Weekly Browsers Recap, April 27th

By | April 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 27th

Firefox 3.5 to Receive Tabs Restore Feature Upgrade

By | April 27, 2009 | 4 Comments

Starting with the upcoming Firefox 3.5 Beta 4, new public releases will feature an upgraded window restore feature.

Besides the regular one, where you can open recently closed tabs, an improvement allows users to reopen few tabs at the same time which will be a great time saver in a certain situations.

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Interent Explorer 8, Wave 1 Released

By | April 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

Internet Explorer 8As a part of Internet Explorer 8 release schedule, Microsoft has released IE8 in additional 18 languages (Wave 1).

Bosnia (Cyrillic), Bosnian (Latin), Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Estonian, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Romanian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Thai, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.

Windows Vista/Windows Server 2008 Language Packs for these languages can be downloaded from here.

Ask Opera’s CEO a Question

By | April 24, 2009 | 2 Comments

Here is your last chance to ask John (Opera Software CEO) a question.

“This thread will be open over the weekend and will be your last chance to submit a question the community will vote for Jon to answer on Tuesday!”

Ask

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Apple Researching Methods to Offer Customized Control of Browser Based Audio Content

By | April 23, 2009 | 5 Comments

MacRumors writes:

In a patent application filed in November 2007 and released today, Apple reveals that it is researching methods for providing customized audio control for Internet browser content. The research is targeting the inability for a single system volume setting to address multiple simultaneous audio-generating applications, a common inconvenience for computer users. For example, a user may have audio content playing in the background through iTunes and may wish to mute only browser-based audio content coming from websites.

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Skyfire for BlackBerry

By | April 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Skyfire for BlackBerryEarlier this month developers were looking for a few testers which would be able to play with Skyfire Alpha on Blackberry.

TBGR has posted a couple of leaked Skyfire for BlackBerry screenshots for you to check.

As the post reports: Our ninja described the very early alpha software as “already being the best BlackBerry browser ever.”

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Toward an Open Web Standard for 3D Graphics

By | April 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

Toward an open web standard for 3D graphicsGoogle Code Blog writes:

Most content on the web today is in 2D, but a lot of information is more fun and useful in 3D. Projects like Google Earth and SketchUp demonstrate our passion and commitment to enabling users to create and interact with 3D content. We’d like to see the web offering the same type of 3D experiences that can be found on the desktop. That’s why, a few weeks ago, we announced our plans to contribute our technology and web development expertise to the discussions about 3D for the web within Khronos and the broader developer community.

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Firefox 3.0.9 Released

By | April 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.0.9 ReleasedFirefox team has released an update to its Firefox 3 series. The following release fixes 9 security vulnerabilities as well as couple of bugs which include several stability fixes.

For a complete list of changes, feel free to check what’s new section in the following page.

Download Firefox 3.0.9

Customizing Internet Explorer 8

By | April 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

With the Internet Explorer 8 push via automatic update, IEBlog has released an article which gives you an insight on how to customize IE8 web browser.

Post covers few aspects of web browser, from menu positioning to address bar customizations.

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Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 Code Freeze Delayed

By | April 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Although Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 code freeze was supposed to be finished today, Mozilla team announced that due to some of the unresolved P1 blockers, there will be a tiny delay.

Although there is no new official date, the target remains the same: late next week.