Google Releases Beta Versions of Chrome Browser for Mac and Linux
The Google Chrome team has released beta versions of its browser for the Mac OS X and Linux platforms. You can download the latest versions from the Chrome website. In addition, there are now over 300 extensions that are available for the Windows and Linux platforms for extending the browser’s functionality.
Opera 10 now has Opera Unite built in
We first reported on Opera Unite when version 10 of the Opera web browser was released in September. At the time, Unite was not yet built into the browser, but is now with this latest release. According to Opera: Opera Unite is a new technology platform allowing you to share content directly with friends without… Continue reading Opera 10 now has Opera Unite built in
Webcast of Google’s intro of Chrome OS and open source announcement
No, not a release of the much blogged about Chrome OS, but a webcast given by a VP of Product Management, Sundar Pichai. He starts off by talking about Chrome, the browser, then gets into Chrome OS itself. Perhaps the biggest news of all is that the Chrome OS has been open sourced. Kudos again… Continue reading Webcast of Google’s intro of Chrome OS and open source announcement
Opera 10 Web browser released today
Opera Software released version 10 of their Opera Web browser today [download]. New features include page compression (using their servers), a faster rendering engine (Presto 2.2), a remodeled tab bar, and synchronization of bookmark and other browser data. Opera is available for Windows, Macs and Linux. Soon to come built into Opera 10 is a… Continue reading Opera 10 Web browser released today
Web developers may have a new Web browser to worry about
A startup called RockMelt is set to build yet another new Web browser with the backing of former Netscape founder, Marc Andreesen’s venture capital firm. No real details on what they have in plan, although they initially let slip that their browser will probably integrate Facebook info in some seamless way. You can sign up… Continue reading Web developers may have a new Web browser to worry about
Google launching its own operating system – Chrome OS
Google has taken the much rumored step of creating its own OS. Named Chrome after the browser of the same name, this new OS will have a windowing environment based on a Linux kernel (of course) and will naturally contain the Chrome browser as its browser-of-choice. Google expects Google Chrome Operating System to be available… Continue reading Google launching its own operating system – Chrome OS
GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending May 29, 2009
This week saw us yearning after some ‘appliance 2.0’ technology including ‘connected’ washers/dryers and a freezer failure sensor kit. We reviewed a poster printing service which we thought was pretty good. The Easy iPod Media Sharer‘s name says it all – useful family gadget. We do love our Gmail; their new lab is cool –… Continue reading GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending May 29, 2009
Google’s Chrome 2 Web Browser – faster?
Firefox 3.1 Beta is out
New features include even better Web standards improvements, location awareness, a new tab-switching preview that some folks are raving about. Read more about it and/or download it now.