If 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
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.
Makes link sharing easier.
In the recently published IE10 blog post, Microsoft has talked about the new Windows 8 and browser capabilities that allow users to quickly share their favorite web sites.
All you have to do is swipe from the edge, select preferred service and that’s pretty much it.
Every little bit helps.
If you are wondering whether or not the Internet Explorer division is still working on a new web standards support after the Consumer Preview of Windows 8, then we have some good news for you: they are.
If you were wondering whether or not Microsoft has forgot about the Silverlight, then here is a small ray of hope for you.
Tagged as Silverlight 5.1, the following update includes a couple of bug fixes, ranging from DRM to license related issues
And if you want us to be that specific, the full version number is Silverlight 5 Build 5.1.10411.0 with the official changelog available here.
Well, here is something to cheer you up; Opera Software has recently released a minor update for its Opera web browser, which includes a couple of stability improvements but most importantly, a security fix that prevents hackers from executing the arbitrary code.
There is not much else to say, really, just a small update to improve user experience,
IE’s market share to explode.
If the recent report is true then it looks like Microsoft has finally cracked the issue with the web browsers on a console as the software giant is said to be testing the modified version of IE9 on its Xbox 360 console, which will include some interesting features.
Forgets about the iPad.
Here is some drama for a Thursday night. In the tablet market where Apple pretty much dominates it with a healthy 90% market share mark (in terms of shipments), Mozilla decided to complain about no other than Microsoft, which, according to them, will not allow other browsers than IE to run in the Windows Classic mode on an ARM based, Windows RT OS.
After the tremendous amount of requests, it looks like Bada, the operating system from Samsung, fans got what they wanted as Opera Software has recently announced the availability of the Opera Mini for the Sammys platform.
Just like you would expect, Opera Mini 6.5.11 made no sacrifices as it includes same and well know features, such as: a Speed Dial, data savings report, visual tabs and more.
You can download it from the SamsungApps web page.
During the CTIA Wireless show, Myriam Joire from Engadget has had a chance to sit with Mozilla’s Chief of Innovation, Todd Simpson, and chat about the company and its future.
What is it all about? Windows Phone, Gecko and … Firefox version numbering!