Mozilla’s Co-founder Leaves The Company

By | September 20, 2011 | 25 Comments

Mozilla's Co-founder Leaves The CompanyMike Shaver, the founding member of Mozilla in 1998, has decided to leave everyone’s beloved organization.

While it comes as a surprise, it’s nothing new to Mozilla. Earlier this year, Mike Beltzner, the director of Firefox has departed from the company as well, followed by John Resig, a JavaScript evangelist, who left Mozilla just few months ago.

As far as the future holds, Mike has not yet though about that, as he wrote: “I haven’t yet decided what’s next, though I have some exciting opportunities to explore. I am still truly, madly, deeply in love with Mozilla and the web it is building, and grateful for the opportunities that it’s created for me,”

Opera Buys Handster

By | September 19, 2011 | 2 Comments

Opera Buys HandsterToday, Opera Software has announced the acquisition of Handster, an independent Android content library, which also offers developer tools, services to mobile operators as well as device manufacturers and other app stores.

According to the press release, Handster supports a variety of platforms, including: Google Android, Java, Symbian, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, netbook, tablet applications and has customers from such device manufacturers as MTS, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei and LG.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, September 19th

By | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 19th

Build Windows 2011 Video (Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10)

By | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

A demo of Microsoft’s Windows 8 and the new Internet Explorer 10 using Metro UI.

Steve Ballmer: Build Windows 2011 Conference (Video)

By | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Developers, developers, developers.

Download Google Chrome 14 Final

By | September 18, 2011 | 15 Comments

Download Google Chrome 14 FinalFew days ago, Google has released the first stable build of Google Chrome 14 web browser for you to download.

The following update brings two new features (see below) and over 20 security related fixes:

- Web Audio API, enabling developers to use cool sound effects for their applications or games.
- Native Client, an open source technology, which allows C and C++ code execution inside the web browser.
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Least Informative Firefox Error Alert Ever

By | September 17, 2011 | 10 Comments

Least Informative Firefox Error Alert Ever

Via reddit.

Download Maxthon 3.1.7.1000

By | September 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

Download Maxthon 3.1.7.1000The newest version of Maxthon has been released! Find below some of the new features and improvements that come with this update:

  • Supported importing favorites from Chrome and Firefox.
  • Supported skin developers customizing drop-down list of Address Bar.
  • Increased the startup speed and the fluency of page viewing.
  • Enhanced the logic of data syncing.
  • Supported HTML 5 feature: drag & drop to upload files in Skydrive and add attachments in Gmail.
  • Increased Webkit startup speed.
  • Added interface customization menu which supported customizing Tool Bar/Side Bar buttons and the browser’s interface.
  • Optimized CPU usage in Ultra Mode.
  • Increased the favorites menu first time popup speed.

Maxthon 3.1.7.1000 can be downloaded here. The changelog can be found here.

7 Web Browser Features To Save Your Time

By | September 16, 2011 | 43 Comments

5 Web Browser Features To Save Your TimeTime management as its best. Updated on 9/16/2011.

More than 4 years ago, I’ve wrote about a few things you can do to save your time and boost your productivity. Some are still relevant and some are not. Seeing how this post still receives some attention, here is an updated version, which now includes Google Chrome and Maxthon web browsers as well as 2 additional features.

The world moves fast, don’t you think so? It’s time to learn some tips and tricks and do everything at the speed of light. So to begin with, here are 7 web browser features that will help you to save a lot of time. So, here we go. 7 web browser features to save your time.
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Google Chrome Facebook Notifications Extension

By | September 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

Google Chrome Facebook Notifications Extension

Some time ago we have covered a Facebook add-on for Opera which allows you to preview notifications without actually visiting Facebook.

Well, good news for Google Chrome users, there is such extension for you as well. In addition to displaying the mentioned notifications, this one will also play the chat sound for your convenience.

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