Posts tagged as: Browsers

Google Will Support Chrome for Win XP Until 2015

Microsoft will cut off support for Windows XP in April 2014, but Google will keep the XP version of Chrome updated for another year. In a blog post on Wednesday, Mark Larson, director of engineering and superintendent of public safety for Google Chrome, said that Chrome support for XP users won’t end until April 2015. […]

Google Forks WebKit to Give Chrome Increased Performance

Google has announced that they are forking the open-source WebKit browser rendering engine that Chrome and Safari currently use and that Opera recently said it would start using. Google says that using WebKit is slowing down innovation, because “Chromium uses a different multi-process architecture than other WebKit-based browsers, and supporting multiple architectures over the years […]

Google Now-Style Search Results Reach Mobile Browsers

Google recently improved the way search works in the browser of mobile devices by adding results that mimic its Google Now search function in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The search results to natural language and other queries will be displayed in “cards” similar to those used in the Google Now app. Some of the queries […]

Maxthon Intros New Android Web Browser

Maxthon is aiming to add a new dimension to mobile life with the elease of Maxthon Mobile for Android phones. The new product pairs a WebKit-based mobile browser with Maxthon’s cloud services — like syncing your website bookmarks — to give Maxthon users a completely portable internet experience. Maxthon Mobile was designed from the ground […]

Glide Web OS Adds Safari Support

TransMedia has launched the Glide portable web operating system and application suite for the Apple Safari web browser.   The Glide OS and application suite plugin can also be added directly to your Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Glide provides cross platform compatibility for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, Android, […]

Coming this Monday, Firefox 4 Beta 4 with GPU Acceleration

Mozilla said in its latest notes Firefox 4 beta 4 will release this coming Monday, August 23. The release will be the first to have built-in graphics acceleration for the regular web and, in Windows, will invoke Direct2D to use the video chipset to speed up rendering web code. The feature isn’t enabled by default […]

Apple Rolls Out Safari Update

Apple has released Safari 5.0.1, turning on Safari Extensions and introducing the Safari Extensions Gallery. Apple introduced extensions support in Safari 5 in June so developers could begin creating extensions with H L5, CSS3 and JavaScript web standards. With Safari Extensions Gallery, users can quickly find extensions that add powerful new features to Safari, from […]

Firefox 3.5 Now Available for Download

Today, Mozilla released Firefox 3.5, the latest version of the popular open-source Web browser. Firefox 3.5 brings several new features to the program, including support for H L5 video and audio content embedded directly on a page, a private browsing mode, and location-aware browsing, which allows you to share your location with Web sites if […]

Microsoft Releases IE 8 for Download

Microsoft is releasing the next version of their web browsing software Internet Explorer ver. 8 (IE 8 ) today in conjunction with a keynote address by Dean Hachamovitch, general manager of Internet Explorer, at the MIX09 web development and design conference in Las Vegas. The company is highlighting new security and performance features that it […]

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