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A standard called IndexedDB, useful for storing lots of data on a computer for tasks such as Web apps that work offline, is getting closer to being useful for Web developers.
Google's online spreadsheet app now works offline, too. Also: a more responsive interface, higher limits on the number of cells, and the ability to put private data into a shared spreadsheet.
Out in the wild just a day, the new browser version is expected to get an update tomorrow to fix an apparently serious vulnerability.
The Chrome 25 beta for Android adds several features, but perhaps the most important is that it doesn't lag the PC version of the browser nearly as much.
Web developers, brace yourselves for Firefox 4 features. One in particular, IndexedDB, gives Web applications new data storage abilities.
Browser was pulled from download after only a day, to fix bug that could reveal which Web sites a user had visited.
Web SQL Database, which enabled Web apps to store data while offline, meets its official demise as a formal standard.
Internet Explorer 10 is designed to match rival browsers' standards support. That'll be useful for Windows 8 apps, not just Web apps.
Google's online office suite shows promise--as long as you're online. To be competitive, it needs to work when there's no network connection, too.