Tag: webbrowsers

  • A glance at different outlooks

    Following monday’s post a colleague of mine sent me the below picture. Although I’ll grant you it is oversimplifying things more than a bit, it still has a vein of truth in it, not to mention the fact that it is more than slightly amusing…

  • Opera revisited

    It’s been a while since I last wrote of my trying out Opera. Since then, my tech-savvy friend has taken it upon himself to bring me into the light. A calm evening of beer and pizza quickly turned into just that, with the addendum of him prodding me to use Opera in no uncertain terms. […]

  • Google Chrome – First impressions

    Web search and advertising giant Google has gone against what seemed to be a foregone conclusion by not only not buying the norwegian web browser development firm Opera software, but also publishing their own web browser, called Chrome. They’ve built it on Web Kit, the same rendering engine used by Apple’s Safari, and added their […]

  • Firefox 3 – First impressions

    On June 18th, 2008, some eight and a half million people downloaded the latest version of Mozilla Firefox. A powerful browser, built on the Gecko engine its greatest advantage is the fact that it is so easily expandable and customizable through powerful add-ons.   There are a few new features that are most decidedly practical. […]

  • Firefox: Disabling the Extension Install Delay

    In a previous blogpost I wrote about my favorite Firefox extensions. One thing that annoys me though, is that whenever I try to install an extension, Firefox shows a dialog box, and grays out the “install” button for three seconds, like this:

  • Testing Opera – first impressions

    A friend of mine whose tech savvy is usually worth listening to waxed religious about Opera the other night. When he does, there’s usually a good reason, so I decided to check it out.

  • Branding Internet Explorer

    Like me, you’ve probably been using the internet for a while, and may have noticed that sometimes Internet Explorer has a “provided by”-tag, looking something like this:

  • Safari for Windows – first impressions

    I like trying out new pieces of software, and when Apple released Safari for Windows I had no choice but to try it out. First impression is that it is most definitely an Apple product, and bears great resemblance to e.g. iTunes. It is a sleek piece of software, and it seems to be sturdy […]

  • Firefox crashes, unable to add extensions part two – the solution

    My problems have, as I mentioned, been twofold; first there is the universal problem of not being able to add extensions, and second there is the problem of Firefox crashing on one of my machines.   The error data for the crashes look like this:   AppName: firefox.exe AppVer: 1.8.20080.31114 ModName: firefox.exe ModVer: 1.8.20080.31114 Offset: […]

  • Firefox crashes, unable to add extensions part one – the problem

    I’ve been using Firefox for a few years now, and love it dearly. After the update to version, I have experienced the following problems with it: