Category: Web Browsers

The Wow Factor: Opera in Numbers

By | October 14, 2010 | 10 Comments

The Wow Factor: Opera in Numbers

Today was a big day for Opera Software, as company held its Up North Web event.

Following Opera Mobile for Android and Opera Extensions announcements, here are some interesting stats:

- 71 million people use Opera Mini today
- 50 million people have installed Opera’s cross-platform desktop browser on their computers
- 20 million users around the world use Opera products on connected devices other than phones and computers, e.g. television sets.
- 140 million users total
- Opera welcomes 2 new users every second!

Via: TechCrunch
Source: Opera

Fake: New and Different Mac OS X Web Browser

By | October 13, 2010 | 5 Comments

Now here is an interesting spin on a regular web browser. Basically, it’s a programmable web browser, designed with automation in mind. Think about it as a blend of Safari and OS X Apple Script utility.

According to Fake web page, you can use it to automate various web tasks, such as: filling forms and/or capturing screenshots. Developers may also find it beneficial, as they can use Fake to graphically configure automated tests for their web applications.

However, there are two downsides: Mac OS X only and a price of $29.95.

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Weekly Questions Recap, October 11th

By | October 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Questions Recap, October 11th

Unresolved

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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 11th

By | October 11, 2010 | 5 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 11th

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Internet Explorer Web Browser Jokes
Remember good old IE6 days? Well, let’s take a look at some of the IE definitions…

Browser Comics
A pack of browser related comics.
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Internet Explorer Web Browser Jokes

By | October 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

Internet Explorer Web Browser Jokes
Remember good old IE6 days? Well, let’s take a look at some of the IE definitions, as from UrbanDictionary.

What is Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer

One of the most amazing tools for downloading Firefox.
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Yes, But Can Google Chrome Or Firefox Do THIS?

By | October 6, 2010 | 55 Comments

Yes, But Can Google Chrome or Firefox do This?

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Opera Enters Advertising Market

By | October 6, 2010 | 21 Comments

Opera Enters Advertising MarketBack in January of 2010, Opera Software has acquired a mobile advertising company “AdMarvel”.

Ever wondered what could possibly come out of this? Today, company has announced its plans to join mobile advertising market with its cloud-based, “Open Mobile Ad Exchange” platform.

By using JavaScript technology, company pushes advertiser ads directly into Opera Mini served web pages.

As Opera Software co-founder Jon von Tetzchner said, “there will be ads where you’re used to seeing ads,”.

Although there are almost 70 million Opera Mini users worldwide, it’s still unclear how exactly the company will attract potential advertisers and whether or not this product becomes a huge success.

Browser Comics

By | October 5, 2010 | 3 Comments

Browser Comics

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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 4th

By | October 4, 2010 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 4th

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IE9 Beta: 6 Million Downloads in Two Weeks
Following 2 million downloads milestone on September 21st, Microsoft has…

Mozilla: No Firefox Browser for the iPhone
If you’ve been expecting to see Firefox for the iPhone anytime soon, then…
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September, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera Share Up; Internet Explorer – Down

By | October 4, 2010 | 9 Comments

September, 2010 - Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera Share Up; Internet Explorer - Down

October, commonly associated with autumn. Was it any good for web browsers? What about IE9? Let’s find out!

Internet Explorer 9 release made no significant difference, as IE market share fell from 60.40% to 59.65% (0.75 point decrease).
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