Opera has launched its new version browser Opera 10.52 for Mac OS X Systems. As per the news update, Opera 10.52 works 10 times faster than Opera 10.10 version. Firefox and Chrome for Mac already have a tough competition in terms of speed. Opera 10.52 features native Cocoa integration, multi-touch trackpad gestures support, and Growl notification support.
The new Browser version supports multi-touch gestures, it also has Growl notification support, which will give notifications if the download is complete or pop-up is blocked and so on. Its also has the feature of Turbo compression technology that allows surfing efficient even the network is slower or congested.
Google Chrome, the new browser from Google, is gradually gaining popularity. This browser of efficient and faster, with the extensions and add-ons added web navigation with Chrome becomes more productive.
The browser extensions/add-ons plays a vital role in making a browser popular. Speaking about the extensions one of the reasons that made Firefox popular is that its availability of a variety of extensions.
Now Google Chrome has also taken a attentive measure by adding several useful extensions. This works as follows. When you research several web pages and collect data, the data might be useful for further analysis however there is a limitation on the data. You cannot copy the table content, also it may not be amendable for further processing. In order to do this we need some means to extract the data from the web page tables for further processing. The FireFox table tool extension is – (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2637) So now the same way Chrome also has an extension that can extract data from web page tables. The extension of Chrome – (https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/iebpjdmgckacbodjpijphcplhebcmeop) with this extension the Table capture efficiently works as soon as the browser hits on a page with HTML tables. It immediately recognizes all the tables and brings the “Table capture” icon for you to navigate through the available tables and capture the ones that you need.
Chrome with digital dictionary For instance if you want to install a digital dictionary, you will have to download the software and then install it in to your PC. But now its hazel free to do the same. All that you will have to do is just to use the Chrome’s ‘Google dictionary’ extension which is – (https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/mgijmajocgfcbeboacabfgobmjgjcoja) with the browser. Once installed, to obtain the meaning of a word just double-click on it.
Chrome’s extension of Facebook Chat with friends without visiting the site! Just install the Facechat extension – (https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/ipobohbjlmabahmlcmjggaklkjellnfc?hl=en-US)
Google+Twitter Try out the Chrome extension for ‘Google+Twitter mashup” – (http://tinyurl.com/ydaj7cp) which automatically displays Twitter search output along with Google search results.
Apart form these features there are two other stunning features added to make your life ease. An event reminder tool – which helps you to alert on your tasks to be performed each day. the extension for Chrome Remind me – ((https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/dkbeopafgiefnlffkhmkhldcojehlgam)
Automatic web page translation – To use web pages of different languages the users have to go through several steps. Now its hazel free, here is the latest beta version of Chrome (http://www.google.com/intl/en/landing/chrome/beta/). If you are on an alien language web page, the browser will sense it and ask you if you would wish to view the page in the browser’s default language. By pressing the relevant button, you will be able to see the web page text in your preferred language.
Long awaited extensions and bookmark sync features of Google Chrome came out of beta yesterday. All the Chrome users will get the update through their current browser. If you are looking to update your Google chrome to support extensions, go to About Google Chrome under settings, and click update to new version.
The bookmark sync is a simplified version of Google’s browser sync (earlier released for Firefox). It works on your Gmail account, and you can set time interval of the bookmark updates.Google also has published a video explaining the new bookmark sync feature here.
But the major upgrade is the support for extensions lack of which was one of main reason for many still sticking with Firefox.With the introduction of extensions the growth in share of Google Chrome is expected to skyrocket. As Google was working with developers on extensions even before the official stable release support , most of the popular extensions of Firefox are now available for Google chrome here.