Chrome 91 released with improvements to the File Access System and WebOTP APIs

Chrome 90 went live about a month ago, with support for the new Augmented Reality APIs and AV1 encoder, along with other things. Chrome 91 has followed suite to users, bringing improvements such as a more efficient File Access System API and support for automatic transfer of unique passwords (OTP) by SMS to cross-origin iframes on the web. The WebOTP API has been improved to support the transfer of SMS OTPs to cross-origin iframes. Google...

Waterfox G3.0.2 – Third Generation Released with awesome roadmap

The latest released update for Waterfox, Waterfox G3.0.2 – Third Generation made its entrance with a new look and roadmap with tentative timelines leading into 2021. Talk of Chrome and Opera Store interoperability an many awesome features. Below is the release and change-log for your reference. What’s new in G3.0.2? πŸ‘¨β€πŸ”§ Fixes Fixed an issue where Waterfox on Windows had -APPVERSION appended to its processes. Fixed an issue where only the Flash NPAPI could be...

Chromium OS

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Firefox Quantum

Firefox Quantum is over twice as fast as Firefox from 6 months ago, built on a completely overhauled core engine with brand new technology stolen from Mozilla’s advanced research group, and graced with a beautiful new look designed to get out of the way and let users do what they do best: surf a ton of pages, open a zillion tabs, all guilt free because Firefox Quantum uses less memory than the competition. It offers...

Opera upgrades night mode

Version 55 of Oslo, Norway-based Opera has redesigned night mode with upgrade that “reduces the light pollution caused by your phone to the bare minimum.” Opera for Android has already had long standing support for night mode, enabling users to darken their browser beyond the limits of the device’s UI. With version 55, though, this feature has been redesigned from scratch. It allows you to adjust the color temperature setting to minimize the amount of...

Firefox 69 – New Features But Still Not Caught Up?

There is a move towards preferring the Firefox browser, especially by programmers and those in the know, because of Chrome’s increasingly anti-privacy choices, but is Firefox keeping up with the modern web? As a developer forced by circumstance to use many of the “latest” web dev features, I am particular sensitive to what works and what doesn’t. Recently I have come to the conclusion that in a multitude of small ways Chrome is ahead of...

Chrome dominating the web, killing edge

There are some good things about having one dominant browser and there are some very bad things. Google’s long past the “do no evil days”, but is it really this evil now? It is claimed that Chrome is using its dominance to control the web. Something it shun against back in the days, or is it. Late last year, accusation was that Google was making changes to its websites so that they would work only...