Opera Mobile 9.5: HTC Touch Pro2 and Touch Diamond2

By | February 17, 2009 | 1 Comment

HTC Touch Diamond2 and HTC Touch Pro2 which were announced yesterday has been making quite a lot of buzz online. According to Opera’s investor email, both of those devices will be shipped with Opera Mobile 9.5 pre-installed.

Opera Software will get paid for each unit sold.

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Opera Turbo Is Coming

By | February 16, 2009 | 9 Comments

Opera Software plans to debut in the upcoming Mobile World Congress event (16-19th February) in Barcelona with its new product called “Opera Turbo”.

This technology will allow network operators to reduce bandwidth consumption as well as increase users browsing experience due to decreased loading times.

How does it work? Opera Turbo compresses data (up to 80%) before sending it to mobile phones, personal computers or any other devices. Just like the way it works with Opera Mini. Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, Feb 16th

By | February 16, 2009 | 1 Comment

Moonlight 1.0 Released

By | February 14, 2009 | 11 Comments

Just a few days ago, Moonlight, the open source GNU/Linux and Unix framework that plays video and applications made on Silverlight has been released.

The way to install Moonlight is by a Firefox addon. It works on 32 and 64 bit operating systems. However, the following release is not compatible with Silverlight 2 yet.

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First Google Chrome for Mac Screenshots

By | February 13, 2009 | 1 Comment

Mike Pinkerton has just published the first 2 screenshots of Google Chrome running on Mac OS.

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Safari 3.2.2 for Windows Released

By | February 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

Apple has released an update to Safari web browser for Windows users which fixes RSS vulnerability reported back in 11 Jan 2009.

Twitlet: The Way to Twit in Any Browser

By | February 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

Twitlet, a free service that works on any JavaScript capable browser, comes very handy when trying to update twitter in a fast and very simple way to twit on Twitter.

To get it to work, click the create button, then type your Twitter user name and password then create. Now just drag the link to you bookmarks toolbar and you are ready to go.

It also supports posting which web page you are visiting, you only need to put #this or #link to the update textbox.

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Firefox is Not So Secure (Jeff Jones, Microsoft)

By | February 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

Once again, Microsoft’s security evangelist Jeff Jones has tried to substantiate his proposition that Internet Explorer is at least as secure as Firefox. However, the Washington Post’s Brian Krebs has clarified that the figures Jones used for making the comparison, are misleading.

Continue reading at Heise Online

Thanks again to Mabdul for sending this.

Skyfire 0.9 Beta Released, Time to Socialize

By | February 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

New version of Skyfire mobile browser has been released today for both, Windows Mobile and Symbian.

There are quite a lot of noticeable changes in this release. For instance, Skyfire startup page now includes feeds, Facebook and Twitter integration which will surely help you to get all the latest news as well as catch up with your friends.

Besides social integration, it has also received:
Improved text readability
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Small Dot in Google Search Bugs Firefox 3 Users

By | February 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

There appears to be a discussion on Google Help regarding small dots appearing in Google search results near the “Previous” and “Next” buttons. So far, those dots seem to appear only for Firefox 3 users. Continue Reading