CTRL+F in Google Chrome Is Awesome

By | February 24, 2011 | 9 Comments

CTRL+F in Google Chrome Is Awesome

Although I find myself using find function quite often, I haven’t noticed this Google Chrome feature before:

It shows in the scroll bar where the word you’re searching for is located.

Via: Reddit

How Would You Change Opera?

By | February 24, 2011 | 86 Comments

If you would have an opportunity to do whatever you want with Opera web browser, how would you change it?

What features would be added or removed?

Firefox 4 Final for Android Coming Soon

By | February 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

Firefox 4 Final for Android Coming SoonWith the upcoming desktop browser release, Mozilla Foundation also plans to ship the Final version of Firefox 4 for Android in few weeks.

Furthermore, during an interview at the Mobile World Congress, Mozilla’s vice president of products, Jay Sullivan said that there will be about 150 mobile add-ons available during the launch.

Nokia N900 users shouldn’t be worried too as Firefox 4 Mobile will be available for devices running Maemo operating system as well.

Jay Sullivan has also commented on much anticipated Firefox 5 build, which according to him:

Will be a much quicker release cycle but it will have fewer features, but it will be more agile and more reactive to the issues that are facing the market.

Via: PCWorld

Interview with Jon Von Tetzchner

By | February 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

CrunchGear recently did a video interview with Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, the founder of Opera Software.

Worth to check if you are interested in such content.

Opera Software Q4 2010 Financial Results

By | February 22, 2011 | 25 Comments

Opera Software Q4 2010 Financial Results

Opera Software has recently announced a pretty strong financial results report.

Here are some of the key figures:
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, February 21st

By | February 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 21st

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Big Change Coming to Google Chrome

By | February 21, 2011 | 11 Comments

A lot of news about Google Chrome lately, no? This time it’s about how the next iteration of Google Chrome will implement a feature that only Internet Explorer 9 has so far and that feature is: dropping the address bar.

Despite being one of the most minimalist web browsers already, the next Google Chrome version will save even more screen space.

Don’t worry, the address bar will reappear when users move the cursor over the spot where the address bar normally is. It is a feature that only the beta of Internet Explorer 9 currently boasts but Google seemingly intends to take it a step further.
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Weekly Questions Recap, February 21st

By | February 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Questions Recap, February 21st
Don’t forget that you can receive points for asking/answering questions and redeem them for cool prizes.

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Taking a Look at the New Google Chrome 10 Beta

By | February 18, 2011 | 10 Comments

Google released the newest Google Chrome 10 build to the beta channel yesterday, boasting progress in the form of revamped browser settings, password sync features, as well as JavaScript performance.

V8, Chrome’s JavaScript engine, now runs intense JavaScript applications faster than in the past. To be more specific, the V8 benchmark suite indicated an improvement over the current stable release of 66%. See the chart below to see how it compares with prior versions of Chrome.
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Gmail Now Uses Chrome’s Built-In Viewer To Open PDFs

By | February 18, 2011 | 7 Comments

Users of Google Chrome can now use the built-in PDF viewer instead of Google Docs to view PDF’s from Gmail. As a result, PDF files now open noticeably quicker as well as look more pleasing to the eye and can be viewed by clicking “View” next to an attachment.

PDF attachments will continue to open via Google Docs viewer when in Gmail, if you are not using Google Chrome or have the PDF viewer plug-in disabled.

As for now, Adobe Reader’s plug-in is not yet compatible with this feature.

Via Google Operating System