Category: Web Browsers
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 184.108.40.206 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 220.127.116.11 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
One 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?
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