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Browser Wars Warm Up: Google Chrome Sidles Up Behind Internet Explorer as the Second Most Popular Web Browser

Posted: December 9th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Bow Down, Google, Microsoft, Technoid Computer News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Browser Wars Warm Up: Google Chrome Sidles Up Behind Internet Explorer as the Second Most Popular Web Browser

Google Chrome Second Most Popular Web BrowserMuch chatter has been spewing from the interweb on Googles Chrome browser taking up second place in the three way battle for browser supremecy. Headlines like “Google’s Chrome browser surging past Firefox” and “Will Google Chrome kill Firefox? ” A slow news week perhaps?

The build up has been the usual steady and well thought out Google conquest, when Google Chrome launched in 2008, net experts espoused that Mozilla/Firefox had the most to lose from Chromes release.

Right about now: the behemoth that is Microsoft must be looking in the rear view wondering just how long before it loses it’s long held grip on browser superiority?

This week Google Chrome has finally slotted itself into second place in the browser wars.

According to web analytics company StatCounter Chrome now has 25.69 percent of the market while Firefox has 25.23 percent, hardly a surge, but nice work if you can get it!.

Both browsers are trailing Microsofts stallwart browser Internet Explorer, IE still owns 40.63 percent of the market :: Read the full article »»»»


Google Gmail Makeover

Posted: December 7th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Bow Down, Google, Technoid Computer News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Google Gmail Makeover

GOOGLEThe Google designers have been flatout lately, they’ve done some serious make-overs on everything from Analytics control panels to Youtube. Smack in the middle of all of this is the make-over Gmail has had bashed into it, and as always with Google updates and makeovers many punters aren’t happy.

This new clean white look Google is heavier on specs, however the clean white makes everything look a little less, infact all of the Google products that have undergone  the clean white make-overs now offer much much more, including Gmail.

GMAIL

As always with Google products, there is a quick and übersimple – but hidden – FIX!

  1. Goto the little cog logo aka SETTINGS
  2. Select COMPACT
  3. Breathe OUT!
Google reckons they’ve made the entire experience a heap easier as well as cleaner :: Read the full article »»»»