Google Launches Guest Mode For Chrome Beta

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

Chrome 30 hits the stable channel with new Android gestures and simpler search by image

In August Google pushed out an update to its Chrome Beta channel that included quicker access to search by image via a long press or right click along with a slew of other features. Today, version 30 of the browser is hitting the stable channel, a…

Opera unveils Coast, a new web browser purpose-built for iPad and iPad mini

Opera’s no stranger to the mobile web, as it’s been building browsers for phones and tablets for years. Today, however, it’s revealing an all-new window to the web called Coast. Coast’s been constructed specifically for the iPad and seeks to make …

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).

Trojan targets Linux desktop users, steals web banking info

Malware certainly exists for Linux, but it’s more frequently targeted at servers than everyday PCs. Unfortunately, regular users now have more reason to worry: a rare instance of a Linux desktop trojan, Hand of Thief, has surfaced in the wild. The…