• Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer – StatCounter

    Posted on 05 May 2016

    Google’s Chrome is now the most popular Web browser worldwide, surpassing Microsoft’s Internet Explorer for the first time, this according to the latest figures from StatCounter. After years of slowly chipping away Internet Explorer’s market share, Chrome took the lead with 32.76 percent share, while IE dipped to 31.94 percent. Just a year ago, Internet […]

  • Google ends Windows XP and OS X 10.6 support with Chrome v50

    Posted on 15 Apr 2016

    Google Chrome version 50 was released to the browser’s stable channel on 13 April 2016, and in addition to a handful of new features and security fixes, the update also ends support for a wide range of operating systems that have been supported since Chrome launched on those platforms. Windows XP, Windows Vista, OS X […]

  • 29 Feb 2016 – Browser Usage Stats

    Posted on 08 Mar 2016

    Since Microsoft has officially ended support for most IE versions in January there has been a steeper drop in market share for IE 11 that previous month’s trends, dropping more than 2% in January and Feb, from just over 25%, down to 23.16%. The more worrying stat for Microsoft is that IE 8 and IE […]

  • It’s official: Oracle is killing the Java Plugin – finally!

    Posted on 23 Feb 2016

    Many regular Internet users will soon be able to take a sigh of relief. Oracle has finally announced that it is discontinuing its Java browser plugin. It will begin scaling down the plugin technology in Java Developer Kit 9 and remove it completely from Oracle JDK and Java Runtime Environment in a future Java SE release. […]

  • Browser usage stats on 12 Jan 2016 – Microsoft’s official end support date for IE

    Posted on 14 Jan 2016

    Well, users of older versions of Internet Explorer are now more at risk than ever, with Microsoft no longer officially supporting older IE versions. Only the most recent version of IE available for each supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. This means IE 11 for the majority of Windows users. The exceptions […]

  • Test using IE8, IE9, IE10 & IE11 on your Windows 10 machine

    Posted on 16 Dec 2015

    Like most developers, you probably need to ensure that your website support legacy browsers like Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 and 11, but you also run the latest Windows 10, which does not leave you with many convenient testing options. Sure, you can use a cloud service and VPN tunnel (really slow as well as insecure), or […]

  • Standalone Browsers Update: Chrome 47 Released, Chrome 44 Updated.

    Posted on 04 Dec 2015

    Today MultiBrowser has released standalone version of Chrome 47 following the official release of stable Chrome 47. Chrome 44 has also been updated for better Windows 10 compatibility. Google’s Chrome 47 web browser, include 41 security fixes, 22 of which generated $105,000 in cash for security researchers. One of the changes include the removal of notifications. […]

  • Desktop Browser Market Share – November 2015

    Posted on 02 Dec 2015

    With Microsoft’s recent announcement that it would stop supporting all but the latest versions of each IE browser version per Operating System, which essentially means completely stopping support for IE8 (IE 9 is the latest for Vista and Server 2008 and IE10 for Server 2012), some of the market share numbers must be a little worrying for […]

  • Microsoft announces Internet Explorer support cut-off in January for older versions.

    Posted on 30 Nov 2015

    With Microsoft’s push to get users on Windows 10 and thus using it’s latest Edge browser, the company announced changes in its support policy for IE from 12 January 2016 so that only the most recent version of IE available for each supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. Microsoft indicated this change of […]

  • Desktop Browser Market Share – October 2015

    Posted on 12 Nov 2015

    October has seen Microsoft Edge browser continue to gain market share, but it has done so primarily from existing IE browsers and it has slowed down a little, which could be concerning for Microsoft. Obviously it’s up take is directly related to users migrating to Windows 10. Another interesting thing to note, especially for QA […]