Facebook shines on Google Chrome

Web developers and website owners all over the world are up making sure that their applications are compatible with Google Chrome. In my Hands On Test Drive, I reported that some of the websites and features were not fully functional due to the fact that Chrome caught the world by surprise. Well in their latest update today, Facebook has resolved most of the issues on Chrome, thanks to the people who work through the night just to make the web a better place.

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Prism reflects Web Apps to Desktop

Prism for Firefox is an upcoming powerful extension that lets you create stand-alone web apps directly from Firefox. These applications run in their own process and have there own separate memory. This feature has been presented in other browsers as well, like Google Chrome, but Prism gives more flexibility even though it is still in the labs.
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Firefox gets Ubiquity

Web browser market is all set for a tough competitive season. Apple is getting ready to Launch Safari 4, while Microsoft is testing its newest iteration of Internet Explorer. And now Google has also jumped into the competition head on by launching Google Chrome. Needless to say that Opera and Firefox are also doing best to keep up with the pace of today’s industry. But is that really enough?

The product I’m showcasing today has just got into the incubator at Mozilla Labs. Its a project striving to give a common language to the web by helping us do what we want in our own way, and that is natural language. Its called Ubiquity. Before I explain any further, I’ll show you the presentation which Mozilla gave in their labs.

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Google Chrome Hands On Test Drive

I took the newly released Google Chrome web browser for a test drive today. I Had the official web page on refresh and so I had downloaded my copy as soon as it became available there. Using a newly released browser, which has also taken most of the known Internet by storm was a pretty overwhelming experience for me.

The browser’s currently released build is 1583 (first public beta) and is based on Mozilla 5, Gecko 1.9.1 and most importantly on¬†WebKit 525.13, ¬†meaning that it has the ability to achieve a 100/100 pixel perfect score on Acid3 Tests. It uses the V8 engine for ECMAScript compilation, which is reportedly two times faster than Firefox 3 and Safari 4.

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Google Chrome: Web Browser of the Future

For quite some time now, Mozilla Firefox has been the web browser of choice in the desktop market. The open source browser is widely supported by a huge mass of developers and is known for its excellent extendability architecture. This fall however, the browser is going to meet its true match, and no its not Internet Explorer 8.

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