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Mozilla Minefield One on One With Google Chrome

Mozilla recently made nightly builds of Firefox 4 available for download codenamed Minefield. It is currently on version 4.0b2pre and is blazingly fast. At the Mozilla blog, the team even gave a reason as to why tabs are on top in Firefox 4. They said that every modern browser including Google Chrome and Opera have tabs on top and why tabs on top is not just an improvement in the design but also how it helps in making the browser more faster.

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Google Chrome update brings in Automatic Translation

Google Chrome was updated to version 4.1.249.1021 . This new version allows users to get a feel of Chrome 5 before actually jumping to it. Chrome 5 is still in development therefore Google threw in an update to Chrome Beta Build so that users could try Chrome 5 features.

The new features include :-

* Automatic translation of web pages – If a user is viewing a web page which is in a language different from the one preferred by the user, then the user would have the option of translating the page using Google Translate. Google says it’s a step towards making “all the world’s information universally accessible in an easy, frictionless way.”

* A Privacy option has been added to the Chrome options dialog which offers the user the feature to control whether websites can load images, use JavaScript , use plug-ins or store cookies. You can access this by going to Options > Under the Hood > Privacy .

Google Chrome Market Share Increases

According to NetApplications, Google Chrome was the only browser which gained usage share in the month of February.

Chrome gained a 0.4 % of global usage share in January whereas the rest resulted a month to month decline.
In February Chrome jumped from 5.22% to 5.61 % while other popular browsers such as Firefox and Opera only experienced a negligible shift.

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