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July 16, 2010 by

Firefox Home provides one-way browser syncing for iPhone

Mozilla has launched Firefox Home, a new application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that allows Apple users to sync their Firefox data from desktop machines.The new app, launched on Thursday, allows iPhone and iPod Touch owners to one-way sync their Firefox bookmarks, history and open tabs from the desktop counterpart, allowing seamless transition between devices.

January 19, 2010 by

Could Apple tablet be US-only at launch?

Apple is holding a launch event on 27 January in San Francisco, but it appears there will be no coinciding UK press event.Speculation has it that the event will be used to present the Apple tablet and, according to a source quoted by Fox News, iPhone 4.

February 11, 2009 by

Pwn2Own hacker contest targets browsers, smart phones

After two straight years of taking dead aim at Macbooks and Windows-powered machines, hackers at this year's CanSecWest conference will have shiny new targets:  Web browsers and mobile phones.According to CanSecWest organisers, there will be two separate Pwn2Own competitions this year -- one pitting hackers against IE8, Firefox 3 and Safari and another targeting Google Android, Apple iPhone, Nokia Symbian and Windows Mobile.

January 13, 2009 by

Sorry, you won't see Opera, Firefox, or Chrome soon on your iPhone

I was pleased at first to see the headline from Jason about web browsers on the Apple iPhone, but then after a bit more reading I found out that hell did not freeze over and it just cooled down a couple of degrees. As Steve O'Hear pointed out on these "browsers" are basically different skins for the Webkit browser engine on the iPhone. So if you were like me and hoping to see Opera Mobile, Skyfire, Chrome, or Firefox on the iPhone I think we really will have to wait until hell freezes over before we see a real browser battle on the iPhone.

October 13, 2008 by

Silverlight 2: Google Chrome support, yes; iPhone, no

Microsoft announced, as expected, on Monday that the second version of its Silverlight browser plug-in is done and will be available imminently for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac OS X, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. An Apple iPhone port is not in the works, due to Apple restrictions, the Softies said, but the new plug-in works well now with Google's Chrome browser, currently in beta.


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