Google’s Dear Sophie: You Are Doing It Wrong

By | May 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

Googles Dear Sophie: You Are Doing It WrongRemember the ad campaign for Google’s Chrome web browser titled “Dear Sophie“? The one that encourages using various search giant services?

Turns out, you can’t really do that. Why? Because it’s against Google’s TOS to create a Google account for children younger than 13 years old.

Here is an email from one of the fathers:
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 9th

By | May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 2nd

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Best 5: Must Have Opera Extensions

By | May 9, 2011 | 14 Comments

With the introduction of Opera Extensions, it’s time to pick some of the better ones out there for you to try. I present you a top 5 list.

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Top 5: Must Have Opera Extensions
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RockMelt Now With Quiet Mode, Localized Search & Chromium 11

By | May 6, 2011 | 3 Comments

RockMelt Beta 2 has been updated with Quiet Mode, Chromium 11, supports localized results from the search box, and several performance improvements. Let’s take a look at each new addition.

Quiet Mode

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Mozilla Defies the Department of Homeland Security

By | May 6, 2011 | 4 Comments

Mozilla Defies the Department of Homeland SecurityMozilla declared that it will not agree to a US Department of Homeland Security request to get rid of a Firefox extension yesterday. The extension in question is MAFIAA Fire.

What this particular extension does is redirect users to working sites set up to replace domains seized by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It is believed that an antipiracy campaign by the DHS has seen reduced effectiveness due to this.
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How To Activate Autocomplete In Firefox 4

By | May 5, 2011 | 20 Comments
How to Activate Autocomplete in Firefox 4

Firefox 4 without Autocomplete.

Both Opera and Chrome have autocomplete as standard in the address field so surely a browser as customizable as Firefox 4 would have a feature as simple as autocomplete as well, no? Turns out that it does!
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Opera Dragonfly 1.0 Released

By | May 5, 2011 | 7 Comments

Good news, the very first stable build of Opera Dragonfly has been just released and can be tested on your Opera web browser (desktop, mobile or even TV).

Just hit CTRL+Shift+I if you running Windows or Linux machine and ⌘ + ⌥ + if you are on Mac.

Opera Dragonfly offers a variety of features, including:
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Google Chrome: Dear Sophie

By | May 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

As Google begins its biggest off-line TV campaign called “the Web is what you make of it”, here comes another ad for you to check out.

April, 2011: Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera – Down

By | May 4, 2011 | 16 Comments

April, 2011: Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera - Down

It’s May already as we look at the browsers market share results for the last month, April that is. Were there any drastic changes? Let’s find out.

It looks like Internet Explorer 9 is not yet good enough to prevent users from switching to other browsers as Microsoft lost market share yet again, down from 55.92% to 55.11% (0.81 point decrease).

Mozilla is facing similar situation as Firefox web browser market share decreased by 0.17 point, from 21.80% to 21.63%.
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Google Chrome: It Gets Better

By | May 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

Sheriff Woody is gay.

Last evening, Google has aired a new commercial on TV which promotes Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” project and Chrome web browser, obviously. Pretty neat, if you ask us.

Check it out.