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Automatic Browser Updates Coming For IE Users
2011-12-16 11:30:24

After years of complaints about Microsoft´s internet browser never getting updated, the software giant from Redmond has announced that Internet Explorer (IE) will be quietly updated via auto-updates. This will allow software-phobic computer users to join the rest of the internet with its security updates and advanced features, reports Gavin Clarke for The Register. “Everyone benefits from an up-to-date browser,” Ryan Gavin, general manager of Internet Explorer business and...

Chrome Closes In On Firefox In Global Web Usage
2011-12-02 05:47:58

Google´s Chrome web browser is now within 4 percentage points of Firefox´s No. 2 position in global usage, according to Net Applications' November browser usage measurements. Indeed, if just one in fifty Firefox users switch to Chrome, Google would be the world´s second most popular web browser, the firm said. The data showed that Firefox dropped 0.4 percentage points to 22.1 percent of usage in November, while Chrome gained 0.7 percent to 18.2 percent. If the trend...

Mozilla Releases Firefox 8
2011-11-08 13:53:50

Mozilla has officially released is new Firefox 8 web browser for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. The update introduces several new features, including a built-in Twitter search option, and a new management system for its add-ons and tabs. "This update includes new features that make Web browsing easier and give users and developers more control over how they customize their Web experience," Mozilla said in a blog post announcing the new browser. The new browser comes just...

Google's Chrome Browser Nipping At The Heels Of Firefox
2011-10-03 13:54:56

Google Inc.'s Chrome web browser has been gaining market share in the Internet users' choice for accessing content, according to industry tracker StatCounter. Chrome's market share since the beginning of 2011 has seen about a 7.6 percent increase in users, taking away market share from the top dog Internet Explorer and its second-place rival Firefox. Internet Explorer has seen its market share drop over 3 percent since the beginning of 2011, while Firefox has watched as it lost just 0.2...

Microsoft Antivirus Flags Google Chrome as Malware
2011-10-02 06:03:30

An estimated 3,000 PC owners who use Google Chrome to surf the Internet were unable to access (or in some cases, locate) the browser thanks to an error in Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) antivirus software that flagged Chrome as malware. On Friday afternoon, a post to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center Facebook page confirmed that "an incorrect detection for PWS:Win32/Zbot was identified and as a result, Google Chrome was inadvertently blocked and in some cases removed from...

Mozilla Releases Firefox 7 With Faster Web Browsing
2011-09-28 05:06:10

Mozilla released an update Tuesday to its Firefox Web browser for Windows, Mac and Linux, which the non-profit organization said offers improvements in performance and memory. Firefox 7 manages memory more efficiently, while delivering a nimble Web browsing experience, the organization said. “Users will notice Firefox is faster at opening new tabs, clicking on menu items and buttons on websites. Heavy Internet users will enjoy enhanced performance when lots of tabs are open and...

2011-08-24 07:00:00

Likno Web/HTML Tabs Builder is a rich desktop interface (GUI) that allows web professionals to create any type of HTML tab control and CSS tab control for websites easily, such as: javascript tabs, css tabs, jquery tabs, ajax tabs, web tabs, vertical tabs, horizontal tabs, dhtml tabs, html menu tabs. The users can apply many opening/closing effects, colors, HTML, images, videos (YouTube, etc.), Flash, animations, entire pages as content ("ajax tabs" or URL) for their javascript tabs and...

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2011-08-03 13:56:31

The study that claimed Internet Explorer users had a lower IQ than other web browser users was a hoax. Alleged research by AptiQuant, a Canadian company, showed that IE users had a below average intelligence than users of Firefox, Safari, Chrome and other Web browsers. The company claimed it had given free online IQ tests to 100,000 people, and then compared scores against different web browsers. It said it found that Internet Explorer users scored lower than average, while Chrome, Firefox...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.