Category: Web Browsers

IE9 vs. Firefox 4 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5

By | March 30, 2011 | 21 Comments

IE9 vs. Firefox 4 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5Now here is a new benchmark for you to talk about: power consumption.

Turns out, Microsoft optimized Internet Explorer 9 not only for the performance but also for your wallet and productivity.

According to IE Blog, when it comes to power consumption, IE9 and Firefox 4 are the browsers to die for.

Want some good news? Just by using Internet Explorer 9 over Opera 11 you can have an extra hour of the battery life on your laptop!
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How Would You Change Safari?

By | March 30, 2011 | 6 Comments

How Would You Change Safari?

It’s that time of the week again…

How would you improve the desktop version of Safari web browser?

Hate When This Happens (Picture)

By | March 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Hate When This Happens (Picture)

Hate When This Happens (Picture)

Via: Reddit

Why Opera Is My Default Web Browser

By | March 29, 2011 | 47 Comments

Why Opera Is My Default Web Browser

Even though I have written a plenty of what someone might call “Opera bashing” articles, the truth is: it’s my default web browser and have been so ever since version 7.

So what could possibly make me choose Opera over any other web browser? A couple of things.

Customization

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The History of Web Browsers (Picture)

By | March 29, 2011 | 64 Comments

From the dark ages to this day.
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, March 28th

By | March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 28th

FavBrowser.com

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CrashIE.com Is a Scam

By | March 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

CrahsIE.com Is a ScamUses illegitimate methods to promote other web browsers.

Crash IE is a tricky little web site which is designed to crash Internet Explorer. Turns out, it’s a scam.

If you visit the mentioned page with the latest version of IE9, there is a big chance that your web browser will crash. Visit it with Google Chrome, Opera or Firefox and everything works like a charm.

So what’s the big deal? Here is a thing: change the user agent to IE and every other web browser will crash too! Now isn’t that nice?

Mozilla Feels Remorse Over Keeping Mum About SSL Certificate Theft

By | March 25, 2011 | 4 Comments

Mozilla Feels Remorse Over Keeping Mum About SSL Certificate TheftAttackers utilized genuine passwords and usernames to get a hold of nine SSL certificates on the 15th of March via a Comodo certificate reseller. What SSL certificates do is basically prove the authenticity of a site. The log-on websites affected were Yahoo Mail, Google’s Gmail, Microsoft’s Hotmail, Skype, as well as Mozilla’s Firefox extension website.

Comodo revoked the certificates and brought the matter to the attention of Mozilla, Google, and Microsoft between the 15th and the 23rd of March. The breach of its reseller and the theft of the SSL certificates were announced on the 23rd of this month.
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Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) vs. Firefox 3.6 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5

By | March 25, 2011 | 24 Comments

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) vs. Firefox 3.6 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5TomsHardware has posted a nice benchmark and compared some of the most popular web browsers. Unfortunately, Firefox 4 was not included.

Browsers
Google Chrome 10.0.648.134
Firefox 3.6.15
Internet Explorer 9
Opera 11.01 (build 1190) 51
Safari 5.04 (7533.20.27)
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Mozilla Keeps Track With The Questions

By | March 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

Mozilla Keeps Track With The QuestionsYou have probably already heard of Mozilla’s Are WeFastYet web site which keeps tracking the performance of web browser engines. Turns out, this site is not the only one.

AreWePrettyYet informs users about the future Firefox versions appearance while CanWeShipYet displays the number of blockers, which of course should be 0 (like it is now).

Thanks, Blake!