Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

Superfast Maxthon Web Browser for Android and PC

Monday, June 9th, 2014
Seamless web browsing is no longer just a concept.
Maxthon Browser is a eye catching web-browser. His looks and feel is awesome.

Comparing other browser he consume less ram and cache. Maxthon is Fast, loaded with many features and more attractive.
Maxthon browsing experiance is greater than others in any platform. Maxthon great feature is cloud syncing ,you can sync all of data,bookmarks,history between your Home PC, Work PC and your Android Mobile.
Maxthon can load webpage fastly than any other browser. Google Chrome, Firefox .Opera Mini and many other top browser are slow comparing him.

Maxthon Cloud Web Browser For Windows

Maxthon Cloud Browser for Windows uses a unique, innovative dual-core design that uses both Webkit and Trident. Fast and efficient, our dual-core design displays all web pages quickly and reliably. With its first-place HTML 5 support and ‘out of the box’ features you can‘t get anywhere else, Maxthon Cloud Browser for Windows frees people to share and send files among different devices and platforms, easily.

 

Why I Liked Maxthon Browser.

 

Maxthon Most Important Feature is his super fast speed.Maxthon loads webpages very fast.

Maxthon Support HTML5 and more and more.Maxthon comes with all the basic browser requirements. It has inbuilt extensions that makes your browsing experience much better.

i. Ad Blocker : The Ad Hunter extension of Maxthon not only blocks pop up ads, but when you subscribe to it’s rules, it also blocks the ads on webpages. You can even block specific ads by click. You would find Ad Hunter at the bottom of Maxthon web browser. You can customize Ad Hunter by editing it’s blocking rules.

ii. Screenshot : You have to install extension or add-on to take a screenshot from any other web browser. This requires to give very sensitive permissions to that extension, plus that extension consumes some extra RAM, but Maxthon have this screenshot ability inbuilt in it. You can snap region or whole page. There are awesome tools to modify the screen image. Helpful for Bloggers, and also to general Internet users.

iii. Translator: Maxthon gives you the option (Go to advanced options) to select your translation tool, that is Google or Youdao. You can translate the selected text or entire page.

iv. Notes : This is also one important feature. I often need to note down interesting and important things on Internet. Sometimes we have to note down things immediately, like An idea, a thing to remember. Notes is the essential feature in this respect.

v. Resource Sniffer Downloads: If you download files regularly, you may like the browser’s Resource Sniffer as it may make that process more convenient. A list of files available on the page is displayed in the Resource Sniffer when it is opened. Next to a listing of all files are filters for video, audio and image files, which can be selected and downloaded with just two clicks.

vi. Night Mode: If you prefer colors that are less bright to the eye (at night) use Maxthon’s Night Mode for that. It basically changes the style of all web pages that you visit to darker tones. And if you do not like the brown-golden design, you can customize it to your liking.

vii. Dual Engines -Switch Between Webkit and Trident :Maxthon ships with two rendering engines. First Webkit which builds the core of Google Chrome and Safari, and then Trident which is Internet Explorer’s rendering engine. Maxthon users can switch between the two, for instance to access pages that IE displays correctly, but the Webkit browser does not. A lightning symbol in the address bar indicates that Webkit is being used.

viii. A password manager, dubbed “Magic Fill”. It doesn’t just remember your passwords like other browsers do, it allows you to save and manage “identities” much the same as password managers like LastPass.

ix. Split Screen:The split screen mode as the name suggest allows Maxthon to display two webpages in a single tab and this can be very useful when transferring date from online forms or else. To access the split-screen mode simply press the F10 key ( pressing it again will disable this feature)

x. Video pop out or save: The browser provides the option for you to pop out or save any video for viewing later. This includes YouTube video.

xi. Reader Mode: Once you switched to this mode a simple reader appears on the screen showing the content of the page. Now with this mode you can read webpage contents clearly without ads or unusual scipt. At first start you get some information popups to quickly get to know what you can find under Settings and Auto-switch.

xii. Other : Mute Control, Themes, Data Information Mouse Gestures:
Here are some additional feature of Maxthon Web Browser. You can turn off the volume from the bottom bar of Maxthon browser. This browser has some pre-installed themes, so you can change and select the theme of your choice. The bottom bar of Maxthon provides the information of data transfer rate, that is download and upload speed. Maxthon also provides the information of CPU usage, available physical and virtual memory, local IP and public IP address.Support Mouse Gesture,set mouse gesture and trigger your command

Maxthon Browser has inbuilt feature that website do not track your location.

