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Internet Explorer market share hits a new low of 60%

by: Bradley Wint – May 4th, 2010 – 1:24 am – 0 Comments

As more and more browsers pop up, Internet Explorer continues to suffer. At the end of April 2010, Net Applications stats showed that IE fell below 60%, landing at around 59.95% coming from about 68% this time last year. It’s…

Firefox 3.6.4 Beta released, brings Uninteruppted Browsing

by: Bradley Wint – April 22nd, 2010 – 4:11 pm – 0 Comments

Mozilla has released a Beta release of version 3.6.4 with a feature that was long over due. If you have a slow computer running Windows or Linux and use Firefox, you would have more than likely experienced a browser crash…

Hide browsing data from Google with GoogleSharing, a Firefox add-on

by: Bradley Wint – April 21st, 2010 – 9:21 am – 0 Comments

If you are a user of Google’s search engine, but still want to retain your browsing privacy, here is a new tool which assists in that. GoogleSharing, a Firefox add-on, was developed so browsers who are not logged in to…

Chrome un-hackable by Pwn2Own hackers

by: Bradley Wint – March 30th, 2010 – 1:55 pm – 0 Comments

At the recently held Pwn2Own hacking convention, Google Chrome was the only major browser to stand up to the 3 days of brutal hacking attempts by professionals from across the nation. At Pwn2Own, hackers and other pros are paid prizes…

Firefox 3.6.2 released ahead of time, security flaw fixed

by: Bradley Wint – March 22nd, 2010 – 11:22 pm – 1 Comment

Yep, 3.6.2 is here a few days earlier than expected. Seems that so much buzz about the exploit in 3.6 maybe forced them to publish earlier. 3.6.2 has gone from beta to a stable release. You can download it here,…

German government warns against using Firefox 3.6

by: Bradley Wint – March 22nd, 2010 – 1:58 pm – 5 Comments

The Federal Office for Information Security in Germany has issued a warning to its citizens to switch to an alternative to Firefox 3.6. Bürger-CERT has recommended that users switch until version 3.6.2 comes out due to a vulnerability discovered in…

Firefox Mobile unlikely browser on Windows Phone 7 after dev comment?

by: Bradley Wint – March 20th, 2010 – 11:36 pm – 3 Comments

Making a joke with your competitor is always a risky thing, and taking a joke too far can put yourself or your company in between a rock and a hard place. Just ask Mozilla Platform Engineer Rob Sayre. Earlier today,…