LG Tablet Waits For the Gingerbread to Bake
After planning to release an Android-based tablet this year, LG has delayed the release of their tablet because in their discussions with Google they decided that version 2.2 "Froyo" is not the best version for tablets. This news further supports the reports of Android 3.0 "Gingerbread" being optimized for tablets. LG will have to wait until Android 3.0's release before releasing their tablet.
Internet Explorer Falls Below 50% in Market Share
For the first time ever, StatCounter has recorded Internet Explorer's browser market share at less than 50% worldwide. Can you believe it? This means that more people in the world use browsers like Firefox, Opera, Safari, and Chrome instead of IE. Although it's a slight majority (IE has 49.87%), it's a major milestone in internet history. In Europe, IE market share has fallen to 40.26% while it still commands 52.3% in North America.
Chrome 7 - The Beta
Fresh out of the dev channel is the beta release of Chrome 7. This version features built-in support for Google Instant, default support for WebGL 3D graphics, and hardware acceleration for some CSS transformations. This beta release fixes a number of bugs since the dev channel release. The Chrome developers say that development is going to start moving faster.
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