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:
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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

Free Organized To Do List

By | December 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

This is not a web browsers related tip but I’ve been using the following organized to do list for so long (free) that I just couldn’t resist to recommend it for anyone, who is looking for a free, yet effective tasks managing software.

I was struggling for months to find a nice looking organizer until this one (ToDoList) was recommended to me. Continue Reading

How to Disable Safari Font Smoothing

By | December 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here is how you can turn off smooth fonts in Safari.

Edt > Preferences
Open Appearance tab.

Find Font smoothing setting which should be set to Strong and make it “Standard – best for CRT” instead.

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Google Chrome Released, 10 Million Users

By | December 12, 2008 | 7 Comments

The newest player in the field, Google Chrome is no longer a beta labeled browser. According to Google Chrome blog, they have removed the beta label as their goals for stability and performance have been met. As it says: We are working to add some common browser features such as form autofill and RSS support in the near future. We are also developing an extensions platform along with support for Mac and Linux. Continue Reading

IE December Security Update

By | December 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

The IE Cumulative Security Update for December 2008 is now available via Windows Update.

This security update is rated Critical for Internet Explorer 5.01 and Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1, running on Microsoft Windows 2000; Internet Explorer 6 running on Windows XP; and Internet Explorer 7. For Internet Explorer 6 running on Windows Server 2003, this security update is rated Moderate. Beta versions of Internet Explorer are not vulnerable.

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Conditional CSS

By | December 10, 2008 | 1 Comment

Have you ever spent hours or even days coding your web site, just because one of the web browsers displayed it not in the way you wanted to?

Well… Forget this!

Conditional CSS addresses this issue by letting you add web browsers style conditions inline with your CSS statements. For example:
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Firefox 3.1 Beta 2 Released

By | December 9, 2008 | 3 Comments

Guys from Mozilla have finished the 2nd beta of Firefox 3.1 and released it earlier today.

The following release introduces tabs drag and drop support, increased performance, private browsing feature, improved session restore dialog and much more.

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IE7Pro 2.4.4 Released

By | December 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

IE7Pro team has just released an update for one of the must have add-ons for Internet Explorer 7 and 8.

This release fixes some minor bugs and is being released for 32 bit systems only.

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