Category: Mobile Browsers

Google Chrome For Android Strengthens Security

By | September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome For Android Strengthens SecurityRecently, Google has released a new stable build of its desktop web browser, which includes a new sandbox architecture.

Now, the search giant has shared some good news with its Android users as they too will be receiving a new build that strengthens web browser’s security.

According to the recent blog post, Chrome for Android sandbox was improved due to the multi-process architecture and Android’s User ID isolation technology.
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August, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser – Up; Opera Mini – Down

By | September 4, 2012 | 2 Comments


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).
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Download Maxthon For Kindle Fire 2.6.x

By | August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Download Maxthon For Kindle Fire 2.6.xWell, 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.

Firefox Metro Coming In September

By | August 17, 2012 | 9 Comments

Firefox Metro Coming In SeptemberThe 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.
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July, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser – Up; Symbian, Opera Mini – Down

By | August 6, 2012 | 15 Comments


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%.
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Microsoft Finishes Internet Explorer 10

By | August 3, 2012 | 8 Comments

Microsoft Finishes Internet Explorer 10Build 10.0.9200.16384.

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.
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Opera Now Has 200 Million Mobile Users

By | July 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

Opera Now Has 200 Million Mobile UsersWith 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, Ichann]

Windows Phone 8 Internet Explorer 10 Features Leaked

By | July 27, 2012 | 6 Comments

Windows Phone 8 Internet Explorer 10 Features LeakedThanks 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:
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Firefox Beta For Android Brings Tablet Support

By | July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Firefox Beta For Android Brings Tablet SupportWith 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.
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Chrome Experiments Goes Mobile

By | July 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

Chrome Experiments, a site that flourishes creative coding, has launched a new version made specifically for the handheld devices.

Just like in the desktop version, various demos showcase the latest and greatest capabilities of the Google Chrome web browser, thanks to the cutting-edge web technologies such as: Canvas, CSS3 and JavaScript.

Visit Chrome Experiments Mobile