Adrian Kingsley Hughes from ZDNet has benchmarked Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3.5 and 3.0, Safari 4, Opera 10 (alpha!) and Chrome 2.0 browsers using SunSpider, V8 benchmarks.
Chrome 2 wins in both benchmarks which is followed by Safari 4. In the V8 benchmark suite however, other web browsers lag behind by up to 36 times.
Results are as follow: Continue Reading
One of the best things about Opera Mini server updates is that you don’t have to edit or download anything to enjoy them.
The latest upgrade offers enhanced site compatibility, synchronization improvements, a fix for web pages with internal links and download option for binary files.
For more details, see the announcement post.
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If you love clean working environments, then this is a must use tip for every Opera user. Ever got annoyed by system tray icon? Want to remove it? It’s easier than you thought.
Right click on Opera shortcut > Properties
Find target fields which should look similar to this:
Target: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\opera.exe”
Replace with: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\opera.exe” /notrayicon (with quotes).
Find your launcher and edit it by adding -notrayicon in the end.
opera %u -notrayicon
Update: there is an option in opera:config now, check this post for more details.
It seems that everyone is testing web browsers this week.
While some sites are posting usual SunSpider results, Codexon has decided to run something closer to the “real life situations”.
As a result, he loaded 10 web sites and calculated load time.
Baidu.com – Chinese Google
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BlackBerryCool.com is running a nice contest in which you can win all inclusive trip to Oslo, Norway and visit Opera Software headquarters. Other prizes include: software gift cards, accessories and an advanced preview of an unseen version of Opera Mini (now that’s cool).
Things you need: Blackberry and Opera Mini
For more information, check the contest page.
PC Games Hardware tested the speed of the internet browsers Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8, Mozilla Firefox 2.0, 3.0.11 and 3.5b99, Opera 9.6 and 10, Safari 3.1.1 and 4.0, Chrome 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 with the benchmarks Peacekeeper and Sunspider and checked them with the Acid tests as well.
Sam Allen from DotNetPerls.com has tested the most recent web browser versions to find out, which one of them consumes the most and least memory.
Usign script help, he has loaded 150 the most popular sites as per Alexa.com and monitored results.
Results: Continue Reading