posted on 28 Sep, 2011 11:29 Browser
Mozilla released a major update on its browser software Firefox . The latest version of Firefox is 7.0 .
New features are as follow :
- [Performance] Drastically improved memory handling for certain use cases
- [Performance] Added a new rendering backend to speed up Canvas operations on Windows systems
- [Features] Bookmark and password changes now sync almost instantly when using Firefox Sync
- [User Interface] The ‘http://’ URL prefix is now hidden by default
- [CSS3] Added support for text-overflow: ellipsis
- [Features] Added support for the Web Timing specification
- [Features] Enhanced support for MathML
- [Performance] The WebSocket protocol has been updated from version 7 to version 8
- [Reporting] Added an opt-in system for users to send performance data back to Mozilla to improve future versions of Firefox
- [Bugfix] Fixed several stability issues
- [Bugfix] Fixed several security issues
Read more for download links.
Google Chrome 14 is now available. It consists of the following features:
- Web Audio API : It allows developers to add more spectacular effects such as room simulation & spatialization
- Native Client : C and C++ can now be seamlessly be rendered in Google Chrome . However , applications have to first be listed in Google Web Store ( which this limitation will be removed later ) .
- ( Mac OS X Lion only ) Overlay Scrollbars : To align with the user interface of Lion , scrollbars will only appear when scrolling
- ( Mac OS X Lion only ) Full Screen mode : Same for Overlay Scrollbars , the full screen mode of Chrome 14 will make use of new full screen mode provided by Lion .
posted on 7 Jul, 2011 13:45 Announcement
Here are the recent updates of this site :
- Simplified single post view
- Upgraded to WordPress 3.2
posted on 30 Jun, 2011 16:36 Apple Jailbreak
i-FunBox is a Windows application which can access iPhone data and applications. Its new version, 1.4.548.527, is out now.
- Repacking IPA now is done in a streaming mode, which uses memory more efficiently and support large Apps.
- File transfer engine is optimized for the coming iOS 5.
- Support App installation without Jailbreak for officially signed IPAs.
- A new UI localization scheme. Now all localized UI text are much easier to kept updated with newly released ifunbox.exe.
- Customized shortcut can be deleted.
- Recovery music/video will now show friendly information about the title, artist and etc.
- A bunch of misc bug fixing.
You can obtain the software from here .
posted on 23 Jun, 2011 09:21 Browser
Firefox 5 has just released .
Compared with Firefox 4, not much new features have been introduced , but there is a Sync function to allow users to sync settings between various Firefox ( either desktop / mobile ) in different devices.
Also, there are performance & rendering improvements . Here are some benchmarking and test results. Firefox 5 scores…
- scores 97 / 100 in Acid3 browser test
- scores 4201 in V8 Benchmark Suite (compared with Google Chrome 12 : 8867 )
Anyway, to get Firefox 5 , follow the link here ( various platforms supported )
p.s. please be noted that your plug-ins (such as Google Toolbar) in use may not support this new version . So , if you rely on plug-in a lot , please don’t update your browser until updated plug-in version is released .
posted on 10 Jun, 2011 13:01 Apple
Next generation of Apple mobile operating system iOS5 will soon be available for iDevice users. “We’re taking iOS to a whole new level”, that’s Apple’s slogan. It imports a lot of Cydia (jailbroken) software’s and existing App Store apps features in this version. Read more for latest features for this new iOS.
posted on 20 Apr, 2011 10:48 Apple
iTunes 10.2.2 provides a number of important bug fixes, including:
• Addresses an issue where iTunes may become unresponsive when syncing an iPad.
• Resolves an issue which may cause syncing photos with iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to take longer than necessary.
• Fixes a problem where video previews on the iTunes Store may skip while playing.
• Addresses other issues that improve stability and performance.
posted on 16 Apr, 2011 10:58 Apple
iOS 4.3.2 Software Update is just released. It contains improvements and other bug fixes including FaceTime bugfix & some security issues. Perfect untethered jailbreak is also available .
posted on 28 Mar, 2011 12:32 Apple Jailbreak
Unpacking replacement cydia…
Big news for iDevice jailbreakers, Cydia posted its first update itself in repository , from version 1.0.3366-1 to 1.1.1 . Cydia is the alternative to App Store, providing useful packages to enhance the functions of iDevices.
Here is the quick summary of change log:
- Ability to run and operate Activator, libstatusbar, and SimulatedKeyEvents while Cydia is running
- Overall speed improvements, including and especially the “Loading Changes” dialog
- “much less” memory usage
- A more advanced search mechanism with a new relevancy algorithm
- Better management of broken repositories
posted on 27 Mar, 2011 23:03 Browser
Where is Check for Update , Download Progress, Status Bar, … ? or you got a question about Firefox 4 ? ask here !