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Yahoo Axis For Chrome: It’s No Yahoo Axis For iPad Yahoo Axis For Chrome: It’s No Yahoo Axis For iPad
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Yahoo has launched a new web browser called Axis. You can download it for iPhone or iPad as a full browser. The desktop version, however, comes as a browser add-on. There were some issues with the Chrome launch, but that …

Yahoo Axis: How It Works With iOS Yahoo Axis: How It Works With iOS

Yahoo revealed its new browser called Axis today. Well, it’s a browser for mobile, at least. On the desktop, it’s more of a browser extension. While it’s noteworthy that Yahoo would even put out a browser, it’s also noteworthy that …

Internet Explorer Use On The Rise Again Internet Explorer Use On The Rise Again
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While people love to crack jokes about Internet Explorer and it’s multiple problems, it still is the world’s most popular Web browser. While it may have taken a hit in market share for a few months, it’s on the rise …

Opera 12 Beta Gains A Lot, Loses A Little Opera 12 Beta Gains A Lot, Loses A Little
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Opera is one of those less talked about browsers out there. That’s not to say it’s a bad browser, it just gets ignored somehow when the subject is brought up. It really is one of the best browsers out there …

Leverage Browser Strengths For A Faster Site Leverage Browser Strengths For A Faster Site

We recently talked about reducing HTTP requests. Here’s a quick recap: Slow web pages impede your website’s goals; 90% of a typical web page’s slowness happens after the HTML has been downloaded; Reducing the number of HTTP requests triggered by …

Facebook Open Sources Ringmark To Make Mobile Browsers Better Facebook Open Sources Ringmark To Make Mobile Browsers Better
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When Facebook first filed for its IPO, it was clear, reading through the company’s risk factors that the company has a lot of vulnerability in the mobile department, though it has certainly been working hard to change that. In late …

Chrome Developer? Here’s A Google+ Hangout For You Chrome Developer? Here’s A Google+ Hangout For You

Google has been utilizing Google+ better than anyone. Go figure. Google’s use of its own social network, regardless of how much people are using it day to day, is proving to be beneficial to webmasters, web developers, marketers, etc. simply …

IE Market Share Does Well With Chrome Penalized IE Market Share Does Well With Chrome Penalized
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About a month ago, we reported that Chrome’s share of the web browser market had fallen, in a rather unexpected turn of events. This was based on data from Net Applications, which attributed the loss to the penalty Google placed …

Developing For Chrome For Android: Google Engineers Speak Developing For Chrome For Android: Google Engineers Speak

Google launched Chrome for Android earlier this month. It’s in beta, and is only available for select countries and languages for devices running Ice Cream Sandwich, but an Android version of the browser has been long awaited. It’s bound to …

Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements
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This week, Google launched a new stable release for Chrome, which pre-renders pages before you’re even finished typing them. Today, Google launched a new beta version, with some graphical enhancements, which we can expect in a future stable release – …

Chrome For Android: The First Step In The Convergence Of Google’s Operating Systems? Chrome For Android: The First Step In The Convergence Of Google’s Operating Systems?
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As previously reported, Google launched Chrome for Android in beta today. Unfortunately, not all Android users will get to try it out yet. It’s only available in select countries and languages for devices running Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. It’s …

Chrome Market Share Down Following PageRank Penalty Chrome Market Share Down Following PageRank Penalty
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This is some unexpected news. Chrome’s market share has actually fallen? That’s the case according to new data from Net Applications. The firm attributes the loss in Chrome market share to the penalty Google placed on it after the the …

Firefox 11 Gets SPDY Firefox 11 Gets SPDY

It was just last week that Google was talking about SPDY gaining adoption. Google announced SPDY in 2009 as a protocol for transporting content over the web. SPDY, Google explained, was designed for minimizing latency through features like multiplexed streams, …

Firefox May Soon Be More Like Chrome Firefox May Soon Be More Like Chrome
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Update: We received the following statement from Johnathan Nightingale, Senior Director of Firefox Engineering, regarding the rapid release process and what role Nightly (and experimental versions) play into the release cycle: Firefox Nightly builds are early, untested versions of Firefox …

Chrome Gets Instant Pages, Better Malware Detection Chrome Gets Instant Pages, Better Malware Detection
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Google announced the latest Beta release of its Chrome browser today. And no, this post was not paid for by Google. The release, Google said improves security and speed. Speed has always been one of the big draws to Chrome, …

Googler: Mozilla A Partner, Not A Competitor Googler: Mozilla A Partner, Not A Competitor
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Last week, Google and Mozilla renewed their deal, which makes Google the default search option in the Firefox browser. The deal is worth about a billion dollars, according to reports. Since the deal was announced, there has been a lot …

Firefox For Android Tablets Launched Firefox For Android Tablets Launched

Firefox is all about some Google this week. Mozilla announced that it has renewed its deal with Google so that Google will be the default search provider for Firefox for the next 3 years. Now, they have announced a new …

Google Mozilla Deal Renewed To Keep Google Default Search In Firefox Google Mozilla Deal Renewed To Keep Google Default Search In Firefox
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The future of Google’s relationship with Mozilla was called into question earlier this month. It looked like the deal might not get renewed, which brought about some speculation that Microsoft could jump in and pick up some easy search market …

Report Suggests Mozilla and Google Are Done Report Suggests Mozilla and Google Are Done
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Back in October, Mozilla introduced Firefox with Bing. This may have been a sign of things to come. Ed Bott at ZDnet has put out an interesting report indicating that Mozilla’s deal with Google ended in November, and questions Mozilla’s …

Google Chrome Now Allows Browser Syncing for Multiple Accounts Google Chrome Now Allows Browser Syncing for Multiple Accounts
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A new Beta release for Google Chrome has been released which allows multiple sync accounts. Essentially this means that more than one person can sign into Chrome on a shared computer and have access to all their bookmarks, apps, and …

Is Amazon Silk More Awesome or Scary? Is Amazon Silk More Awesome or Scary?
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While the web browser space isn’t typically the most exciting area, there is a quite a bit of hype around Amazon’s entrance into the market. The Internet retailer introduced Amazon Silk in conjunction with its announcement of Kindle Fire, it’s …