Category: Web Browsers

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 26th

By | October 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 26th

Thanks to Nox for links.

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Bolt 1.5 Mobile Browser out of Beta

By | October 23, 2009 | 6 Comments

Bolt 1.5 Mobile Browser out of BetaWith the release of version 1.5, mobile web browser Bolt has finally reached stable release tree. Claiming to be more than 15% faster than previous Beta 3 release, it aims to compete against Opera Mini or other popular web browsers.

Bolt has quite two strong points: it’s free and works with multiple platforms, such as: Windows Mobile, BlackBerry and pretty much every Java based handset. Also, they claim that “it loads pages at least 25%-50% faster than competing mobile browsers”.

If you are curious enough to try it out, here are some download links.

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RIM Seeking for Webkit C++ Programmers

By | October 21, 2009 | 1 Comment

RIM Seeking for Webkit C++ ProgrammersMobileCrunch has spotted a job listing from RIM at LinkedIn, which indicates that they are looking for programmers to work on their Webkit based web browser.

Here’s what it says:

“Utilizing their expert knowledge in C++ programming, the successful candidate will be working in a fast-paced, dynamic development environment to develop a WebKit-based browser for the BlackBerry Platform.”

The following listing is not a big surprise, especially when they have recently acquired Torch Mobile, the maker of mobile web browser Iris (Webkit based).

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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 19th

By | October 19, 2009 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 19th

Thanks to Andrew, Daniel Hendrycks, Gabana and Nox for links!

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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 12th

By | October 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 12th

Thanks to mabdul for links.

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Fennec Beta 4 for Maemo Released

By | October 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

Fennec Beta 4 for Maemo ReleasedMozilla today released the fourth beta of Fennec for Maemo OS2008 and Maemo 5 software platforms.

You can test it on Nokia N810, N900 devices as well as Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

One of the first noticeable changes in Beta 4 is the fact that it now works with Nokia N900 handsets. Also, it has received various improvements, tweaks and bug fixes.

Here’s a changelog:
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Microsoft and EU Work Out Browser Ballot Screen

By | October 8, 2009 | 16 Comments

Microsoft and EU Work Out Browser Ballot Screen
Microsoft and European Commission have finally come to an agreement on a new ballot screen with a total of 12 web browsers. Updated version includes a couple of changes and treaty for as long as 5 years. Testers will be able to test new screen with the following modifications: Continue Reading

What Is a Web Browser (Video)?

By | October 6, 2009 | 10 Comments

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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 5th

By | October 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 5th

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September, 2009 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera Market Share Goes Up; IE – Down

By | October 2, 2009 | 11 Comments

New month and we are back to Net Applications data, so let’s begin.

Not so surprisingly, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share and fell from 66.97% to 65.71%.

This time Firefox has gained 0.77 point of its market share and went up from 22.98% to 23.75%. Continue Reading