Vivaldi Snapshot 1.5.626.8 the latest snapshot release clears up a bunch of issues, with a particular focus on the URL field, Improve results update in drop down and many other small update. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.5.626.8 Changelog [Windows] UAC dialog appears backgrounded sometimes during upgrade (VB-21383) [Regression] Folder selection doesn’t work in Add Bookmark dialog (VB-21844) [Regression][Notes] URL from previous note displayed in note without URL (VB-21714) [Search field] Improve results update in drop down [Spatnav] Can skip links that should be focussed (VB-21273) [Speed Dial] Crash while adding pinterest.
Vivaldi 1.4 had just been released and this release comes with richer customization and lets you take charge of scheduling themes along with improved web panels. The theme scheduling gives you the power to set your favorite theme to your preferred time like no other browser has ever done. Vivaldi 1.4 Changelog [New feature] [Themes] Theme change scheduling (VB-20445) [New feature][Trash] Let middle-click on Trash icon restore recently closed tab (VB-20624) [Regression] [Mac] Escaping fullscreen crashes vivaldi (VB-20886) [Regression] History entry in URL dropdown cannot be deleted (VB-21017) [Regression] Can’t delete history on search box if the entry is too long (VB-16086) [Regression] Vivaldi crashes when denying web notifications after leaving the website (VB-20855) [Regression] Tab not displayed on tab Trash list if closed on Speed Dial (VB-10032) [Fixed] Bookmark bar folder is not removed from toolbar when deleted (VB-20804) [Fixed] Bookmark added twice after confirming with Enter (VB-15345) [Fixed] Add Scots Gaelic to installer and settings (VB-20992) [Fixed] Resizing panels pushes right-placed tabs (VB-20839) [Fixed] Search in notes does not look into URL field (VB-16919) [Fixed] Drop URLs on Tab Bar or individual tabs (VB-1369) [Fixed] Auto-update fails with non-ASCII character in user name (VB-20771) See changelog for full release details Install Vivaldi 1.
Adobe has announced the release of Adobe Flash Player 23 beta. This beta release includes new features as well as enhancements and bug fixes related to security, stability, performance, and device compatibility for Flash Player 23 and AIR 23. Adobe Flash Player 23 Beta Highlight New and Updated Features: Extended Beta – Flash Player NPAPI for Linux Linux users have access to both NPAPI and PPAPI versions of Flash Player.
Vivaldi 1.3 had just been released and its been tagged “the most customizable browser and most colorful”. Vivaldi version 1.3 comes with custom themes, improved mouse gestures, enhanced privacy and much more. More specifically for Linux users, the tab hibernation now works as it should, and some proprietary media embedded in HTML5 content can now be enjoyed in Vivaldi on Linux without problems. Vivaldi 1.3 Highlights [Linux] Certificate details fall of screen if URL bar is at the bottom (VB-15464) [Linux] Make H.
Vivaldi Snapshot 1.3.551.17 the latest release, is another round of bugfixes to stabilize the browser for the upcoming version 1.3 stable release. A notble update is Middle clicking on home and reload buttons pastes selection. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.3.551.17 Highlights [Linux][Regression] Selection is pasted in address field when closing tab with middle click (VB-19486) [Linux] Middle clicking on home and reload buttons pastes selection (VB-20098) [Linux] URL autocompletion overwrites clipboard content (VB-5437) [Regression] History links do not respond to touch input (VB-19383) [Regression] Switching tabs on left/right side with scroll does not work (VB-19987) [Regression] Tab close misplaced after closing tabs with many tabs open (VB-20035) [Regression] Cannot re-add a deleted bookmark (VB-18229) [Regression] Double clicking on notes no longer works (VB-18392) [Regression] “Open bookmarks with single click” Ctrl+Click (VB-18689) [Regression] Releasing the mouse button over some buttons activates them (VB-19979) [Regression] Bug in “Shift” key behaviour in “Downloads” sidebar (VB-4039) Add Web Panel dialog clipped (VB-19983) Crash on Webcam access from web panel (VB-15318) Tab-color flickers to red on different sites when opening images / news articles (VB-19312) Updated Chromium to 52.
Mozilla Firefox 48.0 recently released, comes with a major update and improvements. One notable improvement is the introduction of Electrolysis(E10S), a multiple processes architecture that would split Firefox into multiple processes to improve responsiveness, stability, and security. Mozilla team had begun enabling this feature. Mozilla Firefox 48.0 changelog New: Roar for moar protection against harmful downloads! We’ve got your back Process separation (e10s) is enabled for some of you.
The stable channel for Chromium Browser has recvently been updated to Chromium 51.0.2704.103 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chromium Browser is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web. Chromium serves as a base for Google Chrome, which is Chromium re-branded with very few additions such as usage tracking and an auto-updater system. Chromium 51.
Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta was recently released by Mozilla team. A notable feature is the enhanced protection against malware downloads, WebRTC improvements, New design of the URL bar result panel with more results and many more. Mozilla Firefox 48.0 beta changelog New Enhanced protection against malware downloads WebRTC improvements: Delay-agnostic AEC enabled Full duplex for GNU/Linux and Mac OS X enabled ICE Restart & Update is supported Cloning of MediaStream and MediaStreamTrack is now supported New design of the URL bar result panel with more results Skia, the graphic library, enabled by default on GNU/Linux for better canvas performances Tab and Shift+F10 are now also supported in Firefox customization mode fixed Fixed Jabra headset and Logitech C920 webcam audio issue; users heard a frequency distorted (i.
Vivaldi 1.2 had just been released today, and this release comes loaded with new feature updates and improvements. Most notable feature is the editable mouse gestures so what this means is you can now Make Your Own Mouse Gestures (MYOMG). Others includes new shortcuts, better tabs and more customizations. How to create custom Mouse Gesture [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQvSDd6-ol4[/youtube] Vivaldi 1.2 Highlights Better tabs: The new Tab Page setting allows you to choose any web page as the starting point for a new tab.
Tor Browser 6.0 released today, comes with major updates and is the first stable release in the 6.0 series. This release brings us up to date with Firefox 45-ESR, which should mean a better support for HTML5 video on Youtube, as well as a host of other improvements. The release also features new privacy enhancements and disables features. While on the security side this release makes sure that SHA1 certificate support is disabled and the updater is not only relying on the signature alone but is checking the hash of the downloaded update file as well before applying it.
Vivaldi Snapshot 1.2.479.8 the latest release, comes with more added default shortcuts (all tweakable!); fixed tab opening to better follow the selected setting (and renamed the settings to be clearer); fixed a bunch of minor issues in the address field; fixed a number of small (but annoying) regressions; updated Chromium to 51. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.2.479.8 Highlights [Regression] Ctrl+Tab doesn’t always work [Regression] User Interface zoom does not work with Zoom per Tab [Translation] Strings that need pluralisation forms Address bar drop down shows up on paste and go Bookmark nick triggers search if inserted using paste and go Can’t remove old typed entries from search box dropdown (VB-17326) Change shortcut defaults so that ⌘/Ctrl+1-9 switched to the corresponding tab from left to right: The old defaults can still be mapped by the user.
Following the successful release of Vivaldi 1.1, a minor update to Vivaldi 1.1 had just been released early this week – Vivaldi 1.1 Build 453.52. According to update on Vivaldi blog page, “We now provide more detailed security information in developer tools, updated our Chromium engine with security updates from upstream and fixed an issue with Vivaldi failing to install on Ubuntu 12.04″. Windows and Mac users will receive the update via our autoupdate system.
Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 had just been released to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 contains a number of fixes and improvements, out of which the update includes 9 security fixes which are all listed below. Google Chrome 50.0.2661.94 Security Fixes: High CVE-2016-1660: Out-of-bounds write in Blink. High CVE-2016-1661: Memory corruption in cross-process frames. High CVE-2016-1662: Use-after-free in extensions. High CVE-2016-1663: Use-after-free in Blink’s V8 bindings.
Tor Browser 5.5.5 recently released, comes with important security updates to firefox. This release updates Firefox to 38.8.0esr. Additionally, NoScript was bump to version 126.96.36.199 and HTTPS-Everywhere to 5.1.6. For those who may not know, Tor Browser is a network of servers that allows people to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Tor Browser encrypts everything everything in the Tor network. Via the HTTPS-Everywhere extension, it also encrypts the traffic between the Tor network and the final destination.
Vivaldi 1.1 had just been released today, and this release comes with more tab handling options. You can select opening behavior on cloned and stacked tabs. You can close all other tabs by holding Alt and clicking on the tab close button or via Quick Commands. You can further adjust tab activation options upon closing a tab. For instance, you can choose whether to automatically activate the tab to the right or left.
Mozilla Firefox 45.0.2 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release is purely in relation to some important bug fixes, which Mozilla have deemed necessary to bring the browser to a new client version which requires a physical update. These include a fix for Firefox crashing in relation to video playback with Media Source Extension and also a fix an issue impacting the cookie header, when third-party cookies are blocked.
Today Opera posted on its blog, that they have integrated a free VPN to its Opera browser to better online privacy. Certainly not the type of news you would have thought could ever happen but certainly its does now. With this new feature, you can now access blocked websites and protect yourself without having to pay for any VPN subscription. Benefit of The Free VPN: Hide your IP address – Opera will replace your IP address with a virtual IP address, so it’s harder for sites to track your location and identify your computer.
Opera 37 recently released, comes with a new extra special, brand-new feature called “Video Pop Out”. This feature allows you to shift your video frame to the side of your screen, so that you can truly multitask: browse the comments, look for something in another tab or even prepare a presentation without missing out on the video action. Drag and toss your video around the screen, place it wherever you like, and close it immediately should the need arise.
Vivaldi Snapshot 1.1.443.3 recently released, is the first in the 1.1 series and its comes with a few new small features. You can now switch tabs when trying to close a pinned one, provide easier mass closing of tabs, add links to tab stacks by default and provide a new “keyboard shortcut to rule them all”. Other New Features Ctrl+W on pinned tabs will now switch back to the previously active tab.
The Chrome team recently announced the release of Google Chrome 50 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 50.0.2661.75 contains a number of fixes and improvements, out of which the update includes 20 security fixes. Highlight Of Fixes: High CVE-2016-1652: Universal XSS in extension bindings High CVE-2016-1653: Out-of-bounds write in V8 Medium CVE-2016-1651: Out-of-bounds read in Pdfium JPEG2000 decoding Medium CVE-2016-1654: Uninitialized memory read in media Medium CVE-2016-1655: Use-after-free related to extensions Medium CVE-2016-1656: Android downloaded file path restriction bypass Medium CVE-2016-1657: Address bar spoofing Low CVE-2016-1658: Potential leak of sensitive information to malicious extensions Complete list of changes is available in thelog Install Google Chrome 50 on Ubuntu OS sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://dl.
Vivaldi 1.0 stable version had just been released recently. This latest stable release comes with lots of new features one of which is after installation, you will be prompted to start customizing your browser immediately. Full feature list: Faster Navigation Speed Dial Quick links to your favorite sites, available in every new tab. Speed Dial Folders Organize your Speed Dials into folders for convenient access.
Vivaldi Beta 3 had just been released , and this released primarily focuses on improving performance and stability, as well as polishing the design throughout Vivaldi UI. This includes adding a lot of new settings and a few new features. Vivaldi Beta 3 changelog A sessions save/load In this implementation, you can save all of your currently open tabs as a session so that you can go back and open them all at once.
Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.403.17 recently released, comes with the latest fixes. According to the developers website “For sessions, we have added the missing delete button, fixed the problem with sessions of the same name and added in menu items for Mac. In addition the changelog includes fixes for some of our most frequently reported bugs”. These changes fix a wider range of things than their titles might suggest, so give them a test and let us know if any of your worst issues are now resolved.
Opera 36 Beta – Build 36.0.2130.21 update recently released, is focused on stability. You won’t notice any revolution here – it’s more like fixing minor nuisances, and all of them internal. Also, Chromium has been updated to 49.0.2623.54. Opera 36 Beta – Build 36.0.2130.21 changelog DNA-48102 Scrolled position is reset after clicking/focusing the news page DNA-48854 [Tools] Context menu in History/Tabs section doesn’t have proper content DNA-48860 [News on SD] News images are not loaded when they get in view as a result of vertical resizing DNA-49119 Fullscreen domain toolbar doesn’t appear on Windows DNA-49176 Holding Shift and try to drag fixed tab crashes Opera DNA-49214 Error pages show [Object object] in error summary DNA-49218 Missing support for no theme in WebUIs DNA-49255 [SP] Transitioning to history component is jerky DNA-49277 Fix no-theme design for other WebUIs DNA-49328 [News on SD] No additional News images or impressions on resize, when scrollTop is 0 DNA-49329 Theme being previewed from addons lacks no-overlay style DNA-49332 Issue with enabling/disabling advanced settings and config panel in the start page DNA-49334 Fix the height of the theme picker, so that the layout doesn’t shift once themes are loaded DNA-49371 [news on SD] read articles are not marked as such in background tab DNA-49374 Click-to-play setting isn’t respected without Turbo engaged DNA-49384 Checkbox doesn’t reflect changing selected theme in theme selector component DNA-49462 Extension icons should be excluded from content verification irrespective in whatever case they are used(not only in the same case as manifest.
Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release primarily focuses on bugfix. A notable update to this release is it fixes an issue where Firefox hangs or crashes on startup. Mozilla Firefox 44.0.2 changelog Same-origin-policy violation using Service Workers with plugins Lightweight themes on Firefox for Android do not verify a secure connection Application Reputation service disabled in Firefox 43 Unsafe memory manipulation found through code inspection Addressbar spoofing attacks Delay following click events in file download dialog too short on OS X Errors in mp_div and mp_exptmod cryptographic functions in NSS Missing delay following user click events in protocol handler dialog Addressbar spoofing through stored data url shortcuts on Firefox for Android Firefox allows for control characters to be set in cookie names Buffer overflow in WebGL after out of memory allocation Out of Memory crash when parsing GIF format images Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:44.
Tor Browser 5.5.1 recently released, comes with new supported features and bugfix. Most notably, this release features fixes for regressions caused by our font fingerprinting defense: chinese users should have a functional Tor Browser again and emoji support is restored on OS X and Linux systems (A fix for the Windows platform is currently underway). In addition to this, an oversight in one of the patches which broke some websites depending heavily on iframes was also fixed.
With the recent release of Firefox 44, a new feature called Web Push was introduced. The web push feature allows your web browser to notify you when something important happens, even if you didn’t have the site open? Maybe you’ve got an incoming WebRTC call, an instant message, or a financial update. Perhaps your city just declared an emergency snow plowing schedule. Sometimes you just want to know when something happens.
