We’ve all heard the idiom, “don’t judge a book by its cover.” But a new site called PlayJudgey.com encourages users to do just that—and its creators, Nate Gagnon and Dean Casalena, seem to have a moral of their own in mind: buy more books.
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.
Opera for Android is out of beta and waiting to be downloaded for free in the Play store. It offers some features to speed up mobile browsing—but it's probably too late to steal Chrome's lead.
Opera has announced that it will start using WebKit to render pages—just Chrome and Safari. About time!
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.
Even though Dolphin browser on the iPad is similar to what's already been available on Android and the iPhone, it almost makes more sense on the bigger screen. Also, I think it's my most favoritest iPad browser right now.
Microsoft has yet to reveal IE9's interface—not set to debut until next month. But ZDNet's Mary-Jo Foley says she caught a glimpse of IE9's new minimalist look via a slip-up on Microsoft's Russian press site.
In what will come as alarming news to porn lovers everywhere, a new study out of Stanford University shows that the private browsing modes now standard on most browsers can be circumvented. The culprits? Encrypted sites and your own extensions.
The Cybershot G3 is a camera so special Sony Sir Howard Stringer himself did the honors: It's the world's first Wi-Fi camera with a built-in browser.
Last night I noticed Firefox didn't yet have "Gizmodo" in its dictionary. Curiosity led me to right-click over the red line to see what words it suggested I use instead. All four were awesome:
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…
Google's new web browser, Google Chrome, is now available for download. Will it dethrone Firefox? Will it further crush the hopes and dreams of Internet Explorer? Hit the link to find out. Note: Mac users still out on the cold on this one, same goes for Linux. Also, click here for our full photo tour.[Google Chrome]
Go kick the tires and light the fires of Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1, which is now available for download at the Mozilla Firefox site. The update delivers a few aesthetic changes, as well as what Mozilla is calling major security enhancements. Users should also expect increased performance and stability for…
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…
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…
Since its launch on November 9th, 2004, Firefox's downloads have continued doubling on a yearly basis. And now, they've reached the blessed, fabled, Holy Grailish 400 million mark.
Browsing the web on a console is kind of a stupid idea. That's what we have PCs for. But if you must, here's our take on the Opera/Wii browser versus the PS3's browser.
Hands down the Wii interface is better than the PS3's, thanks to the remote. I really enjoyed lounging on my couch with one arm flicking around…
Information is sketchy thus far, but this looks like a positive step toward solving the inherent difficulties of browsing the web on a 3-inch screen. The browser is still in beta, and there's no word on when we might see a shipping version.