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Samsung and Mozilla working on new browser engine

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by 1 year ago
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It seems as though Samsung is now in the practice of building their own browser engine, and they’ve teamed with Mozilla to do so. Mozilla is planning to implement its new Servo browser engine, which is reported to take advantage of the ARM architecture.

Is Google aiming for a UI makeover with a radial-style Android menu?

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by 1 year ago
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In mobile devices, a menu bar that permanently sits either on top of bottom of the display can really rob users of their precious screen real estate. This is something that has apparently been lingering on Google’s mind, as well, and the company has applied to patent the use of a radial-style menu in the Android browser and Chrome.

Firefox 14: Faster, smarter, safer Web browser for Android

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by 2 years ago
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Firefox had been enjoying its share of success in the past few years until Google Chrome came along and took some of the spotlight. But, this doesn’t mean that Firefox is down and out as there are still millions of loyal users using the world-famous browser. When it comes to the mobile version, web browsers are not that different from their desktop counterparts. Some of the famous mobile web browsers are Dolphin Browser HD, Chrome for Android, and lot more. Firefox, on the other hand, is still sporting the beta tag and Mozilla hasn’t released the official stable version. Despite…

Build your own Android browser, courtesy of Maxthon

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by 2 years ago
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“This is Android, after all, and Android is about having options.” This is how the post on XDA-Developers from where I picked this story ends. To this I add – Amen! Android is all about options, the freedom of choice, the freedom to fiddle with everything, until everything is just right. On the same lines, Android is about being able to customize your browser so it bares your name of choice, your own custom icon, or your hand-picked splash screen. Gimmicky? Maybe, but cool all the same. Actually, we are talking about the Maxthon Android browser, a solid alternative to…

Opera Mini 7: Smoother, faster, and improved browser for Android

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by 2 years ago
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Your Android phone carries pre-installed applications called stock apps. Your phone carries a stock keyboard, a stock camera app, and a stock web browser. But, if your Android phone already has the required stock applications, why would most users prefer third-party applications on their phones? The answer is simple. Third-party apps offer more enhanced features compared to stock apps. One of the famous third-party apps for web browsing is the Opera Mini web browser. The newest version of Opera Mini will let you enjoy a newer and faster browsing experience on the web. The updated browser features support for OpenGLES…

Proxy + Privacy Browser for Anonymous Surfing of Blocked Websites on Android

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by 2 years ago
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The Web is a fun place to learn new information, socialize, interact, and play games to kill the time. However, there are certain Internet areas that are limited to access, or blocked by either a corporate firewall or banned country-wide. An interesting Android app called Proxy + Privacy Browser, developed by Smartwebs Innovations, lets you access banned websites all in the comfort of your mobile smartphone. Virtually any site can be unblocked, including many social networking sites, web hosting services, blogging platforms, entertainment sites, and news channels, just to name a few. Apart from giving you an all-access pass to…