Category: Web Browsers

Watch Live Stream: Google’s Nexus / Android 4.3 Event

By | July 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

In case you have some time to burn or are simply interested in the technology, then in two hours Google will be streaming their Android / Nexus announcement event, which is rumored to have a new set of Nexus devices as well as Android 4.3.

How is this browsers related? Well, assuming it’s a new version of Android, you can always expect some browser related changes too. Not to mention that the guy running Android team is also behind Chromium. So, grab your popcorn and sit tight, the event is about to begin.

June, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Opera Mini, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | July 8, 2013 | 1 Comment


New month, new report.

First in the list is Apple’s Safari web browser, which saw a decrease in its market share by 1.94 point, down from 59.98% to 58.04%.
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June, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari – Up; Firefox, Opera – Down

By | July 6, 2013 | 8 Comments


New month brings new data, let’s take a look.

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer continues to do well, it has since surpassed the 56% mark, up from 55.98% to 56.15% (0.17 point increase).
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Google Chrome 27 vs. Firefox 22 vs. Opera 15 vs. Internet Explorer 10

By | July 2, 2013 | 9 Comments

Google Chrome 27 vs. Firefox 22 vs. Opera 15 vs. Internet Explorer 10New web browser benchmark results are here.

With fresh releases from almost every company, guys at TomsHardware did a series of tests on their Windows 8 machine to find out exactly, which browser should you chose if you are not tied to a specific UI or add-ons that are exclusive to one ecosystem.

Although Internet Explorer 11 is missing from action, we expect to see updated results fairly soon.
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AdLeaks: A Whistleblower Friendly Web Technology

By | June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Researchers Working On A Whistleblower Friendly Web
The power of the web.

Now here’s an interesting take on leaking private data. Researchers in Germany are working on a new, ad based platform that would allow whistleblowers to share the information without compromising their positions.

And here is how it works: a web site will embed AdLeaks ad, which contains a code capable of encrypting an empty message with the AdLeaks public key and sending it back to their servers.
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UC Browser 3 Released

By | June 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

UC Browser 3 Released

Boasts 300 million global users.

It looks like we won’t see Firefox or Chrome on Windows Phone anytime soon so here is something that has slipped under our radar: UC Browser 3.0.

Although it does not bring any user interface changes like Dolphin (not like there is something wrong with it anyway), there are still a couple of new things that might get you interested.
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Microsoft Adds Pointer Events To Firefox

By | June 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

Microsoft Adds Pointer Events To Firefox

Back in 2012, Microsoft has started working on Pointer Events, a new web standard (which is already marked as a Candidate Recommendation by W3C) that would allow web sites to accept inputs from quite a few different sources, such as a touchscreen and pen, has now gained even more traction.

Just before year’s end, Microsoft released a patch that brought Pointer Events specifications to all WebKit web browsers, followed by Blink patch earlier this year.
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May, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Opera Mini, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser – Down

By | June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments


It’s that time of the month again.

Before we kick start the weekend, let’s do another round of market share reports, starting with the mobile web browsers.
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RIP Camino

By | June 3, 2013 | 3 Comments

RIP CaminoAnother month, another loss.

Launched back in 2002, Camino (formerly known as Chimera) became a better and far faster alternative among Mac OS users, who previously had to rely on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 5.

Well, all good things have to come to an end as Stuart Morgan, one of the project leaders at Camino, has announced that the browser is being discontinued. As simple as that. That’s the competition for you.

Google I/O 2013: Q&A With The Blink Team (Video)

By | May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you have missed a portion of the Google’s I/O conference, there is noting to worry about as the search giant has since uploaded a bunch of videos, from the opening keynote to Blink’s Q&A session that can be seen in the video above. What is it all about? Blink’s progress, web font rendering improvements on Windows and a million other different things that you might be curious about.