Category: Web Browsers

November, 2011: Google Chrome Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | December 2, 2011 | 51 Comments

With just one month left before the end of 2011, it’s time to check the latest stats for the browsers market share.

Falling below 50% last time, Internet Explorer is now down from 49.58% to 48.95% (0.63 point decrease).
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Backup Your Browser Data: FavBackup 2.1.2 Released

By | December 1, 2011 | 12 Comments

Browsers Backup: FavBackup 2.1.2 Released

Good news, we have just released a new version of FavBackup for you to play with. No major changes, just additional web browser versions support.

Changelog

- Added Google Chrome 16 Support
- Added Firefox 7 and Firefox 8 Support
- Added Opera 11.60 Support

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Google Chrome To Support Gamepads, Google “Console” On The Way?

By | November 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

Google Chrome To Support Gamepads, Google "Console" On The Way?

With the growing popularity of HTML5 games and applications, it looks like Google has a vision of its own.

According to the EDGE, during the Develop Liverpool conference in London, Google’s developer Paul Kinlan has announced that Google Chrome will receive gamepad support tin the first quarter of 2012. In addition to that, it will feature a support for cameras and microphones that don’t have to be plugged in.
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Avant Browser To Use 4 Rendering Engines

By | November 29, 2011 | 22 Comments

Avant Browser To Use 4 Rendering Engines

It looks like web browsers with dual or triple rendering engines are becoming more and more popular (thanks to Maxthon and Lunascape).

Earlier this month, the Avant team has a released a dual engine web browser, which as it turns out, wasn’t good enough.
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Update Your Parents’ Browser Day

By | November 25, 2011 | 15 Comments

Update Your Parents' Browser Day

The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal came up with it as a practical avocation for the day after Thanksgiving, when many people are paying their folks at home a visit.

Madrigal proposes that if you cannot dissuade your parents from keeping Internet Explorer 6 because YouTube will stop working, “wait until they slip into a tryptophan induced coma and then sneak into the den.”
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“Occupy HTML Movement” Tries To Occupy HTML5

By | November 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

Occupy HTML Movement Tries To Occupy HTML5

Another day, another movement.

It looks like some folks are not happy with the Occupy Flash movement that has been going on and decided to create one of their own.

What is it all about?
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10 Awesome HTML5 Games

By | November 11, 2011 | 4 Comments

Weekend is just around the corner and you might have some time to waste, so why not launch your web browser and try some of the HTML5 games?

Angry Birds Chrome

10 Awesome HTML5 Games
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Internet Explorer Falls Below 50% Market Share Mark

By | November 2, 2011 | 52 Comments


Months and months after the continuous Internet Explorer’s market share decline, Microsoft’s web browser has finally breached the 50% mark and now sits at the 49.58%, down from 50.97% (1.39 point decrease).
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Microsoft Tried To Buy Netscape In 1994

By | October 31, 2011 | 10 Comments

Microsoft Tried To Buy Netscape In 1994Remember the great web browser war in the 90s? Internet Explorer vs. Netscape, the battle of two titans.

Turns out, things might have taken slightly different turn. According to Brendan Eich, the creator of JavaScript language, Microsoft tried to acquire Netscape back in 1994, just before the Netscape Navigator release.

Thankfully, it did not happen and a monopoly was avoided, at least for some time.
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Delete All The Cookies?

By | October 30, 2011 | 4 Comments

Delete Cookies?

Via Reddit.