Skyfire Receives Additional $8 Million In Funding

By | January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Skyfire Receives $8 Million In Funding

As if $23 million were not enough, Skyfire, a company behind mobile web browser for Android and iOS, has raised another $8 million in funding.

Although users can download Skyfire for free, which they did more than 12 million times, a video optimization feature dubbed as “Skyfire Video License” will cost you $2.99.
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Download Firefox 10 Final

By | January 31, 2012 | 17 Comments

Download Firefox 10 FinalIn a typical Mozilla fashion, 6 weeks after the Firefox 9 release, the open source organization has now released the final version of Firefox 10.

While the following build has not yet been officially announced, you can already download it from the official mozilla.org servers.

So what’s new? Not much, really.

As reported earlier, Firefox 10 will now hide the forward button in case it’s grayed out. Excluding few fixes and web standards improvements, release notes look pretty bleak.
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FavBrowser.com Give Away Winners

By | January 30, 2012 | 5 Comments

FavBrowser.com Give Away

Greetings,

The giveaway contest is over and there is no time to waste!

Please see the winners list below and follow instructions, in case you won. Congratulations and thanks for trying!
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YouTube Crashing In Chrome? Here’s How To Fix That

By | January 30, 2012 | 11 Comments

YouTube Crashing In Chrome? Here’s How To Fix ThatOver the course of last few last days, a huge amount of Google Chrome users have started experiencing crashes when surfing YouTutbe web site. While the search giant is presumably working on a way to fix that, here is what you can do to stop crashes from happening again:

- Right click on the video
- Click “Stop Downloading” before you close the tab
- Job done

[Via reddit]

Over 1000 Opera Extensions

By | January 27, 2012 | 30 Comments

Over 1000 Opera Extensions

Slightly more than a year after announcing extensions, Opera’s add-ons directory has just surpassed the 1000 mark and is slowly edging towards the next milestone.

In addition to such announcement, Aleksander Aas, community manager at Opera Software, has unveiled that the new Opera’s API’s and features (as you might expect) are in development as well.

Unfortunately, no further details were revealed

Visit Opera Extensions home page.

US Schools To Receive 27 000 Chromebooks

By | January 26, 2012 | 10 Comments

US Schools To Receive 27 000 ChromebooksDuring the FETC (Florida Educational Technology Conference) keynote, Rajen Sheth, Google’s Group Product Manager for Chromebooks, has announced a new deal, which would bring nearly 27 000 Chromebooks to the US schools.

Where are they headed?
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Firefox To Ditch C++ In Favor Of Rust

By | January 25, 2012 | 18 Comments

Firefox To Ditch C++ In Favor Of Rust

If everything goes according to the plan, Rust, Mozilla’s experimental programming language that has been in development since 2006, could slowly replace C++, which is currently used by the open source organization.

Just like Google’s Go programming language, Rust syntax is similar to that of C and C++ and destined to provide memory safety, greater security and good concurrency support.
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FavBrowser.com Give Away

By | January 24, 2012 | 11 Comments

FavBrowser.com Give Away

Greetings,

After our previous give away, we still have few freebies left before our inventory is empty, so in case you feel lucky today, simply retweet this post and enter the contest!

12-14 lucky winners will receive one of the following:

T-Shirt (Black or Red)
Opera Software Pen
Opera Sticky Notes
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Download Opera 11.61

By | January 24, 2012 | 7 Comments

Download Opera 11.61While we wait for the Beta release of Opera 12, here is something to cheer you up: an update for the 11.6x branch.

As with every minor browser release, Opera 11.61 includes a variety of stability, security and usability fixes, that are always welcomed.

Although it’s been officially announced, it looks like there are some issues with at least one of the mirrors, which does not yet have the latest version uploaded.
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First Firefox 13 Features, No Release Date Yet

By | January 23, 2012 | 4 Comments

First Firefox 13 Features Get DetailedAfter getting to know upcoming Firefox 11 and Firefox 12 web browsers features, here is what’s next for Mozilla:

Firefox 13 Features

Download Manager

Let’s start with some bad news. Even though the panel based download manager was pretty much confirmed for Firefox 12, it looks like you won’t see it till the Firefox 13 is released.
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