New Chrome OS Build Brings Supervised Users Feature

By | October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

New Chrome OS Build Brings Supervised Users Feature

Can you feel the teenager excitement in the air?

Now here’s something for the Chromebook crowd. Today, Google has announced a new beta build of Chrome OS, which includes a new, family friendly feature called “Supervised users”.
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Microsoft Proposes CSS Scrolling Snap Points Standard

By | October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Microsoft Proposes CSS Scrolling Snap Points StandardTwo lines of code make all the difference in the world.

It looks like Microsoft is trying to solve one of the more painful experiences for developers: creating paginated content and scrolling photo galleries that work on all the devices and different input mechanisms (touch, mouse wheel or a keyboard).

Instead of writing hundreds of lines of JavaScript code, Microsoft’s implementation only requires two. According to the software giant, “this code works with touch swipe in IE10 and IE11; new in IE11, this same markup automatically works with mouse wheels, arrow keys, and trackpads—allowing users to access these experience no matter the device they happen to be browsing with at the moment. Enabling a similar experience by writing JavaScript can take hundreds of lines of code, often doesn’t offer stick-to-your-finger manipulation, and typically stutters in performance on low-end hardware.”
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Internet Explorer 11 Forces Google.com Into Compatibility Mode

By | October 22, 2013 | 3 Comments

Internet Explorer 11 Forces Google.com Into Compatibility ModeWorst possible timing ever.

When you release a new build of web browser, you’d expect that at least the most popular sites are to load properly. Turns out, this is not exactly the case with Internet Explorer 11.

According to several reports, opening Google on IE11 might force it into a compatibility mode that messes up the rendering of search results. Interestingly enough, you can fix this by simply pressing Alt+X and unchecking ‘Use Microsoft compatibility lists’.

Download Opera 18 Next

By | October 18, 2013 | 5 Comments

Download Opera 18 NextIf you are looking at what’s next for Opera then look no further as Norwegian browser maker has just released the very first build of Opera 18 and here’s what you can expect from it:

First in the list is ability to move tabs between windows or spawn a new window, then Opera has also enabled installable themes as well as enhancements for search engine manager.
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Internet Explorer 11 To Pre-Render Search Results On Bing

By | October 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

Internet Explorer 11 To Pre-Render Search Results On BingBetter late than never.

Following Google, it looks like Microsoft too has decided to speed up the overall browsing experience and pre-render web results on its own search engine.

Thanks to a newly introduced pre-render tag (which can be used by all web developers) on Internet Explorer 11, the first search result in Bing will be loaded in the background automatically. That just only makes sense, right? According to Microsoft, they designed this technology in a way so it does not waste or bandwidth or affect device’s battery life. We are not sure how they did it but it sounds like voodoo.

Google Extends Chrome Support For Windows XP Until 2015

By | October 16, 2013 | 4 Comments

Google Extends Chrome Support For Windows XP Until 2015Just kill it already.

If you work at one of the organizations that still rely on Windows XP and use Google Chrome, then we have some bad news for you. Today, Google has announced that they are extending Chrome support for Windows XP until at least April 2015.

How is this bad news? Well, it means that as long as companies keep supporting outdated OS, there will be little to no initiate for organizations to finally upgrade.

Maxthon Coming To Windows Phone

By | October 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

Maxthon Coming To Windows Phone

Good news for all you Windows Phone users out there, in case Internet Explorer is not exactly your cup of tea and waiting for Opera is getting tiresome, then mark the 17th of October in your calendars as this is when Maxthon is coming to Windows Phone.

Unfortunately, there are no more details but the release is only two days away.
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Microsoft Is Working On Its Own Cookie Replacement

By | October 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

Microsoft Working On Its Own Cookie ReplacementRecently, we learned that Google is working on its own cookie alternative and now, it looks like it’s not the only one.

According to AdAge, Microsoft is too developing a similar technology, which would track users across PCs, tablets, smartphones and even Xbox. The replacement itself is basically a device identifier, which means that you could opt in or opt out of such service. Unlike now, where any company can collect data, such technology would make Microsoft directly responsible for your data, be it for better or worse.
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September, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Opera Mini – Down

By | October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments


In the month of September, Apple’s Safari web browser saw another drop in its numbers, down from 55.46% to 54.19% (1.27 point decrease).
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September, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Safari – Up; Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | October 10, 2013 | 5 Comments


Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browser continues to edge higher, up from 57.60% to 57.80% (0.2 point increase).
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