Fonts In Chrome For Windows Will Look Better Soon

directwrite-comparison Google released the latest beta version of its Chrome browser today, and if you’re a Windows user on a machine that runs at least Vista, fonts will now look better on your screen. That’s because the Chrome 37 Beta now supports Microsoft’s DirectWrite API, a technology that improves the way fonts look on modern screens. Read More

Google Launches Chrome 29 With Improved Omnibox Suggestions On Desktop, WebRTC On Android

chrome-+-logoRight in line with its usual update cycle, Google today released version 29 of its Chrome browser for Mac, Windows, Linux and Chrome Frame. There are no real surprises here, but just like most updates to the stable channel, Chrome 29 does introduce some smaller updates. On the desktop, this means the Omnibox — Chrome’s combined URL and search bar — now also bases its suggestions on the recency of the sites you have visited.

Amazon gives Silk browser UI a major overhaul

Amazon made a big deal out of the Silk browser when it launched, but we’ve heard little about this particular brainchild after that. Now, nearly a year after the Trending Now section was introduced, the company has unleashed its first major update…

Spikes Builds A Secure Browser For The Enterprise

SPIKES, INC WEB BROWSER APPLIANCEThe vast majority of malware on corporate networks arrives through the browser. Branden Spikes, the CEO of Spikes, believes that by virtualizing the browser and having it run separate from the desktop, his company can prevent the vast majority of these attacks. The WebKit-based browser runs in a virtualized environment either on-premise or in the cloud and mostly resembles Google’s Chrome (though with the URL bar on top of the tabs).