When small is big

It’s that time of the year. When we’re either running crazy carrying out errands or time seems to be frozen and calm, birds singing in the back yard, the cool and wet spring blending towards Christmas. A time for reflection … Continued

Office 2010 Wherefor Art Thou?

I’ve had a beta of Microsoft Office 2010 for some time. Microsoft has now released Office 2010 to the MSDN and Technet web distribution channels and subscribers have been able to use the product for a little while. So, here … Continued

New day, new browser version

Stephen gave us the heads up at the forum on Opera 10.50 – I used to get my Opera portables from Kejut.com but said fellow seems to have lost interest in them. I already had an old Opera install, so … Continued

Internet Explorer 8 is now available

Image via Wikipedia I thought about saying that it was RTM but that’s a typical Microsoft abbreviation. I thought about saying “has been released” but then there is “is released”. Anyway, aside from the English phrasing, after a gestation period, … Continued

Hello, is that a browser I see in your pocket?

In my post, a little earlier in this blog, I mentioned that the Internet Explorer Collection provides Internet Explorer 8 as a standalone, side by side install with whatever you have on your desktop. Well, here’s another angle. Xenocode has … Continued

And the web changes again…

Image via Wikipedia All right now, you anti Internet Explorer guys and girls – you know you want to, let’s let out your collective groan. Pause. Done yet? Let’s do another one after you read this. Dear old Mary-Jo Foley … Continued

Chrome: Wax On, Wax Off

Well, it’s been a long while since Google Chrome Beta was announced and launched. Yes, I’m on Internet Time – a day seems like forever. Chrome has cast a spell that Apple Safari on Windows failed to do – maybe … Continued

Getting Chromed

More recent and less sung about is the release of Google’s Chrome browser yesterday. It’s built on the gecko engine from Firefox and Webkit (Apple’s Safari). Why another browser? To generate more paying work for webmasters so that they can again tweak their site CSS? From the horse’s mouth:

Under the hood, we were able to build the foundation of a browser that runs today’s complex web applications much better. By keeping each tab in an isolated “sandbox“, we were able to prevent one tab from crashing another and provide improved protection from rogue sites. We improved speed and responsiveness across the board. We also built a more powerful JavaScript engine, V8, to power the next generation of web applications that aren’t even possible in today’s browsers.

The new Firefox 3.

In Bleedingedge Forum ~ View topic – Firefox’s evolution, Mr. David, one of our forum regulars, gives us a heads up to a  narrated walk through of the upcoming Firefox 3′s new features. We’ve been keeping an eye on FF3 … Continued