Category: Web Browsers

New HTTP Status To Include Censorship Code

By | June 19, 2012 | 3 Comments

New HTTP Status To Include Censorship Code Tim Bray, the co-creator of the XML markup language, has suggested a new error code for the web censorship, which should inform users that their content is being blocked.

Described as “A New HTTP Status Code for Legally-restricted Resources” it should display the following details:

Code: 451
Description: Unavailable for Legal Reasons
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Junior: The iPad Web Browser From Mozilla

By | June 18, 2012 | 5 Comments

Junior: The iPad Web Browser From Mozilla“Reinvents” web browser by borrowing ideas from the Internet Explorer 10.

Well, here is something different for your news flow. After releasing Firefox Mobile for the Android devices, Mozilla went ahead and skinned a new web browser for the iPad, which, as you might guess, does use WebKit to render everything.

After a small introduction, guys at Mozilla said that they “wanted to make something entirely new” and “look into how we could reinvent the browser for a new form factor.”
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Microsoft Fights W3C, Following The Updated “Do Not Track” Draft

By | June 11, 2012 | 7 Comments

Microsoft Fights W3C, Following The Updated “Do Not Track” DraftJust after enabling the “Do Not Track” attribute by default on IE10, guys at W3C have updated their DNT specifications as they now require web browsers to have this feature disabled during initial software launch.

Here is what they have to say:

Today we reaffirmed the group consensus that a user agent MUST NOT set a default of DNT:1 or DNT:0, unless the act of selecting that user agent is itself a choice that expresses the user’s preference for privacy. In all cases, a DNT signal MUST be an expression of a user’s preference.

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May, 2012: Google’s Chrome Share Up; Everyone’s Else – Down

By | June 8, 2012 | 24 Comments


After reaching the 50% market share mark, Internet Explorer reverted some of its gains and is back to 49.87%, 0.13 point decrease.

Only few more points remain as Google Chrome slowly climbs towards the 20% mark, up from 17.41% to 18.05%, 0.64 point increase.
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Best Of WebGL: Top 10 Experiments

By | June 1, 2012 | 2 Comments

Best Of WebGL: Top 10 ExperimentsWhether you are a professional web developer looking for inspiration or just a curious individual, here is something for your weekend:

A collection of some of the best WebGL experiments out there, ranging from cool particle tricks to water physics simulation.

So, grab your popcorn and enjoy the show.
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Breaking News: Yahoo! Does Something

By | May 24, 2012 | 6 Comments

Breaking News: Yahoo! Does SomethingLaunches a search plugin, confuses it with a “web browser”.

Yahoo!, a once almighty company has announced a new plug-in for the PC and iOS devices, which, believe it or not, does some cool things with the search.

So what does it do? Well, let’s begin with the fact that it’s not a web browser, even though the video below says it is. Basically, it extends your browser capabilities with a widget/toolbar, which allows you to quickly access various search results (from weather to pictures).
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Is Opera Metro For Windows 8 In Development? Windows Phone 8 Version Planned

By | May 16, 2012 | 13 Comments

Opera Metro For Windows 8 In Development? Windows Phone 8 Version Planned

Don’t get too excited, speculations and rumors.

Now here is something to kick start your day. As you might know, Windows Phone 7.5 does not have a native code kit (NDK), which limits your choice to IE and IE based web browsers.
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Internet Explorer With Kinect For Xbox 360 In Development

By | May 11, 2012 | 26 Comments

Internet Explorer With Kinect For Xbox 360 In Dev

IE’s market share to explode.

If the recent report is true then it looks like Microsoft has finally cracked the issue with the web browsers on a console as the software giant is said to be testing the modified version of IE9 on its Xbox 360 console, which will include some interesting features.
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Mozilla Blames Microsoft, Says They Block Other Browsers

By | May 10, 2012 | 31 Comments

Mozilla Blames Microsoft, Says They Block Other Browsers

Forgets about the iPad.

Here is some drama for a Thursday night. In the tablet market where Apple pretty much dominates it with a healthy 90% market share mark (in terms of shipments), Mozilla decided to complain about no other than Microsoft, which, according to them, will not allow other browsers than IE to run in the Windows Classic mode on an ARM based, Windows RT OS.
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Opera Mini Invades Bada OS

By | May 9, 2012 | 3 Comments

Opera Mini Comes To Bada OS

After the tremendous amount of requests, it looks like Bada, the operating system from Samsung, fans got what they wanted as Opera Software has recently announced the availability of the Opera Mini for the Sammys platform.

Just like you would expect, Opera Mini 6.5.11 made no sacrifices as it includes same and well know features, such as: a Speed Dial, data savings report, visual tabs and more.

You can download it from the SamsungApps web page.