It has been billed as the safest, the fastest, the most beautiful and “a game changer”. But however Microsoft pitches Internet Explorer 9 it is obvious that it is entering a very different environment to its predecessors.
Looking at statistical web browsing data from StatCounter GlobalStats, a phenomenon quickly becomes evident where users migrate from Internet Explorer in their droves at weekends, and resume the familiarity of browsers like Firefox and Chrome that they’ve become accustomed to.
Chirpstory is essentially a Twitter curation tool that enables users to compile and share collections of tweets on specific topics. The tool allows curators to easily pick and choose tweets to include on a particular topic, and to build a continuous, coherent narrative from these.
What would you do if someone took your laptop from you and dunked it in liquid nitrogen and then smashed it like a pane of glass? Or, how would you feel if they set your Netbook on fire? Well, according to Google, you would be okay with it if you were using a Chrome Netbook.
Mozilla, the makers of Firefox, have released specifications for an open app store standard in the hopes to combat Apple’s domination of the lucrative apps market. Their release follows Opera’s calls on Monday for an open browser addon standard.