Posts Tagged ‘Gecko’

Pale Moon 26.0 has been Released

Monday, February 1st, 2016

It’s always interesting to hear what some of the less popular browsers are up to (although Pale Moon is essentially a slimmed down version of Firefox.)

Pale Moon 26.0 has been released. The new version of the web browser is the first in which the switch to Goanna, the new rendering engine that is closely related to Gecko but not the same, is completed. When it comes to Firefox-based browsers, it is probably Pale Moon that is the most popular in terms of users but also news coverage around the web. While you could argue that SeaMonkey is more popular, it is more than just a browser and at least somewhat pushed by the fact that it is offered on Mozilla’s official website.


Camino Browser Finally Calls It Quits

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

This is the first (and probably the last) I’ve heard of the Camino browser … I wonder if brand recognition was part of the problem?

Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari seem to own the web browser market, but that does not mean they are the only choices — Torch, for instance, is up and coming and many smaller businesses continue to claw for market share. Now the browser front has become just a bit smaller as Camino has bowed out.