Browser Benchmarks: Firefox10 Vs. Chrome16 (WIN7)

Source Technovore Following on from my earlier tests of browsers in Vista, I now present the Windows7 results. In case you were expecting things to fall the same way, you’d be surprised. The underpinnings of windows7 are different from those of Vista, and so browsers which are written to run at their best in one, may […]
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Browser Benchmarks: Firefox10 Vs. Chrome 16 (VISTA)

Source Technovore A few days later than planned, but here at last, is the NEW test of browsers. It’s been about 6 months since I last tested them, and all of them have moved on. Well, all except for Internet Explorer 9, which handily gives us a nice benchmark for last time. We will be […]
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25 Years of Computing

CC-BY by liftarn As this publishes, it will be exactly 25 years (give or take a few moments) since I got my first computer. Oh how much has changed in that time. June 24 1986, 6am (UK time) and I awoke with eagerness and boundless enthusiasm. Running downstairs, a huge box is waiting. Well, when […]
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Andrew Orlowski: Drunk, Unethical, or Just Plain Crap?

In the old days, reporting was easy. You took the facts of the story, and arranged them into a nice pleasant format that makes for easier reading. Nowadays, however, “Journalism” means taking a set of facts, discarding those that don’t fit with the story you aim to write, and then writing a piece of prose […]
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IE9 v Firefox4 Round 2 – Windows7

A week or two ago, I looked at a number of browsers, and compared them all. While it was done with my standard method on windows Vista, Windows7 is now more dominant. It’s also in many cases ‘faster’. So, Could browsers be written so as to unlock potential in Windows7 that isn’t there in Vista? […]
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