Category: Internet

Facebook Acquires Instagram ; The Twitterverse Takes It Hard

Facebook Acquires Instagram ; The Twitterverse Takes It Hard

Facebook has acquired the popular photo sharing app Instagram for roughly $1 Billion. This deal was finalized today and it seems like Facebook will not make any major changes to the app and will maintain the whole essence of the app as it is. Facebook has been wanting to come up with a neat photo [...]

Firefox 9 Now Available For Download

Firefox 9 Now Available For Download

Mozilla Corp has been following the speedy/quick update roll out schedule over the past few months to keep up with other contemporaries. And starting from yesterday, Mozilla Corp started rolling out the Firefox 9 update. The update was announced on Mozilla’s official blog yesterday so you might be lucky enough to have received the update [...]

Mozilla Firefox 8.0.1 Final Release Now Out

Mozilla Firefox 8.0.1 Final Release Now Out

Ever since Mozilla decided to speed up the update roll out process, we have seen new versions in a very short time frame. Mozilla rolled out Firefox 7 in the end of September and decided to roll out the next update sometime during November. And Mozilla Corp has finally started rolling out Mozilla Firefox 8.0.1 [...]

Mozilla Firefox 6 Final Launched

Mozilla Firefox 6 Final Launched

Mozilla has embraced a quicker and faster launch schedule for its browsers which was clearly evident when the group launched the Firefox 5 browser (Beta) shortly after Firefox 4 was launched. And in June, the developer community launched the Firefox 6 on Beta for testing. Significant improvements were seen on the browser compared to the [...]

Google Intros The Google+ Project In Competition To Facebook

Google Intros The Google+ Project In Competition To Facebook

With Google recently launching the +1 button, very few of us would have expected a social network in the making. And now Google has revealed a new social networking idea which is to be called Google+ (Google Plus). The Google+ Project as Google calls it, seems like a full-fledged competitor to Facebook. The service is [...]

Mozilla Firefox 5 Released

Mozilla Firefox 5 Released

Mozilla just released Firefox 5 out of beta, and this comes merely 3 months after Firefox 4 was released. This is the quickest version climb in Firefox’s development cycle, and partly thanks to the version wars which Google initiated with Chrome. Mozilla likes to call it Rapid Release Cycle which aims at bringing updates more [...]

Google Chrome 12 Stable Released – Better Security, Privacy and 3D CSS Support

Google Chrome 12 Stable Released – Better Security, Privacy and 3D CSS Support

Google Chrome just went one version ahead, and pushed Chrome 12 out of beta. This update is available for everyone, and contains several improvements over the preceding version. On the security front, Chrome 12 includes 14 security fixes for which Google rewarded $6837 to security specialists. Chrome 12 has enhanced its phishing and malware protection, [...]

Thinner Scroll Bar: Google Chrome Extension

Thinner Scroll Bar: Google Chrome Extension

In my previous article, I had written about Firefox’s new add on, FXChrome which makes it look like Chrome. In essence, it gets rid of the title bar and the menu bar, making it simpler and elegant. Seems like Google with its Chrome browser and Mozilla with the Firefox browser have started to cut down [...]

How To Make Firefox Look Like Google Chrome

How To Make Firefox Look Like Google Chrome

The Firefox 4 browser has undergone a complete design change and now it looks more beautiful and compact. But a few of us never really liked the title bar and the menu bar. If you are also one of those who like the simplistic design of Google Chrome, then you are in luck. You can [...]

Verizon’s LTE Network Is Down Again

Verizon’s LTE Network Is Down Again

We all know how Verizon lost its 4G LTE coverage some days ago right after the Samsung Droid Charge was launched. It really wasn’t the best time for Samsung to be honest. And it seems like disaster has hit Verizon now as the carrier is in trouble again with its 4G network going down. Reports of [...]