This is it, boys and girls. The wait is finally over and Firefox 3.5 Final has been just released.
What’s new? Quite a lot: besides performance improvements, the following release also brings new features such as: undo closed window, tab tearing, improved session filter and awesome bar, geo location, HTML5 tags support and much more. For a complete list, check the features page.
If you love clean working environments, then this is a must use tip for every Opera user. Ever got annoyed by system tray icon? Want to remove it? It’s easier than you thought.
Right click on Opera shortcut > Properties
Find target fields which should look similar to this:
Target: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\opera.exe”
Replace with: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\opera.exe” /notrayicon (with quotes).
Find your launcher and edit it by adding -notrayicon in the end.
opera %u -notrayicon
Update: there is an option in opera:config now, check this post for more details.
During Safari 4 browsing experience on Windows, I couldn’t understand why Safari won’t restore my last opened web pages during the launch nor do find a way to do that. Fortunately, I have found a solution to do that and it’s really simple.
If menu bar is hidden, hit Alt to enable it, then click:
History > Reopen All Windows from Last Session
If you were following our Twitter updates, then this shouldn’t be a big surprise for you.
In any case, I would like to introduce you a quick and easy way to backup and restore your browser settings: FavBackup
You can either backup separate setting such as: bookmarks, passwords, etc. or do a complete backup. This is just an initial release, lots of things are planned, and auto update is one of them.
Opera 10 support should be added soon, waiting for reply from Opera Software to confirm all the paths.
Mozilla team has released 2 new versions of Fennec mobile web browser also known as Firefox mobile.
Fennec Beta 2 for Nokia phones and Alpha 2 for Windows Mobile handsets contain newly designed theme, improved add-on support, bug fixes, password manager, pop up blocker and much more.
If you are anxiously waiting for more details on Firefox 3.5 release, then here are some: the final version of Firefox 3.5 web browser is going to be released on June 30th, Tuesday.
It seems that everyone is testing web browsers this week.
While some sites are posting usual SunSpider results, Codexon has decided to run something closer to the “real life situations”.
As a result, he loaded 10 web sites and calculated load time.
Baidu.com – Chinese Google
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BlackBerryCool.com is running a nice contest in which you can win all inclusive trip to Oslo, Norway and visit Opera Software headquarters. Other prizes include: software gift cards, accessories and an advanced preview of an unseen version of Opera Mini (now that’s cool).
Things you need: Blackberry and Opera Mini
For more information, check the contest page.
PC Games Hardware tested the speed of the internet browsers Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8, Mozilla Firefox 2.0, 3.0.11 and 3.5b99, Opera 9.6 and 10, Safari 3.1.1 and 4.0, Chrome 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 with the benchmarks Peacekeeper and Sunspider and checked them with the Acid tests as well.