Category: Web Browsers

Chartbeat, A Real Time Market Share Monitoring Tool

By | January 25, 2013 | 5 Comments

Chartbeat, A Real Time Market Share Monitoring Tool

No Opera in sight.

If monthly or daily market share numbers no longer satisfy your curiosity, then we might have just found a solution for you: Chartbeat.
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Microsoft Releases A Demo Of Its Own Web Audio / Video Chat Standard

By | January 18, 2013 | 5 Comments

Microsoft Releases A Demo Of Its Own Web Audio / Video Chat StandardOver the WebRTC, which doesn’t seem to be standardized.

Back in 2012, WebRTC, Google’s proposed web standard for audio, video chat and P2P file transfers, has gained a wide acceptance among various web browser vendors, including: Firefox, Opera, Maxthon and Google Chrome. While Apple is yet to implement and comment on WebRTC, Microsoft did raise some concerns and suggested their own web standard. That was back in August.
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Opera Reveals A New TV App Store

By | January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Opera Reveals A New TV App StoreDevices SDK as well.

To kick off the CES 2013, Opera Software has revealed a new TV app store and framework, allowing users to enjoy a great new selection of HTML5 apps. In an effort to integrate web with TV, Opera has also included a new side by side feature, which enables you to use apps in the context of what you are watching.
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December, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera – Up; Firefox, Safari – Down

By | January 3, 2013 | 2 Comments


When you look back, in 2011 a lot of people thought that Internet Explorer was pretty much doomed and that Google Chrome and Firefox will dominate the desktop space for an indefinite amount of time. Well, look how things have change… or did they?
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December, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Opera Mini, Chrome – Up; Safari, Android – Down

By | January 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

Ever wanted to know what happened to web browsers before (and after) the world has come to an end? Well, now you can, we have the technology.
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Play Dune 2 In Your Browser

By | January 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

Play Dune 2 In Your Browser

Free of charge.

Dune 2, one of the best RTS games of all time, can now be played in your web browser, thanks to the HTML5 and JavaScript god, Aleksander Guryanov.

If you had a PC in the 90s, there is a high probability that hearing someone say “Westwood Studios” will send shivers down your spine. Unfortunately, all good things come to an end. The studios were later bought out by the EA Games, a lot of people left to join Petroglyph Games, Command & Conquer franchise was turned into a joke and your childhood memories were pushed down the drain.

Thanks, EA.

Microsoft Creates A Christmas Themed Benchmark For Your Web Browser

By | December 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Microsoft Creates A Christmas Themed Benchmark For Your Web BrowserThis is Penguin Mark.

As if we haven’t seen enough holiday themed web sites and haven’t heard enough Christmas songs, Microsoft has decided to combine all of these into a web browser benchmark.

According to the IE Team, this test utilizes “hardware-accelerated HTML5 capabilities like canvas, CSS3 animations and transitions, audio, WOFF, power and performance APIs, and more.”
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UC Browser 2.7 For Windows Phone Released

By | December 27, 2012 | 12 Comments

UC Browser For Windows Phone Receives A Major Update

For both WP7 and WP8.

Now here is something to fill the gap in case you are not satisfied with the IE9 or IE10 Mobile: a new version of UC Browser
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Browsers: BlackBerry 10 vs. Windows Phone 8 (HTC 8X) vs. iPhone 5

By | December 20, 2012 | 4 Comments

With both platforms fighting for the third position in the mobile operating system wars, guys from the GadgetMasters made a brief comparison of Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 web browsers.

If you don’t feel like watching the video, BB10 won in pretty much everything, including the HTML5 test as it scored 485 points compared to Internet Explorer’s 320.
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HTML5 And Canvas 2D Specs Finalized

By | December 18, 2012 | 5 Comments

HTML5 And Canvas 2D Specs FinalizedChristmas arrives early.

Now here is something to get done before the end of this year. According to the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C), they have just finalized and published the specifications for Canvas 2D and HTML5. While that does not make them W3C standards just yet, there won’t be any more additions meaning that such specs are now feature complete so developers know exactly what to except and avoid the headaches in the future.

However, you will have to wait till the year 2014 because that’s when W3C plans to finalize the HTML5 standard.