Pre-alpha build of Opera Next 12.00 released
July 8, 2011 – 07:46 | One Comment
Pre-alpha build of Opera Next 12.00 released

Opera has updated its Opera Next browser, which contains the latest developmental (and unstable) build of Opera to version 12.00. This is a pre-alpha release, and contains only a series of minor bug fixes and …

Mozilla updates test versions of Firefox to v6 (Beta), v7 (Aurora) and v8 (Nightly)
July 7, 2011 – 08:26 | 2 Comments
Mozilla updates test versions of Firefox to v6 (Beta), v7 (Aurora) and v8 (Nightly)

Mozilla has started the Firefox development merry-go-round again, updating its Beta, Aurora and Nightly 32-bit and 64-bit builds to versions 6, 7, and 8 respectively. Unlike the recent Firefox 5 release, version 6 introduces some …

Opera 11.50 released, offers improved Speed Dial and redesigned user interface
June 28, 2011 – 06:46 | 2 Comments
Opera 11.50 released, offers improved Speed Dial and redesigned user interface

Opera has released the final version of its popular alternative web browser for Windows, Mac and Linux, Opera 11.50. Codenamed “Swordfish”, this latest release actually debuted yesterday as Release Candidate 5, but was quickly updated …

Pale Moon 5. It’s just like Firefox 5 – only faster
June 25, 2011 – 14:50 | One Comment
Pale Moon 5. It’s just like Firefox 5 – only faster

Firefox 5 may be short on visible new features, but look under the hood and you’ll find plenty of useful tweaks that both cut resource use and improve performance.
If you like the browser but would …

Preview any tab quickly and easily in Firefox with Tab Scope
June 24, 2011 – 10:36 | Comments Off on Preview any tab quickly and easily in Firefox with Tab Scope
Preview any tab quickly and easily in Firefox with Tab Scope

If you’re the kind of person who regularly runs Firefox with multiple tabs open, you might find keeping track of which website is where challenging. In those circumstances, Tab Scope for Firefox is the perfect …

Opera’s project Featherweight brings a new look to the browser interface
June 22, 2011 – 13:49 | One Comment
Opera’s project Featherweight brings a new look to the browser interface

The pace of browser development is quickening, with Firefox now being on a quarterly schedule. Software companies are now also much willing to release beta projects on an eager public and we have become used …

Webian Shell is a cross-platform full-screen browser that gives prominence to web apps
June 19, 2011 – 12:50 | Comments Off on Webian Shell is a cross-platform full-screen browser that gives prominence to web apps
Webian Shell is a cross-platform full-screen browser that gives prominence to web apps

The much prophesised life in the cloud is now all but upon us. Software in its traditional form is still popular, but it is losing ground to web-based apps. Sites such as Google Docs and …

Create a custom Windows 8 inspired start page for your web browser with EIGHT
June 15, 2011 – 11:52 | Comments Off on Create a custom Windows 8 inspired start page for your web browser with EIGHT
Create a custom Windows 8 inspired start page for your web browser with EIGHT

Fire up your copy of Firefox and what are you greeted by? The last tabs you had open? A blank page? The Google search page? All of these are useful options, but EIGHT offers something …

SeaMonkey 2.1 released, adds browser sync and other improved features to Mozilla’s all-in-one suite
June 10, 2011 – 10:30 | Comments Off on SeaMonkey 2.1 released, adds browser sync and other improved features to Mozilla’s all-in-one suite
SeaMonkey 2.1 released, adds browser sync and other improved features to Mozilla’s all-in-one suite

Mozilla has released a major update of its all-in-one application suite, SeaMonkey. Comprising browser, email client, IRC chat client and webpage editor, SeaMonkey 2.1 is major new release, adding support for browser sync, personas (lightweight …

Google Chrome 12 released, offers protection against malicious downloads
June 7, 2011 – 15:59 | Comments Off on Google Chrome 12 released, offers protection against malicious downloads
Google Chrome 12 released, offers protection against malicious downloads

Google has updated its popular open-source browser Chrome to version 12, introducing a number of notable features. Of most importance is a new extension to the Safe Browsing feature, which now screens downloaded files for …

Opera 11.50 “Swordfish” released for public beta testing
May 31, 2011 – 07:08 | Comments Off on Opera 11.50 “Swordfish” released for public beta testing
Opera 11.50 “Swordfish” released for public beta testing

Opera has released Opera Next 11.50, codenamed “Swordfish”. Opera Next, which is the beta version of the renowned Opera browser, installs alongside Opera, allowing users to road test new features without affecting their main Opera …