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iOS 8 grants new power to rival browsers, Web-based apps

Today, third-party apps can run JavaScript programs only with hobbled performance on Apple's mobile OS, but Apple's next version grants them the full performance Safari gets.

By Jun. 4, 2014

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Chrome, Opera pass Epic Citadel demo's Web graphics test

Two new browsers have followed Firefox with support for the Web-based 3D gaming engine. But Chrome and Opera don't use Firefox's asm.js technology approach.

By Nov. 27, 2013

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Mozilla's new CTO: JavaScript, Firefox OS expert Andreas Gal

Gal, recruited six years ago by former CTO and short-lived CEO Brendan Eich, brings continuity to the nonprofit organization's top techie job.

By Apr. 24, 2014

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Google tests ART foundation in KitKat for faster Android apps

The software, designed to load apps faster than the current Dalvik virtual machine, is built into Android 4.4 and could arrive in the next version of Google's mobile OS.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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How to open links in the background in Safari on iOS 5

iOS 5 added a small feature to Mobile Safari by allowing users to open links in the background instead of being taken directly to the new tab or page.

By Nov. 21, 2011

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iOS 5 could fix some slow Web apps

A Hacker News comment indicates that Web apps launched from iOS home screen will get the same Nitro speed boost that apps launched from within Safari already got.

By Jun. 17, 2011

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Zero-day flaw found in Firefox 3.5

The critical vulnerability in the two-week-old version of the browser opens users up to drive-by attacks, Mozilla has warned.

By Jul. 15, 2009

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Mozilla juices Firefox's JavaScript with IonMonkey

Trying to keep competitive when running Web-based software, Mozilla is working to speed up its engine for running JavaScript software. Expect it in early 2013.

By Sep. 12, 2012

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Browser choice: A thing of the past?

Devices using iOS and the future Windows RT hobble third-party browsers. Despite some good reasons for doing so, the change could undermine browser competition.

By May. 23, 2012

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Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

As it's a free upgrade that gives you more apps, improved features across the board, and better performance, there is really no reason not to get Mavericks on your Mac.

Oct. 24, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating Oct. 24, 2013

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