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[Browser Stats] Chrome Unstoppable! Firefox 4 Better Than IE9 And Opera 11

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Microsoft released it latest version of its browser, Internet Explorer 9 just two months back. Mozilla finally released Firefox 4 which took almost a year to develop and test. Opera slowly and silently releasing the updated version now and then. About Chrome, Google never stopped the updating process!

After all these latest updates how they are performing? Are they getting new users or losing the existing ones to their rivals?

Well the latest market share for the month of April is out and here what stats speak about.

Chrome’s Growth – Unstoppable

 

As you all know Google has got a new schedule plan of releasing new version of Chrome browser once in every six weeks. The plan is working out well for them as they started gaining more and more new users by releasing great and new features in very short period of time.

According to Net Applications, Google Chrome is almost nearing to 12% of market share which now stands at 11.94%. From last month, Chrome has certainly gained 0.37% of market share.

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But another browsers statistics provide StatCounter speaks something different. According to StatCounter, Google Chrome’s market share stands at 18.29% which is 0.92% up from previous month stats.

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Even after the release of next generation browser by Microsoft and Mozilla, Internet Explorer and Firefox market shares has gone down quite a bit.

Firefox 4 Better Than IE9 And Opera 11?

 

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Well this month market share shows Firefox 4 is running on more machines when compared to Internet Explorer 9 and Opera 11.x. Nothing shocking in that as Firefox 4 surpassed IE9’s download count within few hours of public release. And Opera is not so impressive even though they got some amazing features.

Mozilla is nearing to release Firefox 5 in a month of time. It’s time for all these browser vendors to wake up soon and get some other advertising strategies to grab their lost market share. Else Chrome will eat their share soon as it is getting done with some great features in coming versions.

What do you think this market share of leading browsers? What they are missing? Please share your thoughts by hitting comment box below icon wink [Browser Stats] Chrome Unstoppable! Firefox 4 Better Than IE9 And Opera 11

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[Official] Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 To Launch On March 14!

 

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Before we start with our latest and breaking news, we would like to remind you all again that “Browsers war has heated up and ready to take battle ground“!

Well the most expected news from Microsoft is out today and it seems like they are not going to delay anymore like Mozilla!

With in less than week from now, Internet Explorer users will get an download link for the new beauty of the web Internet Explorer 9. Microsoft has confirmed today that it will release IE9 to web on March 14th, 2011, at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Ryan Gavin, a senior director of IE business and marketing said,

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Exactly twelve months from the first Platform Preview of IE9, on Monday March 14th we will celebrate the developers and designers who are making a more beautiful web for all of us.  We will release the final version of Internet Explorer 9 for download beginning at 9 p.m. Pacific.

Microsoft had never stopped giving us a surprises and here comes another one. And MS still keeps an copyright for surprises by telling “there are lot of new amazing to share”.

What is that now?

IE9 has already been downloaded in excess of 36 million times according to Microsoft. And started acquiring bit of market share already!

Well lot more to come. Hope we could see strong HTML5 compatible browser from Microsoft. Google Chrome 10 is already running on high note by scoring 306 out of 400 points in HTML5 test. Firefox, Opera and Safari are fighting hardly for second place!

Keep watching this space for download link and more and more updates!

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Chrome Meets Opera In Version – Dev Channel Updated To Chrome 11

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Two and half years back Google entered browser war by introducing Chrome browser. It was in beta for long time and finally upgraded to its first version. From then the journey of Google Chrome started and today it  has reached a version which is equal to 14 year old Opera browser.

Still the 15 year old Internet Explorer is in version 9 and Firefox in version 4! Now just think about how hard Google is working towards Chrome browser.

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Here comes an another milestone set by Google which equals Opera in versioning its browser.

Google has updated its browser Chrome to ver.11 and its beta to ver.10 today. Following are the some of the features and improvements made Chrome 11,

  • JavaScript rendering engine updated to version 3.1.4.0
  • protection against cross-site scripting attacks
  • table fixes for a few crashes as well as compatibility issues
  • XSS Auditor has been re-designed and is now enabled by default in ver.11

Tech Link: Download Chrome 11 dev.

Following are the improvements found in Chrome 10 Beta,

  • New version of V8 – Crankshaft – which greatly improves JavaScript performance
  • New settings pages that open in a tab, rather than a dialog box
  • Improved security with malware reporting and disabling outdated plugins by default
  • Password sync as part of Chrome Sync now enabled by default
  • GPU Accelerated Video
  • Background WebApps
  • webNavigation extension API

Tech Link: Download Chrome 10 Beta.

Google has set its goal to release new version of Chrome browser once in every six weeks and kept its promise by delivering it on time.

