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Firefox got faster, important tech mimics Chrome's
Firefox got faster, important tech mimics Chrome's
Not long time ago Firefox was amongst the leading web browsers in the world. The software developed by Mozilla has however fallen quite far ...... 15 Jun 2017 - 18 comments
Offline viewing now easier in Chrome on Android
Offline viewing now easier in Chrome on Android
Google has made some improvements to the offline viewing of webpages in the Android version of its Chrome web browser. Users of the browser ...... 10 May 2017 - 1 comment
Chrome kills Flash on Mac, Windows, and Linux in one big swing
Chrome kills Flash on Mac, Windows, and Linux in one big swing
Google released the version 55 of Chrome browser this week and it has one of the biggest updates in recent history. The new browser no longer ...... 03 Dec 2016 - 3 comments
Firefox is bringing in Chrome plugins
Firefox is bringing in Chrome plugins
Mozilla has initiated what is called Project Mortar and aims to replace the current plugins with a new solution. It hopes to decrease the cost ...... 03 Oct 2016 - 3 comments
Firefox might be killing your SSD, fix it with one simple step
Firefox might be killing your SSD, fix it with one simple step
Modern web browsers offer amazing functionality, speed, and performance. One of the best features without question is the session recovery. ...... 28 Sep 2016 - 6 comments
A bug in Chrome allows you to download Netflix movies
A bug in Chrome allows you to download Netflix movies
A group of security researchers have found a vulnerability in Google's Chrome browser that allows downloading movies straight from Netflix. ...... 25 Jun 2016 - 7 comments
Chrome update could cut 70% of data usage on Android
Chrome update could cut 70% of data usage on Android
Google's Chrome browser for Android is getting a new improvement that can save up to 70 percent of data usage while browsing the web. The ...... 02 Dec 2015
VIDEO: Chrome & Firefox can now video chat
VIDEO: Chrome & Firefox can now video chat
Video shows WebRTC promise. Mozilla and Google have made further strides in WebRTC development, making it possible for Chrome and Firefox ...... 06 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
Internet Explorer continues to gain market share
Internet Explorer continues to gain market share
For January, Internet Explorer continued its consistent climb in browser market share, as Chrome and Firefox consolidate. Microsoft's browser ...... 03 Feb 2013 - 5 comments
Google had to block TwitPic temporarily
Google had to block TwitPic temporarily
Earlier today, Google was forced to block TwitPic temporarily, causing issues for Twitter fans who were using Chrome to try to access some of ...... 31 Dec 2012
Chrome to add Google Now services
Chrome to add Google Now services
According to Google, the popular Android service "Google Now" is now being built into the Chrome browser. The technology, which was released ...... 08 Dec 2012
Hacker gets pay day from Google for cracking Chrome
Hacker gets pay day from Google for cracking Chrome
A hacker who goes by the name "Pinkie Pie" has had a nice pay day. Pinkie Pie was paid $60,000 by Google for hacking the Chrome browser during ...... 11 Oct 2012 - 10 comments
Android Jelly Bean to no longer support Flash
Android Jelly Bean to no longer support Flash
The end of Flash on smartphones is upon us. Adobe has confirmed today that there were will be no "certified implementations" of Flash for ...... 29 Jun 2012 - 9 comments
Chrome for Android now out of beta
Chrome for Android now out of beta
Google has announced that its popular Chrome browser has come out of beta for Android devices. The browser was launched in beta back in February, ...... 28 Jun 2012 - 3 comments
Chrome now the most popular browser on Earth
Chrome now the most popular browser on Earth
According to the latest figures by StatCounter, Google's Chrome browser is now the most popular in the world, knocking Internet Explorer from ...... 21 May 2012 - 5 comments
Google Chrome now syncs open tabs across devices
Google Chrome now syncs open tabs across devices
With its latest update, the Google Chrome browser has added the ability to sync open tabs between all devices. Reads Google's post: "Imagine ...... 12 Apr 2012 - 2 comments
Internet Explorer gains browser market share in March
Internet Explorer gains browser market share in March
Microsoft has proudly announced that their Internet Explorer browser gained market share in March, one of only a few times in the last five ...... 02 Apr 2012 - 1 comment
Chrome surpasses IE as most used browser, for a day
Chrome surpasses IE as most used browser, for a day
