Posts Tagged ‘web browser’

A First Look at Maxthon’s MxNitro Browser

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

What MxNitro may be lacking in features, it makes up for with speed …

While the Maxthon browser has not reached the popularity of browsers like Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox or even Opera yet, it has a loyal following that likes what it offers. It may come as a surprise to many that the company Maxthon has created a second browser called MxNitro. Both web browsers don’t share many similarities apart from the fact that they are created by the same company though.

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Opera 16 Next is Out

Friday, July 19th, 2013

For some reason, Opera has never really received the level of attention that it deserves …

Opera Software, just like Google or Mozilla, decided to make available three different Opera release channels to provide developers and enthusiasts with options to test new features before they reach the stable build, and get some data and bug reports from the community in return.

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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.

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Find Out What Websites Know About You

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Here’s an interesting tool for those of us who are concerned about privacy …

Every time you connect to a server on the Internet, you automatically submit information to the server that may be used to for a variety of purposes. From creating a unique identifier and other tracking related activities, to malicious uses. The majority of websites are ignoring most of the information that are submitted automatically when the connection is established, others may use technical information like the screen resolution or web browser used to optimize contents for each connecting user.

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Firefox Feature Fix – Add-On to Resolve Browser Issues

Friday, October 21st, 2011

This is a neat idea; it sounds like it allows users to undo some of the interface changes that have been implemented in recent versions of Firefox …

If you look at the different versions of Firefox from say Firefox 2 to the very latest versions released recently, you will notice lots of changes. Not only design changes but also changes that removed or replaced specific features of the web browser.

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Opera 11.52 Security Update

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

If you’re running Opera 11.51, then you probably want to check this out. It doesn’t sound that bad (as far as security problems go,) but it’s still worth addressing.

The Opera desktop team has released an Opera web browser update that resolves two security issue. The update fixes a non-exploitable security issue that “allowed injection of untrusted markup into the X-Frame-Options error page” and a “issue where manipulating fonts in SVG could allow execution of arbitrary code”.

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Opera 12 First Look

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Just in case you’re not completely happy with the “big three” of the browser world, here’s another alternative you might want to consider …

The last Opera release dates back to the end of August, which seems like ages in times when browser developers push out new versions of their browser in weeks instead of months or even years.

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Firefox Up and Coming Add-ons

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Here are some interesting tips for keeping up-to-date on the latest add-ons for Firefox …

I visit the Mozilla Firefox add-on repository on a daily basis, mainly to see if add-ons have been updated or released that I can review or use on my own. Mozilla recently redesigned the add-on repository which in my opinion is not as intuitive as before.

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Mozilla Firefox 7 Released

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Get ready Firefox users … here comes another automatic update.

With the rapid release cycle and all, we are seeing more releases of the Firefox browser than before. Mozilla just pushed Firefox 7 to the official ftp server to prepare for today’s release of the browser. Firefox 7 is actually the first version of the rapid release cycle that is showing big improvements over previous versions.

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How to Run Portable Google Chrome from a USB Flash Drive

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

This is a pretty cool trick … I’m not sure if I’d ever have a reason to use it, but it’s still a pretty cool trick.

It just takes a quick download, a few steps and one USB flash drive to run Google Chrome with your personal extensions and settings on any Windows computer. This article will demonstrate how to setup portable Google Chrome on a flash drive and take it to any PC to use.

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