Opera Developer 36.0.2120.0 update recently released, comes with some new exciting features and bug fixes. Notable feature is now the personalized news, which is now enabled in the developer stream, this feature takes advantage of your browsing history and adjusts your news page accordingly: Opera Developer 36.0.2120.0 changelog [Mac] Reduce size of Network Installer internationalizations [Mac] Duplicate “Enter Full Screen” menu item Auto-login after sync authorization malfunction Monitor won’t go sleep when Opera has animated theme Adjust pdf viewer styles after chromium intake Personalized News: improve performance Personalized News: Localize [Mac] Equalizer icon disappears after draging Tab in New Window WP4 – Visited style of the News articles Configuration hint tick is wrong way on Linux Placeholder instead of text in sync advanced settings [Win] Bigger context menus should work on other Win versions as Downloads – remaining time left unknown when paused download [Mac] Opera crashes after closing Tab via RMB in TabMenu Enable Personalized News on Developer [SP] The gap between the address bar and the first element [ Se Fix theme selector style to be more in-line with mockup [Win10] Align the address dropdown selection color with frame c [SP] Lazy load News images Side panel navigation broken in downloads [Linux] opera packages are missing opera_crashreporter binary [Mac] Opera freezes when going to fullscreen with more than one [Tools] Opera:activity pages keep loading [Tools] Full history is not displayed in opera:history [Win10] Bookmarks bar a little too high Sidebar config panel only previews first catalog theme [SP] Visual fixes Incorrect title on initial opening of BM from start page OMenu resized to tab size in maximize regardless of Windows 10 Speed dial view broken after switch back to it if there was a r Enable Windows 10 skin by default on stable/beta Start page view disappears on dbl click Middle clicking on news opens in a new foreground tab [Tools] History page hangs when accessed from navigation side p empty start page for fast clicking with start-page-web-ui-compo [SP] Favicons of components don’t show up on Windows 10 Adjust the WebUI entries of the Opera menu [Win] Startpage configuration hint hides right after it’s shown [Win10] Make the toolbar / BB icons much smaller in mouse mode [SP] Startpage URL with unrecognized path should not fail hard [Win10] Problems with layout in HiDPI Enable startpage hints on beta and stable Enable on developer Reduce News article count to 20 Move WebUI strings away from bookmark manager private api Use details_url instead of download_url for installed themes (T The theme selector wrongly initialized when created inside hidd Context menu option ‘Change theme’ in the start page should ope Add expandable sections Checkbox size in Settings and Start Page Config differ Install Opera Developer 36.
Mozilla Firefox 44.0 was recently released by Mozilla team. This latest release comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfix. A notable new feature is an improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections. Mozilla Firefox 44.0 changelog New Improved warning pages for certificate errors and untrusted connections Enable H.264 if system decoder is available Enable WebM/VP9 video support on systems that don’t support MP4/H.264 In the animation-inspector timeline, lightning bolt icon next to animations running on the compositor thread Support the brotli compression format via HTTPS content-encoding Screenshot commands allow user choice of pixel ratio in Developer Tools Fixed
Firefox 43.0.4 was recently released this as the first release channel to firefox users. Firefox as we know is among the most popular internet browsers available and its made in large parts by volunteers around the world. Firefox 43.0.4 changelog: Fix for startup crash for users of a third party antivirus tool Multi-user GNU/Linux download folders can be created Re-enable SHA-1 certificates Install Mozilla Firefox 43.
Thunderbird 38.5.1 recently released, is a free, open-source, cross-platform email application for managing email and news feeds. It is a local (rather than a web-based) email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. Thunderbird is easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features. Thunderbird 38.5.1 updates Use a SHA-256 signing certificate for Windows builds, to meet new signing requirements Windows XP SP2 will not longer install Thunderbird (workaround: Install Thunderbird 38.
Otter Browser 0.9.09 recently released, is an open source lightweight internet browser with the aim of recreating the best aspects of the classic Opera (12.x) UI browser using Qt5. Otter Browser 0.9.09 comes with a number of new features and many fixes and improvements. Otter Browser 0.9.09 changelog: added initial support for spell checking; added support for selecting allowed and rejected domains for third-party cookies; added support for customizing visible columns and their order in most of views; added support for customizing text and icon of toolbar entries; added support for adding arbitrary menus to toolbars; some other fixes and minor improvements.
Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.357.5 recently released is the last snapshot before the year runs out. This release comes with a major upgrade of Chromium and that can introduce new issues or regressions. So the developers advise that you test run this release carefully. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.357.5 Changelog [Window][Linux] Main / horizontal menu changes: transition to native menus (in progress, more work to be done) [Window][Linux] No shortcuts listed for Undo, redo, cut, copy, paste, select all in horizontal / main menu [Linux] APT warning about two identical sources files: warning will go away from next update [Linux] PPAPI Flash not detected on Mandriva and derivatives [Mac] Backspace does not work as go back in history Empty window is left after detaching last tab Links issue with target=”_blank” No Next Tab (Recent) in Quick Commands [Window][Linux] Prevent tab closing on last default startpage (Speed Dial) Audio icon should adhere to “Tabs → Animation” setting Copy protocol on all urls, not only http(s) in address field Fullscreen not persisting after restart Updated Chromium to 48.
Opera Developer 36.0.2079.0 update had been released. This is the last developer release and the last release in general. In this release, a number of issues had been fixed, crashes dealt with, and introduced a few improvements. There is also plan to introduce some Speed Dial adjustment changes soon in 2016. Opera Developer 36.0.2079.0 Changelog: [Tools] opera://profiler page doesn’t load fully Port extensions’ chrome.printerProvider API to Opera Use-after-free when closing Opera on Mac [HiDPI] Pages open at 200% zoom / 50% zoom Show sync button only when needed Make sure that sync authorization malfunction doesn’t cause a kickout Old search term and results reappear on alt+down after removing search term with Esc Adjust hint popups Unable to search in search box with search engine keyword.
Jon von Tetzchner (Co-Founder/CEO) of Vivaldi recently announced the launching of Vivaldi browser Beta 2 just in time for Christmas. According to Jon – “Early this year, we released our first Technical preview. Since the release of TP1, we have gotten a lot of positive feedback, encouragement, and support. The idea of making a browser for our friends and ourselves seems to have resonated with lots of people around the world.
Opera recently released an update of Opera 34 for computers which comes with the new version of data-savings technology, Opera Turbo. Opera 34 for computers makes life even easier because it has the next generation of Opera Turbo compression. It’s faster and more reliable, especially if the network has very low bandwidth and high latency. This new version of Opera Turbo performs even better on congested Wi-Fi areas, such as cafés, airports or schools.
Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.344.5 recently released, comes with some new features and bug fixes. A notable update to this release is the introduction of the option of setting the minimum font size and a default character encoding. Global font settings These options are found under: Tools → Settings (Preferences) → Web Pages → Fonts Further font related settings will be added in the future. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.344.5 Changelog VB-11060 Regression: Bookmarks messed up VB-3970 Set font sizes and encoding VB-10649 Clicking backspace in panel navigates back in history on webpage VB-2417 Display keyboard shortcuts in main Vivaldi menu and other context menus VB-11223 Saving passwords does not work VB-3879 Shortcuts not working while a tab is loading VB-10304 Disabled inputs cancel mouse events VB-7864 Sorting for language list is wrong in Unicode Update Chromium 47 to 47.
Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.340.7 recently released, introduces a new feature, internally called “Silent Tabs For Users” — an easy way to kill annoying sounds in the browser. Support for Netflix was also added, HTML5 notifications and a bunch of bugs fixes. Vivaldi Snapshot 1.0.340.7 Highlights: Silent Tabs For Users An initial implementation of the Silent Tabs had bee added, so this just adds the basic feature but there are plan to make this more power in the future Netflix support Following the introduction of Proprietary (H.
