Google Chrome 17 Beta Hands On

By | January 12, 2012 | 5 Comments

With the release of Google Chrome 17 Beta, we go hands on to see the latest and greatest new features and other improvements.

As this is our first try, expect the quality of videos to improve over the weeks to come. This time: two new features that we could not test :)

Feel free to provide us with a feedback and any tips you might have.

1 Major Firefox Release Per Year For The Enterprises

By | January 11, 2012 | 6 Comments

1 Major Firefox Release Per Year For The EnterprisesFollowing a backlash from the enterprises and various organizations, Mozilla has decided to go with Microsoft’s strategy and will now release only one major Firefox release per year, at least for the institutions.

According to the open source organization, ESR (Extended Support Release) version of Firefox will continue to receive various security updates but will leave Web or Add-ons platform with no changes whatsoever.

While additional details will be revealed within a week, you can check the ESR wiki page for mailing list subscription.

Download Google Chrome 17 Beta

By | January 10, 2012 | 7 Comments

Download Google Chrome 17 BetaNow with sites pre-loading and safe browsing.

A new Google Chrome release has recently hit the streets, which can now be downloaded from the official page as version 17 (Beta).

Including various tweaks and bug fixes, Google Chrome 17 also brings two new features that will benefit both hardcore and new users.
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HTML5: Play “Cut The Rope” Game Via Web Browser

By | January 10, 2012 | 6 Comments

HTML5: Play Cut the Rope Game Via Web Browser

Back in 2011, Google has launched a HTML5 based Angry Birds game, which could be played for free with a WebGL compatible web browser.

Now, Microsoft has decided to follow Google’s lead and promote Internet Explorer in a similar fashion. As a result, “Cut the Rope”, a highly popular game on various mobile devices has been ported to HTML5.
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Google Chrome 16 vs. Firefox 9 vs. Internet Explorer 9 vs. Opera 11.60 vs. Safari 5.1

By | January 9, 2012 | 32 Comments

Google Chrome 16 vs. Firefox 9 vs. Internet Explorer 9 vs. Opera 11.60 vs. Safari 5.1

With the Firefox 10, Opera 12 and Internet Explorer 10 releases just around the corner, guys from TomsHardware have decided to test the latest stable builds of the top 5 web browsers on both Windows 7 and Mac OS X Lion.

How did your favorite web browser perform? Let’s find out.
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Amazon’s Kindle Web Browser Ported To Other Android Devices

By | January 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

Amazon's Kindle Web Browser Runs On Other Android Devices

Silk, the Amazon Kindle Fire web browser, has been successfully ported by one of the XDA developer’s nicknamed TyHi and can now work fine across a variety of different Android devices.

As Electronista points out, the Silk web browser has gained attention from the various groups that are interested in Opera’s Turbo like cloud technology.
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Browser Fan: Wife Material (Pic)

By | January 7, 2012 | 11 Comments

Browser Fan: Wife Material

Download Waterfox 9.0: A Better Version Of Firefox 64 Bit

By | January 6, 2012 | 16 Comments

Download Waterfox 9.0: A Better Version Of Firefox 64 Bit

Even though there are “unofficial” 64 bit versions of Firefox floating around the Internet, none of them have gained any significant attention from the general user base.

Thanks to Waterfox, a highly optimized version of Firefox specifically designed for the Windows x86-64 users, this 64 bit flavor might gain some momentum.
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IE6 Slips Below 1% Market Share Mark In The USA

By | January 5, 2012 | 9 Comments

IE6 Slips Below 1% Market Share Mark In The USA

IE team cooks another cake.

Following Austria, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway, United States has joined a list of countries that have now less than 1% of the Internet Explorer 6 users.

To celebrate such occasion, Microsoft had to order another cake, which was probably eaten by the Steve Ballmer himself.
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Mozilla Continues To Tweak Firefox’s Memory Usage

By | January 4, 2012 | 10 Comments

Mozilla Continues To Tweak Firefox Memory UsageAccording to a few tickets that are floating around the bugzilla.mozilla.org web site, it looks like the company behind the open source web browser is really determined to save you as many bytes of memory as possible.

Originally submitted back in July of 2011, a bug #670967, which was marked as resolved just a week ago, aims to “fire a memory-pressure event when the amount of available virtual address space or physical memory is low”.
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