Download Safari 5.0.4

By | March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Download Safari 5.0.4Yesterday, Apple has released a new build of its Safari web browser, bumping the version number to 5.0.4

Among various stability and compatibility improvements, Safari 5.0.4 for Windows also fixes HTML5 bug which might have prevented videos from playing on the YouTube web site.

Changelog:

Safari 5.0.4 for Mac
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IE9 Coming in March 14th

By | March 9, 2011 | 6 Comments

IE9 Coming in March 19thThis is it, after lots of rumors and speculations, Microsoft has finally confirmed Internet Explorer 9 release date.

According to Ryan Gavin, senior director of IE, starting from next Monday, users will be able to download the Final version of Internet Explorer at 9 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).

So here you have it, if Windows 8 is indeed stated for early 2012 release and company has changed its strategy, expect to see IE10 announcements later this year.

Forget Google Chrome! Hello, Baidu Web Browser

By | March 9, 2011 | 8 Comments

Forget Google Chrome! Hello, Baidu Web BrowserMicrosoft has it, Google has it so why shouldn’t Baidu build one too?

To strengthen its business, Baidu, China’s most popular search engine is already working on its own web browser (codenamed FlyFlow) and as it turns out, testing phase has already begun.

Not much is known yet, although it was revealed that FlyFlow will have its own application platform and considering Baidu popularity, we might even see IE6 glory days over.

Rendering engine remains unknown as well. However, users should expect to see the public Beta of this web browser in the very near future.

Thanks, Andrew!

Source: QQ.com

Google Chrome 10 Arrives!

By | March 9, 2011 | 3 Comments

Google today released the newest iteration of the Chrome web browser, namely Google Chrome 10. This update brings along the aforementioned features, these include: a faster Javascript performance, password synchronization, and a search function when looking for a certain setting. A video on the latter can be seen above.
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URL Hunter

By | March 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

URL Hunter

Your video card can’t handle video games on a big display? No worries! Here is a game where the URL bar is an actual screen.

Wait, what!

You are almighty letter O and have to kill as many a’s as possible. Use left and right arrow keys to control your character and space bar to kill.

Play.

64 Bit Google Chrome (x86-64)

By | March 8, 2011 | 5 Comments

64 Bit Google Chrome (x86-64)

It looks like the 64 bit version of Google Chrome web browser might be coming in the near future as AreWeFastYet.com now lists both OS versions:
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Users Advised to Update Graphics Drivers for Firefox 4

By | March 8, 2011 | 5 Comments

Firefox 4According to Mozilla, users will need to make sure that their graphics cards’ drivers are up to date if they wish to utilize hardware acceleration present in Firefox 4.

Benoit Jacob of Mozilla’s platform engineering team explained

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Convert Flash to HTML5

By | March 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

Convert Flash to HTML5Adobe has released an experimental technology codenamed Wallaby which is designed to convert Flash (FLA) to HTML files.

Although not all features are yet supported, it’s a welcomed step forward.

Wallaby is free to use, so if you want to give it a try, here is a download link.

Weekly Questions Recap, March 7th

By | March 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Questions Recap, March 7th
Don’t forget that you can receive points for asking/answering questions and redeem them for cool prizes.

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Nintendo Ditches Opera

By | March 7, 2011 | 16 Comments

Nintendo Ditches OperaIt looks like Nintendo has decided to change the gears as its latest handheld console called Nintendo 3DS will no longer feature the Opera web browser that was previously announced for DS, DSi and Wii devices.

Instead, it will rely on NetFront which is also used by Sony’s PSP devices.

Access NetFront features high speed JavaScript engine, visual bookmarks, different rendering modes and even offers partial HTML5 support.