Download fastest web browser for android.Maxthon Free Web Browser for Window PC

Maxthon Cloud Browser for Android

Maxthon Cloud Browser for Android is the first multi-tab browser with Maxthon’s innovative Cloud Services, including: Cloud Tabs, Cloud Push, Cloud Download and bookmarks/favorites syncing. With its cool design and out of the box features like Super Gestures, Reader Mode, App Center and more, this browser delivers a fresh and original browsing experience.

Features and benefits:
- (NEW) Quick Access – Puts your favorite sites on speed dial.
- (NEW) NewsBites – Puts your favorite media on speed dial.
- Advanced Gesture feature allows you to create your own touch screen commands to surf with your fingertips.
- ‘My Cloud Tabs’ – Lets you pick up where you left off, by automatically syncing your tabs to different devices for a seamless browsing experience.
- Cloud Push – Supports sending texts, images, websites/links and tabs to any device with a Maxthon account.
- Cloud Download – Supports downloading and uploading files of all types to your free, secure cloud space.
- Sharing – Super-easy and intuitive ways to share mobile contents through Facebook, Twitter, Email, SMS and other social media channels.
- Favorites syncing – Your bookmarks/favorites travel with you anywhere you go.
- Private browsing – Browse the web without saving any browser history.
- Reader Mode – Makes it easy to view articles by adjusting font sizes, formatting and removing ads.
- Tab browsing – Powerful tab management that puts your mobile screen to maximum use.
- Add-ons – Small but useful add-ons to take your browsing experience to new heights
- Powerful personalization – Avatars and more in your browser.
- Text re-flow/auto-wrap – Texts automatically re-flow in browser, adjusting to your device screen.
- Flash video support
Add-ons to make your web browser more fun and productive:
- Advanced Gesture
- Screenshot Assistant
- Bookmark Backup

Maxthon web browser is one of the highest rated browsers for Android today. Rated higher than some of the other browsers on the market, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Opera Mini, IE (Internet Explorer), Dolphin, UC Web & Boat. Download Maxthon today and you’ll be convinced it is the best web browser you’ve ever used.

Maxthon Cloud Browser for Android v4.2.6.2000 Officially is Released!

Friday, June 6th, 2014

【Release】

Maxthon Cloud Browser for Android v4.2.6.2000

 

【Changelog】

[New Features]
- Supported sharing pages to WeChat

[Improvements]
- Updated Copy/Paste feature
- Optimized sharing experience
- Fixed Gesture’s failure after reboot
- Other bugs fixes

 

【Download】

Click HERE

Maxthon Cloud Browser 4.4.1.800_Beta is Released!

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

We have a beta version 4.4.1.800Beta available for you to try out.

In this beta, you can find the ‘optimized page smooth scrolling function’ as well as fixed bugs, such as YouTube HTML5 play error, the failure to download files and downloaded file name anomaly.

And please let us know your thoughts on this version.
Please take care and enjoy Maxthon.

Download:

Installer version:
http://dl.maxthon.com/mx4/mx4.4.1.800-beta.exe
MD5:a1ea9f0151b2696c11918059a329d0cb
Portable version:
http://dl.maxthon.com/mx4/maxthon_portable_4.4.1.800-beta.7z
MD5: 437b66e1f6b715e33faf69179869f31e
Changelog for 4.4.1.800Beta [2014-05-22]:

Optimization:
* Improved downloading prompt
* Advanced page smooth scrolling feature

 

Fixed bugs:

[Main Frame]
* The button ‘Show more’ and ‘clear all’on the address bar drop list fail to work
* Fail to update the quick access default picture
[Webkit Core]
* YouTube HTML5 Videos fail to play correctly
* In certain situation, Flash block page elements
* No response after switching tabs by F2 and F3 for several times
* Under certain circumstances, Global blocking rules always works
* Unable to download files in certain pages
* Anomalous file name downloaded from certain pages

To better and more efficiently solve the problems you meet during the usage, for any suggestions or bug reports, we do hope you may go to ‘Product Support’ area and report/describe by a new separate thread for each problem/topic. We will read each thread and update the follow-up status then. Meanwhile, some problems are probably be left out if they are stated in other thread.
Thanks very much for your cooperation!

Maxthon Cloud Browser for Linux V1.0.3.0 Beta is Released!