The latest Chrome 48 Beta release, introduces Present to Cast with Custom Notification Buttons, and Network Estimation. The latest release of Chrome on Android now allows mobile sites to present to Google Cast devices using the standards-based Presentation API and the Cast Web SDK. In the latest Chrome release, sites can now add custom buttons to notifications, enabling users to complete tasks entirely within the notification. Developers can now use NetworkInformation.
Darren Herman – VP of Content Services recently posted on Mozilla blog, that Mozilla has decided to stop advertising in Firefox through the Tiles experiment in order to focus on content discovery. Over the past two years, Mozilla had built and scaled a content platform that respects users. Tens of billions of pieces of content were served to users. Experiments conducted with all content – including advertising. Its been proved that advertising can be done well while respecting users.
Google Chrome 47 update (47.0.2526.73 ) recently released, comes with a 41 security fixes, very tiny UI changes (except for the built-in PDF viewer, which was redone entirely), and the removal of the desktop notification center. The iOS version has added new keyboard shortcuts and support for 3D touch. Google Chrome 47 Highlights: Use-after-free in AppCache Cross-origin bypass in core Cross-origin bypass in DOM Out of bounds access in v8 Out of bounds access in Skia Use-after-free in Extensions Type confusion in PDFium Out of bounds access in PDFium.
Otter Browser 0.9.08 recently released, is an open source lightweight internet browser with the aim of recreating the best aspects of the classic Opera (12.x) UI browser using Qt5. Otter Browser 0.9.08 comes with a number of new features and many fixes and improvements. Otter Browser 0.9.08 changelog: enhanced URL completion in address field: suggest bookmarks by URL and keyword; suggest URLs from history; suggest searching for given string using default search engine; allow to use popup with list of suggestions; added new extremely flexible mouse gestures system; added icons for badge in address field; added FTP listing support to QtWebKit backend; added SSL certificate viewer; added Website Information dialog; added configuration module for downloads handlers; added configuration module for mouse gestures; added command line option to print out diagnostic report (–report); added support for configuring policy for popup windows; updated style of error pages and directory listings; many other fixes and improvements.
According to recent posts online, Mozilla Firefox 64bit is likely to see Microsoft Silverlight integrated into one of its upcoming release in near future – date and version yet unknown. Based on speculation, Silverlight would be available on Mozilla Firefox 44 which is currently in Dev stage. At least for a while as Mozilla still plans on deprecating Silverlight support sometime in the future (much as Google and Microsoft already have).
Opera 34 Beta Build 34.0.2036.16 Browser was recently released, and this build features mostly the Chromium update plus a few usability and stability fixes. As we know, Opera is an open source graphical Web browser developed by Opera Software and available on several platforms. Opera 34 Beta Build 34.0.2036.16 changelog: Site causes Opera not to accept text in URL-field or in any text field (Silverlight issue?) [Mac 10.
Pale Moon Browser 25.8.0 recently released, is an open source web browser based on Firefox, focusing on efficiency and ease of use, by leaving out unnecessary features and making optimizations, while maintaining compatibility with Firefox extensions and themes. Pale Moon provides a familiar set of controls and visual feedback similar to previous versions of Firefox, including grouped navigation buttons, a bookmarks toolbar that is enabled by default, tabs next to page content by default, and a functional status bar Pale Moon Browser 25.
Google has recently added iOS to the list of platforms getting beta versions of its Chrome browser (Chrome Beta Browser for iOS), as the company has released an early build of the application through Apple’s new TestFlight platform. Acquired last year to provide developers with easier access to early versions of software, TestFlight now allows users to download a new beta build of Chrome beta that adds a number of new features, including support for 3D Touch.
Opera 35 Developer was recently released and its uses Chromium 48 as it’s code base. As we know, Opera is an open source graphical Web browser developed by Opera Software and available on several platforms. Opera 35 Developer Changelog: Simple settings section – so that the most common settings are all together on one page, Further downloads improvements – Opera should ask you if you really want to close it and stop currently ongoing download, Sync – annoying duplicates creation should finally be solved in this cycle, Easier way to turn bookmarks bar on/off.
Following the successful move of Vivaldi to Beta stage, Vivaldi recently released its first snaphot 1.0.321.3 of its free web browser packed with almost 50 bugs fixes and with further improvements with tab behaviour. The two key fixes that users were waiting for are: backspace once again navigates in history and several more popular extensions are now working correctly. Vivaldi Web Browser Snapshot 1.0.321.3 update: Tab closing The Tab Closing behaviour had been tweaked, so that tabs do not immediately resize.
QupZilla 1.8.9 recently released, is a new and very fast QtWebKit browser. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. QupZilla has all standard functions you expect from a web browser. It includes bookmarks, history (both also in sidebar) and tabs. You can manage RSS feeds with an included RSS reader, block ads with a builtin AdBlock plugin, block Flash content with Click2Flash and edit the local CA Certificates database with an SSL Manager.
Experience a fast, smart and personal Web with your favorite browser – Mozilla Firefox Web Browser now on iOS Apple Store. Firefox is the independent, people-first browser made by Mozilla, voted one of the Most Trusted Internet Companies for Privacy. Upgrade today and join hundreds of millions who depend on Firefox for a more personal browsing experience. Fast: Smart: Yours: Firefox is made with you in mind and gives you the power to take back control of your Web experience.
Earlier this year, Google announced that Google Chrome would continue support for Windows XP through the remainder of 2015. At that time, its is strongly advised that users on older, unsupported platforms such as Windows XP to update to a supported, secure operating system. Such older platforms are missing critical security updates and have a greater potential to be infected by viruses and malware. Marc Pawliger, Director of Engineering and Early Notifier – posted on Google Chromes Blog, that Google is ending support for Chrome on Windows XP, as well as Windows Vista, and Mac OS X 10.
Mozilla recently announced the release of Firefox 43.0 Beta 1, which comes with a number of new features and improvements. One notable feature is GTK3 integration (GNU/Linux only) and automatic showing of the on-screen touch keyboard on Windows 8 and higher. Other New Features: Improved API support for m4v video playback 1 Search suggestions can be displayed in the Awesome Bar WebRTC streaming on multiple monitors Developer: User selectable second block list for Private Browsing’s Tracking Protection Bind F1 key to open the settings when the toolbox is focused New ‘Use in Console’ context menu item in Inspector to store selected element in a temporary variable Search button next to overridden CSS properties to find similar properties in the rules view Ability to filter styles from their property names in the rules view Stack traces are now shown for exceptions inside the console Added ability to display server-side logs in the console Ability to choose resolution for the GCLI screenshot command Subresource integrity allows developers to make their sites more secure Network requests in Console now link to Network panel instead of opening in a popup Unprefixed ‘hyphens’ property is now supported WebIDE now has a sidebar-based UI The ‘transform-origin’ property is now supported on SVG elements Animation inspector now displays animations in a timeline Markup view shows indicators for pseudo-classes locked for elements Fixes: Eyedropper tool does not work as expected when page is zoomed For more information, see the official changelog for yourself.
Mozilla recently announced it’s plans to discontinue one of its theme’s “Firefox Heavyweight Theme” from Firefox as part of it’s dead initiative. For those who may not know, Heavyweight themes, sometimes also called full themes or complete themes, can modify all elements of the web browser opposed to so-called lightweight themes which modifies basic elements such as the header bar only. As reported by Benjamin Smedberg, who is the Manager of Firefox quality engineering at Mozilla: As part of Firefox great-or-dead, we’ve decided to stop support for “heavyweight” themes which can do arbitrary styling and replace chrome packages.
