Microsoft is making available for download a first Developer Channel release of Internet Explorer, which provides an early sneak peek of some next-generation IE features.
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Microsoft's Internet Explorer team is going public with the status of some of the features it is hoping to support in the next version of IE.
Mozilla has released an updated version of its mobile Firefox OS simulator which brings new features such as the ability to push apps to Firefox OS devices as well as a wealth of other upgrades.
Mozilla has released the latest version of its Firefox web browser which features new enhancement to private browsing and fixes a number of flaws.
Mozilla has released the newest versions of its desktop and mobile software, which brings new features as well as bug fixes to the browser.
Mozilla reached another milestone in its race to deliver a Metro style browser capable of working with Windows 8. Today's announcement shows off the Metro style interface and documents support for some key Windows 8 features.
Facebook today updated its Photo services with two new features: high-resolution photos and full screen viewing. Unfortunately, the latter only works on Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Microsoft has accused Google of bypassing IE privacy preferences to track users as they surf the web, but Google says the workaround is necessary for modern web features such as Facebook 'Like' buttons
It seems that Mozilla are in a rush to push Firefox into higher version numbers as fast as possible. Mozilla's explanation for the increase in version number turnover is that it has moved to 'rapid development cycle' to get new features into the hands of users as quickly as possible, but looking at Mozilla's roadmap I'm not so sure.
The fifth milestone version of the Mozilla Firefox browser brings tracking protection features to all versions of the browser, regardless of platform
Mozilla has released the first release candidate of Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo, which the company said offers faster scrolling, a more responsive interface with Firefox Sync and other usability improvements.The release candidate (RC) supports common Firefox 4 features, such as the Awesome Bar, Sync and Firefox add-ons.
The release this week of Firefox 4 RC1 and imminent delivery of Firefox 4 presage a tougher battle for the No 2 player as IE and Chrome close in, squeeze browser share from Mozilla
As promised, the Mozilla team released Firefox 4 beta 11 this afternoon.The open source browser company published a brief report on the 11th beta, which features a new "Do Not Track" privacy feature.
Mozilla has proposed technology that would allow the user to implement so-called Do Not Track features to stymie behavioral advertising. The big question is whether these moves by Mozilla, Google and Microsoft will be enough to take Do Not Track features mainstream.
The proposed IndexedDB standard, which provides a local database store for Web applications, will be supported by Firefox 4.
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.
One of the features that attract geeks and power users to Firefox is add-ons. these simple browser extensions allow you to customize pretty much everything about the browser, from the page being displayed to the browser itself. Extensions are powerful stuff, but Mozilla is working on a project that could see add-ons as we know them disappear.
Microsoft, with IE 9, isn't the only browser provider planning to harness hardware acceleration. Mozilla is planning to do the same with Firefox. Firefox developers have posted a prototype demonstrating the ability to take advantage of Direct2D and DirectWrite. Google is interested in the possibilities of hardware-accelerating Chrome, as well, as News.com's Stephen Shankland notes.
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