Introducing Google Chrome Web Search Blocklist Extension

By | February 16, 2011 | 4 Comments

Google, always out to improve their search engine to allow for maximum efficiency, has released the Personal Blocklist extension for Google Chrome which allows users to block certain sites from showing up in their search results.

Introducing Google Chrome Web Search Blocklist Extension
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Windows Phone Internet Explorer 9 Mobile vs. Safari

By | February 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

Hardware acceleration supported.

Thanks, RamaSubbu SK!

IE9 RC: 2 Million Downloads

By | February 16, 2011 | 5 Comments

IE9 RC: 2 Million DownloadsEven though the release candidate build of Internet Explorer 9 has been just recently released, it has already been downloaded more than 2 million times.

Although Windows Update offered IE9 Beta users to download the updated build, Microsoft has pointed out that every single one of those downloads were user-initiated downloads.

Director of Firefox Leaves Mozilla

By | February 15, 2011 | 4 Comments

Director of Firefox Leaves MozillaMike Beltzner, Mozilla’s Director if Firefox will be leaving company right after Firefox 4 Final release.

For around six years (sine Firefox 1.5), he has been leading development of the open-source browser and assures everyone that this wasn’t really an easy decision to make.

It’s not a choice I made lightly, I can assure you. I’m incredibly eager to see how Mozilla continues to evolve, shifting its strategy to the new world in which the Web is not just alive and thriving, but evolving and transforming daily

As for the future, Mike is planning to join Dug as product strategist.

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, February 14th

By | February 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 14th

FavBrowser.com

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Opera 11.10 Coming

By | February 14, 2011 | 18 Comments

Opera 11.10 ComingAccording to Opera Desktop Team blog post, the upcoming 11.10 web browser version code name is Barracuda.

Although not much information was given, it was revealed that one of the popular Opera features will be “taken to the next level” and that the very first snapshot is coming in the near future.

Download Internet Explorer 9 RC

By | February 10, 2011 | 18 Comments

Download Internet Explorer 9 RC

The wait is over.

Microsoft has just uploaded the RC build to company servers and download links are already floating all over the web.

What’s new?
Ability to filter ActiveX controls
Performance improvements
Standards improvements
Tracking protection
Minor UI changes
95/100 on ACID3

Update
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HTML5: Framerate Fest

By | February 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

HTML5: Framerate Fest

After introducing the hardware acceleration feature for IE9, Microsoft wasn’t really shy to demonstrate its advantages over other web browsers.

Recently, company has launched a Framerate Fest web site, inviting web developers to create their own HTML5 demo (300×300).

There have been only few entries so far (see official site) and submissions are open until the 25th of March.

One lucky winner will receive a brand new Xbox 360 with Kinect and some merchandise.

Technical Guidelines (.pdf)

Via: IStartedSomething

Opera: 100 000 000 Mobile Users

By | February 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

Opera: 100 000 000 Mobile Users

Updates are coming.

Opera Software has just announced that more than 100 000 000 mobile users now use Opera web browser on their cell phones.

That’s not all! In the official Choose Opera blog post, it was revealed that all Opera Mini and Opera Mobile versions will receive updates later this year.

Yes, even Symbian or Windows Mobile builds.

Can’t wait.

Download Firefox 4 Beta 11

By | February 9, 2011 | 7 Comments

Download Firefox 4 Beta 11A week of Firefox news.

As many people eagerly await the final version of Firefox 4, here comes the next-to-last beta build of this web browser.

With nearly 350 bugs fixed, this update also brings a couple of new features and enhancements:
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