Firefox 4 browser back in 2009 added a nice tag grouping characteristics (or call tab group), Mozilla’s engineers called it “Panorama”. In Firefox 45 to be released in near future, they developers have announced that this feature will be removed. As the name suggests, the label grouping feature is to allow users to enter a specific page, and then by the user to tab grouping. This feature had always been present in Firefox for past six years now, and may not have been the most used feature in Firefox.
Tor Browser 5.0.4 recently released, is based on Firefox ESR 31.7.0 and features important security updates to Firefox. In addition to this, Yan Zhu’s fix was included for not leaking the Referer header when leaving a .onion domain and are shipping an updated NoScript version. Tor Browser 5.0.4 changelog All Platforms Update Firefox to 38.4.0esr Update NoScript to 188.8.131.52 Update Torbutton to 184.108.40.206 Bug 9623: Spoof Referer when leaving a .
Following the successful release of Vivaldi Technical Preview 3, Vivaldi today unveiled the beta version of its free web browser packed with features and capabilities designed for the web’s most demanding users. According to information posted on Vivaldi’d blog page, After more than 2 million downloads of Vivaldi’s technical previews, the beta release marks the firm transition of Vivaldi from a tool for early explorers to a browser anyone can use to navigate the web with speed and power.
Mozilla Firefox 42.0 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with various bugfix and some additional new features one of which is providing Private Browsing with Tracking Protection, which blocks certain Web elements that could be used to record your behavior across sites. Mozilla Firefox 42.0 changelog New: Private Browsing with Tracking Protection blocks certain Web elements that could be used to record your behavior across sites Control Center that contains site security and privacy controls Indicator added to tabs that play audio with one-click muting WebRTC improvements: IPV6 support Preferences for controlling ICE candidate generation and IP exposure Hooks for extensions to allow/deny createOffer/Answer Improved ability for applications to monitor and control which devices are used in getUserMedia Login Manager improvements: Improved heuristics to save usernames and passwords Edit and show all logins in line, Copy/Paste usernames/passwords from the Context menu Migration imports your passwords to Firefox from Google Chrome for Windows and Internet Explorer; import anytime from the Login Manager Changed: HTML5 Improved performance on interactive websites that trigger a lot of restyles Implemented ES6 Reflect Support ImageBitmap and createImageBitmap() Media Source Extension for HTML5 video available for all sites DEVELOPER Remote website debugging over WiFi (no USB cable or ADB needed) View HTML source in a tab Asynchronous call stacks now allow web developers to follow the code flow through setTimeout, DOM event handlers, and Promise handlers.
Dolphin v11.5.0 update recently released to address fixes and issues with Dolphin Browser Adblock and other compatibility with Android M. Foreseeing potential compatibility and stability issues with Android M and Dolphin Browser, both v11.4.22 and v11.5.0 were released on the Google Play Store to address the critical issues. The following phones Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 9 owners were among the first to receive the update. Other than Dolphin Browser Adblock, What’s Fixed?
The latest stable version available of Opera for computers is Opera 33. The previous version concentrated on privacy as a human right. This latest release brings support for proprietary codecs, including MP3, H264 and new logos, for the developer, beta and final versions of Opera. So what’s new in this stable release? Compressing data for smooth internet speed Opera for some years now have been working on a Turbo mode that speeds up performance on slow networks by compressing data such as images via their servers, so they download faster.
The Chrome team recently announced the promotion of Google Chrome 46 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. This latest release Google Chrome 46.0.2490.71 comes with a number of bug fixes and improvements, including a number of security fixes highlighted below. Cross-origin bypass in Blink. Credit to Mariusz Mlynski. Use-after-free in PDFium. Credit to anonymous. Use-after-free in ServiceWorker. Credit to Collin Payne. Bad-cast in PDFium. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
Opera Developer 33.0.1982.0 recently released, fixes a very annoying issue with opening links from external pages. The cancel button in download popup has also be implemented. You can also test autoupdate notification (visible in Opera menu on Windows and as a notification dialog on Mac). There is also improved stability, including fixes to a lot of bugs. Chromium is upgraded to version 46.0.2486.0. Known Issue: Flash plugin is not detectable on Mac and Linux – this has been fixed in the next developer release.
As security is now becoming increasingly important in our day to day internet surfing, the SurfEasy team has recently joined the Opera family, adding its VPN solution to its product lineup. What is a VPN? Well, imagine that basic internet communication is like sending a postcard. Almost everyone can read it, the post officer, post truck driver and even your neighbor. You trust they won’t use your private information, but you can never be sure.
Mozilla Firefox 39.0.3 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release is a bugfix to address a security bug reported by Cody Crews “Same origin violation and local file stealing via PDF reader”. Its been identified that there is a way to violate the same origin policy and inject script into a non-privileged part of the built-in PDF Viewer. This would allow an attacker to read and steal sensitive local files on the victim’s computer.
The Chrome team recently announced the release of Google Chrome 45.0.2454.26 (Platform version: 7262.25.0) for all devices to the beta channel. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates, and feature enhancements. Google Chrome 45.0.2454.26 updates The autofill credit card editor uses Calendar.getInstance() Use native theme’s throbber colors for tabstrip throbber (GTK theme Avoid destroying webview Surface too early net: remove uber.
Opera beta 31.0.1889.98 which is the current update released, is an open source graphical Web browser developed by Opera Software and available on several platforms. The latest versions of Opera use the Blink layout engine. The most valuable feature is the ability to resume any download. Opera beta 31.0.1889.98 changelog DNA-39999 Crash in content::NavigationControllerImpl::DiscardNonCommittedEntries ☣ DNA-40154 [Win] Black border around address dropdown when connecting with remote desktop ☣ DNA-41298 Page http://psaudio.
New important change have been introduced in Opera 31, this is improvement in its startup time. Opera for computers now starts up to 70% faster in comparison to previous versions. This is especially important and helpful for devices with slower, traditional hard drives. Discover gets a makeover Pages in Opera was redesigned so everything looks nice and modern. In Opera 31, Discover gets a better layout. Discover is a feature that serves you the most recent content from your region.
Play agario one of the most played online games with players around the world as you try to become the biggest cell of them all on Linux. Control your tiny cell and eat other players to grow larger! But watch out: players bigger than you will be trying to make you their lunch. Survive and eat long enough to become the biggest cell in the game! With new controls developed especially for touchscreens, agar.
Firefox 40 Beta 4 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes in 39 languages, Firefox Sync is now included by default, A new feature gives users a visual overview of all open tabs, allowing them to be sorted and grouped. Firefox 40 Beta 4 changelog Firefox 4 Beta 4 is available in 39 languages. Firefox Sync is now included by default.
Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 0.2.6.10, which is based on Firefox ESR 31.7.0 and features important security updates to Firefox. Tor version 0.2.6.10 fixes some significant stability and hidden service client bugs, bulletproofs the cryptography init process, and fixes a bug when using the sandbox code with some older versions of Linux. Tor Browser 0.2.6.10 changelog Major bugfixes (hidden service clients, stability): Stop refusing to store updated hidden service descriptors on a client.
Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 4.5.2, which is based on Firefox ESR 31.7.0 and features important security updates to Firefox. Tor Browser 4.5.2 provides a fix for the Logjam attack and updates a number of Tor Browser components: Tor to version 0.2.6.9, Torbutton to version 220.127.116.11, NoScript to version 18.104.22.168 and HTTPS-Everywhere to version 5.0.5. Moreover, it fixes a possible crash on Linux and avoids breaking the Add-ons page if Torbutton is disabled.
