After a short delay, the 1st and long awaited Beta of Opera Mobile 9.5 was just released. So far, this release works with Windows Mobile only and Symbian support will be added in the upcoming (or final) build(s).
What’s new in it? Well, since Opera Mobile 9.5 is now using Presto rendering engine, it’s much faster, “more than 2.5 times faster than Internet Explorer Mobile” as they claim. Other changes include: Continue Reading
Although Firefox 3 is the latest stable release, Mozilla will continue releasing Firefox 2.x branch security updates until mid-December, 2008. This release fixes the following security issues:
Command-line URLs launch multiple tabs when Firefox not running
Remote code execution by overflowing CSS reference counter
So there’s a guy who used to work on Microsoft Internet Explorer team. Although it’s not so easy to say that, he admits that Firefox 3 is better than IE7. After playing with Firefox 3, he says:
When I use IE now, it feels slow and poorly put together.
You may read his post here.
Just to let you know, I’ll be staying in the hospital for x days from tomorrow, so yes, no news. Sorry.
Nothing serious though, something with my heart and stomach. Once “illness” or something is diagnosed, they should fix those body “bugs” and I’ll be back online :-)
Update: I’m back.
Here is a quite funny post for you to check about 5 “hidden” Firefox 3 features.
CSS Dzone recently published an interview with David Storey from Opera Software. Feel free to check it. Storey was probably interviewed long time ago (although published on 2008/07/08 – 5:45pm) as one of the questions are:
With the Opera browser being in it’s second beta cycle for the Kestrel release and Dragonfly only having entered Alpha, can we as developers expect a GA version of Dragonfly to accompany the GA release of Kestrel?
As wrote before, I was not able to post any news for some time… Well, it’s time to catch up and summarize everything what happened during that period of time.
Opera Dragonfly alpha 2 released
Firefox 220.127.116.11 released
Mozilla Weave 0.2 (aka Opera Link) released
Firefox 3 Sets a Guinness World Record
Opera adds Ask.com search to its Web browser
40% of surfers don’t bother with browser security updates
Study Finds Firefox Users Safest, IE Users Unsafe
Meet the Fennec logo (Firefox Mobile)
Opera 9.51 released
IE8 to have antimalware protection
Opera brings Web standards to classrooms worldwide
Hey everyone. Just wanted to let you know tham I haven’t forgot this blog. Due to some health problems I won’t be able to write news for a day or two. Thanks to Opera Mini for allowing to post that.
Few weeks ago Apple released Safari 3.1.2 for Windows. Well, today you can download Safari 3.1.2 for Mac OS X as well. This release fixes the following security issue:
Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 1 vs. Safari 3.1 vs. Firefox 3.0 vs. Opera 9.5 vs Flock (Firefox 2.0) – Browsers Memory Battle #2
Safari on Windows shows extremely poor memory management, and I do not know whether it ever reaches a high water mark. If this is by design, it is certainly a design that looks inefficient and seems to contradict Apple’s marketing. Continue Reading