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.
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Google wants you to start talking to your desktop with Chrome 27.
Opera's new Android web browser is out of beta and available to download, bringing few changes to the app since it was unveiled earlier this year.
The release of Firefox 21 adds support for new services via its Social API and fixes a number of security flaws, while the Android version of the browser gets new fonts and better HTML5 performance.
The application reputation systems used in Internet Explorer 10 and Chrome offer users far better protection than rivals, according to a study.
Get the coffee brewing. Microsoft's latest round of Patch Tuesday updates includes patches for ten security bulletins, with two considered as 'critical'.
Users running Internet Explorer 8 — an estimated 23 percent of all IE users — should update their systems with an out-of-band emergency patch to prevent a zero-day flaw.
The Chinese mobile browser company will dedicate 3 billion yuan over the next three years to refine its product as it looks to grow its presence outside the domestic market.
Security researchers have discovered a previously unreported zero-day attack that targets U.S. government nuclear weapons scientists and researchers. Microsoft has warned Internet Explorer 8 users to upgrade to a later version of the browser, as the potentially affects at most one-quarter of all IE users.
In this off-topic post, I explore (no pun intended) the five major browsers and why you should care about them.
Native-like offline apps are to become standard in the Chrome Web Store.
Internet Explorer 10 has seen a recent bump in users, thanks to Microsoft's move to make the browser available on Windows 7. Meanwhile, when will Chrome gets its mojo back?
Bring your own device to work? According to Forrester research, that's mixing up the browser market space, despite Internet Explorer keeping its top-dog status. Meanwhile, Windows XP still ranks highly at work despite one year left until support gets cut off.
Before Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, there were Cello, Viola, and Mosaic.
The web as we know it got its start 20 years ago, when Mosaic, the first popular web browser, arrived.
No, Bing isn't malfunctioning. Google isn't playing games with it. Bing's working just fine, the same way it always has ... without security support.