Category: Upcoming

Google Chrome to Improve Security

By | April 7, 2011 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome to Improve Security

Even though Google already offers a variety of protection tools for its users (from Safe Browsing API to Sandbox), it does not stop here.

According to the Chromium Blog, Google is announcing a new feature that will protect users against suspicious downloads.

How?
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, April Fools Edition

By | April 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 4th

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Internet Explorer 10: Microsoft Immersive Browser

By | April 1, 2011 | 7 Comments

Internet Explorer 10: Microsoft Immersive Browser

Even though it’s April Fools Day, there has been some interesting information floating around about the upcoming (possibly IE10) web browser from Microsoft called Immersive Browser.

Before you dismiss this info as yet another joke, here is what you need to know: MS has uploaded the Windows 8 M2 (Milestone 2) build to its partners on Microsoft Connect a couple of days ago. Now obviously, once you share something with quite a few people, there is a high probability of a leak and OS screenshots (and that’s exactly what happened).
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, March 28th

By | March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 28th

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Internet Explorer 10 is Touch Optimized, Windows 8 – A Major Update

By | March 18, 2011 | 7 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 is Touch Optimized, Windows 8 Is Major UpgradeAccording to Win7China (which is a credible source), Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) will include a major UI overhaul which is set to be more touch optimized than previous IE versions. Furthermore, company is stressing the importance of overall web browser performance as well.

As far as it is known now, those are the two main goals for Microsoft.

What is more interesting is Windows 8 UI. Win7China reports that changes between Windows 7 and Windows 8 will be far greater than everyone expected.

In fact, source compared the new Windows 8 interface to Windows 1.0 > 3.1 > Windows 95 migration.

The future looks awesome.

Via: Windows8News
Source: Win7China

Firefox 4 to Release on Tuesday

By | March 17, 2011 | 12 Comments

Firefox 4 was originally slated for November of 2010, but after a dozen betas, the 22nd of March may be the final release date. That is the new release date stated by Mozilla anyway.

The current release candidate was labeled as good enough to ship as the final product on Wednesday by Mozilla developers. This contrasts with what Mozilla has done in the past, namely ship multiple release candidates until finally determining the shipping code. Firefox 3.6, for example, had two release candidates issued by Mozilla before reaching its audience more than a year ago.
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Opera Mobile for Windows Phone 7

By | March 17, 2011 | 6 Comments

Opera for Windows Phone 7With the announcement of upcoming Opera Mobile 11 and Opera Mini 6 releases, Norwegian browser maker has also revealed that Windows Phone 7 will be receiving its own version of Opera as well (dubbed Opera Mobile).

“In our lineup, all players are equally important–we leave no device behind. Our small and clever pieces of software will give you a 5-star experience, no matter what hardware you prefer”, said Lars Boilesen, the CEO of Opera Software.

Next week should be pretty exciting.

Update: It looks like it might be coming to Windows 7 tablets instead.

Opera Mini 6 and Opera Mobile 11 Coming

By | March 17, 2011 | 9 Comments

Opera Mini 6 and Opera Mobile 11 ComingNow here is something exciting for all Opera users. According to the recent press release, Opera Software will be releasing Opera Mini 6 and Opera Mobile 11 web browsers sometime next week!

Opera Mini is set for Android, BlackBerry, Symbian/Series 60 and J2ME devices while Opera Mobile 11 supports Android, Symbian, Windows 7 and eGo platforms.

Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) in Windows 8

By | March 16, 2011 | 4 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) in Windows 8According to Win7China, Internet Explorer 10 will be the default browser of Windows 8 and not IE9 as some might have expected.

But these are more than just rumors, according to internal Windows 8 testers, Milestone 3 builds already have early versions of IE10 pre-installed.

Via: Winddows8Geek

RockMelt Now Available To Everybody

By | March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

RockMelt Now Available To EverybodyRockMelt, a Chromium based social browser, has been released to the public as an open beta after having been an invitation only deal for the past 122 days i.e. since November of 2010.

Delivering some quick history on the browser, RockMelt is built around the likes of Twitter, Facebook, and numerous other feeds that provide updates in the real-time.
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