Opera Retakes Leadership from iPhone in Mobile Browser Market

By | June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Opera Retakes Leadership from iPhone in Mobile Browser MarketStatCounter writes:

Opera is the world’s number one mobile browser, overtaking iPhone in May according to data from StatCounter Global Stats. In May Opera took 24.6% of the worldwide market compared to 22.3% for iPhone. Nokia retains third place with 17.9%. However, if one includes iPod Touch then Apple browsers still lead with iPod Touch alone taking 14.9% of the market in May.

Thanks to Daniel for sending this.

Opera 10 Beta Leaked Screenshot + Release Date?

By | June 2, 2009 | 14 Comments

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, I have found this via my.opera.com (Posted by: YeOK).

Opera 10 Beta Leaked Screenshot + Release Date
Opera 10 Beta: Visual Tabs

As from Opera twitter:
about 9 hours ago from web

This could indicate the release of Opera 10 Beta.


Bing HiJacks IE6 Users Toolbar (Updated)

By | June 2, 2009 | 1 Comment

Bing HiJacks IE6 ToolbarSearch Engine Journal informs about the IE6 users anomalies since the launch of Microsoft’s new search engine: Bing.

Few of them already reported weird issue: even though their default search provider was set to Google, after the launch of Bing, it hijacked the search feature in the toolbar and became new default search engine.

To make things worse, it’s not possible to change it back to Google.

There are no official statements yet, from Google or Microsoft. Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 2nd

By | June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 2nd

Maxthon 2.5.2 Beta 4 Released

By | June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Maxthon 2.5.2 Beta 4 ReleasedBeing the second most popular web browser in China, Maxthon has released a fourth beta of its 2.5.2 series.

The following release fixes various reported bugs and focuses on optimizing the anti-freeze window framework.


- Fixed some IME input problems and IME window position problems
- Fixed a flash full screen display problem Continue Reading

Fastest Firefox

By | June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Fastest Firefox

Yet another marketing campaign from Mozilla, this time it’s all about speed. With the upcoming launch of Firefox 3.5, which is twice as fast as Firefox 3.0, they are requesting users to submit their fastest talent video.

It’s all very simple. Just record a 30 second video of your fastest talent, upload and you are done. It can be anything, from brushing your teeth to clapping.

Home page: FastestFirefox.com


Video Interview (Firefox): Mitchell Baker and John Lilly Highlights

By | June 2, 2009 | 1 Comment

Bit about IE, Chrome and Firefox on mobile devices.

Firefox 3.5 Commercial

By | June 1, 2009 | 6 Comments

I am not sure if this is the official promotional video or just a fan made one, but feel free to check it.

Thanks to mabdul for sending this.


June, 2009 – Internet Explorer Loses; Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome Gains

By | June 1, 2009 | 7 Comments

June, 2009 - Internet Explorer Loses; Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome GainsBy more than just a few requests, we are going to try something new this month, which is StatCounter instead of Net Applications. Let’s begin, shall we?

Internet Explorer continues its saga to the bottom, this time its market share fell by 1.46, from 62.09% to 60.6%

Firefox is likely to pass 30% mark this month. As for June, its market share increased by 0.93, from 28.75% to 29.68% Continue Reading

Google Chrome Extensions (Add-Ons) Are Here

By | June 1, 2009 | 1 Comment

Google Chrome Extensions (Add-Ons) Are HereUnderstanding the importance of extensions/add-ons, Google Chrome team did their job and finally released first developer builds, which adds an early alpha feature to support them. Geek Technica reports 4 Chrome extensions:

1. Cleeki: IE8 Accelerators for Google Chrome. “Cleeki can capture keyword(s) anywhere on a screen with as simple as one click, search it on the Internet, and preview the results immediately.”

2. Adsweep: The very first Google Chrome ad blocker. Continue Reading