Pale Moon Browser 25.5.0 recently released, is an open source web browser based on Firefox, focusing on efficiency and ease of use, by leaving out unnecessary features and making optimizations, while maintaining compatibility with Firefox extensions and themes. Pale Moon provides a familiar set of controls and visual feedback similar to previous versions of Firefox, including grouped navigation buttons, a bookmarks toolbar that is enabled by default, tabs next to page content by default, and a functional status bar Pale Moon Browser 25.
Mozilla Firefox 38.0.5 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with a few fixes and new features one of which is keep track of articles and videos with Pocket integration. Mozilla Firefox 38.0.5 changelog Keep track of articles and videos with Pocket Clean formatting for articles and blog posts with Reader View Share the active tab or window in a Hello conversation A race condition that would cause Firefox to stop painting when switching tabs Fixed graphics performance when using the built-in VGA driver on Windows 7 Install Mozilla Firefox 38.
According to the latest post on Mozilla’s blog page, Mozilla will start displaying ads on Mozilla’s Firefox browser. Note this ads would be displayed on the beta browser meaning Beta testers would start seeing ads displayed within the suggested tiles when you open up a new tab. This is following an 18 months improvement work on their digital advertising experiences for the Web. Following the release of two products, Directory Tiles and Enhanced Tiles, last November, Directory Tiles have proven that Tiles can deliver successful advertising in Firefox and Enhanced Tiles was our first step to show it is possible to deliver personalization while respecting privacy.
Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 4.5.1, which is based on Firefox ESR 31.7.0 and features important security updates to Firefox. The 4.5.1 release also addresses several regressions and usability issues discovered during the 4.5 release. The most notable change is that we have slightly relaxed the first party isolation privacy property, due to issues encountered on several file hosting sites as well as other sites that host content on multiple subdomains.
Firefox 38.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is Users who import cookies from Google Chrome can end up with broken websites. Firefox 38.0.1 changelog Systems with first generation NVidia Optimus graphics cards may crash on start-up Users who import cookies from Google Chrome can end up with broken websites Large animated images may fail to play and may stop other images from loading WebRTC H264 video streams from CiscoSpark native clients are not decoded correctly.
Firefox 37.0.2 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is Google Maps may render incorrectly in some cases, Stability fixes for select graphics hardware and feature sets and Memory corruption during failed plugin initialization. Install Mozilla Firefox 37.0.2 on Ubuntu OS sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install firefox Remove Firefox sudo apt-get remove firefox
Opera 29 beta was recently released, this release now allows you to easily sync your Speed Dial entries and open tabs between different devices. You can assign your own keyboard shortcuts. An audio indicator was also added to help you find which tab is blasting sound. Opera 29 Beta changelog Sync Speed Dial entries and open tabs See open tabs from your other devices directly from the start page.
Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 4.0.8, a new stable release by the Tor Browser team. This version is exactly the same as 4.0.7, which was briefly advertised to users last week but then withdrawn because a bug would have caused it to endlessly recommend updating. This release includes Tor 0.2.5.12, which fixes the recent onion service and client crash bugs. Both 4.0.7 and 4.0.8 contain an update to the included Tor software, to fix two crash bugs in the version of the Tor software included prior to 4.
Mike Perry announced the release of Tor Browser 4.0.6 which contains updates to Firefox, meek, and OpenSSL; it is also the last release planned to run on 32-bit Apple hardware. If you have a 64-bit Mac and are running Mac OS X 10.8, you can expect to be automatically upgraded to Tor Browser 4.5, optimized for your hardware, later this month. If you are running OS X 10.6 or 10.7, however, you will need to update manually once that version of Tor Browser is released.
Firefox 37.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is Certificate verification bypass through the HTTP/2 Alt-Svc header and Loading privileged content through Reader mode. Other various bug fixes includes Windows can retain access to privileged content on navigation to unprivileged pages PRNG weakness allows for DNS poisoning on Android Same-origin bypass through anchor navigation Use-after-free due to type confusion flaws Memory corruption crashes in Off Main Thread Compositing CORS requests should not follow 30x redirections after preflight Incorrect memory management for simple-type arrays in WebRTC Cursor clickjacking with flash and images Out of bounds read in QCMS library resource:// documents can load privileged pages Add-on lightweight theme installation approval bypassed through MITM attack Use-after-free when using the Fluendo MP3 GStreamer plugin Miscellaneous memory safety hazards (rv:37.
Opera 28 has just been released and this latest release allows you to sync bookmarks across computers, phones and tablets. Synchronization has been one of the top priorities on Opera’s feature list, and it’s been one of the most requested features. So, this release brings you a complete data-syncing experience, with new, improved synchronization feature. How to sync bookmarks Bookmark synchronization is available on Opera for computers, Opera Mini for iOS and Opera for Android.
Vivaldi Tech Preview 2 recently released, is a freeware web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies – creators of Opera browser. The project’s slogan is “A new browser for our friends“, and the browser is aimed at hardcore technologists, heavy internet users, and previous Opera browser users disgruntled by Opera’s transition from the Presto engine to Blink, which removed many popular features. Vivaldi Tech Preview 2 changelog Bookmarks bar So what’s different about our Bookmarks bar?
Early this month, Google announced the release of it’s latest stable Chrome OS 41.0.2272.76. This release comes with a notable change which is the replacement of Chrome OS default graphics stack X11 with Freon on some devices. According to the announcement, Google has decided to develop their own graphics stack “Freon” to improve the performance of graphics on devices. Freon is designed to provide better performance, lower power consumption and binary file size.
Mozilla Firefox 36.0.1 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with additional issues been fixed, one of which is the “Hello may become inactive until restart”. Other issues fixed in this release includes: Disable the usage of the ANY DNS query type Fixed a startup crash with EMET Hello may become inactive until restart Print preferences may not be preserved Hello contact tabs may not be visible Accept hostnames that include an underscore character (“_”) WebGL may use significant memory with Canvas2d Option -remote has been restored Fix a top crash See releasenotes for full details Install Mozilla Firefox 36.
The Chrome team have released a stable version of Google Chrome 41.0.2272.76 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 41.0.2272.76 contains a number of fixes and improvements, including – A number of new apps/extension APIs; Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance. Google Chrome 41.0.2272.76 updates Prevent login as new user on disabled devices [net] Subtract timestamps to determine if uploading file changed. VP8Parser: Fix calculation of DCT partition sizes.
A new release for the stable Tor Browser is available from the extended downloads page and also from the distribution directory. Tor Browser 4.0.4 is based on Firefox ESR 31.5.0, which features important security updates to Firefox. Additionally, it contains updates to NoScript, HTTPS-Everywhere, and OpenSSL (none of the OpenSSL advisories since OpenSSL 1.0.1i have affected Tor, but we decided to update to the latest 1.0.1 release anyway). Changelog since 4.
Mozilla Firefox 36 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with support for the full HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 enables a faster, more scalable, and more responsive web. Mozilla Firefox 36 update: New Pinned tiles on the new tab page can be synced Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol Locale added: Uzbek (uz) HTML5 Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added unicode-range CSS descriptor implemented CSSOM-View scroll behavior implemented allowing smooth scrolling of content without custom libraries Fixed CSS gradients work on premultiplied colors Fix some unexpected logout from Facebook or Google after restart Various security fixes See releasenotes for full details Install Mozilla Firefox 36 on Ubuntu OS 32bit OS wget ftp.
Following the release of Microsoft browser Spartan, a former CEO / Co-Founder of Opera “Jon von Tetzchner” has just announced the release of a new browser called “Vivaldi“. The new browser, which is available for Windows, Mac and Linux, is still in its early days, but offers a number of features that loyal Opera users may remember. It sports mouse gestures for browsing and the familiar “speed dial” interface that shows your favorite tabs on the new tab page.
