Posts tagged with: web browser
  • by | December 19, 2013 3:22 PM

    Last week Stephen Schenck brought us news about some changes coming to the Google Chrome Beta channel, specifically the elimination of an artificial 300 ms lag. Why would anyone deliberately add almost 1/3 second delay to interactions with web pages? Believe it or not, there's a legitimate reason behind it -- but it's one that Google intends to remove -- when applicable. One of the major challenges Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others faced when creating their mobile operating systems was the development of a web browser to include on their devices. It doesn't sound all that difficult, but ...

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  • by | October 12, 2012 7:01 AM

    No matter how fast things get, they never seem to be fast enough. We can have 30Gbps LTE, but surfing the web still feels slow! Why is that? There are many reasons, but Dolphin Browser is trying to overcome them -- by any means necessary. Webkit, the rendering engine that powers Chrome, the stock Android browser, and even Safari apparently isn't quite fast enough for Dolphin, so they set to work "improving" it. Dolphin has made extensive canvas, GPU, and JavaScript enhancements, and they've even added some "behind-the-scenes technology" to make the Dolphin Browser "the highest performing ...

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