Windows 8 isn’t quite finished, but I thought we would take a look at how the browser compares on Windows 8 versus iOS5. Since Windows 8 is “touch first”, I thought it appropriate to compare it to the current...Read More
With the newly released Safari 4.0 and its slew of features it was obvious that Mozilla would be planning something for upcoming release. Today we have Firefox 3.5 and it brings a new milestone to our web browser wars. For the first time in browsers, Firefox adds native support for streaming video. This means no more plugins to run video from the web. Just open the browser and watch videos until your hearts content. Mozilla has also improved the speed of Firefox when browsing our favorite sites and has added support for HTML 5.Read More
For the majority of users today it seems they have swayed toward firefox, but Apple wants you to come back to Safari or continue using it both on the Mac and Windows side. Their new public Beta for Safari 4 is claimed to be the fastest browser there is. They have also changed the way you can look at the web with a coverflow ad-on and top sites page which is similar to Google’s Chrome. There have also been some graphical tweaks to where your tabs lie and also an addition to help developers. You can get the Beta now from Apple. What are you waiting for?
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From the start of the App Store, Apple has been fuzzy on what’s allowed and what is not. Many developers have strayed away due to Apple not allowing many programs which "duplicate functionality" of their own apps onto the precious iPhone experience. Apple is now allowing new browsers and hopefully will give way to Opera, Firefox and others and we can finally get Flash support. For now, this is good news, but we will have to wait and see exactly what Apple allows to go onto its App Store. Here’s to an even brighter future…Read More
Cooliris is now available for free on the App Store for your iPhone or Ipod Touch. This quality little app allows you to search and watch video from many sources without going to those sights such as youtube, google video, smugmug, etc. The original Cooliris is an add on for Firefox and Safari and brings a very Mac-Like experience to browsing and watching videos. This App is much better than the youtube app that Apple provides with the phone. Definately check it out when you can.
Mozilla today announced that a new Alpha build of Firefox had been made available. Firefox 3.1 Alpha 2 includes support for the HTML 5 video component and a handful of new features. The video has been show playing with a translucent appearance and integrates perfectly into the browser with minimal effort.
Google today presented Google Blogscopped with an announcement of their new web browser called Google Chromed. They received this via mail in the form of a comic book drawn by Scott McCloud.
The new browser from google is packed with Google Gears and is based on the existing rendering engine Webkit.
Now in fierce competition with Mozilla’s Firefox 3 and trying to keep up, Microsoft has Launched IE8 Beta 2. The second beta is more for the public audience to test out, whereas Beta 1 was for developers. The features of Beta are what some browsers have had for some time but with their own spin on it. See the features below:
For Those of you who are not aware, but have been watching the olympics online. This has all been made possible by Silverlight. Silverlight is an application from Microsoft which is basically a competitor to Adobe’s Flash. The main debut for Silverlight is the Olympics. At NBCOlympics.com the site and video is all done using Silverlight. So far it seems to be a solid platform with a seamless interface. I have used it on ie7, safari and Mozilla Firefox with no hiccups whatsoever.Read More