• IE9 Beta: 6 Million Downloads in Two Weeks
Following 2 million downloads milestone on September 21st, Microsoft has…
Oh boy, here we go again…
Remember our early reported AutoFill security issue? Well, it looks like browser vulnerability was not properly patched, as your data can still be stolen.
Since it affects Safari 4 and 5 web browsers (including 5.0.5), here is a temporary fix:
Go to Preferences > AutoFill > AutoFill web forms and uncheck “Using info from my Address Book card”.
Would you like to test a new Opera Dragonfly UI? Here is how:
1. Type opera:config#DeveloperTools|DeveloperToolsURL in the address bar.
2. Change “Developer Tools URL” path to https://dragonfly.opera.com/app/stp-1/experimental/
3. Click Save (restart not required).
Thanks to “narzędzia warsztatowe” for the tip.
In case you want to prevent Internet Explorer from resizing your opened pictures, follow these simple steps to disable such feature:
1. Go to Tools > Internet Options
2. Select “Advanced” tab
3. Scroll down to find “Multimedia” section
4. Uncheck “Enable Automatic Image Resizing”
5. Click “OK”, done.
Here is a simple guide on how to get Google Instant Search to work on Opera.
1. Open Google.com
2. Right Click > Edit Site Preferences
3. Select “Network” tab, find “Browser identification” option and choose “Identify as Firefox”
4. That’s it!
P.S. Be sure to enable Instant (as seen in picture above).
Thanks to asfa, Ichann and Reddit for the tip.
Recently, Opera Software has released an update for its Twitter widget called “Twiget”. New version introduces quite a few UI changes, new features (including: bit.ly integration) and bug fixes.
One of the cool things about Opera’s widgets is the fact that you can simply run them outside your browser window, just like any other app.
Thanks to Twitter’s new authorization API, signing in is as easy as 1, 2, 3: launch widget, paste PIN from a newly opened web browser window and that’s pretty much it.
After a couple of requests, I have finally decided to launch a page that is ask.favbrowser.com
What is it all about?
Essentially, it is a web browser questions and answers site. Therefore, as the content starts kicking in, ask.favbrowser.com will serve as a good knowledge base for web browser related issues.
Also, you can earn points for asking and answering questions.
Can you redeem points for any cool prizes?
Not yet, but stay tunned, there will certainly be a couple of them in the near future.
Visit web browser questions and answers page.
• The History of Internet Explorer
As Microsoft celebrates the 15th birthday of Internet Explorer, lets dive into the past and see how it all started…
There comes a time when browser developers decide to implement a specific feature or do things in certain way that may cripple user experience.
So, lets dig into this mess and find out, what these things actually are.
Internet Explorer: Connecting
Turns out, such simple task as opening new tab, can also become a headache. If you’ve been using Internet Explorer 7/8, then infamous “Connecting…” message is already wired into your brain.