Category: Mobile Browsers

Download Google Chrome For Android 4.0

By | February 9, 2012 | 11 Comments

That delicious Ice Cream Sandwich.

As it was just a matter of time anyway, Google has finally launched the Beta version of Google Chrome for Android, which is currently compatible with the 4.0 version only.

So what does it bring to the table?
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Windows Phone 8: Internet Explorer 10 To Compress Web Pages

By | February 3, 2012 | 9 Comments

Back in 2011, we’ve posted an article called “Alternative Windows Phone 7 Web Browsers? We Need Them“, where I complained about the lack of web page compression in the mobile version of Internet Explorer.
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Google’s Chrome Market Share Declines For The First Time, Firefox’s Drops Below 20%

By | February 1, 2012 | 26 Comments


New Year brings big changes.

It’s February already as we look at the January’s browsers marker share numbers. As it turns out, there were few substantial differences for major vendors.

For the first time since eternity, Internet Explorer has actually increased its share from 47.76% to 48.16% (0.4 point jump). Is IE cool again?
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Skyfire Receives Additional $8 Million In Funding

By | January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Skyfire Receives $8 Million In Funding

As if $23 million were not enough, Skyfire, a company behind mobile web browser for Android and iOS, has raised another $8 million in funding.

Although users can download Skyfire for free, which they did more than 12 million times, a video optimization feature dubbed as “Skyfire Video License” will cost you $2.99.
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Microsoft At CES 2012 (Full Recording)

By | January 16, 2012 | 3 Comments

If you’ve missed Microsoft’s final presentation at the CES 2012, here a full video for you to check out, which covers pretty much everything.

In case you don’t feel like watching the full video, here is the best part:
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Amazon’s Kindle Web Browser Ported To Other Android Devices

By | January 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

Amazon's Kindle Web Browser Runs On Other Android Devices

Silk, the Amazon Kindle Fire web browser, has been successfully ported by one of the XDA developer’s nicknamed TyHi and can now work fine across a variety of different Android devices.

As Electronista points out, the Silk web browser has gained attention from the various groups that are interested in Opera’s Turbo like cloud technology.
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December, 2011: Google Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox – Down

By | January 3, 2012 | 17 Comments


Happy New Year!

It’s that time of the month again when we look at the market share results for the last month. How your favorite browser did finish the 2011 race? Let’s find out.

Already broken through the 50% barrier, Internet Explorer share continues the downtrend, this time it has decreased by 1.19 point, from 48.95% to 47.76%.
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BOLT Mobile Browser Discontinued

By | December 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

BOLT Mobile Browser DiscontinuedBOLT, a little web browser that could, has announced the end of its saga.

Some time last year, June 2010, to be exact, BOLT has published a press release, claiming that is has rendered its billionth page with more than 7.3 million active users worldwide. Well, as it turns out, the economic circumstances did its own thing and those numbers are no longer relevant.

What did the company have to say? Not much.
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Nokia Ditches Opera Web Browser

By | October 28, 2011 | 21 Comments

Nokia Ditches Opera Web Browser

Will use its own creation instead.

Nokia, the largest handset manufacturer in the world, is known to use the Opera Mini web browser in some of its products. However, things are about to change as with the launch of four new Series 40 devices, Nokia has decided to use its own web browser instead.
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PlayStation Vita Web Browser Won’t Support Flash At Launch

By | October 26, 2011 | 2 Comments

PlayStation Vita

PlayStation Vita, the upcoming handheld game console by Sony itself, won’t support Adobe Flash at launch, according to industry sources.

For what appears to be a common trend these days, Vita’s web browser will rely on HTML5 standards instead. While no further details are known, it is also said to support the JavaScript version 1.7, which is few releases behind the latest, 1.8.5 version (as released on July 27, 2010).
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