Downloads roundup: 18 important tools or updates you may have missed in the last week
July 8, 2011 – 13:28 | Comments Off on Downloads roundup: 18 important tools or updates you may have missed in the last week
Downloads roundup: 18 important tools or updates you may have missed in the last week

Never fails to amaze us how much effort web browser development teams are investing to bring us the latest and best browser. Where’s the end goal? You can understand Google pushing significant resources in to Chrome, as …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Better Facebook enables you to customise and control Facebook with a browser extension
May 13, 2011 – 19:29 | Comments Off on Better Facebook enables you to customise and control Facebook with a browser extension
Better Facebook enables you to customise and control Facebook with a browser extension

As you’re using the internet, there’s a high chance that you are one of the millions of people who have a Facebook account. While the social network has an undeniably huge user base, there are …

Opera 11.50 “Next” introduces safe way to road-test next version of Opera
May 4, 2011 – 07:10 | Comments Off on Opera 11.50 “Next” introduces safe way to road-test next version of Opera
Opera 11.50 “Next” introduces safe way to road-test next version of Opera

Opera has released an alpha build of Opera Next 11.50. As the name implies, this new release is a separate version of the cross-platform Opera browser. It’s designed to allow users to install the latest …

Opera 11.10 released, boasts faster Turbo, revamped Speed Dial
April 12, 2011 – 05:51 | Comments Off on Opera 11.10 released, boasts faster Turbo, revamped Speed Dial
Opera 11.10 released, boasts faster Turbo, revamped Speed Dial

Less than one month after arriving in beta, Opera 11.10 has been given a final release. One standout feature is an overhaul of Opera’s Turbo function, which is designed to speed up browsing on slow …

Pale Moon 4 is a speed-optimized version of Firefox 4
April 6, 2011 – 11:03 | Comments Off on Pale Moon 4 is a speed-optimized version of Firefox 4
Pale Moon 4 is a speed-optimized version of Firefox 4

In the web browser wars, it has long been the case that two names crop up again and again – Internet Explorer and Firefox. In more recent years, alternatives such as Opera and Chrome have …

WOT update promises extra protection for web surfers
March 22, 2011 – 08:20 | Comments Off on WOT update promises extra protection for web surfers
WOT update promises extra protection for web surfers

Web of Trust Services has released a major new update to its free WOT browser plug-in, which provides security and privacy ratings for websites. The plug-in now adds ratings for web links that have been …