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Windows Chrome developer preview gains web app launcher, from the task bar

Windows Chrome developer preview gains web app launcher, from the task bar

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Google's Chrome team has announced a new app launcher for the Chrome web browser, allowing users to quickly open apps when outside of the browser.  Available now in a developer preview, the launcher experience is similar to that available on Chrome OS.... >>

Mozilla Firefox 19 now available with built-in PDF viewer

Mozilla Firefox 19 now available with built-in PDF viewer

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Mozilla has unofficially released Firefox 19 with several improvements over the last version, after close to a month of beta testing. It's lated for 19 February, but Mozilla is yet to make an official announcement for Firefox 19's release on its blog.... >>

Instagram launches photo feed on the web

Instagram launches photo feed on the web

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After years of users waiting, Instagram has announced that it is taking the photo-sharing service to the web.  The Instagram feed on the web functions similarly to the company's iPhone and Android app. Photos from people you follow stream right through... >>

Twitter improves photo and video viewing on the web

Twitter improves photo and video viewing on the web

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Twitter has announced several new enhancements for users who enjoy accessing the social network straight from the web. The most notable enhancement is to make it easier for users to view photos and videos.  When viewing a photo on Twitter's website,... >>

Latest Google Chrome beta adds voice support and new tab page

Latest Google Chrome beta adds voice support and new tab page

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Google has released the latest beta version of its Chrome web browser, featuring a new voice input feature for developers, the disabling of extensions installed without acknowledgment from the user, and other improvements. The Web Speech API is built... >>

Apple update removes Java plugin for all OS X Mac browsers

Apple update removes Java plugin for all OS X Mac browsers

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Apple’s latest OS X update for its Mac computers removes a Java plug-in from all Mac-compatible web browsers. Fans of Java will still be able to use Java-based apps within their browsers but will need to download the official Oracle Java software independently... >>

Opera Mobile 12.1 arrives on Google Play to take on Chrome

Opera Mobile 12.1 arrives on Google Play to take on Chrome

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Opera has updated its mobile browser for the Android platform, introducing SPDY, WebSockets, fraud detection and better CSS and HTML5 support. Opera Mobile 12.1 for Android is available now from the Google Play store and has been optimised specifically... >>

Samsung working on its own web browser for Galaxy range

Samsung working on its own web browser for Galaxy range

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Reports claim Samsung is working on its own open-source WebKit browser that will be implemented in future Galaxy devices. According to the Electronic Times in Korea, the manufacturer has been looking to recruit WebKit developers to begin working at Samsung’s... >>

Google introduces handwriting for web searches on tablets and smartphones

Google introduces handwriting for web searches on tablets and smartphones

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You can now scribble your search words when using Google on a smartphone or tablet, after the internet company introduced handwriting as a new method of input. Users need to head to the settings menu and then enable the handwriting option, then after... >>

Web browsing on Android just got faster thanks to Mozilla Firefox update

Web browsing on Android just got faster thanks to Mozilla Firefox update

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Mozilla has redesigned its Firefox browsing app for the Android platform, promising a faster experience in the process as well as flash support. Users can now personalise their Firefox homepage, while Firefox Sync tallies up all your browsing history,... >>