Adobe Gives Flash Source Code To Microsoft, Bundles With IE10

By | May 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

Adobe Gives Flash Source Code To Microsoft, Bundles With IE10Sort of.

Well, here is an interesting turn of events, more than 2 years ago, Google has announced that it will bundle the Adobe Flash Player with its Google Chrome web browser. Now, according to the recent leak, Microsoft will do the very same thing and bundle it with the upcoming Internet Explorer 10 release.
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Breaking News: Yahoo! Does Something

By | May 24, 2012 | 6 Comments

Breaking News: Yahoo! Does SomethingLaunches a search plugin, confuses it with a “web browser”.

Yahoo!, a once almighty company has announced a new plug-in for the PC and iOS devices, which, believe it or not, does some cool things with the search.

So what does it do? Well, let’s begin with the fact that it’s not a web browser, even though the video below says it is. Basically, it extends your browser capabilities with a widget/toolbar, which allows you to quickly access various search results (from weather to pictures).
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Latest Opera 12 Build “Squashes” The Position:Fixed Bug

By | May 24, 2012 | 9 Comments

Latest Opera 12 Build “Squashes” Position:Fixed BugRC on the way.

Good news everyone, the latest build of the Opera 12 (Beta) web browser includes a partial fix for the position:fixed bug, which bothered people for quite some time.

What do we mean by a “partial fix”? Well, they made some adjustments and optimizations to improve the overall user experience. However, you might still notice scrolling issues on some of the web sites, such as Facebook or TheVerge. Still, it’s a great start and we are eager to see further enhancements.
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Google Chrome, The Most Popular Web Browser In The World

By | May 23, 2012 | 21 Comments

Google Chrome, The Most Popular Web Browser In The WorldIt looks like a fresh batch of the Internet Explorer TV ads and videos targeted at hipsters were not enough to accelerate the growth of Microsoft’s web browser, at least in a short term.

According to the latest report from StatCounter, Google Chrome has recently surpassed the IE and became the most popular web browser.
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Europe And USA To Investigate Mozilla’s Claims

By | May 22, 2012 | 8 Comments

Europe And USA To Investigate Mozilla's ClaimsJust slightly more than a week ago, Mozilla and Google have accused Microsoft of using unfair practices to block competitive browsers on their Windows 8 RT platform, now, it looks like things did not get unnoticed.

Recently, the US Senate Judiciary Committee has announced that they will investigate allegations of the anti-competitive behavior by Microsoft. In addition to that, the European Commission will be joining the party as well.
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Internet Explorer 11, A Game Changer

By | May 21, 2012 | 12 Comments

Internet Explorer 11, A Game ChangerWindows 9, Windows Phone 9 included.

Ever wondered what could possibly Internet Explorer 11 bring to the table? If the recent rumor is true, it will change the security game as we know.

According to Insideris, with the help of Kinect (probably Kinect 2 by the time it’s released) or a fingerprint reader, Microsoft will assign a unique ID for your finger (or face), which will be used as follows:
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Maxthon 3.3.9.600 Dominates The HTML5Test, Again

By | May 18, 2012 | 6 Comments

Maxthon 3.3.9.600 Dominates HTML5Test, AgainAs previously reported, Maxthon 3 has been quite good at supporting the upcoming HTML5 standards. Now, after tasting the sweet fruits of victory, Maxthon developers continue to march forward with a new release.

So what’s new?

The beta build of Maxthon 3.3.9 web browser improves the HTML5Test score by a total of 15 points, up from 437+13 to 452+13.
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Download Google Chrome 19 Final

By | May 17, 2012 | 3 Comments

Download Google Chrome 19 FinalBrings tab syncing and bug fixes.

After the six week release cycle of Firefox, it looks like Google has decided to slow down a bit and has announced the stable build Google Chrome 19 seven weeks after the previous release.

Keeping new features to a minimal level, the following version includes a one nice feature, which will allow you so synchronize tabs across a variety of different devices, from your PC to a cell phone.
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3 Main Issues With Maxthon 3

By | May 17, 2012 | 26 Comments

The 3 Main Issues With Maxthon 3If you’ve been following FavBrowser for a while, then you will know that we like Maxthon quite a lot. It does a lot of things right, however, there are still some flaws that can ruin your experience, especially if you are as judgmental as we are.

So what are those flaws?

1. Clunky Speed Dial
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Is Opera Metro For Windows 8 In Development? Windows Phone 8 Version Planned

By | May 16, 2012 | 13 Comments

Opera Metro For Windows 8 In Development? Windows Phone 8 Version Planned

Don’t get too excited, speculations and rumors.

Now here is something to kick start your day. As you might know, Windows Phone 7.5 does not have a native code kit (NDK), which limits your choice to IE and IE based web browsers.
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