Category: Web Browsers

Surfy For Windows Phone Updated

By | April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Surfy For Windows Phone UpdatedMicrosoft grants Outcoder restricted capabilities in order to allow SD card support.

Recently, a new version of popular web browser for Windows Phone has been released, bringing a couple of new features as well as expected bug fixes and various enhancements.

So what else is new? Well, according to the changelog, Surfy 3.9 now allows you to export downloaded files to your SD Card and phone’s Media Library. Also, you can expect some sort of improvements to password and form cache (whatever that means).
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March, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser, Opera Mini – Down

By | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser seen an increase of 0.39 point, up from 53.52% to 53.91%.
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Pwn2Own 2014: All Browsers Defeated

By | March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pwn2Own 2014: All Browsers DefeatedIt looks like this year’s Pwn2Own hacking contest was pretty eventful and all web browsers got their asses kicked.

On the first day, a team from France has successfully hacked Internet Explorer 11, Firefox and Adobe Flash Player. The very same research firm also managed to find a vulnerability in Google Chrome, which affects both WebKit and Blink rendering engines.

Next day Sebastian Apelt and Andreas Schmidt have demonstrated a browser based exploit against Microsoft’s web browser, followed by a Chinese team that managed to bypass Safari’s sandbox and run remote code execution through it.
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UC Browser Receives A Significant Update

By | March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

UC Browser Receives A Significant UpdateWindows Phone users rejoice.

Recently, UC Browser has been updated to version 3.4, which brings a couple of new features that are worth mentioning.

First in the list is ability to export downloaded files to SD card or public folder, next is a convenient way to share downloaded files through Bluetooth or QR Code.
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Meet Mozjpeg, Mozilla’s JPEG Encoder Project

By | March 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Meet Mozjpeg, Mozilla's JPEG Encoder ProjectFinally, something other than JavaScript.

Recently, Mozilla has announced a new project called “mozjpeg’”, which aims to improve the overall compression of JPEG images, hence also enhancing web page load times.

So what they did so far was to take a fork of libjpeg-turbo (a JPEG image codec that uses SIMD instructions (MMX, SSE2, NEON) to accelerate baseline JPEG compression and decompression) and combine it with ‘jpgcrush’, which, according to Mozilla, reduced the overall sample size of 1500 JPEG images from Wikipedia by 10%.
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February, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari – Down

By | March 3, 2014 | 1 Comment


Another month, another report.

Kicking things off with Safari, Apple’s web browser saw a decrease in its market share numbers, down from 54.97% to 53.52% (1.45 decrease).
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January, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | February 11, 2014 | 1 Comment


Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browser continues to edge forward and has (again) increase its market share, this time from 57.91% to 58.21% (0.3 point increase).
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January, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser – Down

By | February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s time to kick things of with the very first market share report for the year 2014.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser has managed to increase its market share by 0.14 point, from 54.82% to 54.96%.
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Battery Life: Internet Explorer 11 Vs. Google Chrome 32 Vs. Firefox 26 Vs. Opera 18

By | February 4, 2014 | 8 Comments

Battery Life: Internet Explorer 11 Vs. Google Chrome 32 Vs. Firefox 26 Vs. Opera 18Windows 8.1 is the OS.

When it comes to browser power consumption, it looks like Internet Explorer 11 is still the king of the hill.

According to the latest test done by guys at 7source, there is a staggering difference between the best (IE11) and the worst (Opera 18) web browsers. In fact, on your Toshiba Encore 8″ tablet, you could surf the web for as long as 8:52 hours or as little as 6:11 hours, depending on your software of choice.
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Raspberry Pi Optimized Browser Is Here

By | December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Raspberry Pi Optimized Browser Is HereMeet Web Beta.

The $35 PC that could has just got even better. According to Raspberry Pi blog, they’ve been working together with guys from Collabora to bring you a web browser that is optimized for the Pi.

Not only does it offer a good multi tab experience but also supports accelerated image and HTML5 video decoding.
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