At Last, Firefox 15 Fixes Memory Leak Problem! Should You Switch?

Firefox 15

Firefox 15

Mozilla Firefox 15 has been released with silent background updates, support SPDY, and fixes memory leak problem. Should users who have switched to other web browser switch back to Firefox again?

Read on to learn more about Firefox 15 new features.

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Remains: Page Speed Service, Chrome 13, Gmail Phone, Mute Tab, Skype for iPad, Nokia new naming

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There are a couple of updates from Google this week: Page Speed Service, Google Chrome version 13, Gmail phone call. Also, A new extension MuteTab solved an annoying problem: tabs making sound. By the way, Skype for iPad is now available for free download. Nokia changed the way they named the phones.

Check out the stories after the break.

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Google Chrome 5 Beta is Faster than Speed of Light?!

Google Chrome OS logoGoogle Chrome 5 beta has been released and it is the fastest beta to date for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The new beta release is 30% better performance and faster than the previous beta version.

Chrome 5 beta also includes couple new features such as:

  • Ability to sync not only bookmarks but also browser preferences (themes, homepage, browser settings) on multiple computers using your Google Account.
  • Now you can install and use Chrome extensions while in incognito mode (private browsing mode).
  • Added new HTML5 features: Geolocation, app cache, web sockets, and file drag-and-drop capabilities.
  • Bundle Adobe Flash Player plug-in with Chrome.
  • Chrome now remembers zoom settings for each site.
  • Bookmark manage now open in tab as an HTML page.
  • Now you can reorder the extension buttons as you like.

Now you can download Google Chrome beta for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

In order to show you the speed of Google Chrome 5, the team did a series of unconventional speed tests for the browser. Here is the amazing video:

Download: Google Chrome 4.0 with Extensions

Google Chrome 4.0 stable [Windows] has been released and supports extensions.

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Google Chrome extensions

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The extensions are little programs to add functionality to your web browser. The addons for Firefox is the same concept.

Visit Google Chrome extension gallery to find and install the ones that interest you.

Unlike Mozilla Firefox, install and uninstall Chrome extensions do not need to restart web browser. Great! You can view and manage the extensions settings by clicking on the “Tools” menu and select “Extensions”.

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