Tag Archives: Chrome

Drop in Chrome’s market share: due to Google’s penalty?

Google Chrome dropped 0.17% in January after 17 consecutive months of gains in market share. Why? The company that tracks browser market share suggests that it’s due to Google’s penalizing Chrome after its messed up, sponsored blog post campaign. Net Applications, the company that released these figures, says it tracks about 160 million unique visits

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Upgrading your web browser: Why you should act now

No matter the browser you choose to use, chances are you’ve been prompted to upgrade to the latest version. Have you ignored that pop-up window? Have you been thinking, not now, maybe later? Most Internet users do just that. Whether you prefer Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Opera, or SeaMonkey, this article

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Google Chrome soon to overtake Firefox’s No.2 position?

According to StatCounter, an Irish Analytics company, Google Chrome is gaining momentum and may overtake Mozilla Firefox’s No. 2 market share spot as early as December. StatCounter’s data notes that Microsoft’s No.1 Internet Explorer and Firefox have been losing market shares since January, and Google Chrome is picking up most of those customers. Chrome has

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Google announces H.264 is out, WebM is in

Last week, in a move that has sparked much heated debate, Google announced it was dropping H.264 support from Chrome’s HTML5 video tag. According to the post at The Chromium Blog, posted by Google Product Manager Mike Jazayeri, “Specifically, we are supporting the WebM (VP8) and Theora video codecs, and will consider adding support for

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Internet Explorer Drops Worldwide

According to the StatCounter, Internet Explorer drops below 50% market share. It is very surprising, a new version of the browser IE9 had an impressive debut last month. StatCounter Global Stats shows that the family of Internet Explorer browsers has below 50% of the market, down from about 60% a year ago. This is a

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Chrome’s second anniversary

Chrome’s first beta launch for Windows took place two years ago. As Google Blog inform – in August 2008, JavaScript was 10 times slower, HTML5 support wasn?t yet an essential feature in browsers, and the idea of a sandboxed, multi-process browser was only a research project. Chrome just like all browsers have come a long

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Internet Explorer gains browser market share – July 2010

Last month IE and Safari get more fans, while other browsers lost users. According to the newest data browser version market share looks as follow: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 – 26.87% Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 – 16.97% Firefox 3.6 – 16.15% Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 – 11.43% Chrome 5.0 – 6.48%

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Browser Market Share June 2010

Browser Market Share for June 2010 shows that Firefox and Opera don’t change their position, Safari and Chrome are slowly moving up. The biggest news is that Internet Explorer gained market share. Bad news for Web developers – actually even Internet Explorer 6 gained market share this month. Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s browser is used by

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Chrome more popular than Safari

A web analytics company Statcounter announced a press release with a study which shows that Google’s Chrome is the third most used browser in the United States. During a study the company considered 874 million page views from the network of over three million websites. Out of this number Chrome had a market share of

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Google Gmail and HTML5

According to Adam de Boor (a staff software engineer from Google) many upcoming features of the Gmail will be rendered in HTML5. De Boor said that Gmail with HTML5 will be much more efficient. Early tests have proved promising. Google has found that using CSS3 can speed the rendering time by 12 percent. HTML5 allows

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