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Maxthon for Linux V1.0.3.0 Beta is available for you to try out.

There two special features in this Beta:

1. If Chrome is also installed, you can see a Flash icon at the extension bar (top-right corner).
Click the icon, and then you could select the Flash plugin.
You could try to fix the Flash issues by switching to another plugin.

2. For coders on Linux, the new feature “quick-search” will probably help you.
If you want to search for a function while coding in an editor, you could select the text,
then press either ctrl+shift+a to switch to Maxthon to get the searching result,
or ctrl+shift+x to open a small window to show the searching result above your editor.

Furthermore, as you might expect, you could edit the hotkeys and the searching engine list on settings page.
And we would love to hear your opinion on this two features for making the final version even better.

Please note: This release is a trial version instead of a final release. Thus, it may have bugs or other potential problems.

 

Downloads for 32-bit:

http://dl.maxthon.com/linux/deb/packages/i386/maxthon-browser-beta_1.0.3.0_i386.deb
MD5: 13e8cc3103b5764226337f148f8249da
http://dl.maxthon.com/linux/rpm/i386/packages/maxthon-browser-beta-1.0.3.0-1.i386.rpm
MD5: 30ae2beb5639fdaae4ecc25a00b782c0
http://dl.maxthon.com/linux/tars/maxthon-browser-beta-1.0.3.0-i386.tgz
MD5: 8bc7983a6dc75d21dc0bda8a1d9591b2

 

Downloads for 64-bit:


http://dl.maxthon.com/linux/deb/packages/amd64/maxthon-browser-beta_1.0.3.0_amd64.deb
MD5: 75e63305607fd662e6af311206f5909d
http://dl.maxthon.com/linux/rpm/x86_64/packages/maxthon-browser-beta-1.0.3.0-1.x86_64.rpm
MD5: 5c74e40fdc5b2bb09128607b1094d15c
http://dl.maxthon.com/linux/tars/maxthon-browser-beta-1.0.3.0-x86_64.tgz
MD5: ae46bd64ec2d3a6b2bfd302c724ade22

To better and more efficiently solve the problems you meet during the usage, for any suggestions or bug reports, we do hope you may go to ‘Product Support‘ area and report/describe by a new seperate thread for each problem/topic. We will read each thread and update the follow-up status then. Meanwhile, some problems are probably be left out if they are stated in other thread. Thanks very much for your cooperation! – See more at: http://forum.maxthon.com/thread-11411-1-1.html#sthash.RPmj6xhZ.dpuf

Maxthon Cloud Browser for Windows V4.4.1.600 Beta is Released! Introducing the new built-in PDF plugin!

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Today we are so proud of release Maxthon Cloud Browser 4.4.1.600 Beta.

 

In this release, Maxthon integrated a PDF Reader, which allows you to open and read the PDF file. We also made some new optimizations including a better DNS pre-reader and hyperlinks pre-link, advanced Ad-Hunter performance, and a new Pop-Up Block feature. We also fixed plenty of bugs.

 

Can’t wait for your to try it!

 

Thank you for supporting Maxthon browser!

 

Download:


Installer version:
http://dl.maxthon.com/mx4/mx4.4.1.600-beta.exe
MD5:ca10acfc834706cff7327325749bab2f

 

 

Portable version:
http://dl.maxthon.com/mx4/maxthon_portable_4.4.1.600-beta.7z
MD5:c0aa5819045ed5cf69b77935560e6e03

 

 

 

Changelog for 4.4.1.600Beta [2014-05-22]:

New Features:

  • Built-in PDF plugin

Optimization:

  • Display effects of sidebar extension under high DPI
  • Better DNS pre-reading and hyperlinks pre-link
  • Advanced Ad-Hunter performance
  • Enhanced Pop-Up Block feature
  • Improved core waste recycling

Fixed bugs:

[Webkit Core]

  • Anomaly caused by the Local storage memory space problem
  • File system may result in some problems
  • Bugs occur when Super Drag&Drop specific texts
  • Certain Anomalies caused by Context3D
  • CPU usage soars while scrolling certain pages
  • Browser internal error and the inability to copy content in certain pages
  • No smooth scrolling effect on Win8 touch screen
  • Pop up video and then close its tab may lead to the video window exit

To better and more efficiently solve the problems you meet during the usage, for any suggestions or bug reports, we do hope you may go to ‘Product Support‘ area and report/describe by a new separate thread for each problem/topic. We will read each thread and update the follow-up status then. Meanwhile, some problems are probably be left out if they are stated in other thread.
Thanks very much for your cooperation!

