Category: Web Browsers

Why Use Private Browsing Mode (18+ Picture)

By | September 6, 2010 | 5 Comments

Continue Reading

Web Browser Questions and Answers

By | September 5, 2010 | 12 Comments

Web Browser Questions and Answers

After a couple of requests, I have finally decided to launch a page that is ask.favbrowser.com

What is it all about?
Essentially, it is a web browser questions and answers site. Therefore, as the content starts kicking in, ask.favbrowser.com will serve as a good knowledge base for web browser related issues.

Also, you can earn points for asking and answering questions.

Can you redeem points for any cool prizes?
Not yet, but stay tunned, there will certainly be a couple of them in the near future.

Visit web browser questions and answers page.

August, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari Share Up; Opera, Internet Explorer – Down

By | September 3, 2010 | 22 Comments

August, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari Share Up; Opera, Internet Explorer – Down

With few major browser releases just around the corner, let’s find out how market share has changed over the past month.

After surprising 2 months market share increase in a row, this time Internet Explorer lost 0.34 of it, down from 60.74% to 60.40%.
Continue Reading

HTML5 and Arcade Fire

By | August 31, 2010 | 3 Comments

Laisves Aleja
Ever wondered what else can you do with HTML5? Recently Google has launched yet another HTML5 demo page that incorporates canvas, audio and video elements with a track “We Used To Wait” from the rock band “Arcade Fire”.

Just type in your address and get ready for a unique trip.

Visit ChromeExperiments.com

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 30th

By | August 30, 2010 | 6 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 30th

FavBrowser.com

Internet Explorer 9 UI Screenshot, Features
Out of all potential IE9 “leaks” and concepts, this one is definitely the most plausible.

Facebook Chat to Stop Supporting IE6
According to Facebook blog post, company will be dropping Internet Explorer 6 support for its chat application…
Continue Reading

Maxthon 3 Released

By | August 29, 2010 | 24 Comments

Maxthon 3 Screenshots

Maxthon International has recently released the final version of Maxthon 3 web browser that enables users to use both, Trident and Webkit rendering engines, as well as V8 JavaScript engine.

Furthermore, it now includes features such as: Speed Dial, Sync, Mouse Gestures, Maxthon Multi Search and more.

Download.

Review is coming soon.

Thanks to Ichann for the news tip.

H.264 Is Now Free, Sort Of

By | August 27, 2010 | 6 Comments

H.264 Is Now Free, Sort OfMPEG-LA, the group behind H.264 codec licensing declared Internet Broadcast AVC free from royalties; as long as web site that provides video streaming service is free as well. Or put in other words: YouTube won’t have to pay for it

Originally, LLC was planning to charge companies that rely on H.264, starting from 2016.

Thanks to competition, such as: Google’s WebM video format, this is no longer the case, as long as end users are not paying for service.

Thanks to webtax for the news tip.
Source: Electronista

SkyFire for iPhone to be Submitted Soon

By | August 26, 2010 | 7 Comments

SkyFire for iPhone to be Submitted SoonAccording to MobileCrunch, a company behind SkyFire will be submitting its mobile web browser to Apple’s app store early next week.

If SkyFire for iPhone/iPad is anything like other platform versions, users will finally be able to watch Flash videos or other media content.

Skyfire Labs, Inc. did not comment on the story.

Facebook Chat to Stop Supporting IE6

By | August 26, 2010 | 4 Comments

Facebook Chat to Stop Supporting IE6According to Facebook blog post, company will be dropping Internet Explorer 6 support for its chat application on September 15th, 2010.

Rodrigo Schmidt explains that the older web browsers, such as 9 year old Internet Explorer 6, do not support various features that are essential for Facebook Chat improvements.

What about the rest of web site? No information yet, one step at a time.

The Joys of Private Browsing Mode

By | August 24, 2010 | 13 Comments

In case you haven’t heard yet, “private web browsing” is a feature that allows users to surf the web without leaving any trace of visited sites history.

Well, Mozilla has decided to run a study and publish such feature usage numbers.

The Joys of Private Browsing Mode
Continue Reading