Posts Tagged ‘Browser’

Google Chrome most popular internet browser

Monday, May 21, 2012 18:34 No Comments

Google Chrome has overtaken Internet Explorer as the most used web browser  according to the latest reports. It’s the first time the browser, which was launched in 2008, has topped the charts for most popular browser though its rise to the top has been anticipated. The data, gathered from Statcounter, makes for further painful reading for Internet Explorer as Chrome’s popularity is down to more people switching from using IE, and Firefox, meaning the gulf between them is growing at a rapid rate. Microsoft, the company behind Internet Explorer is sure to come back fighting withrumours of IE 10 arriving later this year. Yet with Google Chrome itself evolving with a number of extensions

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Chrome 15 Becomes World’s Most Popular Browser

Thursday, December 22, 2011 19:02 No Comments

Google’s Chrome 15 browser is now the most popular browser build in the world. New data from StatCounter suggests that Chrome 15 recently reached a total global market share of 23.6% compared to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 market share of 23.5%. Internet Explorer still has the largest global market share if you combine all versions of the browser, however. While Chrome 15 may be more popular on a global scale, that’s still not the case here at home in the United States where it had an 18.1% market share as of December 5th, while Internet Explorer 8 had a 27% share. ”Looking at the daily stats, Chrome 14 and 15 have been overtaking IE8 at weekends since the beginning of October

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Google Chrome 10 Brings More Speed, Sandboxed Flash and Stable version.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 20:11 No Comments

Mountain View, California-based Google Inc. announced today on the Google Chrome Blog the introduction of the stable version of Google Chrome 10 — which is, as usual, said to be faster, safer, and better than previous versions. In addition, Google indicates that the browser has been equipped with a new settings interface that makes it easier to find specific settings. Google has also added a new search box to make it even easier to find settings — as results are displayed as one types. Also, individuals now have the ability to copy specific settings page links and paste them into the URL bar. This will make it much more convenient to help someone to get to a settings page while

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Opera Introduce New Touch-Based Web Browser ‘Opera for Tablets

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 20:57 No Comments

Opera Software has announced a new touch-based web browser designed especially for tablets. The company plans to demo the new web browser at the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas. For now, you’ll have to get by with this (very short) video preview: The focus is, obviously, on the touch screen interface and the demo looks and behaves much like Mobile Safari for the iPad, except that in this case the browser is running on an Android tablet. Although Opera is calling the browser Opera for Tablets, it seems safe to assume that it won’t be making its way onto the iPad any time soon. Apple’s app guidelines prevent software from executing its own code. That means JavaSc

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Firefox New Version 3.6.4 is now protected against unstable plugins

Thursday, June 24, 2010 4:31 No Comments

Mozilla has equipped the latest iteration of its popular Firefox browser with a “crash protection” shield to guard against unstable third-party plugins. “Release 3.6.4 provides…protection for Windows and Linux users by isolating third-party plugins when they crash,” explained Mozilla developer Mike Beltzner. “Results from our beta testing show Firefox 3.6.4 will significantly reduce the number of [browser] crashes experienced by users who are watching online videos or playing games. When a plugin crashes or freezes while using Firefox, users can enjoy uninterrupted browsing by simply refreshing the page.” Beltzner emphasized that third-party

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