Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 7 Released

By | November 18, 2010 | 3 Comments

Download Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 7

Screams for more performance.

Although it’s been a mere three weeks since the last IE9 Platform Preview release, Microsoft has recently released a yet another build that is Platform Preview 7.

According to the IE Team, since the release of Internet Explorer 9 Beta, it has already generated more than 13 million downloads and proved to be a huge success.

As far as this release goes, Platform Preview 7 continues its bug fixing marathon and real world performance improvements. Therefore, SunSpider benchmark results have improved as well.

As always, no UI for you.

Download.

Thanks, Toxigene.

Internet Explorer is Safer than Google Chrome and Firefox

By | November 17, 2010 | 7 Comments

Internet Explorer is Safer than Google Chrome and Firefox

Or so it seems.

According to the “Dirty Dozen” applications list (which is basically a collection/report of the most discovered software flaws that require security updates), when it comes to vulnerabilities, Google Chrome is the no. 1 application to get.

Furthermore, same report claims that Internet Explorer has far less security flaws than Safari or Firefox web browsers.
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Skyfire to Kill Windows Mobile and Symbian Products

By | November 17, 2010 | 5 Comments

Skyfire to Kill Windows Mobile and Symbian ProductsWith the decreasing popularity of Windows Mobile and Symbian platforms, Skyfire has decided to do some changes for its own eco system.

Starting from December 31, 2010, Skyfire will stop supporting its 1.0 browser for both Windows Mobile and Symbian devices.

What does that mean?
Flash and Silverlight is no more, as its proxy servers will be shut down.
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Private Browsing Mode, Tabbed Browsing for Windows Phone 7 IE

By | November 16, 2010 | 4 Comments

Well, that did not take long.

Yesterday, a new app called Browser+ ($0.99) was included into the Windows Phone marketplace.

Basically, it’s a modified Internet Explorer Mobile shell with the enhanced functionality:

Tabbed browsing
Private (incognito) mode

On the downside, it does not yet support landscape mode.

Via: WPCentral

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 15th

By | November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, November 15th

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Download Firefox 4 Beta 7
Here comes the seventh beta release of Firefox 4 web browser.

Firefox Celebrates 6th Birthday
With the upcoming Firefox 4 release, Mozilla has celebrated the…
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Netscape Navigator on the ACID3 Test

By | November 14, 2010 | 19 Comments

Netscape Navigator on the ACID3 Test

Via Reddit

Google Chrome: So That’s the Real Reason Behind the Fast Version Number Progression

By | November 12, 2010 | 12 Comments

Google Chrome: So Thats the Real Reason Behind the Fast Version Number Progression

Via Reddit and Chromium.

Download Firefox 4 Beta 7

By | November 11, 2010 | 51 Comments

Download Firefox 4 Beta 7Here comes the seventh beta release of Firefox 4 web browser.

Last month, Mozilla has announced its plans to delay Firefox 4 Final release and push it back to the next year that is 2011.

Well, today they have reached a yet another milestone as company has announced the availability of Firefox 4 Beta 7.

Now here is the best part: it fixes a total of 2439 bugs (imagine that!) and includes JägerMonkey just-in-time JavaScript compiler.

Download.

Skyfire Cashes in Almost 1 Million Dollars

By | November 10, 2010 | 18 Comments

Skyfire Cashes in Almost 1 Million DollarsMight make Opera jealous.

With all the “problems” that plagued Skyfire for the iOS launch, the numbers are in.

According to the MobileCrunch post, a company behind mobile web browser Skyfire has sold more than 300 000 copies for their first weekend.

If we do the math:
300,000++ * $2.99 = ~$900,000

Now, Skyfire will obviously not receive all that cash, as Apple wants their cut as well (30%, if no exclusive deals were made).

That still leaves the company with more than 600,000 USD to spend on candies and chocolate.

Firefox Celebrates 6th Birthday

By | November 10, 2010 | 6 Comments

Firefox Celebrates 6th BirthdayWith the upcoming Firefox 4 release, Mozilla has celebrated the sixth birthday of its beloved web browser.

Back in November of 2004, company launched the very first build of Firefox, which with the help of Google, enjoyed continuous market share for the years to come.

According to the latest report, it is used by more than 22% computer users worldwide.

Happy Birthday.