On the HTML5 test, Chrome has crossed 300 points out of 400 and now scores 306(293 and 13 bonus points). That’s a very good jump and first browser to support so many HTML5 tags.

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V8 Javascript Benchmark

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Google on its official Chrome blog said,

In our new beta release, JavaScript is as quick as a bunny. With a new speed boost that we previewed in December, Chrome’s JavaScript engine V8 runs compute-intensive JavaScript applications even more quickly than before.

In fact, this beta release sports a whopping 66% improvement on the V8 benchmark suite over our current stable release.

SunSpider Javascript Benchmark

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Well the latest test by Microsoft after the releasing Internet Explorer 9 RC shows that Chrome 10 development version has lost grip on SunSpider JS.

Well Google is really working hard enough to stay strong in browser war. Firefox 5’s first look has just shown some ultimate changes coming in Firefox browser. Firefox 5 will surely get back into browsers war very strongly!

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 first RC also tweaked its UI and made a strong back. Opera is currently on build its next version Opera 11.10 which code named as “Barracuda”.

Lots to come. Last but not the least! Browsers war is on and all browser are making a come strong back! Get ready to watch an ultimate war. Stay tuned for more info.

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IE9 To Get Automatic Update Feature Like Chrome & Firefox!

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Hope you all have installed the release candidate of Internet Explorer 9 and enjoying the slim and sleek internet explorer. Microsoft has finally revamped its latest version of IE to capture back the users who migrated to Google Chrome and Firefox!

But there are many other facts which made IE to loose its market share gradually to Chrome, Firefox and some to Opera as well.

When Google entered browser war, all the existing browsers were busy adding stuffs to their menu bar and were trying to make a huge list of features under main menu!

Well Google made is so simple by adding all of them under one setting button and gave more space to display webpages.! And now all the browsers have copied that feature and allowing more space for browsing icon razz IE9 To Get Automatic Update Feature Like Chrome & Firefox!

We gave this example just to show how Google changed browsing world with its beautiful Chrome browser icon smile IE9 To Get Automatic Update Feature Like Chrome & Firefox!

Not only this, Firefox had kept copying many features from Chrome in its latest trunk as well!

Microsoft was always missing some important features and took time in adding them. Just like Firefox, even Microsoft revamped IE9 to look alike Chrome browser.

Well the most annoying feature of Internet Explorer is, whenever new update is available user had to download it to local system and then install it!

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After installing as similar to other MS updates, user should restart their system! BANG! Chrome takes upper hand here!

To over come this, MS has finally planned to add a new feature to IE9 i.e. Automatic Update!

Dean Hachamovitch, Corporate Vice President, Internet Explorer reveled this information in his latest article about IE9,

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We appreciate the work that developers and IT professionals will do to test their sites and prepare for the final release that will come shortly. We will automatically update IE9 beta users to the IE9 RC. After the final release, we will automatically update IE9 RC users to the final build.

That’s a good move by IE9 development team! Hope IE9 will come back strongly to browser war.

According to Net Application, since the public Beta was launched in mid-September 2010, Internet Explorer 9 was already downloaded over 25 million times.

As far now, IE9 has performed very good and promises to keep continuing it after the final release as well.

Tech Link: Download IE9 RC!

We are also hoping for it. Are you expecting the same? Please share your thoughts with us icon smile IE9 To Get Automatic Update Feature Like Chrome & Firefox!

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[Update]Firefox 4 Beta 9 Delays; Now Between January 14-18!

firefox 41 [Update]Firefox 4 Beta 9 Delays; Now Between January 14 18! As the browsers war are increasing the heat with Microsoft release its first RC of Internet Explorer 9, Google inching towards Chrome 9 release and Firefox planning to ship final version by February end. We are expecting some update by Opera as well.

Upon all these, we got some more interesting thing to add on to browser war. Here what they are,

Firefox 4 Beta 9 Between January 14-18!

Well till yesterday we were expecting the release of Firefox 4 Beta 9 as it was scheduled by Mozilla. Firefox 4 Beta 9 is currently in a freeze state and first Beta builds have been posted to the company’s FTP server. And pre-beta build has been teased to beta 10.

We still expecting some reason for the delay. But developers are pressing hard towards shipping final version of Firefox which is planned for February end!

As of now there are 143 hard blocking bugs currently left. And it’s been told that it usually takes Mozilla about six weeks until a remainder of 100 bugs in a new browser version is fixed.

Well we can expect Firefox 4 Beta 9 anytime between January 14 to 18. May be Mozilla is planning to freeze Beta 9 as last beta before Firefox 4.0 RC.

Watch out this space for more info icon wink [Update]Firefox 4 Beta 9 Delays; Now Between January 14 18!