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At long last, Google Sheets doesn't need a network

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.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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Firefox beta getting new database standard

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.

By Jan. 13, 2011

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Chrome 24 brings math formatting, better offline abilities

Alongside the perpetual effort to speed up JavaScript, Google's newest browser gets MathML support, offline data storage with IndexedDB, and security fixes.

By Jan. 10, 2013

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Mozilla 'temporarily' pulls Firefox 16 to address security flaw

Out in the wild just a day, the new browser version is expected to get an update tomorrow to fix an apparently serious vulnerability.

By Oct. 10, 2012

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Google revs Chrome for Android with new beta release

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.

By Jan. 11, 2013

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Mozilla prepares coders for Firefox 4 features

Web developers, brace yourselves for Firefox 4 features. One in particular, IndexedDB, gives Web applications new data storage abilities.

By May. 28, 2010

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Mozilla rereleases Firefox 16 after fixing critical flaw

Browser was pulled from download after only a day, to fix bug that could reveal which Web sites a user had visited.

By Oct. 11, 2012

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Web-app storage standard meets a formal end

Web SQL Database, which enabled Web apps to store data while offline, meets its official demise as a formal standard.

By Nov. 19, 2010

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IE10 wakes to the Web--and to Windows

Internet Explorer 10 is designed to match rival browsers' standards support. That'll be useful for Windows 8 apps, not just Web apps.

By Sep. 14, 2011

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It's time for Google Docs to work offline

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.

By Feb. 22, 2011