Google developing self-driving car

Picture sitting in your car, maneuvering through busy downtown traffic while talking on your phone or sending a few texts.This isn't a scene of illegal texting or phone use. Why not? Because the

Published on: October 13th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Mozilla comes up with dazzling concept smartphone

The hottest concept mobile phone right now doesn't come from Apple, Google, Motorola or HTC. It was developed by a designer in his spare time as part of a Mozilla Labs project.Seabird is

Published on: September 27th, 2010 Nancy Gorhing

Five reasons Facebook should make a phone

The rumored Facebookphone would be an unexpected twist in the evolution of smartphones, if it actually comes to market.Facebook denies the phone's existence or development, but the unverified reports from TechCrunch and CNet

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Jared Newman

Seven browser tweaks to reach Web productivity nirvana

With ubiquity comes a measure of uniformity -- such is the plight of the modern Web browser. True, subtle differences in features, flexibility, and performance set some browsers ahead of the pack for

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Peter Wayner

Dell’s free browser security tool protects SMBs from malware

A browser security tool intended for Dell Inc.'s systems management and end-point security appliance product is now being offered for free. Dell KACE Secure Browser, which can optionally be integrated with Dell's KACE

Published on: July 26th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

5 fantastic new or updated Apple Safari 5 features

Although it wasn't mentioned during Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote address Monday at WWDC, Apple launched an updated version of its Safari Web browser for Mac OS X 10.5.8 and 10.6.2 or higher,

Published on: June 15th, 2010 Ryan Faas

Google exec describes workplace of the future

Google's vision of the not-so-distant future: The corporate workday will be quite different -- and a lot more social. Executives at Google say that emergingcloud-based applications will foster far more collaboration among a

Published on: May 12th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Here’s why Google Chrome will pulverize Internet Explorer

Google's Chrome browser is shining brightly, and it's not hard to see why. First, the stats: According to the latest NetApplications figures, Chrome now has 6.7 per cent of the browser market--a stunning

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Jeff Bertolucci

Bug off — security fixes to head off browser attacks

Whatever you use to surf the Web needs a fix. Developers of all five major browsers--Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Opera--recently released important security patches.To head off a growing number of attacks

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Eric Larkin

Total browser makeover – how to fire up Firefox

Thanks to online video, Web apps, social networking, and so on, the humble Web browser is being pushed to do more and to do it faster. With a few simple tweaks and tools,

Published on: September 8th, 2009 Chris Brandrick

Toronto students behind Firefox browser’s amazing overhaul

Before Armen Gasparnian took an open source coding course at Toronto's Seneca College, it had never even occurred to him to use a Web browser other than Internet Explorer. “I didn't understand why

Published on: June 8th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Killer keyboard shortcuts for BlackBerry browser power

On the list of reasons why I admire Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry operating system (OS), the sheer number of built-in, valuable keyboard shortcuts ranks near the top. These tricks help you navigate

Published on: April 15th, 2009 Al Sacco

Five weaknesses of Web-based applications

For most of us, especially given these tough economic times, for the Web to have become the platform of choice for enterprise application development seems like a no-brainer. But to paraphrase The Return

Published on: February 2nd, 2009 Neil McAllister

IE8 proves its mettle with impressive security features

Although Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser has lost market share to worthy competitors over the last few years, it is still the market leader and remains the browser to beat. IE has

Published on: January 30th, 2009 Roger A. Grimes