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“Occupy Flash” Movement Desires Death Of Flash

By | November 23, 2011 | 24 Comments

"Occupy Flash" Movement Desires Death Of Flash

A small group of website and mobile app developers recently started off an “Occupy Flash” campaign in the hope of putting an end to Adobe’s popular browser plug-in.

The group, which launched a website earlier this week, said its goal was to “Get the world to uninstall the Flash Player plug-in from their desktop browsers.”

Flash Player is dead. Its time has passed. It’s buggy. It crashes a lot. It requires constant security updates. It’s a fossil, left over from the era of closed standards and unilateral corporate control of Web technology. - The Occupy Flash site

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Social Reading Hits RockMelt

By | November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Remember when RockMelt announced the Social Reading feature which they believed will revolutionize information sharing on the internet? Well, it’s finally here.

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Amazon’s Silk Criticized By US Congress

By | October 17, 2011 | 5 Comments

Amazon's Silk Criticized By US CongressJoe Barton, a Texas Republican, voiced his discontent about the browser at a public hearing this week, while Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, urged Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for more clarity regarding the data collected from Silk users. The reason for the outrage had to do with how everything a user did in Silk, Amazon would know about. This isn’t the first time that Silk has caused privacy concerns to arise either.

Markey went into a bit more detail in a letter addressed to Amazon, stating that Silk is the only browser available for Silk and that Amazon could essentially keep track of each and every click its customers make. This includes knowing where people shop, what products they buy, when they buy them, and how much they pay.
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RockMelt Update Brings Incredible Sharing And More

By | October 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

The newest edition of the RockMelt beta includes new features like thinner Edges and easier App adding. That is not all, however, as the latest update also brings with it a redesigned Share button that lets you share to multiple people and services at same time, this being what RockMelt calls Incredible Sharing. Nevertheless, Social Reading has yet to come.

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RockMelt Update Brings Incredible Sharing And More
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Run Ubuntu In Your Browser With HTML5

By | October 13, 2011 | 42 Comments

Run Ubuntu In Your Browser With HTML5

A whole desktop experience recreated using HTML5 to demo what Ubuntu looks like.

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Ask Maxthon Team Anything

By | October 6, 2011 | 19 Comments

Ask Maxthon Team AnythingGood news,

We will be interviewing the Maxthon web browser team shortly and would like to hear some of the feedback from our readers.

So, post your (respectful) questions in the comments section below and the ones with most likes will be sent for the Maxthon folks to answer.

Update: Questions have been sent, thank you for participating!

Amazon’s Silk Raises Privacy, Security Concerns

By | October 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Amazon's Silk Raises Privacy, Security ConcernsRemember Amazon’s new web browser Silk that is being included with the Kindle Fire? Well, it’s gotten some security and privacy experts to start thinking!

In a short FAQ about Silk, Amazon conveyed that it will handle the encrypted traffic between consumers and websites secured with SSL (secure socket layer), such as log in pages, other shopping sites, and online banking sessions.
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Amazon’s New Silk Redefines Browser Tech

By | September 29, 2011 | 11 Comments

Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet recently launched in New York. What’s more interesting to us is that the company also showed off a bit of potentially radical software technology as well, namely the new browser for the Fire, called Silk.
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RockMelt Beta 4 Coming Soon, New Reading Experience

By | September 26, 2011 | 5 Comments

RockMelt Beta 4 is to be released sometime in the next few weeks and will bring with it several new features, one of which being called Social Reading.
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7 Web Browser Features To Save Your Time

By | September 16, 2011 | 43 Comments

5 Web Browser Features To Save Your TimeTime management as its best. Updated on 9/16/2011.

More than 4 years ago, I’ve wrote about a few things you can do to save your time and boost your productivity. Some are still relevant and some are not. Seeing how this post still receives some attention, here is an updated version, which now includes Google Chrome and Maxthon web browsers as well as 2 additional features.

The world moves fast, don’t you think so? It’s time to learn some tips and tricks and do everything at the speed of light. So to begin with, here are 7 web browser features that will help you to save a lot of time. So, here we go. 7 web browser features to save your time.
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