The Google Chrome 10 beta has been released with the 'Arctic Sea' application, the next stage in Google's Native Client software foundation. Using the new software foundation, developers can build Native Client modules for Chrome. These modules will allow users to safely run online programs at near-native speeds. Native Client (NaCl) also includes a plugin interface called "Pepper". NaCl is turned off by default, but you can turn it on with Chrome's
. Future releases will provide support for 3D graphics and Web Sockets technology. These will most likely be available in the anticipated "Baltic Sea" application release.
Jdrops are Falling on my Head, from JSON in the Cloud
Thanks to developer
, JSON data can now be stored in the cloud. Jdrop serves as a repository for storing performance data from mobile devices. Jdrop allows users to easily view and analyze HTTP headers and HTTP waterfall charts on a larger screen. Please note that Jdrop software is still in the beta phase, and will be subject to upgrades in the near future.
Arriving Soon! Firefox 4 for Android
will be released for Anrdoid devices. A version for Nokia Maemo will also be available, along with 150 browser add-ons. Mozilla developers claim that the future Firefox browser will be more customizable, including automatic login for websites and a host of other features.
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