Improved video quality on Youtube

YouTube announced in November that they would be testing out encoding videos at higher resolutions (and with higher-quality audio encoding). We’re not talking about HD quality but if you add &a...

Introducing Prism

Prism is an open source cross-platform prototype of functionality that lets users split web applications out of the browser and run them directly on the desktop. Prism is part of a series of Mozilla ...

Firefox 3 Beta 4 Released

Firefox 3 is based on the Gecko 1.9 Web rendering platform, which has been under development for the past 31 months. Building on the previous release, Gecko 1.9 has more than 12,000 updates including...

Acid3: Challenging the Browser Makers

On March 3rd the Web Standards Project (WaSP) announced the release of Acid3, the latest in a line of tests designed to expose flaws in the implementation of mature Web standards in Web browsers. By ...

How to browse anonymously

There’s a lot of services available on the Internet that claims to be able to let you browse behind proxies and firewalls. However, even though most of these services work the bandwidth you get...

Photo editing made fun

Picnik is a website that allows you to make your photos fabulous with easy to use yet powerful editing tools through your browser. Tweak to your heart’s content, then get creative with oodles of effe...

Subbmitt – a different news site

Subbmitt is a social news site for those addicted to news. It is a great place to read and share articles, photos or videos. If you see an article that you want to share with your friends, why not sh...

Web Server Survey

Last year in my post “Microsoft the new #1 web server?” I described the changes in web server market shares according to Netcraft. However, these statistics might give a somewhat wrong ov...

Google Docs Firefox extension

gDocsBar is a sidebar extension for Firefox, a perfect companion for all of you using Google® Docs. With gDocsBar, you can drag and drop multiple files into the sidebar to upload documents. You can s...

GooglePreview – browser plugin

GooglePreview inserts preview images (thumbnails) of web sites and Amazon products into the Google and Yahoo search results pages. When you use GooglePreview and click on an Amazon link within the se...