Category: Mobile Browsers

Chrome 29 Beta For Android Receives WebRTC Support

By | July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chrome 29 Beta For Android Receives WebRTC SupportChrome 29.0.1547.23.

Good news for all your Chrome users out there as the search giant has recently pushed a new beta build to its Android channel, which aims to expand the WebRTC support beyond desktop web browsers.

In addition to that, you can expect faster page loading times and as always, stability improvements.

Those are the changes worth mentioning but if you want to dig deeper, there is always a SVN log.
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Opera 15 Final For Android Released

By | July 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

Opera 15 Final For Android ReleasedBased on Chromium 28.

If you were wondering whether or not Opera too will switch to the fast release cycle then here is a first hint. Approximately 6 weeks after releasing the final version of Opera 14, guys in Norway has just pushed the version 15 and we are not talking about the beta builds here.

Minus improved startup time and ability to download videos, you can now set download location for the files as well as open data from the external SD Card if available.
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June, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Opera Mini, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | July 8, 2013 | 1 Comment


New month, new report.

First in the list is Apple’s Safari web browser, which saw a decrease in its market share by 1.94 point, down from 59.98% to 58.04%.
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Firefox 23 For Android Now Available

By | July 3, 2013 | 3 Comments

Firefox 23 For Android Now AvailableGrab your Android phones (or tablets), guys, as Mozilla has recently released a new Beta version of Firefox 23, which should keep you busy for a little while.

The question is: what has changed since the last build? Smaller screen size users will be happy to know that Firefox 23 address bar (which Mozilla calls “The Awesome Bar”) will be automatically hidden when not in use, saving you some precious pixel space.

In addition to that, Firefox for Android has also received the RSS feed reader update, allowing you to quickly subscribe to your favorite web sites when visiting them (simply long tap on the Awesome Bar to do so).
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Dolphin Browser 10 For Android Released (Hands On Video)

By | June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dolphin Browser 10 For Android Released (Hands On Video)80 million installs and counting.

Good news for all you Dolphin users out there, guys at Mobotap Inc. have just revealed the 10th version of its Android web browser, which, unlike Chrome or Firefox releases, is a major one.

So what’s new in this build? Starting with design, Dolphin Browser has received a user interface overhaul, focusing on ease of use and quick access to various features (such as swiping to reveal browser menu, tab lists and so on). In addition to that, you can now pin web apps to your home screen and there are over 200 of them, from Facebook to Twitter.
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Interview With Mozilla’s Vice President Of Firefox Engineering

By | June 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Interview With Mozilla's Vice President Of Firefox EngineeringGood morning,

If you are hungry for some answers (and PR fluff), guys at Engadget did a pretty good interview with Johnathan Nightingale, the VP of Firefox Engineering, asking about Internet Explorer (and Google Chrome) dominance, mobile gaming, WebRTC and much more.

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May, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Opera Mini, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser – Down

By | June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments


It’s that time of the month again.

Before we kick start the weekend, let’s do another round of market share reports, starting with the mobile web browsers.
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Rumor: Firefox OS Tablet To Re Revealed Next Week

By | May 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Rumor: Firefox OS Tablet To Re Revealed Next WeekJune 3rd is the day.

Now here’s an interesting rumor for you. In order to “diversify its client base away from Apple”, Hon Hai (also known as Foxconn) is teaming up with Mozilla to reveal “a new device” (which is likely to be a tablet) as soon as next week.

While details remain vague, we can only speculate that it’s likely to be a low end tablet aimed to compete with cheap Android devices rather than the premium products like Microsoft’s Surface or Apple’s iPad. Nonetheless, we are pretty excited to see the hardware assuming this rumor is true.
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Firefox For Windows 8 Coming In November 19, 2013

By | May 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

Firefox For Windows 8 Coming In November 19, 2013Just in time for Windows 8.1

If you were wondering about the progress of Firefox for Microsoft’s “Modern UI” (previously known as Metro), there we have some news for you.

According to Mozilla’s roadmap, the open source organization aims to deliver the final version of Firefox for Windows 8 on November 19, 2013, assuming everything goes as planned.

However, there are two other dates that should be taken into consideration: October 02, 2013, which is tagged as “Optimistic Release Scenario” and March 20, 2014 as a worst case scenario.
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Chrome Beta For Android Gets Google Translate Integration

By | May 24, 2013 | 3 Comments

Chrome Beta For Android Gets Google Translate IntegrationFrom desktop to mobile.

Now here’s a one real world issue that was just solved by Google’s engineers: foreign language web sites. Unlike with Chrome on desktop where you can instantly translate a web page, its mobile version always lacked a hassle free way to do so, up until now.

Staring with Chrome for Android 28.0.1500.21, a Google Translate bar will pop up whenever you visit a page that uses language other than the one that is set on your tablet or a phone.
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