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Moshi Monsters ditches web browsers for tablets

Moshi Monsters ditches web browsers for tablets

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Mind Candy, the firm behind Moshi Monsters, has stated that it will be testing out its next properties on tablets prior to launching toys, in a move that will see ...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Apr 8th 2013 at 3:28PM
Mozilla working on Ouya Firefox browser

Mozilla working on Ouya Firefox browser

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Mobile platform engineer Chris Lord has revealed that Mozilla is working on a version of its Firefox browser for the Ouya Android gaming console.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 10:24AM
Firefox for Android now supports phones with ARMv6 processors

Firefox for Android now supports phones with ARMv6 processors

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Mozilla has added support for millions more devices to its Firefox for Android web browser.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Nov 20th 2012 at 12:07PM
Firefox turns eight years old today

Firefox turns eight years old today

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On November 9th 2004, Mozilla launched the first version of its Firefox web browser.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Nov 9th 2012 at 12:06PM

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CoreOnline: Play free HD console games through web browsers, including Hitman and Tomb Raider

CoreOnline: Play free HD console games through web browsers, including Hitman and Tomb Raider

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Square Enix has launched a new service offering its back catalogue for free to gamers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 30th 2012 at 2:21PM
Oracle's Java 7 contains flaw allowing hackers to break into computer systems

Oracle's Java 7 contains flaw allowing hackers to break into computer systems

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Security experts suggest disabling Java software in web browsers following a discovery of a flaw that can be used to spread malware.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 29th 2012 at 12:25PM
Google SPDY tech speeds the mobile web

Google SPDY tech speeds the mobile web

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The new SPDY internet protocol promises to speed up the loading of  web pages by replacing the aging 20-year-old HTTP protocol. Moreover the support is already in popular web browsers.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on May 3rd 2012 at 1:02AM
Mozilla gets real and plans H.264 support

Mozilla gets real and plans H.264 support

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Browser maker Mozilla has given up on foundation's stance on so-called 'non free' codecs and has licensed the popular H264 video codec for use on mobile and desktop browsers.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 19th 2012 at 7:47PM

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Google brings Chrome beta to Android at last

Google brings Chrome beta to Android at last

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Google has introduced a beta version of the Chrome web browser for Android smartphone, initially only available on smartphones with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

"Chrome for Android Beta is ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 8th 2012 at 2:43AM
Chrome 17 pre-rendering web speed boost

Chrome 17 pre-rendering web speed boost

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Google is set to introduce pre-loading in the upcoming Chrome 17 web browser, loading and rendering pages which the user is likely to visit so that websites could appear instantly.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Jan 9th 2012 at 3:48AM
Google forks out $300m to stay with Firefox

Google forks out $300m to stay with Firefox

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Google is set to pay around US$300 million a year for the right to remain the default search engine in the Mozilla Firefox browser, a huge increase compared to the ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Dec 23rd 2011 at 4:45AM
Firefox 8.0 released

Firefox 8.0 released

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Browser developer Mozilla has released Firefox 8.0 adding features which Mozilla says makes web browsing easier.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Nov 8th 2011 at 9:25PM

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Microsoft claims IE9 is more secure than rival browsers

Microsoft claims IE9 is more secure than rival browsers

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Microsoft has gone on the offensive in the web browser marketing wars with a new web site which claims that Internet Explorer is more secure than competing browsers such as ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Oct 12th 2011 at 12:17AM
Firefox to dump version numbers

Firefox to dump version numbers

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Firefox's version system is taking on the appearance of a broken clock, either rapidly leaving ahead a major revision every few weeks or, as Mozilla chiefs would have it, not ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Aug 22nd 2011 at 12:42AM
Firefox 7 to use 'half the memory' of predecessors

Firefox 7 to use 'half the memory' of predecessors

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Firefox 7 will use much less memory and can run "drastically" faster than earlier versions according to browser developer Mozilla.

While admitting that
"Firefox has a reputation for being a ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Aug 14th 2011 at 11:44PM
Firefox 5 enters beta

Firefox 5 enters beta

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Browser developer Mozilla has released the first beta version of Firefox 5, not long after the launch of Firefox 4.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on May 23rd 2011 at 8:03AM

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Firefox 4 blasts past IE9

Firefox 4 blasts past IE9

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Mozilla's newly released Firefox 4 browser has blasted past rival browser IE9 with 7.1 million copies downloaded in the first 24 hours compared to IE9's 2.4 million.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 10:15PM
Mozilla releases Firefox 4

Mozilla releases Firefox 4

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Non profit open source browser developer Mozilla has released Firefox 4 after a protracted series of public beta versions.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 23rd 2011 at 12:21AM
IE9 'most modern browser'

IE9 'most modern browser'

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A review by influential tech website Ars Technica has called Microsoft's new IE9 browser 'the most modern browser there is.'

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 18th 2011 at 1:32AM
Apple comes out swinging against Android faster web claim

Apple comes out swinging against Android faster web claim

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A study by web performance analytics firm Blaze found that the Android web browser performed a whopping 52 per cent better than the iPhone Safari browser though Apple supporters have ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 18th 2011 at 12:54AM