Browser bible: How to choose the right software for Web surfing

Everyone needs a Web browser, but with so many different ones available, deciding which one is best for you can be hard. Are you looking for something blazing fast? Or is strong security

Published on: February 27th, 2012 Megan Guess

Opera 11.6 gives businesses reason to switch browsers

Web browsers are in the news: Google's Chrome is poised to overtake Firefox as the number-two browser as Firefox struggles with market share and revenue. IE9 is increasing its market share, but mostly

Published on: December 8th, 2011 Joseph Fieber

Video Rewind: Canadian Opera Company revamps online approach

The Canadian Opera Company wants to prove its audience is more than a bunch of the stereotypical, stodgy old fops gazing at the stage froma balcony through a pair of viewing binoculars -

Published on: April 5th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Internet Explorer 9 beta signals browser industry shift

One of the best ways to see what's changed with the ninth and newest version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer is to tune into beautyoftheweb.com and watch the words, images, and DIVs bounce around,

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Peter Wayner

Snap judgments on Google Instant

Google Instant may let you search the Web at warp speed, but the debate rages on about whether the new search technology is good for users and Website owners. Some fear that Instant

Published on: September 13th, 2010 Ian Paul

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

Browser bonanza – the best picks for speed, security, and add-ons

Of all the software on your PC, the Web browser may be the most important tool you use each day--but you may not give it much thought. The difference between a merely good

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Nick Mediati

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

Browser face-off – which of the top 5 is the victor?

For browser fans, this is the best of times. The five most popular Web browsers -- Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome and Opera -- have released significant new versions

Published on: October 14th, 2009 Preston Gralla and Michael DeAgonia

Which mobile browser is best? Safari, Web OS or Android

Browsing the Web while you're on the move is one of the perks of owning a smartphone. The new touchscreen phones now entering the market are ideal for this job, as they're equipped

Published on: September 15th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu

How to choose the best and most secure Web browser

The Web is teeming with venomous exploits. And an ever-increasing quantity of that malware sneaks onto hard drives via the browser.Which begs the question: Does your choice of browser affect your chances of

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 Tom Kaneshige

iPhone customers can now use non-Apple browsers

New Web browsers for the iPhone started appearing in Apple's App Store, contrary to the company's previous policy of denying applications that duplicate functionality of its own software. Four new Web browser implementations

Published on: January 15th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu, PC World and Dan Moren Macworld.com

Four free and fabulous Blackberry Apps for work and fun

Ever since the release of the iPhone 3G and unveiling of Apple's App Store, the phone has grabbed all the attention for mobile applications – but that doesn't mean the Blackberry is falling

Published on: November 17th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Microsoft launches new Search rewards program

Microsoft Corp. today launched a rewards program to entice consumers to its Live Search site, but it requires Internet Explorer and bars users of rival browsers, including Firefox, Safari, Opera and Chrome.A toolbar

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer