McAfee Internet Security for Mac 2012 is a multipronged and easy-to-manage extra layer that doesn’t seem to slow my computer down one bit.
Adobe has promised to support the soon-to-be-orphaned Flash Player plug-in for mobile browsers, but has not said how long it will continue to patch security bugs in the software.
Mozilla has released Firefox 8, adding Twitter search to the browser and patching eight vulnerabilities.
Hakon Wium Lie, the creator of the widely used CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), and current CTO of Opera, wants to replace the browser scroll bar with page-based navigation.
On Tuesday Google updated the stable version of Chrome to version 15 and paid out a record $26,511 in bug bounties to researchers who reported some of the 18 patched Chrome vulnerabilities.
A not-so-obvious improvement in iOS 5, which became available publicly Wednesday, is a major jump in HTML5 compatibility. InfoWorld saw surprising results in tests of iOS 5's Safari browser against the major mobile and desktop browsers.
Lex Friedman was long a Safari devotee. But he's found Safari 5.1 insufferable, and ended up switching to Chrome full-time. It went better than expected.
Mozilla will start a more aggressive campaign to convince users of the older Firefox 3.6 to upgrade to the newest edition, Firefox 7.
A year after it pulled the plug on silent updates in Firefox 4, Mozilla said it will debut most of the behind-the-scenes feature by early next year.
The latest version of Firefox, released a mere six weeks after version 6, may not appear to have changed much, but there are a few useful, subtle changes to be found.