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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WindowBlinds 6.3 and SkinStudio 6.3 Betas in time for GUIC 2008

The latest version of the Stardock’s flagship products, WindowBlinds and SkinStudio were released to the public two days ago. The public betas are available for download to all subscribers via Stardock Central. The news came on September 2 on WinCustomize, when most of the world was waiting for the launch of Google Chrome. Here’s what the official press release had to say: Read the rest of this entry »

Picnik: A free yet powerful online image editor

Did you ever had a photo uploaded to Flickr that needed a bit of highlights? Or you wanted to apply some cool effects to a photo of you which your friend uploaded on Facebook? Well everyone knows that Photoshop is the answer to all your editing needs; Not quite!

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Page Hits soar over 20000%

Yesterday, with the release of Google Chrome, my blog had seen a rise in page views of over 20000% from the previous day. This partly attributed to the fact of my report on the sites claiming to give the browser before its release and partly due to the fact that I was one of the first to get the public release version of Chrome.

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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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Download Google Chrome Now!

The long awaited moment has finally arrived people. Google Chrome is available for download now. The news came after Google’s Press Conference which started today around 18:00 UTC. The rumors regarding the launch of this open source web browser had taken the World by storm today.

Fake sites had sprouted all over offering the so called browser with most just containing links to MP3s or trojans. The browser is said to be based on a radical new technology bringing an all new prespective to the life on the web. I will be posting my review on the first public beta soon so stay connected, and feel free to share your excitement below.