Microsoft Starts Blocking Old ActiveX Plugins

By | August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Microsoft Starts Blocking Old ActiveX PluginsGood bye, ActiveX.

In an effort to improve the overall browser security and reduce user frustration, the software giant has announced that it will start blocking outdated ActiveX controls starting August 12, 2014.

According to Microsoft, “Java exploits represented 84.6% to 98.5% of exploit kit-related detections each month in 2013” and “to help avoid this situation with ActiveX controls, an update to Internet Explorer on August 12, 2014 will introduce a new security feature, called out-of-date ActiveX control blocking.”
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Google Chrome Crosses The 20% Market Share Mark, Opera Goes Below 1%

By | August 11, 2014 | 3 Comments


It’s almost the middle of August so it’s time to dive into the desktop market share numbers and as always, we start with the Internet Explorer, which is no longer in an uptrend, now down by 0.37 point, from 58.38% to 58.01%.
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Google And Acer Announces A New Chromebook

By | August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Google And Acer Announces A New ChromebookPromises great battery life.

Today, Google and Acer have announced what they call “a new type” of Chromebook, which focuses on one thing only: battery life.

Thanks to the NVidia’s Tegra K1 processor, newly revealed Acer Chromebook 13 is said to have a battery life of up to 13 hours, a pretty decent number indeed.

What about the price? Considering you go for the cheapest (non 1080p touchscreen display), it will cost you around $279.
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Opera Mini For IOS Updated

By | August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini For IOS UpdatedReceives welcome improvements.

If for some reason Opera Mini is all you need then behold, a new update has arrived and here’s what you can expect:

- Text wrap and zoom options have been re-enabled and they can be accessed via Advanced Settings
- A Done button in the data menu, allowing for a faster navigation
- Improved various UI elements
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Download Opera 25 Developer Preview

By | August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Opera 25 Developer PreviewWith web notifications and more.

Even though it’s hot as hell in a lot of places in the world right now, it looks like guys at Opera prefer coding over sunny beaches and hot girls, which should be good news for you all.

Therefore, today they have announced the availability of Opera 25 Developer Preview, which includes a couple of new features, such as:
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Google: No Plans For Chrome On Windows Phone

By | August 5, 2014 | 4 Comments

Google: No Plans For Chrome On Windows PhoneNeeds more privileges.

Earlier this year we reported that Google was investigating the possibility of Google Chrome on Windows Phone, which got our hopes high.

Now, it looks like the search giant has finally reached a decision and it’s simple: there won’t be Google Chrome on WP anytime soon, the reason? According to the updated post, “Chrome needs more privileges than a regular metro app so there is no simple port.”
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July, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | August 4, 2014 | 1 Comment


Another month, another report.

First in the list is Apple’s Safari, which is still in a downtrend and has lost another 1.24 point of the market share, down from 46.07% to 44.83%.
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Internet Explorer For Windows Phone To Become More Compatible

By | August 1, 2014 | 3 Comments

Internet Explorer For Windows Phone To Become More CompatibleFor those having issues with the Internet Explorer on Windows Phone 8.1 and the way it renders websites, your troubles might soon be over as the upcoming WP 8.1 Update 1 is set to change that.

According to Microsoft, a lot of websites don’t recognize IE as a mobile web browser and shows desktop content instead, resulting in a much different web experience compared to Android or iOS. However, thanks to the WP 8.1 Update 1 (coming to developers next week), which among other changes also brings different User Agent string and webkit prefix support, there was a 40% user experience improvement among 400 top mobile sites that Microsoft has tested.
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Download 64 Bit Version Of Google Chrome Beta

By | July 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Download 64 Bit Version Of Google Chrome BetaWindows users rejoice.

Good news, Google has just announced the availability of 64 bit builds for Windows users on its Beta channel.

The best part: when you install it, it will replace your existing installation with all the settings intact. As if now, it’s available for Windows 7 and 8 users only so if you are still rocking Vista or XP, time to switch.
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Download Firefox 32 Beta

By | July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Download Firefox 32 BetaHere is one for the desktop PCs.

Recently, Mozilla has released the beta version of Firefox 32, which brings some rather unimportant features (with the exception of HTTP caching (v2), which includes expected performance improvements), at least for the average user and more HTML5 / developer goodies.

Want to know full details? Check them below,
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