• Flash finally done! Adobe will kill Flash in 2020 for good

    Posted on 26 Jul 2017

    In recent years there has been much less support for Flash with, most notably by Apple’s Steve Jobs and also by Adobe itself. Now, though, there’s a final date for the end of Flash: Dec. 31, 2020. Flash has been notable in a number of areas over the years, for instance, online gaming site Kongregate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Chrome Browser Will Now Pause Flash Ads By Default

    Posted on 31 Aug 2015

    Starting from September 1, 2015, the Google Chrome Browser will start pausing all Flash ads by default, which means that advertisers will finally be forced to switch to HTML5 or other alternative technologies. The change shouldn’t impact Google’s Adwords customers because Adwords ads are already automatically converted to the HTML5 by the default, but other […]