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Firefox and Safari gains, Internet Explorer Loses, Opera Remains the Same (March 08)

By | April 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox and Safari gains, Internet Explorer Loses, Opera Remains the Same (March 08)Its a new month again and we already have March browsers market share results. So let’s begin. Shall we?

Yet another bad month for Microsoft Internet Explorer, this time its market share decreased by 0.08%, from 74.88% to 74.80%.

Mozilla Firefox is doing really well, this time it managed to increase its market share by 0.56%, from 17.27% to 17.83%. Continue Reading

Opera 9.27 Released

By | April 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera 9.27Here’s an update for Opera 9.2x users. Desktop Team just released Opera 9.27 which mainly fixes some stability issues, also contains improved keyboard handling. Here’s a changelog:

Security
Fixed an issue where newsfeed prompts could cause Opera to execute arbitrary code
Solved an issue where resized canvas patterns could cause Opera to execute arbitrary code Continue Reading

Opera Mini 4.1 Beta Released

By | April 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 4.1 BetaAs promised by Opera Mini team few days ago, the new Opera Mini 4.1 Beta was just released. This release increases your mobile web browsing experience more than ever before. Opera Mini 4.1 Beta received few “must have” features, which includes: “Find in Page” and “Auto Complete” (great!). Here’s a complete changelog and few screenshots for you: Continue Reading

Opera Mini 5? Or Is It Opera Mini 4.5? On The Way

By | March 31, 2008 | 9 Comments

Opera Mini 5, Opera Mini 4.5It looks like we’re going to see a new Opera Mini Beta release soon. It’s not known yet, whether that will be Opera Mini 5, Opera Mini 4.5 or any other version (at least Opera Mini team is not telling that). It will be interesting to see what new features were added and what was improved.

Opera Mini home page.

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Opera’s First Public 100/100 Acid3 Test Build

By | March 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera's First Public 100/100 Acid3 Test BuildAfter posting a screenshot of Opera’s 100/100 score in the Acid3 test, Opera team today released a public build, so everyone could check that by themselves.

As it says in the “Opera Labs” article, this is not a regular build, but a version of WinGogi desktop. Continue Reading

Safari 3 Scores 100/100 First (The Acid3 Test)

By | March 27, 2008 | 15 Comments

Safari 3 Scores 100/100 First (The Acid3 Test)Although most of people said that Opera 9.5 was the first web browser ever to score 100/100, I disagree with that. What about you? Actually, I even don’t understand why they had to report that at all as fans started to submit stories to digg, reddit and other news web sites and could confuse some of the readers. Opera Team “said” that they’ve reached 100/100 first, showed a picture as prove but haven’t provided any builds for anyone to run the Acid3 test themselves, so no one could confirm that… Continue Reading

Opera Scores 100/100 in the Acid3 Test First (Unofficially)

By | March 26, 2008 | 4 Comments

At least this blog post says so.

Our latest internal build (screenshot below) scores 100/100 and renders the test almost perfectly! We have some work to do still, but we expect to have that taking care of shortly

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Opera 9.5 Is In The Lead (Acid3)

By | March 26, 2008 | 1 Comment

Opera 9.5 Is In The Lead (Acid3)The Acid3 race is getting really intense (and I love that). Right after I’ve posted about Safari’s great results in the Acid3 test (96/100), Fyrd pointed out that the latest Opera 9.5 weekly build is in the lead with the following results: 98/100.

So who will win this race? Go ahead and vote here.

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Internet Explorer (IE) 8 vs. Firefox 3 vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 (Betas) + Flock

By | March 25, 2008 | 35 Comments

Internet Explorer (IE) 8 vs. Firefox 3 vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 (Betas) + FlockThere’s an interesting article on CNET called “What’s the best beta? IE 8 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Safari vs. Firefox 3“.

The following article covers the latest beta versions of most popular web browsers (Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Safari and Opera (also got a few words about Flock as well)), their recently introduced features and improvements.

Although I’ve missed some conclusions, it’s still worth a read. What’s your conclusion?

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Daniel Goldman Leaves Opera Software

By | March 20, 2008 | 1 Comment

The Technical Evangelist, Daniel Goldman decided to leave Opera Software and focus on something else, “work on something new” as he said. He’s been working in Opera Software for more than 1 year (past 1 year and a half) and always helped me with lot; from Opera related stuff to web design and coding. Thanks Daniel, best of luck for you and your new projects.

After working the past year and a half with some very talented people, I’ve decided to leave Opera and work on something new.

Read his post.

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