As Google Chrome 7 (dev) now includes hardware acceleration, guys from DownloadSquad decided to test it along with Internet Explorer 9 (developers preview) and Firefox 4 (beta).
What are the results?
Google Chrome 7 utilized the most of the hardware resources, delivering better FPS (frames per second) than Internet Explorer 9 or Firefox 4, which took the last place.
However, as those are not the final builds, don’t draw your conclusions yet, things might change in the future.
Thanks to geek for the news tip.
Ever wondered what else can you do with HTML5? Recently Google has launched yet another HTML5 demo page that incorporates canvas, audio and video elements with a track “We Used To Wait” from the rock band “Arcade Fire”.
Just type in your address and get ready for a unique trip.
• Internet Explorer 9 UI Screenshot, Features
Out of all potential IE9 “leaks” and concepts, this one is definitely the most plausible.
MPEG-LA, the group behind H.264 codec licensing declared Internet Broadcast AVC free from royalties; as long as web site that provides video streaming service is free as well. Or put in other words: YouTube won’t have to pay for it
Originally, LLC was planning to charge companies that rely on H.264, starting from 2016.
Thanks to competition, such as: Google’s WebM video format, this is no longer the case, as long as end users are not paying for service.
Thanks to webtax for the news tip.
In what appears to be the final platform preview of Internet Explorer 9, IE Team has highlighted a bunch of improvements that were made during the course of its development.
• Leaked IE9 Screenshots: Download Manager, Speed Dial
Earlier this week, Microsoft has confirmed Internet Explorer 9 Public Beta launch for September.
Aza Raskin has shared a Tab Candy concept for Firefox web browser, which essentially is as a hybrid of tab thumbnails and Fences.
Here is how it works:
While viewing all the tabs as small thumbnails, you group the tabs in categories, for example: work, home. While surfing “work” per say, you will only see tabs that are in this category.