09/29/2011, Amazon’s Silk browser that made its debut yesterday at the announcement of the Fire tablet surprised a lot of people (despite the fact that Opera has been doing it for some time already). But just in case you weren’t up to speed about Amazon’s Silk browser, whenever you use it to visit a website, it gets sent to Amazon’s server, processed, and compressed before it gets delivered to you, thus […]
09/27/2011, Until now, one of the major problems with Mozilla’s Firefox browser is the fact that it’s a memory hog. With each version the developers have been trying to fix it, but now – Mozilla claims to have finally solved the issue. With the latest version of Firefox, version 7, the browser is touted to use up to 50% less memory – a necessity for folks who keep Firefox running all […]
08/30/2011, Mozilla’s Firefox browser is no doubt a popular choice among all the browsers currently available, and even better news for those running on Android Honeycomb tablets as Mozilla revealed today in a blog post that they are working on a version of their browser that has been optimized for tablets.
08/03/2011, For whatever given reason there are some people out there who do not believe in public advertising, and who believe that the public space should belong to the public and PublicAdCampaign is such a group. Working together with The Heavy Projects, they have managed to include an ad removal feature in the augmented reality browser, Junaio.
08/03/2011, Google has just released a new stable version of its Chrome browser (hooray for updates) which brings the very interesting “Instant Pages” service that makes browsing the internet even faster. In case you didn’t know how Instant Pages works, it preloads the website which it thinks you’re going to open whenever you perform a Google Search; in this case it’s usually the first result of a search. Think of it […]
07/18/2011, If there’s one thing that Baidu has no problem being, it is China’s version of Google. The company already hosts China’s most popular search engine and it is now it has launched its own internet browser, just like how Google has its own Chrome browser. And just like the Chrome browser, Baidu’s offering has its own app store that boasts a collection of over 30,000 apps that connect users to […]
06/29/2011, Remember iChromy, the Chrome-style web browser for the iPad that we mentioned awhile ago? Since its launch it’s turned out to be quite a hit, judging by all the positive feedback left by people who decided to give the app a shot. Well, the folks over at Diigo are happy to announce that they’ve released a new version of the app that adds tons of new features to the iPad […]
06/21/2011, How many of you are fans of using Gtalk video chat on your Google Chrome web browser? If the idea of video calling through a web app floats your boat (one less program to launch on your computer, and even Chrome OS users can benefit from this) you’re in luck. Google has plans to add real-time communication abilities into the Chrome browser itself. This will allow users to make video […]
06/16/2011, Firefox fans looking for a nice tasty update to their favorite web browser have something to look forward to next week. Mozilla released the Firefox 5 RC (Release Candidate) version of the browser yesterday (this is the step after beta and before the final release), and announced that it has plans to release the final version of the browser next week – assuming no major bugs are found or overhauls […]
06/14/2011, RockMelt has been out for some time now but previously it was never really endorsed by Facebook – until recently. RockMelt has just announced that it has partnered with Facebook for the release of the latest version of its RockMelt social browser. The only web browser that makes social networking a key aspect of its user experience has just gotten better with the aid of Facebook’s input. The new RockMelt […]
05/20/2011, Good news to folks who are paranoid about surfing websites while using their own phones – Firefox for Android beta now has the function to surf the web privately (or incognito for you Chrome users) – a feature not found in most mobile browsers at the moment. If you have friends who always use your phone to check their Facebook accounts or web email, they’ll be glad to know you […]