Waterfox is a high performance browser based on the Mozilla platform. Made specifically for 64-Bit systems, Waterfox has one thing in mind: speed. According to the developers, Waterfox is geared towards speed. It is compiled using the Intel C++ Compiler, and uses Intel’s Math Kernel Library, Streaming SIMD Extensions 3 and Advanced Vector Extensions. It is compatible withFirefox add-ons and 64-bit NPAPI browser plug-ins. What’s new on Waterfox 35.0 Fixed Mega.
The third alpha release of the 4.5 series is available from the extended downloads page and also from the distribution directory. Tor Browser 4.5a3 is based on Firefox ESR 31.4.0, which features important security updates to Firefox. Its updater now contains the code for verifying signed update files and does not accept unsigned ones anymore. Moreover, this release includes an updated Tor, 0.2.6.2-alpha, an updated meek, 0.15, which is now working again, and a bunch of additional improvements and bugfixes.
Thunderbird 31.4.0 recently released, is a free, open-source, cross-platform email application for managing email and news feeds. It is a local (rather than a web-based) email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. Thunderbird is easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features. Thunderbird 31.4.0 key updates The previous issues with jp mac builds have now been fixed, and Thunderbird will no longer need to be run in 32-bit mode.
Sometime late last year we posted the release of Firefox Hello WebRTC feature. “Firefox Hello provides more value to Firefox users by making it easier to communicate with your friends and family who might not have the same video chat service, software or hardware as you. It’s free to make voice and video calls and there’s no need to download software, plugins or even create an account”. The Mozilla team have simplified the Firefox Hello call process by eliminating some steps.
Mozilla Firefox 35 for desktop had been released and available for download and install. This latest release comes with quite a number of updates and changes; Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model, New search UI improved and enabled for more locales, Access the Firefox Marketplace from the Tools menu and optional toolbar button. Mozilla Firefox 35 update: New Built-in support for H264 (MP4) on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.
The Opera Desktop Team have announced the release of Opera 26 stable, and with this release you can now share your bookmarks with your friends. All you need to do is, select a few links or an entire bookmark folder and click Share. Then, copy the link and paste it to email, chat, or the social network of your choice. Latest Opera 26 build changelog Hardware acceleration blanks UI on several builds Popup blocker shows blocked popup info after navigating to a different page [Linux] Very frequent crasher Media access (webcam and audio) is not working properly [Mac] Get offline installer option opens a page that downloads the Network Installer [Mac] DuckDuckGo does not have favicon DC-916 Added DuckDuckGo as a default search engine Linux release to the stable channel Install Opera 26 on Ubuntu 14.
Firefox recently celebrated her 10th anniversary since its creation and to commemorate this occasion, a special Firefox 33.1 update was released and this release comesmwith some new features which includes some great new privacy options, added DuckDuckGo as a search option, spiffy new look for the newsletter, Enhanced Tiles, Forget Button added, and new firefox looks. The new Forget button: Preserve your privacy with the new Forget button. In just a few clicks, you can wipe out your recent history and personal data from your computer, from the last five minutes to 24 hours, without touching the rest.
The Chrome team has just announced the promotion of Chrome 39 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 39.0.2171.65 contains a number of fixes and improvements, including 64-bit support for Mac, a number of new apps/extension APIs, lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance, a partial list of changes is available in the log. Highlight of some of the fixes includes Address bar spoofing Use-after-free in pdfium Integer overflow in pdfium Use-after-free in pdfium Buffer overflow in pdfium Buffer overflow in Skia Flaw allowing navigation to intents that do not have the BROWSABLE category Use-after-free in pepper plugins Double-free in Flash Use-after-free in blink Integer overflow in media Uninitialized memory read in Skia see change log for full release details Install Chrome 39 stable on Ubuntu 14.
Mozilla Firefox 34.0 beta version for desktop had been released and available for download. This latest release of Firefox 34 comes with quite a number of new features, one of which is addition of new functionality to Firefox Hello WebRTC feature. Firefox Hello provides more value to Firefox users by making it easier to communicate with your friends and family who might not have the same video chat service, software or hardware as you.
Opera has introduced a new opera bookmark feature which allows you to add images to bookmarks and enables you organize them in a new way. Bookmarks in other browsers save website addresses – you can organize them in folders, and you can edit the titles. That’s easy. But, making it look good too is what we do at Opera. This comes with support for Windows and Mac version of the Opera Internet browser.
The Chrome team early this month announced the release of Google Chrome 38 stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Google Chrome 38.0.2125.101 as announced contains 159 security fixes, including 113 relatively minor fixes found using MemorySanitizer and a number of other fixes and improvements, of which includes, A number of new apps/extension APIs and lots of stability and performance changes. Highlight of some of the fixes includes Critical CVE-2014-3188: A combination of V8 and IPC bugs that can lead to remote code execution outside of the sandbox High CVE-2014-3189: Out-of-bounds read in PDFium High CVE-2014-3190: Use-after-free in Events High CVE-2014-3191: Use-after-free in Rendering High CVE-2014-3192: Use-after-free in DOM High CVE-2014-3193: Type confusion in Session Management High CVE-2014-3194: Use-after-free in Web Workers Medium CVE-2014-3195: Information Leak in V8 Medium CVE-2014-3196: Permissions bypass in Windows Sandbox Medium CVE-2014-3197: Information Leak in XSS Auditor Medium CVE-2014-3198: Out-of-bounds read in PDFium Low CVE-2014-3199: Release Assert in V8 bindings Revert of Move sqlite_channel_id_store from chrome/browser/net to net/extras Android update menu edge bg for tablets migrate desktop FRE to use new confirmation bubble show new confirmation bubble when signing in from the new avatar menu and a modal warning dialog is displayed see change log for full release details Install Google Chrome 38 stable on Ubuntu 14.
The stable channel for Chromium Browser 37 has been updated to version 37.0.2062.120 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chromium Browser is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web. Chromium serves as a base for Google Chrome, which is Chromium re-branded with very few additions such as usage tracking and an auto-updater system. This release contains an update for Adobe Flash as well as a number of other fixes.
SeaMonkey is an open source, free all-in-one internet application suite. It consists of Internet browser, email & newsgroup client, HTML editor, IRC chat and web development tools. SeaMonkey is built on the open source Mozilla Gecko engine, the same code which underlies the highly successful siblings Firefox and Thunderbird. SeaMonkey 2.29 Notable Update URLs that are too long to be shown completely appear in a tooltip now when hovering the location bar.
The second Tor Browser Bundle 4.0 alpha 2 in the 4.0 series, is now available for download. This release includes important security updates to Firefox. In addition to including the changes in 3.6.5, this release also is the first Tor Browser release to enable the in-browser Firefox-based updater. Furthermore, the NoScript behavior in this release has changed. Selecting “Temporarily allow scripts” will now automatically allow all scripts in a page. Tor Browser Bundle 4.
The fourth pointfix release of the Tor Browser 3.6 series is available from the Tor Browser Project page. This release features an update to OpenSSL to address the latest round of OpenSSL security issues. Tor Browser should only be vulnerable to one of these issues – the null pointer dereference. This release also features an update to Tor to alert users of the RELAY_EARLY attack via a log message, and a fix for a hang that was happening to some users at startup/Tor network bootstrap.
Tor Browser was developed to protect users privacy and anonymity when browsing the web by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world. It prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked. Tor Browser 3.6.3 is the third point fix release of the 3.
