Category: Web Browsers

November, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Safari, Chrome – Up; Opera – Down

By | December 4, 2012 | 1 Comment


Yep, it’s that time of the month again.

First on the list is Apple’s Safari web browser, which regained some of its lost market share, up from 60.31% to 61.50% (1.19 point increase).
Continue Reading

November, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome – Down

By | December 3, 2012 | 7 Comments


It’s the last month of the year as we check the market share results for November. Were there any surprises? Let’s find out.
Continue Reading

Windows 8 Benchmarks: IE10 vs. Firefox 16 vs. Google Chrome 23 vs. Opera 12.1

By | November 21, 2012 | 18 Comments

Windows 8 Benchmarks: IE10 vs. Firefox 16 vs. Google Chrome 23 vs. Opera 12.1With Microsoft publishing a developer preview version of Windows 8 back in 2011, it’s time to find out, which (if any) of the web browser companies actually did their homework and optimized the software for the latest OS.

Web Browsers

Internet Explorer 10
Firefox 16
Google Chrome 23
Opera 12.10
Continue Reading

Tips: 50 Performance Tricks To Make Your HTML5 Applications And Sites Faster

By | November 21, 2012 | 3 Comments

Tips: 50 Performance Tricks To Make Your HTML5 Applications And Sites FasterNow here is something for the developers.

During Microsoft’s BUILD 2012 conference, Jatinder Mann the Program Manager for Internet Explorer, has shared an impressive amount of tips and tricks to speed up your applications and web sites.

The video below will tell you how to:
Continue Reading

Concept: Opera Mobile For Windows Phone 8

By | November 9, 2012 | 7 Comments

Concept: Opera Mobile For Windows Phone 8Makes you want more.

Earlier this year we talked about the Google Chrome web browser running on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system. Now, guys at PocketPC made another render but this time it’s Opera.

Interestingly enough, it has some neat ideas, such as: dynamically updated live tiles (see video below for a cheesy demo) with news from Opera’s portal, speed dial thumbnbails that match those of WP8 start screen and more.
Continue Reading

October, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Firefox Slides Below The 20% Mark

By | November 5, 2012 | 2 Comments


Hey, it’s that time of the month again as we kick off the week with the new data from the NetApplications.

Starting with the Internet Explorer, it looks like Microsoft’s market share is slowly edging higher, up from 53.63% to 54.13 (0.5 point increase).
Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 10: The King Of The Web Security

By | October 31, 2012 | 14 Comments

Internet Explorer 10: The King Of The Web SecurityWhen it comes to the socially engineered malware, it looks like Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is the only web browser that manages to fight it well.

According to the latest study by NSS Labs, IE10 running on the Windows 8 protected test systems against 99.1% of all the malicious web pages, followed by Google’s Chrome 70.4% mark.

However, when it came to Firefox and Safari, the block rates were incredibly low, 4.2% and 4.3% respectively.
Continue Reading

Yahoo To Ignore The “DNT” Setting

By | October 30, 2012 | 6 Comments

Yahoo To Ignore The "DNT" SettingNo surprises here.

As Microsoft continues to push its implementation of the Do Not Track feature, more and more companies shove it back.

Following Apache, Yahoo has also issued a statement saying that they will not honor the IE10’s default DNT setting because it doesn’t express user intent.
Continue Reading

EU: Windows RT Restrictions Are Fine

By | October 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

EU: Windows RT Restrictions Are FineMozilla responds.

Well, here is an interesting piece of news for you today, earlier this year, Mozilla has complained about the possible restrictions for web browsers running on the Windows RT, which wasn’t left unnoticed by the EU itself.

Now, according to a new report, European Union regulators gave Microsoft a green light and will not continue the investigation.
Continue Reading

Nokia Releases A Data Compression / Web Browser App

By | October 16, 2012 | 3 Comments

Windows Phone only.

Interestingly enough, the struggling handset manufacturer has released the Xpress Beta app, which not only uses its own rendering engine (unlike other Windows Phone browsers) but also compresses data, just like Opera Mobile.
Continue Reading