Category: Web Browsers
Now here is something quite informative. Browser Security Handbook published by Google.
As Google explains, the document is meant to provide web application developers, browser engineers, and information security researchers with a one-stop reference to key security properties of contemporary web browsers.
The following browsers are included: Continue Reading
Sorry for not posting last few days. Had no internet (provider problems) connection since Thursday. Time to catch up.
- Google Chrome To Become Default Internet Web Browser
- Recent Updates Flood in for Google Chrome
- Test Finds Google Chrome, Apple Safari Weakest in Browser Password Management
- Analysis: Is Microsoft’s IE Flaw The Last Nail In Its Desktop Coffin?
- Microsoft releases patch for critical IE security flaw
- Firefox 22.214.171.124 now available for download
- Mozilla Officially Ends Support for Firefox 2
- Camino 1.6.6 Released
- Amaya 11 Released
It’s time to test some other web browsers this time. Who is the fastest browser among those in V8 Benchmark Suite and who scores most in Acid 3 test? Let’s find out.
Test setup Continue Reading
- Google dumps Firefox from download bundle, swaps in Chrome
- Fennec/Mobile Firefox coming to Symbian S60 in 2009
- Time for Mac Antivirus? Apple Safari Users Targeted on Facebook
- Microsoft Gets More Detailed About IE Vulnerability and Workarounds
- Skyfire rolls out UK mobile browser
- Net Applications again: Opera vs. Chrome – actual numbers vs. claimed market share
An article on 3 web browsers: Firefox, Google Chrome and Flock. Safari and Opera were left behind.
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.
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.
Upgraded to version 126.96.36.199 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes. Continue Reading
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.
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.
Flock 2.0 is based on the Firefox 3 technology, providing a faster, safer, and more stable web surfing experience. Continue Reading
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