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

Download

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 14th

By | December 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 Is the Safest Web Browser

By | December 12, 2008 | 17 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 — Microsoft’s latest release, currently at the Beta 2 stage — was declared to be the safest (aka more secure than Firefox 3.1 Beta and Chrome Beta) but the least popular browser, according to a browser security survey.

On Wednesday, Utest, a social-networking and software testing company, announced the results of its Bug Battle browser contest. The event included participation from 1,330 security pros, hobbyists and tech enthusiasts, who found an alarming 672 bugs in the world’s top three Web browsers. Continue Reading