Browser News

An Early Look At IE9 for Developers

November 18th, 2009

We’re just about a month after the Windows 7 launch, and wanted to show an early look at some of the work underway on Internet Explorer 9. At the PDC today, in addition to demonstrating some of the progress on performance and interoperable standards, we showed how IE and Windows will make the power of…

Firefox Beta 3.6 (revision 3) now available for download

November 18th, 2009

Editor’s note: Mozilla released Firefox 3.6 beta 3 on Tuesday, November 17, 2009. Check out the Mozilla Developer News announcement reposted below for more details. Last night the Mozilla community released Firefox 3.6 Beta 3, making it available for free download and issuing an update for all Firefox 3.6 beta users. This update contains over…

Opera HQ RC 3

November 17th, 2009

At the Opera HQ we are feverishly working to fix all bad issues! The new RC build fixes a few more issues with not restarting Unite properly. Also, it addresses some more Unite problems and includes performance improvements. For Linux users, there are some fixes for the systray! As usual, we appreciate any reports about…

Sunday build

November 15th, 2009

Hey Several people have mentioned that when restarting Opera the Unite applications do not restart. We have a possible fix.. So please take it for a spin and see if it caused any regressions. Download Windows MSI / Windows Classic Macintosh (Universal) / Macintosh (Intel-only) UNIX/Linux

My Favorite IE Add-on: Mouse Gestures by Ralph Hare

November 14th, 2009

I spend a lot of time dealing with problems users encounter when using Internet Explorer. As a result, when I write about add-ons, I’m usually talking about misbehaving code that is wrecking the browser. However, it’s not all doom-and-gloom out there, and I’m delighted to share my favorite browser add-on with you. I first came…

A lucky build?

November 13th, 2009

Do you feel lucky? Well do you, Opera user? This lucky build was born on Friday 13th! As luck would have it, it became an RC for Opera 10.10. That means that you are lucky enough to get to report any critical bugs, regressions, and so on, before we release it. This no longer installs…

Key fixes and a focus on stability

November 5th, 2009

Time for another snapshot and also time for another team member to announce it! Since I’m involved in UNIX/Linux testing it seems appropriate that I should be the one to announce a snapshot with some nice UNIX fixes. Firstly it seems we got around the Qt 4.5.3+ 100% CPU issue. Also a fix for freezes…

We want Unite applications, you want stuff (right?)

November 2nd, 2009

This is a teaser for a Unite Apps competition we have recently started. Prizes will be awarded each week to the developer with the best application. The winner will be determined by a team of Opera employees. Up for grabs are gift certificates to online retailers equal the value of a Nintendo Wii or a…

Bookmark sync and more speed in the latest beta release

November 2nd, 2009

Fresh from a Halloween weekend, we’re excited to introduce a brand new beta for Google Chrome, which includes a few new treats and cool tricks for our users. For those of you who use several computers — for example, a laptop at work and a desktop at home — you’ve asked for a way to…

Are you seeing red?

October 30th, 2009

It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the perfect time to shed some light on a few Google Chrome alerts that are designed to help protect your browsing experience on the web. You may have run into one of Google Chrome’s red alert messages when trying to visit a site and wondered why the browser did…