Internet Explorer 11 To Load JPG Images Up To 45% Faster

By | September 13, 2013 | 4 Comments

Internet Explorer 11 To Load JPG Images Up To 45% FasterIf you’re getting tired of seeing same old JavaScript performance improvements that are now as relevant as Britney Spears, then Microsoft’s latest post about rendering enhancements in the Internet Explorer 11 might cheer you up.

According to IEBlog, Windows 8.1 Apps as well as IE11 will use GPU power to process data, resulting in up to 45% faster image load and 40% lower memory consumption. And yes, when it comes to rendering, we are talking milliseconds here.
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ASUS & Toshiba Chromebooks Coming Soon

By | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

ASUS & Toshiba Chromebooks Coming Soon

In addition to HP’s and Acer’s Chromebooks, Intel has also announced models from ASUS and Toshiba.

While specs or pricing are yet to be revealed, it was revealed that ASUS is working on a lightweight PC for those that want some screen flexibility.
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HP Chromebook 14 Announced

By | September 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

HP Chromebook 14 Announced

$299 meets beautiful colors.

If Acer’s 11.6 inch package is too small for you daily needs then HP’s 14 incher could very well solve your dilemma.
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Acer Announces New Chromebook With Haswell Processor

By | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Acer Announces New Chromebook With Haswell Processor

Brace yourselves for a new wave of Chromebooks.

Thanks to a fresh line up of Intel Haswelll processors, OEMs have announced a bunch of new Windows and Chrome OS laptops.
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Opera Launches Coast Web Browser

By | September 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

Dumbed down meets intuitive?

If you’ve been looking for a yet another iPad web browser then Coast by Opera might as well be something to consider. Designed specifically for touch, it aims to replace constant tapping on the screen with swipe gestures. The problem (as with the majority of such UI’s) is that these so called “intuitive” gestures are hard to figure out.
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Maxthon To Be Pre-Installed In 100 Million Smartphones

By | September 9, 2013 | 3 Comments

Maxthon To Be Pre-Installed In 100 Million SmartphonesTablets to come with Maxthon Browser pre-loaded as well.

It looks like Maxthon has scored a pretty major deal with MediaTek, the third largest supplier of chipsets used in Android smartphones and tablets. According to the press release, Maxthon will be preloaded in over 100 million smartphones in 2014 and an unknown amount of tablets.

These pre-installs won’t come just from some unknown OEMs as MediaTek is supplying goods for companies like LG and ZTE.
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Google Reveals A Next Generation Of Chrome Apps

By | September 6, 2013 | 4 Comments

Google Reveals A Next Generation Of Chrome AppsCalls it “a new breed”.

It looks like Google has been cooking something special for its 5th birthday and no, it’s not a cake. Turns out, the search giant has been working on a next generation of Chrome apps that are set to rival those of Windows and Mac.

Not only will they work offline but those apps behave like any native app on other operating systems, meaning that they can access pretty much any part of your computer hardware, including storage, ports and Bluetooth connection.
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Firefox OS: Phones for Apps Initiative Begins

By | September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Firefox OS: Phones for Apps Initiative BeginsPhase 2.

If you are a developer that looks to get his (or her) hands on a device running Firefox OS, then the latest initiative from Mozilla might very well offer just that.

In short, Mozilla is offering devices to the developers that are interested in porting or testing the existing HTML5 apps. On a site note, you must get job done till the end of September and October, which is weeks away. In any case, head over to the following page for the registration form and guidelines.

August, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome – Down

By | September 4, 2013 | 4 Comments


Another month and another gain for Internet Explorer, up by 0.99 point, from 56.61% to 57.60%.
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August, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Opera Mini, BlackBerry – Down

By | September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments


It’s autumn already as we take a look at what have had happened at the last month of summer.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser saw a pretty big dip, down from 58.75% to 55.46% (3.29 points decrease).
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