Is it Time to Encrypt the Entire Internet?

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

SOURCE

It’s Time to Encrypt the Entire Internet

Wired

The Heartbleed bug crushed our faith in the secure web, but a world without the encryption software that Heartbleed exploited would be even worse. In fact, it’s time for the web to take a good hard look at a new idea: encryption everywhere.

Most major websites use either the SSL or TLS protocol to protect your password or credit card information as it travels between your browser and their servers. Whenever you see that a site is using HTTPS, as opposed to HTTP, you know that SSL/TLS is being used. But only a few sites — like Facebook and Gmail — actually use HTTPS to protect all of their traffic as opposed to just passwords and payment details.

Many security experts — including Google’s in-house search guru, Matt Cutts — think it’s time to bring this style of encryption to the entire web. That means secure connections to everything from your bank site to Wired.com to the online menu at your local pizza parlor.

Cutts runs Google’s web spam team. He helps the company tweak its search engine algorithms to prioritize certain sites over others. For example, the search engine prioritizes sites that load quickly, and penalizes sites that copy — or “scrape” — text from others.

If Cutts had his way, Google would prioritize sites that use HTTPS over those that don’t, he told bloggerBarry Schwartz at a conference earlier this year. The change, if it were ever implemented, would likely spur an HTTPS stampede as web sites competed for better search rankings.

Cutts, who didn’t respond to our request for comment, told Schwartz that it’s a controversial idea, and it faces some opposition within Google. A Google spokesperson would only tell us that the company has nothing to announce at this time. So this change won’t happen overnight.

Dump the Plain Text Internet

White hat hacker Moxie Marlinspike knows as well as anyone how insecure SSL/TLS can be. A former Twitter engineer, he’s uncovered multiple critical bugs in the protocols over the course of his career and has proposed an alternative way handling trust and verification in the protocol. But he still thinks that using HTTPS in as many places as possible would be a good thing. “I think there’s value to making network traffic as opaque as possible, even for static content,” he says. “Ideally we would replace plain text on the internet entirely.”

When you use HTTPS, the data is coded so that, in theory, only you and the server you’re communicating with read the contents of the messages passing back and forth between your computer and the server.

Most major websites only use HTTPS to protect your password when you login, or your credit card information when you make a purchase. But that started to change in 2010 when software developer Eric Butler released a free tool called FireSheep to show just how easy it was to temporarily take control of someone else’s account over a shared network — such as a public Wi-Fi connection.

Butler agrees that more use of HTTPS would be a good thing, pointing out that using HTTP makes it easier for governments or criminals to spy on what internet users are doing online. And Micah Lee, a technologist for The Intercept, points out that there are many situations in which it makes sense to use HTTPS besides just protecting passwords or other sensitive information.

For example, HTTPS doesn’t just encrypt the information passing between a server and your computer: It also verifies that the content you’re downloading is coming from the people you expect it to be coming from — again, in theory. That’s something that a regular HTTP connection can’t do.

“Any sort of attacks that involve tricking the victim into connecting to the attacker’s server instead of the real server gets halted by HTTPS,” Lee said via email. “And this is really important, even for non-secret content, because of integrity: you really don’t want attackers modifying the content of websites you’re visiting without your knowledge.”

For example, a country that doesn’t want its citizens getting certain information from Wikipedia can set up a system that feeds users fake Wikipedia pages. “Without HTTPS, censorship isn’t just possible,” Lee says. “It’s simple for powerful attackers like governments, and it’s impossible for ordinary users to detect.”

There are other ways that a rogue government or criminal hacker could cause problems by replacing insecure content with their own fake pages. Lee points out that many journalists post their PGP encryption keys on their websites using only HTTP. An attack could show a potential whistleblower a fake page with a fake encryption key, causing them to turn incriminating evidence over to, for example, the government or their employer.

One of the most dangerous possibilities, however, is that hackers could replace software downloads with malware. “Websites that publish software have no business ever using HTTP,” Lee says. “They should always use HTTPS. If they don’t, they’re putting software users at risk.”

The Argument Against Total SSL

But if HTTPS is so great, then why don’t all websites use it already? There are several disadvantages to using HTTPS everywhere, the World Wide Web Consortium’s HTTPS expert Yves Lafon told us in 2011.

