Mozilla has launched an experimental new extension for Firefox that suggests pages you might enjoy in real time while you browse the web.Advance works like a 'forward' button, providing a list of articles based on your browsing history and the page you're currently reading. It's like visiting Wikipedia and spending hours happily following a trail of links to fascinating … [Read more...] about Mozilla launches Advance – a forward button for your web browser
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Picking a web browser isn’t like picking an operating system or smartphone ecosystem. Unlike choosing MacOS, Windows, or Chrome OS, where your choices are mutually exclusive, switching between browsers isn’t quite so jarring. Picking the best browsers is comparatively easy — in fact, by the time you finish reading this paragraph, you could download each major … [Read more...] about The best web browsers
source Getty Larry Page is known for being an ambitious goal-setter – he pushed this mindset on executives throughout his time at Google. Before becoming CEO, he was the president of the products team working closely with then-VP of products management Sundar Pichai, who was overseeing the launch of the Chrome browser. … [Read more...] about Larry Page has a reputation for pushing people at Google. Here’s how he pushed a young Sundar Pichai to make Google Chrome the top web browser in the world
A similar feature in the RSS ‘FeedReader’ client An experimental reader mode will ship in the next version of GNOME Web, aka Epiphany. The feature is already available to try in the latest development builds of the GTK Webkit-based web browser, released this week as part of the GNOME 3.29.3 milestone. Reader mode (also known as “reader view”) is a … [Read more...] about GNOME Web Browser is Adding a Reader Mode
You may not remember Second Life, a virtual world where your 3D avatar could hang out, interview techie celebrities, join conference calls, and sell furniture. Though interest peaked years ago, virtual reality is still around, and Mozilla now has launched something of a Second Life sequel.But this time, instead of downloading and installing special software, you just open a … [Read more...] about Your robot avatar now can set up a VR chat room — using just a web browser
There’s no shortage of web browsing apps on Google Play, and today, Amazon’s added one of its own to the list for some reason. It’s called ‘Internet‘, and Amazon says it’s ‘fast, lite, and private.’ To that end, the app weighs in at under 3MB, features a basic design with a bunch of shortcuts and links to trending news articles on … [Read more...] about Why did Amazon just launch an Android web browser?
Most of us tend to choose a web browser and stick with it for years. It can be hard to break away from your comfort zone – especially when you've become used to its quirks – but trying a different browser can greatly improve your experience on the web.Whether it's enhanced security, improved speed, or greater flexibility through customizable options and plugins, the … [Read more...] about The best web browser 2018: the fastest, safest way to get online
Pity the poor web browser. Once the undisputed heavyweight champion of Internet applications, it's been largely supplanted now by monolithic social media platforms, mobile technologies, and smartphone apps. What happened? In a nutshell, we simply take it for granted now. The web browser may have lost the coolness quotient it sported in, say, 1996. But for desktop surfers, it is … [Read more...] about Think you know web browsers? Take this quiz and prove it.
Browsers built by Microsoft and Mozilla jettisoned some of their precious user share in January, while Google's broke out of a months-long malaise by grabbing what its rivals lost, and then some. According to California-based analytics vendor Net Applications, the user share of Internet Explorer (IE) and Edge - the estimated portion of all personal computer owners who ran those … [Read more...] about Top web browsers 2018: Microsoft’s IE and Edge shed share as Chrome gains
Monday marks the 10th anniversary of Firefox 1.0 and to celebrate Mozilla is rolling out new features, as well as a developer-centric version of its web browser. The earliest release of the web browser that would become Firefox actually launched in Sept. 2002. It would be two more years before Firefox 1.0 became public, but within a month, more than 10 million downloads of the … [Read more...] about Firefox turns 10, releases new developer-centric web browser