According to the blog post, it far exceeded their initial expectations and was too much for the servers to handle.
When can you expect it to re-appear?
As soon as they increase the capacity of servers. No ETA yet.
As we enter November, it’s time to yet again, check the browser market share numbers.
It looks like Internet Explorer 9 Beta release did not help at all, as IE market share went down from 59.65% to 59.18% (0.47 point decrease).
Firefox market share is also on the chopping block. It has decreased by 0.1 point, going down from 22.96% to 22.86%. That’s the lowest number this year.
Well, what do you know; Apple has just approved the Skyfire mobile browser for the iOS.
According to CNNMoney.com, it shall be available on Thursday and is priced at $2.99.
Is it any good? Well, the main selling point is this: Skyfire has a built in Flash video to HTML5 converter. Therefore, iPhone, iPod or iPad users will be able to enjoy Flash content. However, don’t get to excited as it won’t convert games or other non-video related content.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) compared HTML5 test suite conformance results among different web browsers.
According to the summary, recently released Internet Explorer Platform Preview 6 achieves better results than its competitors.
However, as per our unofficial HTML5 test, IE9 is far from being a leader.
Full results may be found here.
• HTML5: Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) vs. Google Chrome 8 vs. Firefox 4 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5
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• Shocker: Browser Ballot Screen Made Little to No Difference
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Here is another browser alternative for your Android device: Dolphin HD.
With the recent 4.0 release, developers managed to fix quite a few bugs and make other modifications, such as: upgrade UI. Where can you download it? Try Android Market.
Today, at the Microsoft PDC 2010 conference, IE team has announced the availability of 6th Platform Preview build of Internet Explorer 9.
According to the benchmark results above, company has not yet given up on the browser performance wars and continues to march forward.
What else does it bring to the table?
It looks like Firefox 4 won’t see the daylight this year, as Mozilla has pushed its release back into early 2011, company representative announced yesterday.
As discussed in today’s Firefox delivery meeting, release candidate builds are now scheduled to ship in early 2011, with the final GA release shortly after
According to Firefox 4 schedule (which may change at any time), Beta 7 release is targeted for early November and is followed by 3 more Betas.
Better safe than sorry.