Mozilla to Join EU Suit Against Microsoft

By | February 9, 2009 | 3 Comments

The European Commission (EC) has granted Mozilla, the open-source collaboration behind the Firefox Web browser, the right to join its antitrust case against Microsoft, a spokesman said Monday.

The Commission, Europe’s top antitrust authority, charged Microsoft last month with distorting competition in the market for Web browsers by bundling in its Internet Explorer (IE) browser with the Windows operating system.

If the charges stick, then Microsoft could be forced to change the way it distributes IE, as well as pay a fine for monopoly abuse.

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Firebug 1.3.2 Released

By | February 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

One of the best debugging tools for web developers has received an update.

This version includes fixes for the Firebug’s activation, several fixes for the command line, as well as file locking and net panel fixes.

Download Firebug 1.3.2

Webkit CSS Animations are here

By | February 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

The latest WebKit releases now include a support for explicit CSS animations. In case your web browser already supports that, here are few demos for you to check out: Leaves, bounce and pulse.

In case you have iPhone 2.0, good news for you as well, it already supports CSS animations.

Wow! Lunascape Beats Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera**

By | February 5, 2009 | 22 Comments

Here is something for you: a new web browser. Now, before you stop reading about yet another new web browser, please note: this is not a regular one.

So what is Lunascape then?

It’s the world’s first triple engine web browser. Yes, it’s a hybrid. Here is a simple formula: Continue Reading

Firefox 3.0.6 Released

By | February 5, 2009 | 1 Comment

Continuing its “10 Fuc*ing Days” promise, Mozilla has released a new Firefox 3.0.x build which fixes a total of 6 vulnerabilities.

Vulnerabilities

Critial: 1
High: 2
Moderate: 1
Low: 2

If you are already using Firefox 3.0.x, just click Help > Check for Updates and you are ready to go.

Otherwise, download it here.

Opera’s Comeback to Browser Wars

By | February 5, 2009 | 2 Comments

After all those SunSpider tests where Opera was not very close from the worst: Internet Explorer 8 and beaten by Firefox, Safari and Google Chrome, they are developing a new weapon: Carakan.

So what is Carakan?

Carakan is a new ECMAScript/JavaScript engine for Opera web browser which is currently in development. The current JavaScript engine Futhark was the fastest from them all during its first release long time ago. But times changed… Continue Reading

Firefox 3.1 Delayed 3rd Time

By | February 4, 2009 | 1 Comment

Set to be released on Feb 2, Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 was delayed one more time.

As for now, Mozilla haven’t announced new release date yet.

According to Mozilla’s director of Firefox development, they don’t have an estimate date of new Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 release as there are still some tricky and complicated issues which should be fixed first.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, Feb 3rd

By | February 3, 2009 | 1 Comment

Google Chrome, Japan Video Ad

By | February 3, 2009 | 4 Comments

Breakout, anyone?

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Web Browsers Nostradamus, Year 2010

By | February 2, 2009 | 7 Comments

Ever wondered what would browsers market share look like in the Jan, 2010? Well, using simple moving average trend and drawing a line between it’s easy to check that. So here’s how it would look like if there won’t be any drastic changes, such as “Internet Explorer come back”.

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