If you enjoy Interent Explorer 8 on Windows 7 due to all the quick access buttons (Open New Tab, Frequenst Visited Pages, etc.) and would like to have something similar Firefox, then we have a solution for you. Although upcoming 3.5 release won’t support Windows 7 Jumplist feature (maybe in Firefox 3.6..?), you can still “enable” it in your Firefox web browser.
How to do that? It’s actually very simple. Just install Winfox utility and you are almost ready to go.
As author explains: Winfox must be running to update your top fifteen visited sites. Currently has to be killed by using task manager.
The following software works on 32 and 64 bit machines and requires Firefox 3.0 or later.
As for today, we usually don’t publish articles which have a small inpact in web browsers market. Latest example would be: Opera reaches 20% market share in Antarctica.
However, as this web site is all about the news and information, I am considering to increase a number of articles per day (quantity over quality). If you have few minutes of your spare time, please vote and let me know what you think.
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.