ZDNet Australia has compared the following web browsers in SunSpider (yet again) and Google V8 2 benchmarks:
Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate 1 (RC1)
Firefox 3.1b1 (although b2 was released some time ago)
Opera 10.00 Alpha
Results are actually quite interesting, when you compare IE 8 RC1 with Opera 10 Alpha. Continue Reading
Infoworld inspected all the major web browsers and got some really interesting points to say about each of them.
Here are conclusions for each of the web browsers (also, links to full articles):
How Secure is Internet Explorer?
IE has no peer in enterprise deployment features. Using the Internet Explorer 8 Deployment Guide, administrators can deploy and configure more than 1,300 IE-related settings via Active Directory Group Policy or the Internet Explorer Administration Kit. It is the only browser in the review to support Kerberos authentication over the Web. Continue Reading
Stephen Shankland has spotted new Google Chrome ads on YouTube and Facebook.
Instead of displaying Chrome ads just on the right side of page, Google has decided to promote it during video playback as well.
On Facebook, Google Chrome appears on Boggle-like Scramble game. Continue Reading
According to TheRegister.co.uk, the European Commission may force PC users to choose between Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and other browsers when they set up a new machine.
Shareholders were also warned about a “significant” (probably more than 1 billion) fine by EU. I guess that money will fill up some holes in EU budget, especially during recession.
Microsoft also said that such a ruling might require that OEMs distribute browsers from the company’s rivals along with IE on new PCs.
Also, Microsoft might be required to disable “certain unspecified Internet Explorer software code” if the user chooses a competing browser.
I wonder how many web browsers there will be. 4 most popular or hundreds of them to avoid law suits from other web browser makers….
As expected, yesterday Microsoft has released the first release candidate of Internet Explorer 8.
The following build focuses on features polishing, web standards support and various improvements.
The changes between Beta 2 and RC1 are: Continue Reading
Here is a quick solution in case you are experiencing the same issue as I did today.
When using div with position:relative, it becomes fixed during window resize in the Internet Explorer.
There is an easy fix. Just add position:relative to css body element and you’re done.
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- Firefox Web Browser Advisory Urges Mozilla Upgrade
When browsing through your Firefox profile folder, you might see a lot of odd files. Some might make sense, such as your searchplugins folder, however others might seem a little odd.
Here are some of the important files you might seen in your profile folder and what they are used for. Continue Reading
If everything goes as planned by Microsoft, then we will see the next Internet Explorer release which is RC on Monday.
The following update won’t be available to Windows 7 Beta users.