Category: Opera

Firefox 5 and Hardware Accelerated Canvas for Mac OS, Linux, XP

By | November 30, 2010 | 2 Comments

Firefox 5 and Hardware Accelerated Canvas for Mac OS, Linux, XPHardware acceleration is great if you are running Vista or Windows 7 machines. However, when it comes to XP or other operating systems, you won’t be able to experience the very best of it.

What’s the solution?

Joe Drew, the developer of Firefox web browser is considering writing a hardware accelerated backend to canvas, possibly in collaboration with other browser maker (you are welcome to join).

As he said:
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Weekly Browsers Recap, November 29th

By | November 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 29th

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Internet Explorer on Mac
Oh no.

Control Your Web Browser with Kinect
Reveals endless possibilities.

Are You Serious?
A picture.
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Download Opera 11 Beta

By | November 23, 2010 | 23 Comments

Download Opera 11 Beta

As promised yesterday, Norwegian browser maker has announced a Beta version of Opera 11 web browser.

The following release includes a handful of new features, where the most notable are: tab stacking (see video below) and visual mouse gestures.

In addition, it also brings an improved address bar, updated email application, extensions auto update, bug fixes and much more.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, November 22nd

By | November 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 22nd

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Microsoft Caught Cheating in the Sunspider Benchmark
Oh boy, here we go again.

Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 7 Released
Screams for more performance.
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Opera 11 Beta Tomorrow

By | November 22, 2010 | 23 Comments

Just a quick shout out from Opera Software as company plans to release the Beta version of Opera 11 web browser tomorrow.

Stay tuned.

Opera Blames Weather

By | November 18, 2010 | 63 Comments

Opera Software Q3 2010 Financial Results

Just when you think you’ve seen it all.

According to the latest Opera Software financial report, company saw a modest desktop users drop over the period of last two quarters.

What could be the reason for this?
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Opera Software Q3 2010 Financial Results

By | November 18, 2010 | 7 Comments

Opera Software Q3 2010 Financial Results

Recently, Opera Software has reported their Q3 2010 financial results.

Revenues continued to increase for the desktop browser, while Internet devices saw a 2% decrease (Q2 vs. Q3).

Opera Mini user base keeps growing while desktop browser lost more users.
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Microsoft Caught Cheating in the Sunspider Benchmark

By | November 18, 2010 | 21 Comments

Microsoft Caught Cheating in the Sunspider BenchmarkOh boy, here we go again.

If rumors are proved to be true, then Internet Explorer 9 has got some dirty tricks up its sleeve and they were just debunked.

To put it simply: Microsoft may be cheating in the Sunspider benchmark.

Mozilla’s engineer Rob Sayre was testing different web browsers until he noticed something odd.
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Internet Explorer is Safer than Google Chrome and Firefox

By | November 17, 2010 | 7 Comments

Internet Explorer is Safer than Google Chrome and Firefox

Or so it seems.

According to the “Dirty Dozen” applications list (which is basically a collection/report of the most discovered software flaws that require security updates), when it comes to vulnerabilities, Google Chrome is the no. 1 application to get.

Furthermore, same report claims that Internet Explorer has far less security flaws than Safari or Firefox web browsers.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, November 15th

By | November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 15th

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Download Firefox 4 Beta 7
Here comes the seventh beta release of Firefox 4 web browser.

Firefox Celebrates 6th Birthday
With the upcoming Firefox 4 release, Mozilla has celebrated the…
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