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.… Continue reading Opera revisited

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… Continue reading Google Chrome – First impressions

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.… Continue reading Firefox 3 – First impressions

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… Continue reading Safari for Windows – first impressions

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:… Continue reading Firefox crashes, unable to add extensions part two – the solution