Category: Web Browsers

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

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 28th

By | September 28, 2009 | 6 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 28th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Mabdul, Nox and Trygve Lie for links.

Backup Web Browser Data with FavBackup 2.0

By | September 28, 2009 | 11 Comments

We are happy to announce the availability of FavBackup 2.0, software which backups web browser bookmarks, passwords, extensions and pretty much everything else.

The following release focuses on usability and optimizations.

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