windows 7 version was also finalized.
Most importantly, Microsoft is yet to announce any new features/tweaks and the time of general availability for both Windows 8 and Windows 7 users.
With the release of the latest mobile web trends report, Norwegian browser maker has announced that their mobile products (Opera Mini and Opera Mobile) are now used by more than 200 million people worldwide.
As it turns out, the majority of these numbers come from the Opera Mini (183 million users) while Opera Mobile is used by 17 million people.
For even more details and stats by countries, check the original report.
Thanks to a recent WP8 SDK leaked, guys at MTW have obtained a pack of screenshots that detail quite a few new Windows Phone 8 features, including IE10.
So what can you expect from it?
Minus the new rendering engine and all that, Internet Explorer 10 for WP8 will include:
With the recent refresh of Firefox Beta for Android phones, the open source organization has also released a new update for tablets, which aims to match the look and feel of its brother.
In addition to that, it brings all the beloved Firefox features, such as: the new Awesome bar, refreshed tab view and an ability to view sites in desktop mode.
Chrome Experiments, a site that flourishes creative coding, has launched a new version made specifically for the handheld devices.
Merges your phone with a web browser.
It looks like guys at the Fenrir Inc. were quite busy developing a set of new web browsers for both PC and the iOS devices, including:
Sleipnir 3 for Windows
Sleipnir 3.5 for Mac OS X
Sleipnir Mobile 2.0 for iPhone and iPad 2