All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Browser’

Chrome Now Makes It Easy To Find The Noisy Tab

Have you ever drove yourself nuts clicking through all of your open tabs trying to find where that sound, music or audio was coming from? With that in mind, Chrome has just released an updated Chrome Beta that visually shows you where that pesky sound is coming from. Chrome will also be able to show you which tabs are currently …

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Spotify Expanding Its Web Player Beta in the U.K.

Spotify is opening up its closed beta for its new web player in the U.K., letting more people have access to the browser-based music streaming experience. We first learned that Spotify was finally planning on launching a web player back in November of 2012. The player functions much like the desktop app, except it’s a bit more sparse, lacking app …

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Firefox 16 Pulled After Security Vulnerability Was Found

Have you downloaded Firefox 16 yet? The newest version of the browser added quite a few pro-developer features including a really nice developer toolbar. It seems that a rather nasty vulnerability made its way into the update as well. According to the Mozilla Security Blog, Firefox 16 features a security vulnerability that allows “a malicious site to potentially determine which …

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Microsoft May Be Fined Over Its EU Browser Snafu

You may remember when Microsoft got into some trouble with the European Commission over some potential antitrust violations. The Commission accused Microsoft of not offering a choice of browser to over 28 million Windows 7 users in February 2011. Microsoft said they were sorry, and put the browser choice option back in. It apparently wasn’t enough. A report from the …

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Yahoo Axis Gets Private Browsing Mode, Better Security And More

Everybody was surprised when Yahoo revamped its search business with the launch of Axis back in May. The dedicated mobile app/browser plug-in was an attempt to regain some of the ground lost to Google and Bing. While I may have quickly forgotten about Axis, Yahoo’s fans apparently didn’t. For those fans, Yahoo has some new features to reward your loyalty. …

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Mozilla Junior Browser Coming To iPad

Mozilla has announced that they plan to enter the iOS browser market with Mozilla Junior. Mozilla’s Alex Limi said that with Junior, they set out to “reinvent the browser for a new form factor,” something that “everybody says they do… but nobody’s done.” Despite being the best tablet browsing experience available, Limi said Safari for iPad “is still a pretty …

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Yahoo Axis Private Certificate Key Leaked at Launch

Though the security issue has been resolved, Yahoo slightly botched the launch of Axis, its new mobile browser and desktop extension, by leaking its private certificate file in the source code of the Chrome extension. The private certificate was used to sign the extension, and could have been used to create a false extension that would be authenticated as officially …

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Google Chrome Coming To Windows 8 Metro

Yesterday we brought you news that Mozilla was preparing a version of their Firefox browser that would run on Windows 8’s new Metro user interface. Now it seems that Google is preparing a Metro-compatible version of their own Chrome browser, as well. Mashable is reporting that Google has confirmed that a Metro version of Google Chrome is in development. Like …

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