Microsoft has released final version of Silverlight 5, its web browser plug-in for multimedia programs. Silverlight 5 supports for four web browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari over Windows and Mac.
According to official blog:
“New features in Silverlight 5 include Hardware Decode of H.264 media, which provides a significant performance improvement with decoding of unprotected content using the GPU; Postscript Vector Printing to improve output quality and file size; and an improved graphics stack with 3D support that uses the XNA API on the Windows platform to gain [...]
To get around Apple’s in app subscription and purchase polices Amazon has released web based Kindle Cloud Reader which allows users to read Kindle e-books online or offline on PC, Mac and iPad.
At the moment Kindle Cloud Reader works for Mac and Windows with two choices of web browser Chrome, Safari and also supports iPad with Safari.
If you will try to visit Kindle Cloud Reader page through Internet Explorer, Firefox or by using any other web browser except Chrome or Safari then an error message will display.
So, experience your Kindle library without installing software on your computer by [...]
“Press Print Screen and can’t grab the entire webpage because it is longer than the browser window? You need FireShot!”- This is what exactly Fireshot team found and came up with this great minimalist plugin for both the leading browsers IE and Firefox.
This is plugin is free and very helpful to fulfill your blogging needs. You don’t need to look for other source to play with Images for your blogging needs; even you don’t need Photoshop until you need to Do something extraordinary.
Things you can do with Fireshot:
Upload images directly to blog or any web server
Save in any [...]
Yes it’s true when you click close on the main window of Chrome, it closes all the opened tabs without intimating/notifying the user.
When compare to IE and Firefox which will give a warning/notification/confirmation window asking user to click Ok or Cancel to close all the opened tabs.But i observed in the Chrome that closing all the tabs with out user confirmation.
Here are the screenshot of comparision:
Google Chrome:Finally when it comes to new Google Chrome without asking user confirmation to close the tabs, Chrome closing all the opened tabs.
Internet Explorer: When you observe the IE there [...]
The Google spaceship seems to be altering and tweaking components on a daily basis – and today is no exception. Mat Honan over at Gizmodo has learned that it is no longer possible to log into two or more Google accounts simultaneously – which can be pretty counterproductive for those who run more than one account for various reasons. Luckily, as with most limitations set upon us, there are a number of ways to circumvent the problem and have your multiple accounts running seamlessly.
Firstly, and most obviously, you could log in through different browsers. Fire one account up in Firefox, and [...]
Microsoft has launched Mobile Test Drive site for its upcoming Internet Explorer 9 Mobile, which will be the part of Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update.
The purpose of IE 9 Mobile Test Derive Site is to provide the overview of new features of mobile web browser, whereas developers can use IE 9 Mobile to test their apps, which is included in Windows Phone developer tools.
So, just visit IE9 Mobile Test Drive to have a look at amazing new features of this mobile browser platform.
Three months ago WordPress 3.1 was released with an update of 3.1.2 but now WordPress 3.2 beta 1 is available that focused on performance improvements whereas the final WordPress 3.2 release is expected for June 2011.
WordPress 3.2 Beta 1 Update:
Performance improvements like you wouldn’t believe. What’s that mean? Things are faster!
Distraction-free Writing. The visual editor’s full-screen composing experience has gotten a major overhaul, and is now available from HTML mode, too. More than ever, WordPress allows you to focus on what matters most — your content.
Admin UI Refresh. [...]
Mozilla has announced that within 24 hours of launch Firefox 4 downloaded more than 6 million times that breaks the recent record of IE9 with 2.35 million downloads in the first 24 hours of release.
At the moment Microsoft Internet Explorer is at the top position in web browser list but Mozilla Firefox is also increasing its share rapidly, whereas Google Chrome growth is little slow.
Microsoft has officially announced that IE9 which was released few days back has been downloaded 2.3 million times in 24 hours of launch, which is a big hit of Windows Internet Explorer browser.
According to Windows Team blog:
“Internet Explorer 9 has now been downloaded 2.35 million times in the first 24 hours since its Monday night release. That is over 27 downloads every second, or over 240 downloads every 9 seconds. Wow.
We want to thank everyone around the world for downloading IE9 and the enthusiastic reception. 2.3 million downloads in 24 hours is over double the 1 million downloads [...]
We had a hint that Microsoft would be releasing the final version of Internet Explorer 9 on March 14th, and now the company has finally, officially confirmed it. That launch will coincide with a press event / party at SXSW, and downloads will be available starting at 9PM Pacific time (or midnight Eastern time). Wondering what’s in store? Then you can always check out our review of the beta version, or simply download it yourself, of course — suffice it to say, it’s no Internet Explorer 6.