Firefox Addons – 6 Things You Can Do With Plain Text

By | December 28, 2008 | 1 Comment

Here is a great post on how can you expand your Firefox reading experience.

Plain text to link: turn any highlighted text into a link
Browse pages tagged with this word / phrase on StumbleUpon
Count the highlighted words: word count plus
Search the highlighted word in any search engine you select in your search plugins
Search the highlighted word using multiple search engines: KallOut
Search the highlighted word using Google advanced operators – advanced dork

Merry Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule, Festivus, etc. and Happy New Year

By | December 24, 2008 | 4 Comments

It is that day of the year again. As this post title says: Merry Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule, Festivus, etc. and Happy New Year :-)

And I’ll repeat what was said in the previous year post: It’s time to forget about web browsers and stop flaming. Well… At least for a day or two :-)

Happy holidays.

Something from FavBrowser: Browsers Dance

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Mozilla’s and Google Relations Gets Complicated

By | December 22, 2008 | 3 Comments

According to Mozilla’s CEO John Lilly, the things between Mozilla and Google became bit more complicated since the launch of Chrome.

“We have a fine and reasonable relationship,” John Lilly, Mozilla’s CEO, said in an interview last week. “But I’d be lying if I said that things weren’t more complicated than they used to be.”

Of course, when Google supplies 88% of the Mozilla’s revenue, word complicated fits here perfectly.

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News Posters Wanted at FavBrowser.com

By | December 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Hi there,

Followed by Tiago’s advice, I am looking to expand FavBrowser.com news writer’s team from 1 to …

If you have a passion for web browsers and are interested (or want to know more details), feel free to send me a message via contact form.

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Opera Launcher

By | December 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here is a nice little tool for Opera users which is called Opera Launcher. What it does is basically expands web browser with setting such as:

No tray icon (my personal favorite)
Disables crash start up dialog
Backups data
and many more

Click here for more information and download link.

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 21th

By | December 21, 2008 | 1 Comment

Sorry for not posting last few days. Had no internet (provider problems) connection since Thursday. Time to catch up.

Firefox 3.0.5 Released – No Eula

By | December 17, 2008 | 1 Comment

Mozilla team has released an update for its Firefox 3.0 branch web browser. The following release fixes 8 security vulnerabilities, adds more languages (Bengali, Esperanto, Galicia, Hindi, and Latvian) and no longer includes eula during installation.

Download Firefox 3.0.5

Browsers Test: Midori vs. Firefox 3.0 vs. Opera 10 Alpha vs. Konqueror vs. Arora

By | December 16, 2008 | 13 Comments

It’s time to test some other web browsers this time. Who is the fastest browser among those in V8 Benchmark Suite and who scores most in Acid 3 test? Let’s find out.

Note: This article was written by one of our readers: Dainius. You may check the original post here (non English).

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Google is Wise, Chrome Updates Silently

By | December 16, 2008 | 2 Comments

Via Asa Dotzler blog.

Here is a great way to make sure that all of your software users are using the latest stable release, which usually fixes security issues and various bugs discovered: silent updates.

As he writes:

It looks like the folks at Google turned on the automatic (silent) update for Chrome beta users today. They should have all of their users on the latest version in just a few days.

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Opera 9.63 Released

By | December 16, 2008 | 4 Comments

Opera’s desktop team has released an update for the 9.6x branch. The following release includes fixes 7 security issues discovered in the earlier Opera versions. It’s recommended to update your web browser as soon as possible.

Changelog:
Windows
Mac
Linux/UNIX

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