Skyfire, the fastest growing downloadable mobile web browser in North America has just received an upgrade. Apparently, 1 million users milestone was one of the reasons behind 1.0 launch. With a solid version number, the following release focuses on user control over the content. As a result, Skyfire 1.0 brings improved navigation, faster launch, zooming and interaction, also a new search functionality.
Skyfire 1.0 Mobile Browser Demo Video Continue Reading
Here is another piece of information for you. The upcoming Opera 10 Beta release will have a new/refined skin. Hicksdesign (guy, who is working on it) said earlier this month on his Twitter:
“New Opera skin will be in the v10 beta, so response is internal so far. Dreading the day the public sees it!
Trying to achieve a standard Opera look, that’s tweaked for Mac. This is more of a clean up for 10 though.” Continue Reading
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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