Google Discovers Another SSL Exploit

By | October 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Google Discovers Another SSL ExploitBack in April, everyone was talking about “that Heartbleed thing”, now, it looks like the search giant has found a new exploit in the now 18 year’s old SSL 3.0 protocol, which is still supported in a lot of web browser and can also be used as a fallback in case newer protocols fail to connect.

How to fix it? Well, the server administrators could disable SSL 3.0 completely but that’s unlikely to happen anytime soon. As far as other solutions go, Google says that it can’t be fixed and there are no reasonable workarounds.

On a slightly positive note, it was discovered (and not fully revealed) by Google so no one knows how widespread it exactly is. So here you have it folks, an exploit that can’t be fixed.
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Get Super Hexagon, Aaaa! For The Awesome For (Almost) Free

By | October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Humble Mozilla Bundle

Who knew that one day you will see Mozilla sponsoring the Humble Bundle campaign. If you are not aware about such concept, basically, a player decides how much he or she wants to pay for the games (you can even buy a bundle for $1 or so), then pays and plays them.
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Internet Explorer 11 Receives A Minor Update

By | October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Internet Explorer 11 Receives A Minor UpdateNow with improved New Tab page.

If you are rocking the latest build of Windows 8.1 then behold as there is a new feature that was just added: a Bing search bar in the new tab page, just above the pinned sites.

The bad news? In case you installed Windows 10 Developer Preview, you won’t get the update, at least for now.
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Download Firefox 33 Final

By | October 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

Download Firefox 33 FinalWith all browser makers pushing their builds, here comes one from Mozilla: the final version of Firefox 33, which brings some important changes to the performance and user experience.

Here’s what’s different:

Firefox 33 Final Changelog
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Download Google Chrome 39 (32 & 64 Bit) Beta

By | October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Google Chrome 39 (32 & 64 Bit) BetaBuild 39.0.2171.13

Now here’s something pretty neat: the very first beta version of Google Chrome 39 that comes in both x86 and x86-64 flavors (for Mac users), which means that the search giant continues to invest into the “newer” technologies.

Although not as exciting, there are also a bunch of new app and extension APIs as well as (now expected) stability and performance improvements.
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September, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | October 10, 2014 | 1 Comment


It’s that time of the month again when we take a look at the desktop market share numbers for the month of September.

Kicking things off with Internet Explorer, we’ve seen a small (0.09 point) decrease, from 58.46% to 58.37%
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September, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Android Browser – Up; Safari, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Down

By | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.

As always, we start with Apple’s Safari, which (after a small bump) continues its downtrend, this time its market share has decreased by 0.44 point, from 45.07% to 44.63%.
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Download Google Chrome 38 Stable

By | October 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Download Google Chrome 38 StableGood news for all your Chrome users out there, the search giant has just published build 38.0.2125.101 to the stable channel.

While there are no significant new features among a bunch of new extension APIs and performance / stability improvements, it marks for a pretty important release due to a lot of security related fixes (w whopping 159). In fact, Google has paid a total of $23,000 in bounties, which is a lot!

If you are curious about all of them, see the following post, otherwise, get Chrome from the link below.
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Opera Mini Comes To The Smartwatch Near You

By | October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini Comes To The Smartwatch Near YouSamsung Gear S is its name.

Opera Mini, a web browser that is available on a variety of different platforms (including TVs and gaming console(s)) has now conquered another market: smartwatches.

Announced today for the Tizen based Samsung Gear S, Opera Mini 7.5 includes the features that you expect: data savings, Speed Dial, Smart Pages and more.
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Windows Phone 8.1 Only Version Of UC Browser Underway

By | October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Windows Phone 8.1 Only Version Of UC Browser UnderwayNow here’s a quick shout out.

After the recent WP 8.1 update and new APIs support, it looks like guys at UCweb.Inc. are working hard on the new version of UC Browser that is only compatible with the recent phone update.

While the current version does not seem to have any new features (or at least nothing has been announced yet), one can speculate what kind of neat new things could the browser do with new APIs that enable to browse the file system and more.
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