chrome

Tue
13
Apr
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Internet Explorer 9: Microsoft Vows Significant Enhancements

Microsoft is wasting little time in developing the successor to their recently released Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) browser. Many believe that Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) will be a much improved browser. IE9: New HTML5 and Improved Java Engine Changes ... discussed thus far for IE9 include: the addition of Hyper Text Markup Language version 5 (HTML5), and support for a faster, new JavaScript engine called "Chakra". According to Internet Explorer GM Dean Hachamovitch, IE9 will improve HTML5 applications by taking advantage of PC hardware through Vista and Windows 7. With IE9, Microsoft is looking to ... (view more)

Thu
08
Apr
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Windows, Chrome Set to Appear on Asus iPad Rival

Taiwan computer manufacturer Asus has announced it will release at least two tablet PCs in the next few months. They'll join a growing list of potential rivals to the much-hyped Apple iPad. Asus is better know for producing netbooks: indeed, it can ... be argued that its Eee PC, released in 2007, helped establish the market for the slimmed-down notebooks designed mainly for Internet browsing and light office tasks. Chairman Jonney Shih told Forbes that Asus is still committed to netbooks, but believes there is a gap in the market between netbooks and smartphones which can be filled by tablet- ... (view more)

Mon
04
Jan
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Google Allows Ad-Blocking on Chrome Browser

Google makes tens of billions of dollars each year through advertising sales. Yet it has now allowed independent developers to produce tools which block ads from appearing on pages viewed with its Chrome browser. Since last month, the latest beta ... edition of Chrome has been able to run extensions, third-party tools which offer functions similar to those available for open-source browser Firefox (where they are known as add-ons). The current plan is to keep the extensions in the next full release of Chrome. Programmer, Student Create Ad Blocker An independent programmer from Athens, Georgia and ... (view more)

Fri
25
Dec
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'Skeys', and 'Chrome Plus'

Skeys Remap buttons on your keyboard with Skeys. For example, you can remap your email button or volume control and make good use of the buttons do perform another task (or launch another program). http://freewarewire.blogspot.com Chrome Plus ... ChromePlus has all the functionalities that the Google Chrome browser has, but offers more functionality, including: Mouse gesture, Super drag, IE tab, and more. http://www.chromeplus.org Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City, in partnership with Infopackets.com. Please note that the below software ... (view more)

Wed
16
Dec
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Google Chrome now available for Mac, Linux Users

It's been a year since Google released Chrome for Windows, and now Mac and Linux users have access to the popular, streamlined browser. It comes just two months after Google co-founder Sergey Brin told his audience at the Web 2.0 Summit that the ... absence of a Mac version of Chrome was a serious disappointment for his company. To be clear, the edition of Chrome for download by Mac users is still in its beta stages. Still, Google says the release is part of a long-term project that has meant much sweat and stress up to this point. "The Wait was Worth it, " Says Google "We've been ... (view more)

Wed
02
Dec
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'Chrome Shell', and 'Chromium OS For USB Stick'

Chrome Shell ChromeShell is a non-Google affiliated replacement shell for Windows that strips your desktop down to what you really need: the browser. The shell transforms your normal Windows desktop into something akin to the Chrome OS. ChromeShell ... gets from standby to email in less than 3 seconds on a quad core machine and around 32 seconds from cold boot. http://primewares.com Chromium OS For USB Stick Like Chrome Shell, Chromium OS For USB Stick is designed to maximize the performance of your PC by stripping away all the unnecessary matter. Download the image using HTTP links on site, then ... (view more)

Tue
03
Nov
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10% Of Internet Explorer Users Jump Ship: Report

Microsoft's share of the Internet browser market has fallen by almost a tenth in the space of one year. The lost share has been split between Firefox, Safari and Google's new Chrome browser. (Source: informationweek.com ) Monitoring firm Net ... Applications has just released its browser statistics for October. While some reports are concentrating on the changes since September, which saw Internet Explorer drop by just one percentage point, the trends are much more striking when comparing October 2009 to October 2008. Firefox Does Most Damage During that one year period the percentage of Internet ... (view more)

Tue
13
Oct
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'Google Chrome Operating System', and 'Default Browser'

Google Chrome Operating System The Google Chrome operating system is a brand new, free operating system built around the revolutionary Google Chrome browser. The project aim is to provide a lightweight Linux distribution for the best web browsing ... experience. http://sites.google.com Default Browser DefaultBrowser allows you set the default web browser for your user profile in Windows XP, without affecting the other users. The list of browsers you see in the Presets are tested and working flawlessly as user defaults. Note that the user interface in Windows XP does not provide an option for ... (view more)

Wed
09
Sep
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'Chrome Plus', and 'Zero Remote'

Chrome Plus ChromePlus is an offshoot of the original Google Chrome web browser. It has all the functionalities that Google Chrome has and more, including: mouse gestures, a new 'super' drag, and an Internet Explorer tab. http://www.chromeplus.org ... Zero Remote ZeroRemote is a free, tiny, portable, single-executable remote desktop application for Windows. Features include: file transfer, audio playback, out-of-the-box Aero and alpha blending support, and minimal resource usage. http://www.freewarepharmacy.com Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension ... (view more)

Thu
03
Sep
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Google Chrome to be Default Web Browser on Sony VAIO PCs

Google has announced a major deal that will see its own Chrome Internet browser packaged with Sony VAIO brand PCs shipped in the near future. It's a giant breakthrough for Google, which has struggled to find a comfortable place in the market amidst ... Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox. (Source: seattlepi.com ) Reports haven't yet revealed exactly which Sony models will come equipped with Chrome, but Google spokesperson Eitan Bencuya, who for the most part remained mum on the topic, did announce the agreement will take effect this summer. It's part of Google's plan to make ... (view more)

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