It looks like Mozilla has decided to remove and block “Mozilla Sniffer” add-on from addons.mozilla.org website after its review. In addition, blocklist will ask users for such extension uninstallation. Before deletion, add-on was already downloaded 1,800 times and is used by 334 people daily.
After releasing the final version of Opera Mini 5.1 for a bunch of Java supporting phones and BlackBerry devices, Opera Software has just finalized its Android and made it available for you to download.
One of the new features in version 5.1 is improved rendering for high-resolution devices, such as HTC EVO 4G or Motorola Droid X.
They also have improved kinetic scrolling and added ability to set Opera Mini as your default web browser.
Gizmodo has sat down with Christopher Blizzard, Mozilla’s Director of Developer Relations to discuss the future of Firefox it’s competitors and browsers in general.
Furthermore, he confirmed that company is not going to develop Firefox for Windows Mobile/Phone 7 anytime soon.
• Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Reaches 2 Million Downloads Mark
Since the very first IE9 Platform Preview release back in March 2010, it has already been downloaded more than 2 million times.
Guys at Driphter.com got their hands on the upcoming BlackBerry browser that utilizes Webkit rendering engine.
Although it’s still in early development stages, browser does look promising and we are looking forward to the final version capabilities.
Furthermore, Firefox 4 version will no longer require browser restart after installation is finished.
There are also more changes planned for 1.3 release, see roadmap for more details.
Thanks to Nox for the news tip.
Opera Software has released a new stable version of Opera Mini web browser that is 5.1.
This updated is mostly targeted at low end devices that have a screen resolution lower than 200 pixels or low memory capacity (4 MB+-).
Basically, if your phone does not meet mentioned requirements, Opera Mini will automatically switch to a new skin that lowers memory footprint. Therefore, enhancing user experience and reducing a number of “out of memory” error messages.
In addition, Opera Mini team has also added a new a keypad shortcut that allows you switching from/to Mobile View (*0).
It looks like Google has officially announced the refresh of YouTube mobile website. Android and iPhone users will be redirected to new page upon visiting it.
Updated site takes the advantage of HTML5 features, such as video tag. Furthermore, it brings search suggestions, improved video quality, ability to create playlists and like/dislike video buttons.
Mozilla has just released the long awaited beta of Firefox 4 web browser.
Besides a lot of cosmetic changes (new Linux and Mac user interface is coming soon) and performance improvements, Firefox 4 also introduces everyone’s bellowed accelerated hardware support, as well as: new add-ons manager and extensions management API, full WebGL support and more.