The latest beta release of the Chrome browser for Linux, Mac and Windows introduces support for voice commands, as well as improved support for responsive design for web developers.
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The number-one tool in the shed of accessibility is browser zoom, helping those with poor eyesight to see what they're doing. There's just one problem: it breaks in all manner of inventive ways.
Google officially shipped the first non-Microsoft browser for Windows 8 today. It's a test release, and it's noteworthy precisely because it doesn't follow any of the Metro design conventions, as IE does. But will Chrome fans really care?
I'm a huge fan of Doug Bowman's design brain. Since he's started working at Twitter over two and a half years ago, the site's design, look, and feel has gotten better and better.
Context Information Security says it has uncovered "serious security flaws in the new WebGL technology that creates 3D graphics in a browser". The design flaws give "potentially malicious web pages low level access to graphics cards that could provide a ‘back door’ for hackers and compromise data stored on internet-connected machines".
I am not a fan of Facebook. I have a Facebook page because I want to have a presence for my web design training business.
With Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft has succeeded in building a fast, standards-compliant browser with a clean, modern design that integrates well with Windows 7. But is that enough to preserve its dominance in the workplace? Can it lure defectors back and excite web developers? We’re about to find out.
The advances in browser technology just keep coming. Whether you're an Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox fan the hits just keep coming. Meanwhile, browsers like RockMelt are advancing the ball too.
Thought it might interest you to read about the design choices that one of better-known forces in data center networking, Brocade, is making as far as its new data center in San Jose, Calif.For one thing, it has opted for in-row cooling technology, developed by Custom Mechanical Systems, along with water-side economizer technology to help minimize fan usage.
I'm a big fan of the Opera browser, both in its grown-up desktop client and its mobile browser. It's my browser of choice on my Blackberry and it, along with Chrome and Firefox, are default options I offer to users.
A design group in Denver thought it was finally time to put Internet Explorer 6 to rest, holding a mock funeral for the 8-year-old and outdated Microsoft browser last night.
Given that I've gone from a Windows Mobile fan to something of a Windows Mobile diehard in my phone use (I've been disappointed with the glacial development and short term solutions of the last two Windows Mobile releases even as I've enjoyed new features and the best mobile browser anywhere - Skyfire not Mobile IE, of course), I'm still undecided about how much I like Windows Phone 7.
A poll of millions of European Windows users about their choice of default browser will help transfigure website design, says Bruce Lawson
Google has floated some user interface and design mockups for its own tablet that will run on the Chrome OS.According to a post by Glen Murphy, a user interface (UI) designer for Google's Chrome browser, the tablet designs for Google are "subject to change.
Google's browser has a design error that keeps anonymisation services such as Tor from working properly, according to researchers
The Mozilla Labs Design Challenge Summer ’09 is looking for creative solutions to reinvent browser tabs. But do tabs need reinventing?
With laptop use rising steadily, Microsoft has decided to meet demand for accessories by introducing its new Notebook Cooling Base, designed to make notebook use more comfortable with a built-in fan and sleek form, and a new line of the company's award-winning Arc MouseThe Notebook Cooling Base provides cooling with a built-in fan and efficient cooling channel to prevent overheating. The base is contoured to rest on both desks and users' laps, and has a slim, portable design at 1.
Microsoft announced Windows Mobile 6.5 today at Mobile World Congress in Spain and as a fan of the Windows Mobile OS, I have to say I am pretty disappointed with the update and the 9+ months we have to wait to actually see it on any device. I have seen a few demos of 6.5 in action and in my opinion it just adds the UI enhancements we saw on Standard (non-touch screen) devices with Windows Mobile 6.1 and makes it more finger friendly. There is also an improved web browser (Opera Mobile already gives us a superior browsing experience) and some services that will be supported on 6.5 devices. I am sure we will see some cool devices come out in late 2009, but honestly there is nothing I see here that compels me to start saving up to run out and buy a Windows Mobile device.
I am a big fan of highly portable devices and I just saw a new device announced by Sony that may just have me putting my MSI Wind up on ebay soon. Sony announced their new Vaio P Series ultra-compact notebook that has some good specs and an interesting design. The tagline is that the P Series is the lightest 8 inch notebook in the world. Rather than go for a large display in a small form factor, Sony looks to have targeted maximization of the keyboard with sacrificing the screen size and going for a small form factor.
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