“Occupy Flash” Movement Desires Death Of Flash

By | November 23, 2011 | 24 Comments

"Occupy Flash" Movement Desires Death Of Flash

A small group of website and mobile app developers recently started off an “Occupy Flash” campaign in the hope of putting an end to Adobe’s popular browser plug-in.

The group, which launched a website earlier this week, said its goal was to “Get the world to uninstall the Flash Player plug-in from their desktop browsers.”

Flash Player is dead. Its time has passed. It’s buggy. It crashes a lot. It requires constant security updates. It’s a fossil, left over from the era of closed standards and unilateral corporate control of Web technology. - The Occupy Flash site

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Google Chrome: Disable Facebook News Ticker

By | November 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Google Chrome: Disable Facebook News Ticker

If you are not a big fan of recently introduced Facebook News Ticker feature, then here is a simple way to remove it.

Arik Fraimovich has created a Google Chrome extension which does exactly that: removes the Facebook news ticker.

Go ahead, try it.

Google Chromebook Holiday Deals

By | November 22, 2011 | 14 Comments

Here come the price cuts and updates.

With the introduction of Chrome OS back in 2009, Google has unveiled the very first Chromebooks a year later.
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Download Google Chrome 17 Alpha (Dev)

By | November 18, 2011 | 24 Comments

Download Google Chrome 17 Alpha (Dev)As Google Chrome 16 has already reached Beta status, it’s only natural for Google to start working on the Chrome 17 release, which is now in Dev channel. Are there any changes or features worth checking out? Yes, there are.

Google Chrome 17 Alpha (Dev) Changelog

Although there are usual bug fixes and JavaScript engine updates, which now sits at version 3.7.7.0, Google Chrome 17 has also few new features and tweaks for you to try:
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Mozilla Gets Serious About Firefox Memory Leaks

By | November 17, 2011 | 7 Comments

Mozilla Gets Serious About Firefox Memory Leaks

Blames add-ons for the majority of its problems.

Continuing its efforts to reduce Firefox memory leaks, Mozilla’s Justin Lebar has proposed a new approach, which should eliminate at least some of the issues with various add-ons.

Here is how it would work:
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Download Google Chrome 16 Beta

By | November 16, 2011 | 17 Comments

Download Google Chrome 16 BetaAfter releasing the final version of Google Chrome 15 a couple of weeks ago, the search giant has since then pushed Google Chrome 16 into a Beta channel, which includes a really smart feature.

Google Chrome 16 Beta Changelog

As with every software release, you can expect various bug and security related fixes. However, the one feature that has been added is a support for multiple profiles on a same computer.
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Firefox 11 And Firefox 12 Features, Release Date

By | November 15, 2011 | 20 Comments

Firefox 11 And Firefox 12 Features, Release Date

What’s new and what to expect?

As people are getting used to the faster Mozilla Firefox release cycles, we have some news about the Firefox 11 and potentially Firefox 12 web browsers.
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Download Maxthon 3.2.1.2000

By | November 15, 2011 | 3 Comments

Download Maxthon 3.2.1.2000Maxthon recently released the newest stable version of their browser, bringing along several improvements, new features, and fixes. Some of these had previously been introduced in beta builds 3.2.1.600 and 3.2.1.1200. Find below a summary of the changelog.

Maxthon 3.2.1.2000 Changelog Summary

New Features:

  • MaxSnap: Added printer colors with white. Supported arrow keys to select screenshot area. Supported to adjust the selected area size with Ctrl+arrow keys.
  • Now supports “Snap Whole Page” in Retro Mode.

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Download Firefox 10 Alpha 2

By | November 15, 2011 | 5 Comments

Download Firefox 10 Alpha 2It looks like it’s been a busy week for Mozilla as it has just released the Alpha 2 version of Firefox 10.

Although it’s yet to include some of the anticipated features, such as: redesigned user interface and automatic bookmark import from Google Chrome web browser, Firefox 10 has implemented Anti-Aliasing for WebGL and few other goodies.
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Download Firefox 9 Beta

By | November 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

Download Firefox 9 BetaEven though the Final build of Firefox 8 web browser was released just little than a week ago, Mozilla has already began working on future versions and has now released the Firefox 9 Beta.

So what’s new?

There are couple of changes, the most significant being a newly added Type Interface, which drastically improves JavaScript performance.
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