Category Archives: Browsers

Why Mozilla has abandoned Mac users

Mozilla’s flagship browser was, for a long time, the top browser pushing the threshold of browser technology, dethroning the king of all browsers, Internet Explorer, and driving the web to new possibilities. For the past couple of years, however, it seems to have been rapidly declining overall in quality — especially for Mac users. With … more »

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Giving Chrome a Real Go

Despite my already mentioned disdain towards Chrome, I decided to give it a real go and use it for my day-to-day activities which include web development. To really put it to the test with my usual work flow, I setup two different Google Accounts in order to be able to sync my work bookmarks, settings … more »

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Chrome 17 released

I know that this is old news by now, but I figure I will make a brief statement about it since it is relevant to this blog. Google released Chrome 17 just over two weeks ago which includes some very important fixes. Several security holes were patched and, most importantly for this blog, the YouTube … more »

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Problem with Chrome and YouTube

In a previous post, I ranted about why I dislike Google Chrome. One of the main reasons I gave was that it doesn’t load this blog. Since I wrote that post, I think I have been able to determine what the problem is. In another post of mine I embedded a YouTube video and it … more »

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Firefox Beta with New Developer Tools and Add-on Sync

Mozilla has announced several new features for the new Firefox Beta which will eventually become Firefox 11. The first and, in my opinion, the most interesting one is a new approach to make distinguishing elements on a webpage easier using a 3D rendering of the page. They call it ‘Tilt’. It is based off of … more »

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Separating browsers: home and work

Recently I’ve been experimenting with a different workflow when it comes to dividing my private tasks and my work. To make myself more efficient, I’ve essentially adopted a multi-browser system. I’ve already alluded to this system in a previous post, but now I will fully explain it. I work with a system where I divide … more »

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Firefox 10 Mobile

I’m currently sitting in the waiting room at a train station waiting for my train to arrive. Whilst waiting I have been using the internet on my Android phone. My browser of choice for mobile browsing on Android is Firefox. The reasons for this are pretty straight-forward. I enjoy using Firefox regardless of the platform … more »

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Why I dislike Google Chrome

I hear an awful lot about how much people love using Google’s browser, Chrome. I have many friends and fellow web developers who swear by it, but honestly I can’t understand why. Recently I gave it a fair shot. I downloaded it for my MacBook running Mac OS X Lion and used it as my … more »

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Firefox 10

Mozilla officially released Firefox 10 today. I’ve just downloaded it on both Windows and for Mac OS X and am playing around with it a bit. Visually it looks much like Firefox 9 with the exception of the back/forward button. The back button is now ‘attached’ to the address bar and the forward button is … more »

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