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23 Set/10

How and Why Chrome Is Overtaking Firefox Among Power Users [Video]

How and Why Chrome Is Overtaking Firefox Among Power Users [Video]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Firefox has long been the go-to web browser among power users for its impressive feature set, extensibility, and openness. But Google’s nimble, light, also extensible and open browser, Chrome, has won over Firefox’s core user base. Here’s why: More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original...

8 Set/10

Firefox 4 Beta 5 Now Available with Default Hardware Acceleration, Menu Redesign [Updates]

Firefox 4 Beta 5 Now Available with Default Hardware Acceleration, Menu Redesign [Updates]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Windows/Mac/Linux: Firefox 4 Beta 5 is out tonight, and it firms up a few things that have been slowly taking shape in previous betas of the browser. Most significantly, it enables by default the (Windows-only) hardware acceleration that had been available through a deep settings switch previously. New to the build, however, are a robust audio API (demonstrated at YouTube), a return to two-column...

21 Ott/09

The Power User’s Guide to Google Chrome, 2009 Edition [Google Chrome]

The Power User’s Guide to Google Chrome, 2009 Edition [Google Chrome]

Google Chrome has come a long way in the past year, steadily adding subtle but useful features for power users. Let’s take a fresh look at Chrome’s current offerings—especially for those willing to brave its early developer builds. Not long after Chrome’s release, our 2008 Chrome Power User’s Guide covered its best features for savvy surfers, such as keyboard shortcuts and startup switches. We won’t rehash those here; instead we’re going to round...


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18 Ott/09

Automatically Open PDFs and PowerPoint Presentations with Google’s Doc Viewer [Downloads]

Automatically Open PDFs and PowerPoint Presentations with Google’s Doc Viewer [Downloads]

Most web browsers: Google’s Doc Viewer allows you to view any PDF, PPT, and TIFF directly in your browser without downloading the file and launching another heavy desktop application, and this user script streamlines that process. After installing the script (which works with Greasemonkey for Firefox and should in theory work with the dev build of Chrome, Opera, Safari with GreaseKit, and IE with IE7Pro), it will convert any link pointing directly to a download of PDF, PPT, and TIFF...

3 Set/09

Happy Birthday: A Look Back at One Year of Google Chrome [Google Chrome]

Happy Birthday: A Look Back at One Year of Google Chrome [Google Chrome]

One year ago, Google Chrome came out of nowhere to re-ignite the browser debate. Today, it’s reached (development) version 4.0, and it’s anchoring a much-anticipated operating system. Here’s a look back at where Chrome’s been in 12 short months. Sept. 1-4: The Surprisingly Secret Birth Not too many marquee tech products, hardware or software, are developed in secret anymore. Still, when Chrome was officially announced on September 1, 2008, with a beta available...

28 Ago/09

Weave 0.6 Updates with New Look, Performance Boost, Personas Sync [Downloads]

Weave 0.6 Updates with New Look, Performance Boost, Personas Sync [Downloads]

Firefox only (Windows/Mac/Linux): Mozilla’s in-house syncing extension, called Mozilla Weave, updated today with a new, polished UI for setting up and configuring your sync preferences, “major performance improvements,” better error handling, and support for syncing Personas, Firefox’s on-the-fly theming add-on. (Click the image above for a closer look.) Comprehensive browser sync is near the top of our Firefox wishlist, and Mozilla Weave is the extension that aims...

29 Ott/08

Is Your Phone Good Enough to Replace Your Laptop On the Go? [Reader Poll]

Is Your Phone Good Enough to Replace Your Laptop On the Go? [Reader Poll]

The Wall Street Journal suggests that with the increasing popularity and functionality of smartphones, it may be time to leave your laptop at home. For years, mobile workers have been ditching their desktop computers for laptops that they can take wherever they go. Now road warriors are starting to realize that they can get even more portability—and lots of computing punch—from smart phones. With email, full-functioning web browsers, and the ability to view and edit documents...