Mobile Safari has served my iPhone web browsing needs admirably since 2008, but I was probably waiting for Google’s Chrome browser, though I didn’t really know it. Though I still favour Firefox as my browser of choice whilst doing web … Continue reading
September 16, 2011
by Shane Porter
Microsoft IE lead Dean Hachamovitch:
Running Metro style IE plug-in free improves battery life as well as security, reliability, and privacy for consumers. Plug-ins were important early on in the web’s history. But the web has come a long way since then with HTML5. Providing compatibility with legacy plug-in technologies would detract from, rather than improve, the consumer experience of browsing in the Metro style UI.
No Flash then.
The last few months has seen the release of Google browser Chrome, IE8 on the horizon, and new releases for Safari and Firefox. Opera isn’t taking it easy however, and have released a video of their new ‘face gestures’ software, that allows users to control their browser through the power of their face.
Check out the YouTube video!
It’s been a busy old month, and with so much time working, I’m going to share some of the things that have interested me during October. Continue reading
I can’t quite remember there ever being this much furore about the release of a web browser. Together with a large number of blogs mentioning the release of Google’s new Chrome browser, the BBC and Sky have carried large reports on their news programmes, and people at work, unconcerned with IE8 or Firefox 3 releases, have asked me about it. Even my wife, who normally couldn’t give a hoot about web browsers, has mentioned it. So, I downloaded and installed it. Here I present a first impression, or two. Continue reading