Benchmarks: IE9 vs. Firefox 13 vs. Google Chrome 20 vs. Opera 12 vs. Safari 5.1

By | July 16, 2012 | 19 Comments

Benchmarks: IE9 vs. Firefox 13 vs. Google Chrome 20 vs. Opera 12 vs. Safari 5.1Yes, we will finally post this.

With a release of new web browser builds, including Chrome 20 and Firefox 13, guys at the TomsHardware have yet again dome a good job ad benchmarking all of them.

Who will win? Check the results below to find out.

Tested Browsers
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Download Firefox 15 Alpha 2

By | July 13, 2012 | 9 Comments

Download Firefox 15 AlphaNew Aurora build revealed.

If you are a huge Firefox fan then we have some good news for you, the latest Aurora build has recently hit the channel and does indeed include a couple of neat improvements and features.

Starting from Firefox 15, users will be able to view PDF files inside the web browser, thanks to the native PDF support.
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Firefox Integrates Opus, Now Approved By The IETF

By | July 13, 2012 | 4 Comments

Firefox Integrates Opus, Now Approved By The IETFOpus, a low-delay audio codec optimized for both voice and general-purpose audio, has been approved by the IETF. Originally developed by Xiph, Opus is a merger of Skype’s SILK’s and Xiph’s CELT codecs.

Xiph, which was originally made Opus/CELT for the low-latency audio, has become competitive in the general purpose audio codecs area.
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New Internet Explorer TV Ad

By | July 12, 2012 | 7 Comments

Followed by a great feedback on the first IE ad, the software giant has decided to make a new one; unfortunately, it’s pretty much a rehash of a previous one.

It’s like Windows 98 all over again.

Download Google Chrome 21 Beta

By | July 11, 2012 | 3 Comments

Download Google Chrome 21Chrome Build 21.0.1180.15.

Here comes another build from the search giant, which brings a couple of new features that only a few will use.

First in the list is a support for the getUserMedia API, which allows web apps to access your camera and microphone.

Lastly, a neat Google Cloud Print integration, allowing you to print documents from your Google Drive, Google Chrome Mobile or even FedEx Offices.
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Sleipnir 3, 3.5 For PC And Sleipnir Mobile 2 For Iphone, Ipad Released

By | July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sleipnir 3,3.5 For PC And Sleipnir Mobile 2 For Iphone, Ipad ReleasedMerges your phone with a web browser.

It looks like guys at the Fenrir Inc. were quite busy developing a set of new web browsers for both PC and the iOS devices, including:

Sleipnir 3 for Windows
Sleipnir 3.5 for Mac OS X
Sleipnir Mobile 2.0 for iPhone and iPad 2
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Google To Pay $22.5 Million For Users Tracking

By | July 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

Google To Pay $22.5 Million For Users TrackingAs reported earlier, Google has bypassed the cookie settings in both Apple’s Safari and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browsers. Thankfully, it wasn’t left unnoticed by the Federal Trade Commission.

Now, according to the WSJ, Google is close to a settlement, which would require them to pay a total of $22.5 million to the FTC.
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Maxthon Issues Official Response Regarding The HTML5Test

By | July 10, 2012 | 18 Comments

Maxthon Issues Official Response Regarding The HTML5TestReestablishes the trust.

Recently, Maxthon was accused of cheating its score in the HTML5Test but, as it turns out, it’s not all doom and gloom for the Chinese company.

As explained in their official blog post, they simply released a build that (partially) supports Web GL, ‘Get user media’ and ‘Subtitles’ attributes too quickly and that, as a result, caused quite a backlash.
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SPDY vs. HTTP Benchmarks

By | July 9, 2012 | 8 Comments

SPDY vs. HTTP BenchmarksIs it really that much better?

As more and more web browsers support SPDY, the experimental network protocol, which was developed by Google, we have decided to find out, how much better is it when compared to the good old HTTP.

Thankfully, we have found a neat presentation made by Will Chan and Roberto Peon and to be fair, results surprised us, in a good way, of course.

SPDY vs. HTTP
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Experimental Opera Build Supports SPDY

By | July 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Experimental Opera Build Supports SPDYFollows Google Chrome and Firefox.

If you’ve been craving for the Opera release that supports SPDY, you are up for a nice treat as this is exactly what has happened.

Although it’s not yet integrated into their weekly builds, it’s still better than nothing and offers a sneak peak of what could possibly become a part of the upcoming Opera 12.50 release.

Click here to learn more about SPDY and download the mentioned Opera Labs build.

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