Firefox 18 FINAL promises faster page loading, Retina display support
January 8, 2013 – 07:00 | Comments Off on Firefox 18 FINAL promises faster page loading, Retina display support
Firefox 18 FINAL promises faster page loading, Retina display support

Mozilla has launched Firefox 18.0 FINAL, the latest stable build of its open-source, cross-platform web browser. Version 18 debuts a new, faster JavaScript engine to improve page loading times by up to 26 per cent …

SlimBoat: a powerful new browser
December 25, 2012 – 16:00 | Comments Off on SlimBoat: a powerful new browser
SlimBoat: a powerful new browser

If you’re tired of the big-name web browsers then there are plenty of alternatives around. Most aren’t particularly inspiring, but there are a few who seem to be trying to create something new, and SlimBoat …

Opera 12.12 tweaks Delete Private Data tool
December 18, 2012 – 11:08 | Comments Off on Opera 12.12 tweaks Delete Private Data tool
Opera 12.12 tweaks Delete Private Data tool

Opera 12.12 has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux. This Norwegian cross-platform browser and email client – also available as Opera 12.12 64-bit for Windows 64-bit platforms, is primarily a bug-fix release, with emphasis …

View all your web browser histories from MiTeC’s Internet History Browser
December 17, 2012 – 08:34 | Comments Off on View all your web browser histories from MiTeC’s Internet History Browser
View all your web browser histories from MiTeC’s Internet History Browser

You visited a great web page yesterday, and read a really helpful article – but now you can’t remember where it was. It’s easily done, but viewing your browser history should give you the information …

Maxthon 4 released, and renamed: now “Maxthon Cloud Browser”
December 11, 2012 – 10:02 | Comments Off on Maxthon 4 released, and renamed: now “Maxthon Cloud Browser”
Maxthon 4 released, and renamed: now “Maxthon Cloud Browser”

It’s tough to make an impact in the Windows browser market. And no-one knows that better than Maxthon; after almost ten years, the program is still struggling to reach a 1% market share.
The developers are …

Google Chrome for iOS 23 implements Passbook support, allows PDFs to be opened in other apps
November 29, 2012 – 10:20 | Comments Off on Google Chrome for iOS 23 implements Passbook support, allows PDFs to be opened in other apps
Google Chrome for iOS 23 implements Passbook support, allows PDFs to be opened in other apps

Google has updated the iPhone and iPad version of its famous browser, adding support for Passbook and allowing users to open PDF files in other applications. Google Chrome for iOS 23.0.1271.91 also includes a number …

Sandcat: a powerful but free security and developer-oriented browser
November 22, 2012 – 10:04 | Comments Off on Sandcat: a powerful but free security and developer-oriented browser
Sandcat: a powerful but free security and developer-oriented browser

If you’d like more information on the low-level details of how a particular web page works – for security or web development reasons, say – then the usual route is find and install a few …

Firefox 17 FINAL released alongside Opera 12.11
November 20, 2012 – 10:25 | Comments Off on Firefox 17 FINAL released alongside Opera 12.11
Firefox 17 FINAL released alongside Opera 12.11

Mozilla has launched Firefox 17 FINAL, the latest stable release of its open-source, cross-platform web browser. Version 17 has one major new feature – click-to-play blocklisting, which prevents vulnerable plugins from running without the user’s …

Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7
November 13, 2012 – 16:11 | Comments Off on Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7
Microsoft unveils Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7

Microsoft has announced the availability of Internet Explorer 10 as a Release Preview edition – in both 32-bit and 64-bit flavours – for Windows 7. (And yes, only Windows 7 users with SP1 installed need …

Opera 12.10 becomes touch-friendly in Windows, adds Retina Display support on Mac
November 6, 2012 – 07:37 | Comments Off on Opera 12.10 becomes touch-friendly in Windows, adds Retina Display support on Mac
Opera 12.10 becomes touch-friendly in Windows, adds Retina Display support on Mac

Norwegian cross-platform browser Opera 12.10 has been released, promising support for more powerful extensions, the SPDY networking protocol and a number of platform-specific enhancements.
Mac users gain Retina Display support and Notification Center integration in Mountain …

Waterfox 16.0.1 promises better performance than Firefox on 64-bit-powered PCs
October 29, 2012 – 09:45 | Comments Off on Waterfox 16.0.1 promises better performance than Firefox on 64-bit-powered PCs
Waterfox 16.0.1 promises better performance than Firefox on 64-bit-powered PCs

64-bit Firefox variant Waterfox 16.0.1 has been released, providing Windows users with a stable version of Firefox that’s optimised for 64-bit systems.
The latest build finally appears 19 days after Firefox 16 itself was released, and …