Chromium Browser is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web. Chromium serves as a base for Google Chrome, which is Chromium re-branded with very few additions such as usage tracking and an auto-updater system. Chromium 36 features CSS touch-action – New CSS property to enable websites to declaratively state how touches should be handled for purposes of scrolling and zooming.
SlimBoat is a free lightweight featured web browser based on the QT port of Webkit rendering engine. It is built on top of the cross-platform QT library and available for various operating systems such as Windows, Mac and Linux distros which includes Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS, Debian etc. It is designed to offer more features and flexibility than most mainstream browsers which are focused on the core job of web page rendering.
Pale Moon is an open source web browser based on Firefox, focusing on efficiency and ease of use, by leaving out unnecessary features and making optimizations, while maintaining compatibility with Firefox extensions and themes. Pale Moon provides a familiar set of controls and visual feedback similar to previous versions of Firefox, including grouped navigation buttons, a bookmarks toolbar that is enabled by default, tabs next to page content by default, and a functional status bar Main features Optimized for modern processors Firefox sourced: As safe as Mozilla’s flagship browser Supported by a friendly, active community of users Familiar, efficient, fully customizable interface (no Australis!
QupZilla is a new and very fast QtWebKit browser. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. This project has been originally started only for educational purposes. But from its start, QupZilla has grown into a feature-rich browser QupZilla has all standard functions you expect from a web browser. It includes bookmarks, history (both also in sidebar) and tabs. Above that, you can manage RSS feeds with an included RSS reader, block ads with a builtin AdBlock plugin, block Flash content with Click2Flash and edit the local CA Certificates database with an SSL Manager.
The Opera Desktop Team have just announced on their website, the release of Opera Developer 24 for Linux. It is the first Chromium-based Linux version and it’s ready for download on their Developer stream site. According to the developers, adding Linux to their browser line fulfills an important part of Opera’s vision to shape an open, connected world. We want everyone to have fast and safe access to the web.
Lightspark is a free Flash player, browser plugin which aims for high-performance by using modern technologies such as JIT compilation and OpenGL shaders. It aims to support Adobe’s newer Flash formats and AVM2 virtual machine. Lightspark is an open access that allows Flash content from our browser, also in the last issue the player is greatly improved not only in stability but also in support. Improved support with YouTube, Vimeo and many other sites also thanks to the Mesa 3D toolchain with Gallium and LLVM, support for OpenGL ES 2.
Firefox 30 for developers is now available in PPA for installation. According to Mozilla, Firefox 30 which is based on Gecko 30, will be shipped this month June 2014. So what’s new in this build and what are the known issues been addressed: Support for GStreamer 1.0 Mac OS X command-E sets find term to selected text Sidebar button gives easier access to social, bookmark, & history sidebars Fixes to box-shadow and other visual overflow Mute and volume available per window when using WebAudio background-blend-mode enabled by default Use of line-height allowed for ES6 array and generator comprehensions implemented Error stack now contains column number Support for alpha option in canvas context options With the exception of those bundled inside an extension or ones that are whitelisted, plugins will no longer be activated by default Ignore autocomplete=”off” when offering to save passwords via the password manager TypedArrays don’t support new named properties Text Rendering Issues on Windows 7 with Platform Update KB2670838 (MSIE 10 Prerequisite) or on Windows 8.
Google recently released Google Chrome Stable version 35 with important changes, one of which is replacing the GTK+ with Aura, a multi-platform toolkit used for creating graphical user interfaces. This release is more targeted at the developers for building Web contents and apps for mobile devices. In addition to this change, new notification center and App launcher were also added What is Aura? Aura is a cross-platform graphics system UI stack used by Google Chrome OS that fully takes advantage of graphics processors where supported.
Pipelight an alternative to Silverlight for ubuntu, is a special browser plugin which allows one to use windows only plugins inside Linux browsers by embedding Silverlight directly in any Linux browser that supports Netscape Plugin API (Firefox, Google Chrome / Chromium, Opera…). Pipelight consists out of two parts: A Linux library which is loaded into the browser and a Windows program started in Wine. The Windows program, called pluginloader.exe, simply simulates a browser and loads the Silverlight DLLs.
Tor Browser was developed to protect users privacy and anonymity when browsing the web by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world. It prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked. Note: Once you close TorBrowser, the list of visited websites and the cookies are deleted Install Tor Browser sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/tor-browser sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tor-browser – Launch TorBrowser from Dash click on Connect if you don’t use a proxy – Now you have successfully installed Tor Browser Remove Tor Browser sudo apt-get remove tor-browser rm -r ~/.
Mozilla has released the latest Firefox browser update 29 this week. This latest release is Mozilla’s biggest update in a while and it comes with lots of skin-deep changes and amazing new features. One of the first thing you will notice is that the looks is quite different from Firefox 28 and more similar in design to Google chrome. Changes/Features Elegant New Design: Sleek new tabs and an overall modern look that makes it easier to experience the Web the way you want Customization Mode: Makes it easy for you to personalize your Web experience to access the features you use the most.
Opera is an open source graphical Web browser developed by Opera Software and available on several platforms. The latest versions of Opera use the Blink layout engine. The most valuable feature is the Ability of Perfectly Resuming Any Download. Install using PPA Download Key wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add - Setup Repository sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free" /etc/apt/sources.list.d/opera.list' Update and Install Opera sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude install opera [hr] Install Direct Download 32bit OS $ wget -c deb.
Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It’s one of the most popular and widely used web browser by most of the internet users. In this post, I will be installing it on a x64 Debian Desktop [box type=”info” style=”rounded” icon=”info”]For those running Debian 6.0 XFCE desktop environment, or any other desktop environment like KDE, MATE, GNOME, Unity etc, do the following first: – Edit gnome-keyring-pkcs11.
Read on how to install Latest Google Chrome in Ubuntu 13.10 Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It’s one of the most popular and widely used web browser by most of the internet users. The name comes from the box graphical user interface , or “chrome” of the browser comes in three versions, Chrome (Vrowser ), Chrome ( android ), ChromeBox (OS), Chromebooks (OS).
I recently created a Google Chrome for this website so I have presence in the Chrome store hence making the website more known to the wider audience. In this post, I will be showing us how to make a Google Chrome APP for your website the step-by-step instruction below. Step 1: Verify Website – You need to first verify the website in Google Webmaster Tool in order to link to it in a Chrome web app.
Everytime Firefox finishes downloading a file, it opens up the ‘Downloads Complete’ pop-up window. GNotifier replaces these window with the native notification, depending on your Linux distribution or MAC OS X. GNotifier integrates Firefox’s notifications with the native notification system from Linux desktop or MAC OS X. It supports: GNOME, KDE, Xfce, Cinnamon, MATE, LXDE and Unity. GNotifier is a free extension for Firefox and is available directly from Mozilla Add-Ons website.
This guide will show you how to install the latest update of Firefox on CentOS 6.5 using Remi and EPEL repositories respectively. As at the writing of this post, the latest update of Firefox was 26 and this version hasn’t been added to the default repos. Step 1: Check repos for latest Firefox update – Run the following command to confirm the current update in the repos [code language=”js”]# yum list firefox[/code]
If you ever desire to use Google Chrome as your preferred choice browser in CentOS, then this article will show you howto install the latest Google Chrome and keep up-to-date. Step 1: Enable Google YUM repository – Open Putty and log into CentOS using root account. Run the following command to edit/create a new file called “google-chrome.repo“ [code language=”js”]# vi /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo[/code] – Add the following lines of code to it [code language=”js”]