If you are a fan of WebGL technology, then this gem is definitely worth checking out.
“3 Dreams of Black” by Rome is an interactive video made using WebGL which just shows you the possibilities amazing future of the web.
WebGL support is a must for your web browser, so in case you don’t use Google Chrome or Firefox, grab it now and open the following link.
Ever since the release of Opera 11, the “set as default web browser” option is not visible in the standard installation routine. However, it is checked by default and whenever users proceed to install Opera, they soon find out that Opera has actually set itself as a default browser with no permission.
Don’t worry though; you can still do so by clicking on the “Options” button. However, other browsers do give you an option to check/uncheck the following setting during the default installation.
With the worldwide launch of Google Chrome Store, it was also revealed that the popular Angry Birds game has been included there for free and can be played anytime, all the time.
The better news is that Google Chrome is not a necessity. As long as your web browser supports hardware accelerated WebGL or Canvas, you shouldn’t experience any issues.
So, what are you waiting for? Jut click the following link and enjoy free gaming.
PocketNow compared some of the most popular handsets web browsing experience.
If you don’t feel like watching the video, then here is a conclusion for you: what happens when you add the 1.2GHz Exynos CPU and 1GB of RAM to a cell phone (Samsung Galaxy S II)? It destroys the competition, that is all.
Good news for all you 2D haters, the upcoming LG Optimus 3D cell phone will save you from sorrow as it includes the world’s first augmented reality 3D browser called Wikitude. Although not many details are known, it’s not a long wait since LG plans to launch the beast this summer.
Thankfully, it will not require any glasses.
Yet more news come from the Google’s I/O 2011 keynote as company has just announced that the Chrome Web Store is now available to all the users worldwide in no less than 41 different language.
There is a catch though; they will be able to access the free applications only, at least for now.
In addition to that, Google has revealed that there have been more than 17 million app installations so far and with the new countries inclusion, these numbers will surely explode.
As for developers, instead of complicating things, the company will charge a flat 5% fee instead.
In today’s Google I/O keynote, it was revealed that Google Chrome now has 160 million active users. That’s twice as many users as reported last May (70 million)!
Furthermore, the company has promised major web browser improvements in the upcoming few months, such as: more developer APIs, speech support and more.
The latest Beta Channel build of Google Chrome (12.0.742.30 that is) has been released a couple of days ago and it’s worth checking out.
- The hardware accelerated 3D CSS support has been finalized and is now available in the following version.
Did you know that you can debug remotely with WebKit Web Inspector?
Here is how:
- Start your web browser with the remote-debugging-port command line switch and open preferred pages.
Today Opera Software has released their financial results for Q1 2011 which include the following:
1Q 2011 Financial highlights
Total revenue (MNOK): 207.3 (1Q11) vs. 151.4 (1Q10)
Profitability, earnings before interest and taxes (MNOK): 41.4 (1Q11) vs 5.4 (1Q10)