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Project Spartan browser arrives in latest Windows 10 preview build

Microsoft plans to include a new web browser with Windows 10 when the operating system launches this summer. Code-named Project Spartan, it uses a different rendering engine than Internet Explorer, has a user interface designed to work across phones, tablets, and desktops, and includes better support for web standards thanks, in part, to involvement of […]

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Microsoft introduces the Windows 10 web browser (code-named Project Spartan)

Microsoft is building a new web browser for Windows 10. As expected, it’s code-named Project Spartan, and it’s something different from Internet Explorer. The company says Spartan has a new user interface, a new rendering engine, and new ways to interact with online content. The browser will be available for smartphones, tablets, and notebooks or […]

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Skype for Web lets you chat from a browser (but not on a Chromebook… yet)

Microsoft has launched a limited beta of Skype for Web which lets you chat and make voice and video calls directly from a web browser. Skype for Web will only be available to a small group of users initially while Microsoft tests the software, but the company plan sot roll out Skype for Web to […]

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Opera Mini brings web browsing to Samsung Gear S smartwatch

Most smartwatches are companion devices for your smartphone, designed to let you view notifications and perform simple actions without taking out your phone. The Samsung Gear S is a bit different. You can pair it with a phone. But you can also use Samsung’s new smartwatch to make phone calls, send text messages, or check […]

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Lilbits (9-02-2014): Android One is coming (to India)

Earlier this summer Google introduced a new initiative called Android One. The idea is to partner with device makers to offer low-cost, high-quality Android phones that run Google approved software. The first Android One devices are expected to be offered in India and they could sell for around $100. Now Google has started sending out […]

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Now there’s a web browser for Android Wear smartwatches

Want to surf the web on a 1.6 inch screen? Now you can. Wear Internet Browser is a web browser for Android Wear which lets you load web pages on your wrist. The app supports HTTP and HTTPS sites, features bookmarks and history, and features pinch-to-zoom… which will probably come in handy since even mobile-friendly websites […]

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Google Chrome goes 64-bit (starting with Dev, Canary channels)

Google is bringing the Chrome web browser into the 64-bit era with new builds of the browser that Google says are faster and more secure. Right now you’ll need to install the Dev Channel or Canary channel builds of Chrome for Windows to try out the 64-bit software. Eventually 64-bit builds will probably find their way […]