All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Web Browsers’

Apple’s Safari Gets Better For Search, Baidu Added

As you may know, Apple is holding its worldwide developers conference (WWDC), and making a bunch of product announcements. Among the announcements were some new features for its Safari browser. From the sound of it, Safari is about to get more Chrome-like, with search functionality from a unified search/URL bar, as well as synced bookmarks and history across various devices. …

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Yahoo Axis For Chrome: It’s No Yahoo Axis For iPad

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 appears to be resolved now. You can download it here. First, check out Yahoo’s video showing it off: Now, let’s …

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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 Yahoo has loaded the browser with a huge emphasis on search, and a different take on search. While there have …

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Internet Explorer Use On The Rise Again

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 again according to the newest research. Net Applications released the desktop browser share information for April today that shows Internet …

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Opera 12 Beta Gains A Lot, Loses A Little

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 in terms of security, but it has been behind in a few key areas – not anymore. Opera announced the …

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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 your page is usually the best first step to making your pages faster; We reviewed some specific techniques for reducing …

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Facebook Open Sources Ringmark To Make Mobile Browsers Better

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 February at Mobile World Congress, Facebook announced some new initiatives to improve its mobile ecosystem. One of those initiatives was …

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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 because Googlers constantly use it as a communication medium and a place for people to learn some good tips for …

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IE Market Share Does Well With Chrome Penalized

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 on it after a paid link scandal. Long story short, Google (which blamed its marketing firm) was caught with sponsored …

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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 be popular as availability expands. It could even prove to be the first step in the convergence of Google’s two …

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Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements

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 – specifically, improvements to 2D Canvas and a software rasterizer. Engineers John Bauman and Brian Salomon explain on the Chromium Blog: …

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Chrome For Android: The First Step In The Convergence Of Google’s Operating Systems?

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 a start though. This represents more than just allowing Chrome users to use the browser on their mobile devices. It …

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