The first is the increased cost. You have to purchase TLS certificates from one of several certificate authorities, which can cost anything from $10 dollars per year to about $1,000 dollars a year, depending on the type of certificate you purchase and the level of identify verification it provides. Another issue is that HTTPS increases server resource consumption and can slow sites down. But Marlinspike and Butler say the costs and resource overhead are actually greatly overestimated.

An issue for smaller sites is that it’s historically been hard to set up unique certificates on sites that use cheap shared hosting. Also, sites that used content delivery networks — or CDNs — to speed up their responsiveness also frequently faced challenges when implementing SSL. Both of these issues have been largely resolved today, though the costs, performance and complexity varies from host to host.

But even if the entire web isn’t ready to switch completely to HTTPS, there are plenty of reasons that more sites should start using HTTPS by default — especially sites that provide public information and software. And given how far we’ve already come since the days of FireSheep, we can expect HTTPS to continue to continue to spread, even if Google doesn’t start prioritizing sites that use it.

The World’s Most-Viewed Photo – The Windows XP ‘Bliss’ Wallpaper – Is a Real, Unaltered Photo

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Given that at least 500 million people still use the Windows XP operating system, it’s no surprise that “Bliss,” the bright and beautiful photo of an idyllic field that is the system’s default wallpaper, is considered the most-viewed image of all time. But now that Microsoft has officially pulled its support for the aging operating system, it’s high time we found out exactly what the story is behind this iconic and beautiful background.

The famous picture was taken by photographer Charles O’Rear in Napa Valley, California using a Mamiya RZ67 camera, color Fuji Film and a tripod. That’s right – it’s a film photograph! There’s a lot more to the story, however, so we suggest checking out Microsoft NL’s Youtube video below! (via)

A video about the Famous wallpaper

 

 

 

SOURCE

 

Maxthon Cloud Browser for Windows V4.4.0.1600 Beta is Released!

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Hello Maxthon Friends

We invite you to try the new Maxthon beta V4.4.0.1600!

This beta fixes plenty of bugs, making the version increasingly stable
as well as providing you a much smoother browsing experience.

For detailed changes of this version, please check out the change log below.
Thank you for supporting Maxthon web browser!

Downloads

Installer version:
http://dl.maxthon.com/mx4/mx4.4.0.1600-beta.exe
MD5: 708c52513dcd9a7115eeb3e527616808
Portable version:
http://dl.maxthon.cn/mx4/maxthon_portable_4.4.0.1600-beta.7z
MD5: 2c09ccffc43cf55bc7669cdba542d4ea

4.4.0.1600 [2014-04-10]
Fixed bugs:

[Main Frame]
* Fail to display site icons in the address bar in certain cases
* Display anomaly of Tab bar appears under certain circumstances
* The ability to check data and information such as Favorites even after locking Maxthon
* The ‘Edit blocking rules’ dialog box displays incorrectly sometimes

[Webkit Core]
* Anomaly occurs when using Drag&Drop to some specific texts
* The layout of right click menu is anomalous

* Download could lead to the failure
of core process to exit

Please note: This release is a trial version instead of a final release. Thus, it may have bugs or other potential problems.



To better and more efficiently solve the problems you meet during this beta, any suggestions or
bug reports, we do hope you go to ‘Product Support‘ forum area and report/describe any issues that may occur. We will read each thread and provide a follow-up. 


Thanks very much for your cooperation!

Maxthon Cloud Browser for Windows V4.4.0.1200 Beta is released!

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Hello Maxthon friends,

Today, Maxthon launches its V4.4.0.1200 Beta for Windows. This release is mainly for bug fixes as well as enhancing the core stabilities.
Please check out the change log below.

Downloads:

Installer version:
http://dl.maxthon.com/mx4/mx4.4.0.1200-beta.exe
MD5: 50cef6596cb9b5a75cd8e4e40ada970f
Portable version:
http://dl.maxthon.cn/mx4/maxthon_portable_4.4.0.1200-beta.7z
MD5: 6159893fa5f7c3ea27c8a3c0899db3ce

Change log [2014-04-1]
Fixed bugs:
[Main Frame]
* UI display anomaly in certain caese
* Fail to choose key words in the search box drop-down list with keyboard down arrow

 

Please note: This release is a trial version instead of a final release. Thus, it may have bugs or other potential problems.

If you experience any issues, please drop us a line on our forum by clicking here.