Firefox 3.5 Hits the Streets

By | June 30, 2009 | 5 Comments

Firefox 3.5
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.

Download Firefox 3.5

How to Remove/Disable Opera Systray Icon

By | June 30, 2009 | 9 Comments

How to Remove/Disable Opera Systray Icon

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.

Windows
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).

Linux
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.

How to Restore Safari Last Opened Tabs (Session)

By | June 30, 2009 | 3 Comments

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

How to Restore Safari Last Opened Tabs (Session)

That’s it.

Hello, FavBackup. Version 1.0.0 Released

By | June 29, 2009 | 3 Comments

FavBackupIf 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.

Visit FavBackup page.

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President of Brazil and Firefox 3.5 (Picture)

By | June 29, 2009 | 6 Comments

President + Firefox

Via “Lula vai a fórum de software livre” and Twitter

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New Fennec Versions Released

By | June 29, 2009 | 1 Comment

New Fennec Versions ReleasedMozilla 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.

Download Fennec:
Nokia (Maemo)
Windows Mobile

Firefox 3.5 is set for Release Tomorrow

By | June 28, 2009 | 8 Comments

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.

Internet Explorer vs. Firefox vs. Chrome vs. Safari vs. Opera

By | June 25, 2009 | 12 Comments

Internet Explorer vs. Firefox vs. Chrome vs. Safari vs. OperaIt 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.

Sites used:

Baidu.com – Chinese Google
Blogger.com – Popular blogsite Continue Reading

Review Opera Mini and Win Trip to Norway

By | June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

Review Opera Mini and Win Trip to NorwayBlackBerryCool.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.

Browser Comparison Test: Internet Explorer vs. Firefox, Opera, Safari and Chrome

By | June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

PCGamesHardware Writes:

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.

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