Google launches the Chrome Web Store

If you still think Google’s Chrome doesn’t have enough plug-ins, extensions or themes as your Firefox does, then think again. Today Google launched the Chrome Web Store, “an online marketplace where you can discover thousands of apps, extensions and themes for Google Chrome. ” Honestly, there is a whole bunch of interesting web applications, some of which are really advanced. Time to download Chrome, if you still haven’t!


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Opera 11 alpha version released

If you are a dedicated fan of the Opera browser, then you would probably like to know that company has just released the Opera 11 alpha version. The much improved browser now includes support for HTML5 server-sent events and websockets. The best part…it now allows a whole bunch of extensions similar to that of Firefox and Chrome. The browser is currently available for download for Windows, Mac and Linux.


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Macy’s Magic Fitting Room

Ever felt changing through multiple clothes in the trial room was something you wouldn’t had to do? Then you should be delighted to see what  Macy’s Magic Fitting Room has to offer. Equipped with a 72″ mirror and an iPad, the system allows you to shuffle through a whole variety of fashionable garments offered by Macy’s. You can then flick it over to the mirror and visualize yourself  wearing what ever you have selected.


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A quick look at Mozilla’s open source mobile phone, Seabird

Last month Mozilla Labs revealed the ultimate concept phone called Seabird. The uber-powerful phone which would include almost everything a phone would ever need is the brain child of Mozilla Labs community member, Billy May. Now, the lab shows a peak at what this ‘ideal phone’ should look like (in video!).


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Internet Explorer falls below the 50% mark

Finally, it happened…at least as per the data from StatCounter.com. The market share of Internet Explorer has fallen below the 50% mark. Although it still retains its position as the most used web browser, at 49.87% (and decreasing), the future doesn’t look too good for Microsoft. Mozilla’s Firefox continues to get better at 31.5% while the newest kid on the block, Chrome, accounts for a rather surprising 11.54% of the market, up from 3.69% in September 2009.


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