A couple of weeks ago, Google announced that from 1 August 2011 they will be changing the way they support web browsers for their Google Apps products including Gmail. Their blog post gives a little more information: For web applications to spring even farther ahead of traditional software, our teams need to make use of … Continue reading Browser Support
There's been quite a lot of talk in the mainstream news about Internet Explorer 6 - Microsoft's browser released in 2001 along side Windows XP. IE6 has a long history of security vulnerabilities and has been linked to the Chinese attacks on Google. More recently French and German governments have advised people to upgrade and … Continue reading How do you solve a problem like IE6?
So the BBC have finally picked up the news and jumped on the bandwagon. Mass media are now telling you to switch to a more secure web browser (you know, the thing your using to view this web page with). From the BBC: The flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer could allow criminals to take control … Continue reading Internet Explorer Security Alert
Apple recently released the latest version of Safari and it's really impressive. It's blisteringly fast compared to Firefox 2 and IE (Firefox 3 - currently in testing - is set to be pretty fast as well). In the last couple of days Apple has started pushing this out along side updates to Quicktime and iTunes. … Continue reading An Apple a Day
In one of my occasional trawls through our usage statistics I noticed that Firefox usage has been rising quite slowly over the last six months but shot up in the last month or so. Firefox usage is now over 10% compared with 8.3% just a month ago. Safari usage has also crept up and is … Continue reading Firefox on the rise
Apple made the surprise announcement yesterday that they're releasing Safari for Windows. First impressions are that it's fast, with some neat features - check out the article length slider when you view an RSS feed and search as you type - but it's got the iTunes grey interface which I don't particularly like. The browser … Continue reading And then there were four