Over the weekend, Chrome finally dethroned Internet Explorer as the most used Web browser. On Sunday, for a number of hours, Chrome was the ...... 22 Mar 2012 - 5 comments
Google: We are working on Metro Chrome for Windows 8
Google: We are working on Metro Chrome for Windows 8
Google has said today it is working on a 'Metro' version of Chrome that will work in Windows 8. The news follows Mozilla's announcement that ...... 15 Mar 2012
Google: $1 million says you can't exploit Chrome
Google: $1 million says you can't exploit Chrome
Google has put $1 million on the line if security researchers or hackers can exploit their popular Chrome browser. The company has also pulled ...... 28 Feb 2012 - 3 comments
Android gets Chrome browser, in beta
Android gets Chrome browser, in beta
The much-anticipated Chrome browser for Android has finally arrived. Google has launched the beta of their popular Chrome browser for Android ...... 08 Feb 2012 - 3 comments
Chrome surpasses Firefox in browser market share
Chrome surpasses Firefox in browser market share
According to the latest data from StatCounter, Google's Chrome browser has finally surpassed Firefox, as Internet Explorer continues its gradual ...... 04 Jan 2012 - 10 comments
Google now paying $300 million to be default search engine in Firefox
Google now paying $300 million to be default search engine in Firefox
Earlier this week it was revealed that Google had paid again to be the default search engine in Firefox, the web browser which has about 25 ...... 25 Dec 2011 - 6 comments
Google offers look into Chrome Aura window manager
Google offers look into Chrome Aura window manager
Google has given a first look into its upcoming Aura window manager for Chrome and Chrome OS. Aura is a hardware accelerated UI that will ...... 27 Nov 2011 - 1 comment
IE falls under 50 percent total traffic market share
IE falls under 50 percent total traffic market share
According to new data from netmarketshare.com, Internet Explorer has fallen under 50 percent in total market share, mainly thanks to Safari's ...... 03 Nov 2011 - 8 comments
Chrome passes Firefox in market share, for a day
Chrome passes Firefox in market share, for a day
According to a note from research firm StatCounter, Google Chrome managed to pass Firefox as the second most used browser last Sunday. Globally, ...... 20 Oct 2011 - 2 comments
Microsoft Security Essentials accidentally kills Google Chrome
Microsoft Security Essentials accidentally kills Google Chrome
Microsoft has updated its MSE (Microsoft Security Essentials) antivirus definitions this weekend after an earlier released update began detecting ...... 03 Oct 2011 - 5 comments
IE loses market share into August, Chrome flat
IE loses market share into August, Chrome flat
According to the latest research report from Chitika Insights, Internet Explorer continues its decline in browser market share. Share dropped ...... 02 Oct 2011
UPDATE: IE users may not be so dumb, survey revealed as elaborate hoax
UPDATE: IE users may not be so dumb, survey revealed as elaborate hoax
Last week we reported on a survey by consulting company AptiQuant, which claimed that Internet Explorer users scored lower than other browser ...... 03 Aug 2011 - 5 comments
Chrome beats out Firefox in usage, in UK
Chrome beats out Firefox in usage, in UK
According to the latest StatCounter data, Google's Chrome has now become the second most popular browser in the UK, whilst growing to 22.14 ...... 03 Aug 2011
Chrome now has over 20 percent global market share
Chrome now has over 20 percent global market share
Firefox better stay on its toes. According to the latest figures from analytics company StatCounter, Google's Chrome browser now has 20.17 ...... 01 Jul 2011 - 8 comments
Chrome continues to gain browser market share
Chrome continues to gain browser market share
According to the June 1st stats from Net Applications, Internet Explorer continues to see their global browser market share fall, mainly at ...... 02 Jun 2011 - 4 comments
Get Angry Birds HD for free with Chrome Browser
Get Angry Birds HD for free with Chrome Browser
Rovio and Google are offering Angry Birds HD for free for Chrome browser users. Head over to the webstore here: Angry Birds HD for Chrome ...... 11 May 2011 - 6 comments
Firefox 4 tops 100 million downloads
Firefox 4 tops 100 million downloads
Launched on March 22nd, Mozilla's Firefox 4 has become a rockstar, topping 100 million downloads earlier this morning. The numbers come via ...... 23 Apr 2011 - 3 comments
Mozilla wants to release Firefox 5 before June 21st
Mozilla wants to release Firefox 5 before June 21st
Facing ever-increasing competition from Google's Chrome and even Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Mozilla has announced that it will be moving ...... 09 Apr 2011 - 25 comments
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