web browsers


Apple Launches Safari Extensions Gallery

Apple launched the Safari Extensions Gallery for it’s Safari web browser. In June, Apple opened up the extension functionality to developers prior to this public launch–giving developers some time to create extensions by the time of the official launch. Extensions …

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Ta Da! Firefox 4 Beta 1

Firefox 4 Beta 1 was released by Mozilla. The official release will take place at the end of the year, 2010. Firefox 4 will be a major upgrade from earlier versions, which will include: A redesign of the user interface …

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With The Release Of Firefox 3.6.4, No More Flash Crash

The latest version of Firefox (3.6.4), Flash, Silverlight and other third party plugins will no longer be able to crash your browser. Firefox 3.6.4 also comes with a number of bug fixes and stability upgrades in addition to the third …

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Safari 5 Released

Many web designers may have taken notice of the Safari 5 announcement by Apple this week and the fact that it was later pulled and delayed. Well, now is it official: Safari 5 is ready for download. There are a …

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New Update To Internet Explorer Preview

Microsoft is trying to stay on par with Mozilla, Google’s Chrome and Apple’s Safari by introducing more web standards, support for HTML 5, and speeding up the rendering of Javascript for sites that rely heavily on the code base, such …

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Microsoft To Support Only H.264 Web Video Format For HTML5

Although Microsoft is going to support the native playback of videos for it’s Internet Explorer web browser, it will only allow the H.264 web video encoding format and not more “open” alternatives. The Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) decided to not …

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Internet Explorer Market Share Falls Below 60 Percent

For years, Internet Explorer had a monopoly in the browser market. As of late, the popularity of Internet Explorer web browser has been diminishing steadily. According to a recent study by Net Applications, Internet Explorer has fell below 60 percent …

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Send Secret BCC Messages Within Group Email Using Gmail

Have you ever wanted to send a BCC secret message as part of a larger group email? Well this feature is now available to Gmail and Firefox browser users with the BCCThis add-on.  The tool will add a second collapsible …

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Opera 10.52 Released For Mac OS X

Opera 10.52, the newest version of the Opera web browser, was released for Mac OS X, and the latest version of the browser looks like it came straight out of the Apple design team lab. The browser also has some …

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EU Web Browser Ballot Doubles Opera’s Downloads

The European Union requires that Microsoft gives consumers a choice for their web browser. The browser ballot (choice screen) will present the top five web browsers in random order and allow users to download one or all of the browsers …

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Internet Explorer 9 Presented In Las Vegas

Microsoft presented it’s next generation of the Internet Explorer web browser at the web developer’s conference in Las Vegas. At the conference, Microsoft put some code from the new browser on display and gave a “platform preview” of IE9. Internet …

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New Exploit For IE Security Hole Published Via Twitter

An Israeli security researcher recently published his new discovery, the exploit code for a security hole in Internet Explorer web browser, via his Twitter page. The researcher discovered the exploit after receiving clues from a McAfee blog post. This new …

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Internet Explorer 9 Got Game?

The relevancy of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has been fading. For a long time, IE has been anything but innovative in the eyes of the web development world. Recent releases of Opera, Firefox, Chrome and Safari have been a shining example …

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EU forces Microsoft to offer users a choice of web browser

There has been a resolution to the Internet Explorer antitrust case against Microsoft. Microsoft will now offer a choice to Windows users for their web browser. This “Choice Screen” will give Windows users more options than just internet explorer, which …

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Opera Beta Version 10.50 Now Available For Mac

The Opera Beta version 10.50 for Mac has been released to the public. This comes on the tail of a recent release for Windows, and shows a more aggressive move into the Mac OS by Opera. Some of the new …

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Google Announces Its Browser-based Chrome OS For Tablets

Google, two days before the announcement of the iPad by Apple, put mock-ups of a new product that would ride on the hype of the device–a browser-based Chrome OS for tablet computers. Chrome OS was designed primarily for netbooks. Netbooks …

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Chrome 4 Beta Release

On Monday Google’s Chrome 4 browser will go on BETA release for Windows. One of the features that has been a real excitement during the developer preview issue in August of this year was the bookmark sync feature. Mac and …

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Firefox Web Browser Gets 30 Million New Users In Eight Weeks

Mozilla’s web browser, Firefox, is gaining on Microsoft’s long dominant Internet Explorer. The Firefox browser has a built into tool that checks for new versions every 24 hours and reports back to a central server with the news. In the …

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Flash, Coming To A Smartphone Near You

Adobe may have won support from Google, Motorola, Nvidia, Palm, RIM, and Qualcomm for Flash 10.1 software for smartphones and mobile devices. Flash is not currently available on most all phones. Flash video acceleration has not be widely available on …

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Google Chrome Frame May Speed Up Your Internet Explorer 8

Google Chrome Frame is an open source plug-in that outfits the Internet Explorer browser with HTML 5 and other fantastic open web technologies. Initial tests using Google’s Chrome Frame show that Internet Explorer 8 runs 9.6 times faster than without …

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