Acid3 Test Updated

By | September 21, 2011 | 22 Comments

ACID3 Test Updated

Makes life easier for the browser programmers.

Earlier this week, Ian Hickson, author of the Acid3 test has informed community about the update. According to the source, specific implementation checks of features have been disabled as they are likely to be heavily modified in the future or completely removed.

As a result, Firefox 6 and Internet Explorer 9 web browsers now achieves a perfect 100/100 score.

[Thanks, Blake, RamaSubbu SK]

Web Sockets: We Are The First (Hilarious Video)

By | September 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

[Thanks, Rafael Luik]

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.