Posts Tagged ‘webgl’

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.

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MapsGL Adds Turbo Speed to Google Maps

Friday, October 14th, 2011

If you’re a Google Maps user, you might want to check this out …

Sometimes when you look locations and places up on Google Maps you will notice delays before the tiles appear in the web browser that you are using to access the service. The Google Maps Team has just released a new Chrome Experiment that makes use of latest browser technologies to provide a better more seamless experience.

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Chrome does Not Play Well with Outdated Graphics Card Drivers

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

I hope my 14-year-old gamer son doesn’t read this. If he does, then the next time he walks by while I’m using Chrome, I’m sure to get a lecture …

PC gamers know that they need to update their graphics card drivers frequently to improve performance, compatibility and stability. Not everyone is a gamer though and there are users who have never updated the graphics driver and other system drivers in their life. These users specifically may experience issues with Google Chrome’s hardware acceleration feature.

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