​Opera Founder's Fancy New Web Browser Won't Even Need A Mouse

Tired of using your mouse cursor to scroll and click through the web? No, probably not—but a new web browser may give you the option to unplug the sucker anyhow. It's called Vivaldi, and it springs from the mind of the co-founder and former CEO of Opera. In other words, a man who knows his browsers. » 1/27/15 10:00pm 1/27/15 10:00pm

Use Your Web Browser As a Basic File Viewer

Do you know how many file types Chrome, Firefox, Safari et al can handle? It's probably more than you think, and if you need to quickly view a file—be it a PDF, MP3 or photo—then you can use your Web browser for the job. You don't have to wait for iTunes or Photoshop to kick into action, and you can simply close the… » 6/16/14 10:24am 6/16/14 10:24am

Yahoo Launches Axis Browser For iOS and Chrome, and It Actually Doesn't Suck (Updated)

Just when we thought the browser popularity contest had finally been settled (Chrome, the victor), a new browser tool has arrived on the scene. Its name is Axis, it is a product of Yahoo, and—surprisingly—it does not suck. In fact, it's actually kinda cool. » 5/23/12 9:05pm 5/23/12 9:05pm

As Yahoo forgot one small thing in their rush to…

Opera Mini 4.2 Boosts YouTube Support, Gets Snazzy New Skins

Opera is releasing a preview of the next update to its mobile web browser, Opera Mini 4.2. The beta release offers improved support for YouTube, the ability to play nice with a wider selection of phones, note sharing between phones and PCs and a selection of new skins for greater customization. Best of all, it's… » 11/11/08 4:00am 11/11/08 4:00am

Indian Firefox Bus Probably Doesn't Have Wi-Fi

In what appears to be the endless spread of Firefox, a new addition to the unofficial Firefox catalog has been spotted—in India. On the back of a bus. We're guessing the bus doesn't have on board Wi-Fi to make use of its web browser of choice, but we admire the support. Also, if that text in yellow above the artwork… » 4/13/08 6:30pm 4/13/08 6:30pm

Mozilla Will Leave 80% of Firefox 3.0 Bugs Untouched Before Release

Firefox 3.0 Status meeting notes have revealed that Mozilla will leave about 8 in 10 bugs untouched before the final version is released. Instead, they have decided to devote their attention to correcting the most serious bugs in order to strike a balance between stability and the impending release schedule. [Mozilla » 11/15/07 8:08pm 11/15/07 8:08pm