Speed Up Your FireFox with SpeedyFox

By | September 18, 2009 | 2 Comments

Speed Up Your FireFox with SpeedyFoxIf you’ve been heavily using Firefox web browser and noticed decreasing performance, then maybe it’s time for you to try new tool called “SpeedyFox” (Windows only).

What can it do?

Boost Firefox startup in up to 3 times
Speed-up browsing history
Quicker operation with cookies

So how does it work? Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 8, 7 and 6 Spell-check

By | September 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you are using Internet Explorer web browser and can’t find any good spell checkers, try ieSpell. The following extensions spell-checks text-input boxes on a Web page.

However, it should be noted that ieSpell does not check text as you type (not inline spell checker).

If you are experiencing any issues with it (such as “Automation server can’t create object” error), consider IE7Pro add-on or Google Toolbar as well.

Download ieSpell.

IE Program Manager Endorses HTML 5 Multimedia Tags

By | September 17, 2009 | 1 Comment

IE Program Manager Endorses HTML 5 Multimedia TagsArsTechnica writes:

A program manager on the Internet Explorer team has joined the HTML 5 revision process and has provided feedback on behalf of Microsoft. In a message to the W3C mailing list, he revealed that Microsoft supports including the video and audio elements in the specification.

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Play NES Games from Web Browser

By | September 17, 2009 | 1 Comment

Let’s have some fun. Shall we? Our reader Nox has stumbled upon a JavaScript NES emulator JSNES which allows you to play most popular NES games straight from your web browser.

Play NES Games from Web Browser

Although it works with every web browser, script author (Ben Firshman) recommends using Chrome, as it’s best suited for such tasks.

Try it now.

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Chrome Aims for 10% Market Share, Mac Release by the End of 2009

By | September 17, 2009 | 3 Comments

Chrome Aims for 10% Market Share, Mac Release by the End of 2009Just a year ago, Google had released the very first build of Chrome web browser which already has ~3.5% market share worldwide.

During the Chrome 3 stable release for PCs, Google Product Management VP Sundar Pichai has confirmed that the Mac version of Chrome should be ready by the end of this year.

Also, Google Chrome Engineering Director Linus Upson said:
“If at the two-year birthday we’re not at least 5 percent (market share), I will be exceptionally disappointed. And if at the three year birthday we’re not at 10 percent, I will be exceptionally disappointed,”

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Opera Mini 5 Beta Revealed and It’s Awesome

By | September 16, 2009 | 8 Comments

Opera Mini 5 Beta Revealed and It's Awesome
Today Opera Software has released the very first beta of world’s most popular mobile web browser, Opera Mini 5.

What’s so special about it? Just check the following new features: Continue Reading

Google Chrome 3 Released

By | September 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome 3 ReleasedGoogle today announced the availability of new stable Chrome release tagged as version 3.0.195.21.

Besides improved JavaScript performance, the following release also offers redesigned tab page, updated Omnibox, themes and partial HTML5 support.

Download Google Chrome.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, September 14th

By | September 14, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 14th

Opera Mini 5 Beta Confirmed

By | September 14, 2009 | 2 Comments

Opera Mini 5 Beta ConfirmedGuys over “Choose Opera” group have confirmed that the recently appeared teaser page (opera.com/next) is actually for Opera Mini 5.

Although they have not revealed any release date, I would say it’s going to happen this week.

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Battery Life: Internet Explorer 8 vs. Firefox 3.5 vs. Chrome 2 vs. Opera 9 and 10 vs. Safari 4

By | September 12, 2009 | 10 Comments

Now here is something completely different. Guys at AnandTech has decided to find out, how web browser affects battery life.

They have tested the following web browsers:

Internet Explorer 8
Firefox 3.5.2
Firefox + AdBlock
Chrome 2
Opera 9.64
Opera 10 Beta 3
Safari 4 Continue Reading