Firefox is starting to look like Chrome and Chrome is taking steps toward hiding URLs. While there are certainly some supporters of each move, there are plenty of folks disgruntled by the changes. Fortunately, Chrome and Firefox aren’t the only games in town. Opera, Maxthon, Safari, and even Internet Explorer are all viable alternatives. And […]
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Lilbits (10-21-2013): Is Android only kinda open source?
Google’s Android operating system is open source… but many of the apps that make Android what it is are not. The Gmail app, Google Play Store, Google Play Music, YouTube, Google Maps — they’re closed source. Over the past year or two, Google has started offering many of these apps for download from the Play […]
Maxthon web browser coming to 100 million phones, tablets in 2014
Maxthon has been making web browsers for over a decade, but the Chinese company’s browser hasn’t exactly become a household name like Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer. That could change next year, when as many as 100 million mobile devices are expected to ship with the Android version of Maxthon’s browser preloaded. Maxthon has made […]