Google Celebrates 50th Chrome Release With Stat-Heavy Infographic

Google announced its 50th Chrome release, which it considers a major milestone. “We originally launched Chrome to give users a fast, simple and secure browser,” said Rahul Roy-Chowdhury, director of product management on Chrome. “That still remains our mission today.…

Microsoft Rolls Out Skype Video Calling For Edge

Microsoft announced (in preview) new video, voice, and group calling functionality on Microsoft Edge for Windows 10. It utilizes the ORTC media engine that was recently embedded into the browser. “If you use Skype online, whether it’s through Skype for…

Microsoft Edge Browser To Get Porting Tool For Chrome Extensions

Last week, Microsoft announced the first set of browser extensions for Microsoft Edge. They’re now available via the Windows Insider Program. The initial extensions include: Microsoft Translator, Mouse Gestures, and Reddit Enhancement Suite. Microsoft’s Jacob Rossi took to Twitter (via…

Microsoft Edge Browser Gets Extensions (In Preview)

Microsoft announced the first set of browser extensions for Microsoft Edge. They’re now availble in preview via the Windows Insider Program. Build 14291 was just released to the Fast ring, and the extensions are included. The initial extensions include: Microsoft…

Google Ends AdWords Support For Old Versions of IE

Earlier this month, Microsoft ended its support for older versions of Internet Explorer, including 8, 9, and 19. Support ended on the 12th. On the 11th, we looked at a survey from Manta, which found that a whopping 61% of…

Chrome Gets Some Updates (Including An Important One on iOS)

Google announced the newest release of Chrome, which includes some significant updates. “In this release, we’re updating Chrome for iOS to UKWebView (Apple’s rendering engine). The highlight here is that Chrome will crash 70% less, and have a ton of…

Facebook Tests New Mobile Browsing Experience

Facebook has been testing a new browsing experience from its mobile app that puts it more in line with an actual web browser. TheNextWeb points to a screen cap from Henry Wilmer on Twitter, noting that others have mentioned it…

Google Adding Cast Functionality Into Chrome

Google appears to be in the early stages of making its cast technology part of its Chrome browser. Currently, Chromecast users have to use the Google Cast extension to be able to cast browser tabs, but may change in future…

A Lot of Small Businesses Still Using IE Versions Microsoft Is Ending Support For

Microsoft recently announced that it would stop supporting older versions of Internet Explorer, which means a lot of businesses are going to need to take action very soon. A survey from Manta finds that 61% of small business owners who…

Microsoft Is About To Stop Supporting Older Versions of Internet Explorer

Next week, Microsoft will stop supporting older versions of Internet Explorer including 8,9, and 10. The company announced that support will end on January 12. In a post on its website (via Neowin), Microsoft says: Beginning January 12, 2016, only…

Chrome on Android Aims To Save You More Data

Google is going to remove most of a webpage’s images when you load it in the Chrome browser on Android on a slow connection. This way, you won’t use up all of the data on your plan just trying to…

Firefox for iOS Now Available To All

Mozilla announced that its Firefox browser is now available for iOS worldwide. It supports iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. The browser made its iOS debut in September in New Zealand, but has now expanded to everywhere else. Mozilla says…

Chrome For iOS Gets Multitasking, Shopping Improvements

Chrome for iOS is getting a couple of new improvements, Google announced on Friday. For the iPad in particular, the browser is now better for multitasking. “Often on the web, we’re doing a ton of things at once — reading…

Yahoo Tries Another Aggressive Tactic To Get People To Change Default Search

Yahoo is pretty serious about trying to get users to choose its search engine as their default experience. Since last fall, we’ve seen the company try a variety of strategies. Now, they’re even trying to get people to switch to…

Chrome Tries To Keep Flash From Draining Your Laptop Battery

Google made a pretty interesting and unexpected announcement about how Chrome will start working to save the battery life of your laptop. How will it do this? By pausing Flash. Google software engineer Tommy Li explains: Adobe Flash allows web…

Yahoo Emails Users To Tell Them To Stay Safe With Firefox

Yahoo really wants its users to to “stay secure & protected across the web,” and thinks the best course of action for them to attain such security is to get Firefox. At least that’s the message the company is sending…

Is Google Looking Desperate in Firefox?

Google is getting louder about wanting Firefox users to switch their default browser back to its search engine. As you may know, Mozilla replaced Google with Yahoo as the default search provider in Firefox in the United States back in…

Firefox Deal Continues To Help Yahoo, Hurt Google

In November, Yahoo and Mozilla entered a partnership that made Yahoo the default search experience on Firefox, replacing Google, which had held the spot for the past decade. The deal showed some great early results for Yahoo in terms of…

Report Looks At Yahoo Firefox Deal’s Impact On Paid Search

In November, Yahoo and Mozilla announced a new partnership, which would make Yahoo the default search experience in the Firefox browser beginning with version 34, which was released in early December. On Thursday, Merkle | RKG released its Digital Marketing…

Google Shows Concern Over Firefox Switch To Yahoo

As you may know, Yahoo recently became the default search engine in Mozilla’s Firefox browser after Google had held the spot for a decade. As Yahoo’s search market share has already benefited from the switch, Google is telling Firefox users…