Google Chrome: Lady Gaga

By | May 23, 2011 | 5 Comments

With the recently announced Google Chrome promotion, here comes another video from the search giant and this one features Lady Gaga (oh no).

WordPress Kills Internet Explorer 6 Support

By | May 20, 2011 | 27 Comments

Wordpress Kills Internet Explorer 6 Support

What took them so long?

The upcoming WordPress 3.2 release, which is now in Beta, will no longer support the Internet Explorer 6 web browser, organization said earlier this week.

Just like other major companies that decided to halt IE6 support, WordPress highlights the increasingly complex code trickery to make WP dashboard work with the 10 year old web browser.

Although it remains unclear what site webmasters would use such software; still, it’s a welcomed step forward.

Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari And Possibly Opera Affected By Memory Leak

By | May 19, 2011 | 13 Comments

Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari And Possibly Opera, Affected By Memory Leak

According to TNW, Internet Explorer is the only modern web browser (Opera was not tested due to temporary issue with the test page) that is not affected by the recently found memory leak.

One of the developers has created a test site with the Google’s App Engine to demonstrate the issue.

Once the site is back online, users can reproduce the bug by following these steps:
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TermKit: A WebKit Based, Modern Command Line Interface

By | May 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

TermKit: A WebKit Based Command Line Interface

Brings terminal into 21st century.

If you’ve been playing with the terminal for many years, like this guy, then 80s like command line interface is probably already wired into your brain.

Why does it have to be like that? Good question.

Steven Wittens had the same issue and came up with a solution: he took WebKit and built a rich command line interface called TermKit.

Want to know more? For all the details and thought process, check the original blog post.

Test Linux In Your Web Browser

By | May 18, 2011 | 3 Comments

Test Linux In Your Web Browser

Yes, you can now run Linux in your Linux while you Linux.

Fabrice Bellard, the author of QEMU, an open source machine emulator and virtualizer, has created a PC emulator in JavaScript.

How is this news? Thanks to various advancements in the web browsers, curious Google Chrome 11 and Firefox 4 users can now play with the actual Linux terminal in just under few minutes!

All you have to do is open the following page. That’s it.

Internet Explorer 9 Overtakes Internet Explorer 6

By | May 18, 2011 | 9 Comments

Internet Explorer 9 Overtakes Internet Explorer 6

For many weeks the kingdom was full of joy as kings, sorcerers and even peasants, celebrated the victory on the Internets. Such was the feast that alchemists themselves revealed the Philosopher’s Stone secrets and flooded everyone with gold.

According to the StatCounter, IE6 market share (4.26%) has been surpassed by its superior brother, IE9, which is currently responsible for the 4.34% of Internet traffic. Still a long way to go…

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Via: ConceivablyTech

Thanks, RamaSubbu SK!

Google Chrome, Firefox: Block Specific Sites With LeechBlock And StayFocusd

By | May 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

If you are looking for a great way to boost your productivity by blocking certain sites and the specific time of the day, then Google Chrome or Firefox are the browsers to user.

LeechBlock

Google Chrome, Firefox: Blocks Specific Sites with LeechBlock and StayFocusd
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WebGL: iOS RAGE

By | May 17, 2011 | 4 Comments

WebGL: iOS RAGE

Earlier this year, RAGE, the upcoming 3rd person shooter from the id Software (set for September release) has received an iOS version of the game.

Now, Brandon Jones, the US based software developer took one step further and rendered it with WebGL. That’s right, RAGE running in your web browser!
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Download Opera 11.11

By | May 17, 2011 | 21 Comments

Although the release of Opera 11.11 has not yet been announced, it’s already available on the public Opera servers.

So, while you wait for the official changelog and further details, feel free to download it from here.

Update: it’s now official. Opera 11.11 includes user interface, display, scripting, mail and other fixes. For a complete list of changes, visit the following link.

Thanks, MarkG!

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 16th

By | May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 16th

FavBrowser.com

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