Microsoft is syncing delivery of its mobile IE and PC Internet Explorer browsers. There's a lot the two have in common. But some things are still different.
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The Norwegian software firm Opera is going for differentiation in the latest version of its browser, supporting the HTML5 Stream API and revamping its extension system
The BIG browser benchmark! Chrome 18 vs Opera 11 vs Firefox 11 vs IE9 vs Safari 5 ... which browser will be triumphant?
The BIG browser benchmark! Chrome 17 vs Opera 11 vs Firefox 11 vs IE9 vs Safari 5 ... which browser will be triumphant?
The BIG browser benchmark! Chrome 17 vs Opera 11 vs Firefox 10 vs IE9 vs Safari 5 ... which browser will be triumphant?
Chrome 15 vs Opera 11 vs IE9 vs Firefox 9 vs Safari 5 ... which browser will be triumphant?
Microsoft is going to start automatically upgradingWindows PC users to the latest version of the IE browser available for their PCs, as of January next year.
Chrome 15 vs Opera 11 vs IE9 vs Firefox 8 vs Safari 5 ... which browser will be triumphant?
Now that Mozilla has finally released Firefox 4 to the masses, it's time for a BIG browser benchmark where we take the leading browsers and pit them against four of the toughest benchmark tests available to see which is the tortoise, and which is the hare.
Now that Microsoft has finally made Internet Explorer 9 available to the masses, it's time for a BIG browser benchmark where we take the leading browsers and pit them against four of the toughest benchmark tests available to see which is the tortoise, and which is the hare.
A French security firm has verified a vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 that could be exploited to hijack a Windows system
Speed kills and the race is on to cook up the most stable and fastest browser around. That situation means innovation abounds. Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox are No. 1 and No. 2 in market share, but Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome are also pushing the field. Toss in smaller players like Opera, which does better on mobile platforms than the PC, and these are interesting times.
The Norwegian browser maker said more than half of its downloads are now coming from the browser choice screen rolled out to European Windows systems at the beginning of the month
The deadline for official comment on Microsoft's latest rendition of the browser-ballot -- the screen the company has proposed to download to PC users in order to appease antitrust regulators handling the Opera vs. Microsoft antitrust case -- is next week. Google, Mozilla and Opera are preparing to weigh in separately with their suggestions.
We missed recording last week due to the Mobilize 2009 event so MobileTechRoundup show #182 is a bit longer than normal as James, Kevin, and I chatted about mobile tech products. James and Kevin had a chance to play with the upcoming T-Mobile Motorola CLIQ Google Android device that will be tough for me to resist. I talked about my new Zune HD and iPod nano and then I learned about Opera 10's Turbo Mode on a PC. Opera Mini 5 beta is out for Java-enabled phones and adds some great new features, all for FREE. James also had a chance to swing by the HP offices and play with the new Envy notebooks that have features you may envy, but at a price you may not.
The Opera Unite alpha lets people invite others to use a browser to see content on their PC, but security experts have called its reliance on simple passwords an 'avenue to disaster'
The idea behind Opera Unite is to take the client-server computing model and toss it into a browser. Your computer can share content with other PCs on the Web without servers.
Opera on Tuesday unveiled technology it calls Opera Unite, which turns your plain old PC into a Web content server. Overall, the effort is quite innovative but with Opera's browser market share it's possible that no one will notice.
Turns out that the "developer preview" of Google's latest creation, Google Wave, is not as open as one would expect, with the preview only being open to attendees of Google's I/O conference — but there is another way to see it in action. And forget wanting to use IE6 with it.
Chief executive Jon von Tetzchner says HTML 5 means Adobe's ubiquitous Flash platform will no longer be necessary for delivering rich media
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