With the likes of Mozilla's FireFox and Google's Chrome web browsers dominating the show these days it's hard to imagine Internet Explorer ever gaining popularity again, but the latest numbers from Net applications do in fact reflect increased usage momentum when focusing on March's usage share data.
Google is getting ready to give Android users – well, at least those on Android 4.0 devices – a desktop browser experience on their mobile devices with the introduction of Chrome for Android beta. Currently it's limited to 12 countries, but more should be following shortly.
Facebook, with close to a billion users now, is a perfect data mining treasure for any intelligence service that would control it – but what about Google's combination of tracking and searching capabilities? Or Microsoft's rumoured backdoors in Windows for the US intelligence?
Google's Chrome web browser will overtake Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) this year, becoming the most used browser across the world, according to figures by StatCounter.
Google has added new GPU acceleration features to its Chrome web browser, following in the footsteps of Microsoft and Internet Explorer 9.
Remember the news we posted some time back about how Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) web browser topped the charts for browser security in Europe?It turns out that NSS Labs has released the results of yet another browser security test that pits IE9 against other popular browsers, except that this time the test consists of
Google may have explicitly declared that their Chromebooks will not allow a user to install anything to the local storage, much less replace the stock Chrome OS operating system with an alternative OS such as Windows 7 or a Linux distribution. However, the good news is that Chromebook owners who simply cannot do without Windows
Microsoft's venerable Internet Explorer is one of the most popular web browsers available on the market today, but attempting to link a person's intelligence to the type of browser he or she uses for their daily dose of Internet content may just sound a little too far-fetched, right? Not for AptiQuant it isn't. Apparently, the Canadian company
Just when you though China's penchant for providing its own domestic alternatives to various popular products and online services could not get any more interesting, out comes Baidu to further consolidate its position as the country's version of Google, and the latest piece of news seems to confirm that claim. Apparently, it seems that Baidu has
Speak of Internet Explorer to most computer-savvy people and chances are you will be given icy glares and a profound lecture of how Microsoft always fails to make a good browser that is capable of safeguarding a user from nasty malware circulating the depths of cyberspace, right? Well, not anymore; apparently, a recent study conducted
With Skype's internet telephony solution being the most popular one available to consumers by far, it would make perfect sense that Microsoft would have attempted to acquire the company and its interlectual property in order to integrate its functionality into is software offerings. However, it seems that Google is also keen to integrate Skype-like features
Google has announced that it has come up with a few new ways to use its search service and we can imagine that at least one of the two new options is set to become quite popular. The two new options are Google Voice Search and Search by Image, of which the first has been
While Google made reference to forthcoming desktops running its Chrome OS at its recent I/O conference, the company provided few specifics. Xi3 has since filled that breach by announcing that its ChromiumPC will be the first desktop to run the operating system when it launches in early July. Xi3 had designed a modular architecture
You probably heard of, or even have played the popular mobile game Angry Birds on your mobile device. Well, good news for those who do not have a smartphone or tablet device; Angry Birds (Beta) is now available on the Google Chrome browser!
Remember Chrome Canary for Windows? You know, that highly experimental and unstable browser which Google was inviting Windows users to play around with, but only if they were ready to deal with the frequent issues that are bound to occur while using it? Well, it seems that Google is keen on attracting more guinea….I mean,
Do you use Google Chrome as your default web browser on Windows, Mac OS X or Linux? If so, this might be a good time to ensure that the browser's auto-update feature is working properly, for Google has released a patch which it claims is aimed at fixing a few serious security vulnerabilities in its
It seems like February may have been a very good month for Microsoft and its Internet Explorer team in particular. According to the latest statistics released by Netmarketshare, Microsoft's web browser gained more than 0.5% in market share, all at Firefox's expense. Does this mean that Microsoft has finally gotten things right with Internet Explorer?
A long time ago, we wrote a short story about how Google might plan to bring its web-only operating system known as Chrome OS to not only notebooks, but desktops and even tablet PCs. However, it seems like the open-source developer community might have already one-upped Google on the tablet front, for Chromium OS (the
It is probably an open secret that Microsoft and Google do not always see eye to eye on many aspects about the Internet. Unlike the free and open Internet ecosystem championed by Google, Microsoft typically favors 'tried-and-tested' standards that are readily available for users, regardless of their origins. And this philosophy extends to both companies'