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Chrome Frame add-one for IE launched by Google

Google has launched an important revised version to its notorious Chrome Frame, an Internet Explorer plug-in that replaces the default IE rendering engine with the engine that powers Google’s Chrome browser.

Chrome Frame fundamentally embeds Google’s browser inside any tab or window within Internet Explorer. It forces IE to load a website using the same WebKit rendering engine as Google Chrome, complete with its enhanced JavaScript rendering and support for HTML5 technologies like embedded audio and video.

Previously only available as a “developer preview,” the new version of Chrome Frame has been updated to beta status. Chrome Frame’s underlying code has also been updated to match the Chrome 5 browser, which means Chrome Frame can now handle more HTML5 features like better audio and video playback, Canvas animations, geolocation, Web Workers, WebSocket connections and offline databases.

Chrome Frame now also integrates with IE more closely, meaning that the add-on now works with IE’s InPrivate browsing mode, and that clearing cookies and cache in IE will now also clear out the same elements in Chrome Frame.
If you’re stuck with IE 6 at work, but you want to see the latest and greatest the web has to offer, Chrome Frame makes for a decent solution. The only downside to Chrome Frame is that it will only be triggered on websites that have explicitly enabled it using a special Meta tag. Of course, all of Google’s sites are on that short list, so you can at least experience some cool cutting-edge stuff like drag-and-drop in Gmail, geolocation in Google Maps, or real-time communication in Google Wave.

Despite the fact that Chrome Frame does not just take over IE, Google’s add-on is not without some degree of controversy. Back when Chrome Frame was first announced, Mozilla’s vice president of engineering, Mike Shaver, warned against the idea, arguing that the Chrome plug-in for IE muddles the user’s understanding of browser security, and in the end will create more confusion and little benefit.

So far those fears haven’t come to pass, but now that Chrome Frame is a beta release, it may begin to see wider use.
Also, there’s a subset of users who need IE 6 for legacy corporate intranets and applications, but also need to interact with today’s web. Given that several Google services — like Google Apps and Google Reader — no longer support IE 6, the day is fast approaching where Chrome Frame will be the only option for those still locked into IE 6 who want to use the newest web apps.

Resources: http://www.webmonkey.com/2010/06/google-updates-chrome-frame-add-on-for-internet-explorer

India’s first browser EPIC

Epic, the new web browser has been launched by a Bangalore-based software startup firm. The web browser, which was completely made in India by the Indian software engineers, has much of its features focusing on Indian users.

Epic is available for free downloading from the Epic browser website. The website has been designed on open source Mozilla platform. Epic claims that it is the only web browser with anti-virus protection.

The browser has over 1500 wallpapers and themes covering various Indian subjects including Bollywood, wild life, sports and places that would add rich look to your browser. Epic contains latest local, national and regional news, live cricket scores, events, videos, stock news and music.

Epic has anti-virus software in it that would scan and fix it. Further, the browser warns of any potentially dangerous websites and has anti-phishing protection feature.

It also supports writing in Indian languages covering twelve languages as of now including Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada among others.

The sidebar applications in the Epic has many applications including, Facebook, Orkut, Gmail, Yahoo, Livemint.com and Twitter among other applications.

Resources: http://www.india-server.com/news/epic-bangalore-based-software-firm-30200.html

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