What to Expect from Firefox 3 Beta 4?

By | March 3, 2008 | 4 Comments

Firefox 3 Beta 4Some time ago Percy Cabello wrote a nice article about one of the most important new “features” in the upcoming Firefox 3 Beta 4 release – performance.
They’ve doubled Firefox 3 Pre Beta 4 JavaScript performance (compared to Beta 3) and almost tripled (compared to Firefox 2). The following picture shows other web browsers results as well. Continue Reading

Opera Software 2007 Q4 Results

By | March 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera Software 2007 Q4 ResultsIt’s about time to check “Opera Software” finances. Earlier today 2007 Q4 results were posted.
If you are interested in 58 pages presentation, feel free to download it from here.

4Q 2007 highlights

  • Shipments of Opera Mobile: 10.4 million in 4Q
  • 8 new mobile phones include Opera Mobile pre-installed
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    Opera Dragonfly? Update? We Know Your Little Secret

    By | March 3, 2008 | 15 Comments

    Opera Dragonfly? Update? We Know Your Little SecretI think this wasn’t included right after Opera Dragonfly announce (although not really remember). From source:

    “it surged forth with speed and grace, devouring all before it. The landscape left behind it was perfect, calm, free of defect. Such a gift with powers unfortold…” Continue Reading

    Get Creative. Join Firefox T-Shirt Contest

    By | March 3, 2008 | 3 Comments

    Firefox ContestYet another great contest from Firefox team.

    Show off your creativity and promote the many benefits of your favorite browser as part of the Firefox 3 T-Shirt Design Contest. The winning design will be featured as the official Firefox 3 T-Shirt in the Mozilla Store. You will receive worldwide recognition for your work, and an opportunity to win prizes! Continue Reading

    Official Yahoo! Response to Opera and Google Mobile Search Deal

    By | March 1, 2008 | 3 Comments

    Official Yahoo! Response to Opera and Google Mobile Search DealSome time ago Opera and Google made a mobile search deal (read more about it here). Haavard from my.opera.com found Yahoo! response to this deal on news.yahoo.com

    I’m just wondering….
    Was it really Yahoo! who has decided to cancel this deal? Anyone from Opera team would like to comment maybe? :-) Continue Reading

    Waiting for Internet Explorer 8 (IE 8)?

    By | March 1, 2008 | 5 Comments

    Internet Explorer 8 IE8Not so long to wait. Microsoft expects to release Internet Explorer 8 Beta after Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP 1). They’ve promised to release a beta version of IE 8 till June. But we all know how Microsoft changes most of their software release dates, so maybe July? With the “leaked Internet Explorer 8 features”, it is also know that IE8 will be compatible with Windows Vista and Windows XP. However, due technical differences, some additional security features will work on Windows Vista only.

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    Improve Your Web Browsing Experience – PicLens

    By | February 29, 2008 | 1 Comment

    PicLensPicLens instantly transforms your browser into a full-screen 3D experience for viewing images across the web. Our new interactive “3D Wall” lets you effortlessly drag, click, and zoom your way around a wall of pictures for an extraordinary viewing experience. The new search box lets you search the Web in full-screen using Google, Yahoo, SmugMug, Flickr, Photobucket, and DeviantArt. Just type a query and view all the results in the PicLens wall. Continue Reading

    2 Mozilla Firefox Design Mistakes?

    By | February 27, 2008 | 6 Comments

    2 Mozilla Firefox Design MistakesSome time ago I’ve reviewed the upcoming addons.mozilla.org web design and right after that, decided to write a few thoughts regarding Firefox home page itself. Although I already did that about a half year ago, they’ve added a picture, which doesn’t make any sense at all.
    I’m talking about dark blue woman figure in the right side of web page. Let’s take a look at the following picture:
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    Google and Opera in Partnership (Mobile)

    By | February 27, 2008 | 3 Comments

    Google, OperaGoogle was and still is a default search engine in Opera web browser for about 7 years. Today Opera Software announced that since March 1, 2008, Google will be set as a default search engine in their mobile products as well, Opera Mini and Opera Mobile.
    Before Google and Opera mobile search partnership, default search engine was set to Yahoo! Search and some time ago Google was removed at all. Continue Reading

    Opera Dragonfly. The Next Big Thing?

    By | February 26, 2008 | 3 Comments

    Opera DragonflyDavid Storey from Opera team recently blogged about something called “Opera Dragonfly”. While no one knows what it is, Opera team keeps teasing everyone (like they always do). Here’s a quote from David Storey blog post:

    So what exactly is Opera Dragonfly? I won’t say quite yet, but I do think that, in my opinion, it is the most important project we have on going at the moment, and probably since I’ve been at the company. It won’t directly affect everybody, but will hopefully become invaluable for those that it does. We’ll likely have more to say about it at SxSW in Austin Texas.

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