Fast and secure online with new browsers


Google Chrome 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 were recently launched

Google has released the stable version of Chrome 10 with some great features and improvements.  It offers the new Crankshaft Javascript engine, Google claimed that the Crankshaft engine can yield 66% faster performance compared to Javascript performance in Chrome 9. The latest version of Chrome 10 also focused on security by improving Chrome’s sandboxing feature, which prevents malware from interacting with the rest of your system. Google extended Chrome’s sandboxing technology to the integrated Flash Player in Chrome. So if you are using Windows Vista or newer versions, you will benefit from the additional layer of protection against malicious webpages.

Source: www.google.com

 

Google Chrome extensions

Extensions are small programs that add useful functions to your browser

Extensions can display alerts and notifications useful, can give you easy access to Web applications or sources favorite news and let you make online activities more easily, helping you to browse photos , to get directions or to make purchases .

Making translations in your browser

Google Chrome is the first browser to incorporate automatic translation function even in the browser without requiring additional plug-ins or extensions.When the web page language does not match the language preferences set in the browser, Google Chrome automatically give you the opportunity to translate the website in your preferred language.

Google Chrome Security

Google Chrome includes features to help you protect yourself and your computer against malicious websites while browsing the web.Google Chrome uses technologies such as navigation safety, the environment for testing and automatic update feature to help protect against phishing attacks and malware.

Safe Surfing

Google Chrome will display a warning before you visit a suspected phishing sites or malware.A phishing attack occurs when someone pretends to be another person to distribute information to determine your personal or otherwise sensitive are usually through a fake Web site. On the other hand, are all those malware software installed on your computer without your knowledge and intended to cause harm to your computer or to steal the information on this potential.

Testing Environment

Test environment to prevent malicious programs install themselves on your computer or using what happens in one of the browser tabs to affect what happens in another tab. The test environment adds an extra layer of protection to your browser, providing protection against malicious websites that attempt to place software on your computer, monitor your web activities or to steal private information from the disk.

Automatic Updates

To ensure that you protect (s) by using the latest security updates, Google Chrome regularly checks their existence, so to get the most recent of them. Verification ensures that updates your version of Google Chrome browser is automatically updated with the latest features and fixes security issues, without this requiring any action on your part.

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Just four weeks after the release of Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft Corp. unveiled the first platform preview of Internet Explorer 10 at MIX11. In his keynote, Dean Hachamovitch, corporate vice president of Internet Explorer, outlined how the next version of Microsoft’s industry-leading Web browser builds on the performance breakthroughs and the deep native HTML5 support delivered in Internet Explorer 9. With this investment, Microsoft is leading the adoption of HTML5 with a long-term commitment to the standards process.

“The only native experience of HTML5 on the Web today is on Windows 7 with Internet Explorer 9,” Hachamovitch said. “With Internet Explorer 9, websites can take advantage of the power of modern hardware and a modern operating system and deliver experiences that were not possible a year ago. Internet Explorer 10 will push the boundaries of what developers can do on the Web even further.”

Taking Advantage of Modern Hardware With HTML5

Consumers and developers face an important technology challenge today: With the majority of consumers using multiple devices, the performance and rich experience of native applications demand the time and investment of re-writing applications from device to device. As a result, technology standards such as HTML5, which deliver superior performance through Web-connected devices, play an increasingly important role. This dynamic creates a clear catalyst for developers to gravitate toward technologies that not only comply with standards, but also exploit the power of the local device to offer rich, immersive, next-generation Web experiences.

Internet Explorer 9 is the only browser with hardware-accelerated HTML5 spanning all graphics, text, audio and video. It was the first browser to introduce innovations, such as hardware acceleration, built on deep HTML5 support, to enable fast and immersive Web experiences. The first platform preview of Internet Explorer 10 builds on these innovations and includes support for additional standards, such as CSS3 Gradients on background images and CSS3 Flexible Box Layout.

Developers can download the Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview at http://www.IETestDrive.com and provide direct feedback through new code refreshes approximately every 12 weeks.

Internet Explorer is designed to bring sites to the forefront, enabling a more immersive, more beautiful Web experience. At MIX11, Microsoft demoed sites and applications from many leading companies, including foursquare, Namco, and Sparkart Group Inc.’s new site for Bon Jovi, to demonstrate how companies are using Internet Explorer to create richer experiences.

Source: www.microsoft.com 



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