Category: Web Browsers

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

By | December 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Girls as Browsers (Pics) v2

By | December 8, 2008 | 42 Comments

If web browsers were girls… Here is how they would look like.

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Browser Head to Head: Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Flock

By | December 2, 2008 | 27 Comments

An article on 3 web browsers: Firefox, Google Chrome and Flock. Safari and Opera were left behind.

Read the article.

There were few interesting comments on that article though. For example:

“Opera hasn’t changed, there’s nothing new or exciting, nothing to talk about. People don’t ignore Opera, they just don’t really care about it.”

While this is not 100% correct, I actually find it true when viewing all the “browser war” and/or web development related articles around the web.

Camino 1.6.5 Released

By | November 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

An open source web browser Camino for Mac OS X has received an update. Camino 1.6.5 is a stability and security update so it’s important to upgrade.

Changelog

Upgraded to version 1.8.1.18 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes. Continue Reading

Adobe Flash Player 10 and Microsoft Silverlight 2 Released

By | October 15, 2008 | 3 Comments

I love Wednesdays, many great releases all the time. Few more today, Flash Player 10 is finally out of the beta and a new version of Silverlight is also released.

Download Adobe Flash Player 10
Download Microsoft Silverlight 2

Flock 2.0 is here

By | October 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

It’s here. The final version of social web browser Flock 2.0 is now released. Unlike some other web browsers which want to be as light as possible, Flock thinks different. More is better.

What’s New?

Flock 2.0 is based on the Firefox 3 technology, providing a faster, safer, and more stable web surfing experience. Continue Reading

Web Browser for Kids – Surf Knight

By | October 10, 2008 | 2 Comments

One more web browser for kids is trying to enter the market. This one is called Surf Knight.

Surf Knight is based on Microsoft Internet Explorer (everyone loves IE, right?).

Once you launch it for the first time, it requires you to enter a root password and set some parental settings: Continue Reading

OmniWeb 5.8 Released

By | September 27, 2008 | 0 Comments

OmniWeb 5.8 ReleasedOne of the shareware web browsers for Mac OS X has just received an update which includes new version of WebKit, few bug fixes and minor interface changes.

What’s new in this release?

WebKit
This release is primarily an update to the version of WebKit in use by OmniWeb. OmniWeb is now based on the same WebKit in use by Safari 3.1. This includes the latest security patches and features included with Safari 3.1.x such as downloadable fonts, CSS Animation, HTML 5 media tags and client side database storage. Continue Reading

Camino 1.6.4 Released

By | September 24, 2008 | 2 Comments

Camino 1.6.4 ReleasedA new version of Camino web browser is now released. The following release includes few changes such as improved-asblocking and Mozilla Gecko rendering engine upgrade.

Changelog:

Upgraded to version 1.8.1.17 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
Camino again displays expiration dates for Certificate Authorities in the Certificates window.
Camino no longer reads OmniWeb’s “password not saved” markers in the Keychain as valid accounts.
Improved ad-blocking. Continue Reading

Pogo Web Browser Preview

By | September 8, 2008 | 4 Comments

Pogo Web Browser ScreenshotsSome time ago I’ve received an invitation to try Pogo Web Browser so downloaded Pogo 1.1 Beta and started to play with it.

First thing I noticed during the download process was its size. Pogo is a heavy browser and its installation uses more than 50 megabytes (54.5 MB) of disk space.

It took some time to install it but installation went smooth and without any errors. Continue Reading