If statistics are to be believed, then there’s a good chance that you’re reading this post using a version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. The market dominance of IE has many people, including the European Union, questioning Microsoft’s dominance of the browser share, particularly when Internet Explorer is pre-installed on Windows machines. Most users will be happy to use it, without considering something else and many businesses can’t afford to replace IE with another better browser, even if the alternatives are free, open-source products.
So what are those alternatives? The big four main choices are Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera. Read More
Google have announced they are launching a survey, to better understand the needs of visually impaired users of the internet.
They want to make Google products more accessible to the blind/visually impaired and deaf/blind and to fully understand the accessibility needs of users.
There has been controversy about this over the years, as visually impaired users have reported that some screen readers do not read everything on the page and there are many programmes that they do not read at all. Read More
Google+ is the new kid in the social networking arena. Google+ has been called the “improved version of Facebook” with most of Facebook’s goodness, but with special Google ‘ingredients’, such as Hangouts and Huddles.
In this post we will take you through a set of Google Chrome plugins to enhance your Google+ experience. Read More
Google’s Chrome OS comes with a little something that makes us gadget-freaks pretty excited: the monolithic, plain-black Cr-48, an Atom notebook that will be shipped to selected developers and others as part of Google’s Chrome Pilot Program.
Just look at it. Normally Google’s wares are utilitarian but plain, if not plain ugly. The Cr-48, though, is gorgeous, coming on more like a stealth-fighter than a low-powered laptop. Read More