Dave Heiner writes:
For as long as I’ve been at Microsoft (since 1994), there has always been keen interest in the antitrust issues raised by the success of Windows.
Interest peaked after we included a Web browser in Windows 95. That design choice led to the U.S. government case against Microsoft, which was resolved in 2002 with a consent decree and court rulings designed to promote competitive opportunities for browser vendors. Today Microsoft’s integration of the browser into Windows is regulated by these rulings, and computer users can choose Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Opera or other browsers that run on Windows.
Continue reading at Microsofontheissues.com
Also, the following version now supports autofill, full screen mode (F11) and an useful feature to remove thumbnails from the new tab page. In addition, since the Chrome launch, they have fixed over 300 bugs which were causing crashes. Continue Reading
Mozilla Labs has recently introduced a new project called Jetpack which can enhance your browsing experience. So what exactly is it?
WolframAlpha has been getting a lot of buzz recently from all over the internet (no, it’s not a web search engine), so why not post about it here?
If you haven’t heard about it yet, it’s basically a “knowledge engine” with lots of valuable data. For instance: by typing “microsoft apple” you will see its stock price, dividend information, average returns and more:
Earth, Saturn, Sun results Continue Reading
Safari 4 Beta
Flock version number is now also fixed.
The social web browser has received a pleasant and long awaited upgrade which is a must have for all Flock users. The following release includes few new features such as: FlockCast and Facebook chat as well as various enchantments.
Flock team has also made a couple of videos to demonstrate these improvements.
A new update for Chrome web browser has been released some time ago. The following release fixes a startup crash which happened to some of the users.
It’s always recommended to update your web browser to the latest stable release, be sure to do that.
Thanks to Mabdul for sending this.
As it’s quite common to tweak/update software icon with every major release (Windows, Adobe Products, Internet Explorer and many more), Mozilla decided to do the same with its upcoming Firefox 3.5 release.
While earlier this month, the following logo version was proposed: Continue Reading
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