NPD: Chromebooks Captured 20-25% Of The Low End US Laptop Market

By | July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

NPD: Chromebooks Captured 20-25% Of The Low End US Laptop Market More than just a browser?

If the recent comments from Stephen Baker, NPD’s VP of Industry Analysis for Consumer Technology, are to be believed then it looks like Google is doing an okay job with their Chromebooks.

During the interview, Stephen said that in the last 18 months, Chromebooks have captured around 20-25% of the US market for the laptops that cost less than $300.
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Download Google Chrome 28 Final

By | July 11, 2013 | 4 Comments

Download Google Chrome 28 vNow with Blink.

After the recent release by Opera that brought Blink engine to the masses, Google has now too pushed the long awaited Google Chrome 28 build to its stable channel and said farewell to WebKit.

So why should you download it anyway? As reported earlier, Chrome 28 includes a Notification Center (Windows only with other platforms coming “soon”), allowing you to not only access notifications in a user friendly way but also view missed events when the browser itself was not running. Google also revamped pop-ups so you can respond to emails without leaving the window, view images / text and more.
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Microsoft: We Are More Secure Than Google & Mozilla

By | July 10, 2013 | 9 Comments

Microsoft: We Are More Secure Than Google & Mozilla

During today’s WPC 2013 Event, Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft, boasted about their achievements in the security department and compared the number of vulnerabilities versus Google and Mozilla.

The slide above is pretty self explanatory but if you are wondering where they got these statistics from, it’s from Secunia’s Vulnerability Review 2013 report, which can be requested in the following page.
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Opera To Reintroduce Bookmarks

By | July 10, 2013 | 5 Comments

Opera To Reintroduce BookmarksBetter late than never.

Now here is a piece of good news for you, thanks to a very vocal and passionate community that just won’t shut up, Opera has decided to bring back bookmark functionality in the future builds.

Unfortunately, there is no ETA although guys at Opera hinted that it is a priority. Interestingly enough, they also said that “it won’t be a clone of Opera 12” (whatever that means) but as long as it’s a proper bookmarking implementation, we should be fine.

Opera 15 Final For Android Released

By | July 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

Opera 15 Final For Android ReleasedBased on Chromium 28.

If you were wondering whether or not Opera too will switch to the fast release cycle then here is a first hint. Approximately 6 weeks after releasing the final version of Opera 14, guys in Norway has just pushed the version 15 and we are not talking about the beta builds here.

Minus improved startup time and ability to download videos, you can now set download location for the files as well as open data from the external SD Card if available.
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June, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Opera Mini, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | July 8, 2013 | 1 Comment


New month, new report.

First in the list is Apple’s Safari web browser, which saw a decrease in its market share by 1.94 point, down from 59.98% to 58.04%.
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June, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari – Up; Firefox, Opera – Down

By | July 6, 2013 | 8 Comments


New month brings new data, let’s take a look.

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer continues to do well, it has since surpassed the 56% mark, up from 55.98% to 56.15% (0.17 point increase).
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Opera 15 Questions Answered

By | July 4, 2013 | 19 Comments

Opera 15 Questions AnsweredSuggests you to install add-ons for everything.

If you’ve been wondering what happened to the Linux version of Opera or where did your bookmarks go then today is the day when you will get answers to some of your questions.

Here is a sum up of what was answered:

Q: Where are real bookmarks?
A: If you hate a Speed Dial implementation, there are extensions to bring this functionality back.
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Firefox 23 For Android Now Available

By | July 3, 2013 | 3 Comments

Firefox 23 For Android Now AvailableGrab your Android phones (or tablets), guys, as Mozilla has recently released a new Beta version of Firefox 23, which should keep you busy for a little while.

The question is: what has changed since the last build? Smaller screen size users will be happy to know that Firefox 23 address bar (which Mozilla calls “The Awesome Bar”) will be automatically hidden when not in use, saving you some precious pixel space.

In addition to that, Firefox for Android has also received the RSS feed reader update, allowing you to quickly subscribe to your favorite web sites when visiting them (simply long tap on the Awesome Bar to do so).
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Firefox Nightly And Aurora Logos Refreshed

By | July 3, 2013 | 2 Comments

Firefox Nightly and Aurora logos also get updated

Recently, guys at Mozilla have updated the Firefox logo with a new one. Now, it looks like Nightly and Aurora logos have too been redesigned. Anyway, just a quick heads up in case you start freaking out.

[Via: MozillaLinks]