Sony makes Chrome the default browser for VAIOs

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Google Chrome browser receives yet another promotion. After recently reported deals between Sony and Google, the Japanese electronics giant is making Chrome the default browser in all its VAIO laptops. This is probably one of the biggest achievements for Chrome which is yet to establish itself as a competitor for Firefox or IE. Whether you still would like to install Firefox the moment you start working on your next VAIO is a different issue though.


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More Chrome OS screenshots surface

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Few more screenshots of the upcoming PC operating system from Google shows up again. A lot of people are betting on Chrome OS which is actually targeted to netbooks. TechCrunch reports the following screenshots. One thing is noticeably different from other desktop OS is the size of the application icons…may be because the OS will support touch functionality or may be just because its a netbook thing.


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Upgrade to Snow Leopard for just $29

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The time has come. Windows 7’s biggest threat is almost here. Good-bye Leopard, hello Snow Leopard! For just $29 you can upgrade your Apple computer. Official shipping starts on August 2009. “It delivers a wide range of enhancements, next-generation technologies, out-of-the-box support for Microsoft Exchange Server, and new accessibility features. It’s the world’s most advanced operating system, finely tuned from installation to shutdown.


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Netscape founder secretly promotes a new web browser

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Marc Andreessen, the renowned  developer and co-founder of the ill-fated Netscape Corp., has recently been seen promoting a new web browser. The new startup called RockMelt has already started working on this project. After losing the first browser war against Microsoft, Andreessen seems hopeful this time. Why? This is because of Mozilla’s tremendous success with Firefox.


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Firefox 4.0 may look similar to Chrome?

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There is already quite a few sneak previews of Firefox 4.0 (the forthcoming version of the world’s favorite web browser), all across the web. Although this is not certain but it seems the next version may look similar to the current Google Chrome web browser (sans the blue color). This is especially true with the tabs-on-top design as it seems Mozilla may be a little confused whether they will continue with their original tabs-at-bottom looks or not.


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