Category: Web Browsers

Maxthon 2.5.2 Hits the Scene

By | July 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Maxthon 2.5.2 Hits the SceneAfter a total of 5 beta releases, today Maxthon International has released a final version of its web browser: Maxthon 2.5.2.7058. Besides performance improvements and bug fixes, team has also added a support for online favorites with http protocol, enhanced tabbed browsing feature and other optimizations.

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Firefox 3.5 vs. Safari 4 vs. Opera 10 vs. Chrome 2 vs. IE8

By | July 1, 2009 | 40 Comments

Internet Explorer vs. Firefox vs. Chrome vs. Safari vs. OperaAdrian Kingsley Hughes from ZDNet has benchmarked Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3.5 and 3.0, Safari 4, Opera 10 (alpha!) and Chrome 2.0 browsers using SunSpider, V8 benchmarks.

Chrome 2 wins in both benchmarks which is followed by Safari 4. In the V8 benchmark suite however, other web browsers lag behind by up to 36 times.

Results are as follow: Continue Reading

Touch Scrolling on Windows 7: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3.5 and Chrome 2

By | July 1, 2009 | 4 Comments

Folks from GottaBeMobile.com have demoed a touch scrolling feature on IE8, Firefox 3.5 and Chrome 2 web browsers. With Firefox 3.5 release, Chrome was the only one struggling with this task.

Opera Mini Servers Updated to 4.11.458

By | July 1, 2009 | 1 Comment

Opera Mini Servers UpgradedOne of the best things about Opera Mini server updates is that you don’t have to edit or download anything to enjoy them.

The latest upgrade offers enhanced site compatibility, synchronization improvements, a fix for web pages with internal links and download option for binary files.

For more details, see the announcement post.

New Cooliris Release

By | July 1, 2009 | 2 Comments

cooliris
An update for Cooliris add-on has been just released. The following version works with Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari web browsers (Windows, Mac OS, Linux) and introduces better Flickr and MySpace support, also integration to the browser tab and more.

What’s new?
Show off any 3D Wall of content by sharing its URL with friends
Freely jump between Cooliris and other tabs and desktop applications like your email or favorite photo editing program
Save 3D Wall to your browser’s bookmarks, enjoy multiple instances of Cooliris in different tabs, or set a 3D Wall view as your homepage, e.g. daily news or entertaiment feed. The possibilities are almost endless.

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President of Brazil and Firefox 3.5 (Picture)

By | June 29, 2009 | 6 Comments

President + Firefox

Via “Lula vai a fórum de software livre” and Twitter

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New Fennec Versions Released

By | June 29, 2009 | 1 Comment

New Fennec Versions ReleasedMozilla team has released 2 new versions of Fennec mobile web browser also known as Firefox mobile.

Fennec Beta 2 for Nokia phones and Alpha 2 for Windows Mobile handsets contain newly designed theme, improved add-on support, bug fixes, password manager, pop up blocker and much more.

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Internet Explorer vs. Firefox vs. Chrome vs. Safari vs. Opera

By | June 25, 2009 | 12 Comments

Internet Explorer vs. Firefox vs. Chrome vs. Safari vs. OperaIt seems that everyone is testing web browsers this week.

While some sites are posting usual SunSpider results, Codexon has decided to run something closer to the “real life situations”.

As a result, he loaded 10 web sites and calculated load time.

Sites used:

Baidu.com – Chinese Google
Blogger.com – Popular blogsite Continue Reading

Browser Comparison Test: Internet Explorer vs. Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome

By | June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

PCGamesHardware Writes:

PC Games Hardware tested the speed of the internet browsers Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8, Mozilla Firefox 2.0, 3.0.11 and 3.5b99, Opera 9.6 and 10, Safari 3.1.1 and 4.0, Chrome 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 with the benchmarks Peacekeeper and Sunspider and checked them with the Acid tests as well.

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Camino 1.6.8 Released

By | June 24, 2009 | 2 Comments

Camino 1.6.8 ReleasedThe latest Camino version 1.6.8 has been released to address a couple of bugs as well as improve user experience with improved ad blocking and updated Gecko rendering engine.

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