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Adblock Browser makes a return to Android as yet more mobiles block advertisements

With Apple now allowing ad-blocking technology into Safari browsers on iPhone and iPad, Adblock have announced their return to Android, with their ad-free browsing system now allowed back onto Google Play. The system kills revenue, even for websites displaying well-behaved advertisements such as ours, and means that content …

Chrome updated, now adds data compression

You may have seen something very similar in Opera for years, but now Google are packing in their Pagespeed and SPDY technology into their browser too. After updating to the latest version we had to reboot to get the promised bandwidth reduction system, which can be turned on …

Chrome Browser for Android updated to include swiping between tabs

Chrome Browser for Android is part of my life, it’s part of many people’s lives no doubt. Google Keep adding new features and  pushing the browser ever onwards. Today’s update adds a quick way to switch between open tabs. To move between tabs you just swipe across the …

Maxthon Cloud Browser is now available for Windows Phone

Maxthon is one of those alternative browsers that is available on various different platforms allowing you to easily sync your favourites between machines, now you can add your Windows Phone devices to that list as Maxthon have released a Windows Phone 8 version of their browser. Maxthon Cloud …

Chromecast now available for international orders

  One device that is hotly anticipated here in the UK that has been available in the US for months is Google’s Chromecast. The media streaming device that connects directly to your television’s HDMI port and is controlled by your Android, iDevice or Chrome browser has been generally …

Chrome stored passwords vulnerability exposed

Aren’t modern browsers great? They have loads of great features, like remembering your passwords and auto-filling them in for you whenever needed. But what if those stored passwords were easily discoverable by anyone with access to your computer?  That’s the situation with Google Chrome. Going through the Settings …

Opera reveals a new browser; WebKit-based

This is actually bigger news than you’d think.  The new browser, Opera Ice, was showed to PocketLint.  You see, Opera Ice has go a new Interface and a new Rendering Engine.  New to Opera, anyway.  It’s a WebKit browser. Opera has always been based on the Presto (or an …

Chrome for iPad – first impressions

As reported yesterday, Google Chrome is finally available for iOS now and I’ve had a quick look to let you know what I think. I use Chrome on Windows, Mac and Android so this for me has been a great way to finish off browser convergence across all …

Chrome for Android now available

In something of a surprise move, Google have today released a beta of Chrome for Android onto the Market. Unfortunately for you non-Nexus/non-flashing folks, it’s only available for ICS. At least for now. I’ve been having a play around with it and am really liking some of the …

Try Windows Phone, right now

Want to try Windows Phone? Want to pretend that your iPhone or Android handset has had a visit from Microsoft in the night? Want to fool you friends into thinking that you’ve added a Windows Phone 7.5 ROM on your Android? Look no further, just type aka.ms/wpdemo into …

Windows Phone update to be called 7.1, includes IE9 ?

With the official announcement now only hours away we’re starting to see parts of the new Mango OS appear on the web. The OS, which may appear commercially as Windows Phone 7.1, appears to have a new version of the web browser – IE9. It’s not quite complete …

Opera Mini 6 for Android

  Earlier this week Opera released a new version of Opera Mini for Android. The new version has an updated look and feel which is more polished than before. There are also new features with the browser offering support for pinch to zoom for the first time. The …

Firefox 4 for Android now available

In addition to the new version 4 of the desktop browser Mozilla have also released Firefox 4 for Android. It dishes up a better response, faster scrolling and a better overall user experience with Firefox Sync. The app closely follows the look and feel of the desktop version …