Category: Web Browsers

2008 February Browsers Market Share Results

By | March 5, 2008 | 3 Comments

2008 February Browsers Market Share ResultsOne more month ended and February market share results are here. Ready to see them? Feel free to check January results as well.

Internet Explorer lost more market share again, felt from 75.47% to 74.88% (0.59% decrease). Continue Reading

5 Web Browsers Download Manager Features to Kill Internet Download Accelerators

By | February 26, 2008 | 3 Comments

Web BrowserWeb browsers developers are trying to make files download process as good as possible. When Internet Explorer was launched, files download process was not so user friendly, lots of corrupted files and unstable download speed (actually, IE team haven’t changed anything yet). More and more people downloaded additional programs for faster and better files download experience. Since then, other web browsers developers learned from Internet Explorer mistakes and started to add additional features into web browsers integrated download managers. One of the most important features was an ability to resume downloads. Continue Reading

Camino 1.5.5 Released

By | February 8, 2008 | 1 Comment

Camino 1.5.5Camino, web browser for Mac OS X only got an update: 1.5.5. The following release fixes some well known bugs, for example: crashes, as well as add new features and various improvements.

Changelog:

  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.12 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • When quitting after closing all tabs, Camino will no longer crash.
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    Web Browsers Questions and Answers – February, 2008

    By | February 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Web Browsers Questions and AnswersThought I will start something like that long time ago. If you have any trouble using your web browser, feel free to contact me using contact form. I probably will be able to help you. Here are some questions which I received long time ago, answered but never published. Glad that I don’t delete “sent emails” very often :-) Some were really easy to answer, for the few others had to make a little research (had to rewrite few questions before publishing as well). Continue Reading

    2008 January Browsers Market Share Results

    By | February 4, 2008 | 2 Comments

    2008 January Browsers Market Share ResultsIt’s that time of the month again. We are ready to let you know about “2008 January Browsers Market Share Results”. You may check previous month results here). So how’s your favorite web browser doing? Let’s see that now.

    Yet another market share decrease for Internet Explorer, from 76.04% to 75.47% (0.47% decrease).

    After the previous 0.8% increase, this time Firefox managed to increase its market a share a bit less, from 16.80% to 16.98% (0.18% increase). Continue Reading

    14 Popular Web Browsers Toolbars Reviewed

    By | January 30, 2008 | 1 Comment

    Randfish from SEOMoz.org reviewed a total of 14 popular web browsers toolbars. Review includes: “The Google Toolbar”, “The Yahoo! Toolbar”, “The Microsoft Live Search Toolbar”, “The Ask.com Toolbar” and more.

    Click to read “14 Popular Browser Toolbars Reviewed – The Worthwhile and the Worthless” article by randfish.

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    Netscape Navigator – Alive Again?

    By | January 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Netscape Navigator - Alive Again?Is it? Not really. However, some time ago AOL announced that they will stop Netscape Navigator support after February 1’st… Well, things changed a bit, they’ve decided to “extend” its support for one more month (March 1’st).

    As it says in their blog post:

    Mozilla, Flock and AOL are working together to provide tools to ease the migration of existing Netscape browser users to our recommended Flock and Firefox alternatives. Both Flock and Firefox are built on the same Mozilla Firefox codebase.

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    2007 December Browsers Market Share Results

    By | January 9, 2008 | 2 Comments

    2007 December Browsers Market Share Results It’s time for the December, 2007 web browsers market share report. See November stats here.
    As you will see in this graph, there are some noticeable changes for the Opera web browsers. Not sure why, but both of them (Opera and Opera Mini) got slightly different values than they should. It’s the second month, so not sure if it’s a bug. However, we have keep going and post what we know.

    Yet another bad month for the Internet Explorer. This time it felt from 77.35% to 76.04% (1.31% decrease).

    Firefox market share continues growing and might reach 20% very soon, they have increased its market share by 0.79%: from 16.01% to 16.80%. Continue Reading

    SpaceTime – 3D Web Browsing

    By | January 8, 2008 | 2 Comments

    SpaceTime 1.0Now this is something interesting. Have you ever heard about SpaceTime? No? You should check their web page then and watch the video. Firstly I thought that it’s just yet another useless “feature”, however, after watching SpaceTime demo video, I’ve changed my mind. It is not as useless as I thought. Check this screenshot for example: Continue Reading

    Netscape Navigator Leaves Web Browsers Industry

    By | December 29, 2007 | 8 Comments

    Netscape Navigator Dead SkullSeems everyone is talking about that right now. You got it right. According to the article (posted in Netscape blog), after February 1’st, AOL won’t be developing any further Netscape Navigator releases. The browser will be left on its own fate. Eh… Remember old times?

    Netscape Navigator Dead
    Netscape Navigator Market Share

    It was the world’s most popular web browser and now its over. Internet Explorer will be next? I bet it will, I bet it will. If Microsoft will continue to use same “logic” while developing IE, someday you might see similar topic like this, just about Internet Explorer.

    As for now, most of the current Netscape Navigator users will probably switch to Firefox and increase its market share.

    That’s it. Check Netscape Navigator at Wikipedia if you want to remember old times.

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