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liquidninja

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RockMelt Beta 2 redefines bookmarking, gets new Twitter app, is based on Chromium 10 (Download Squad)

Apr 1st 2011 3:24PM Rockmelt needs to seriously consider a redesign. They are suffering from a serious case of featuritis (bloat).

They should integrate/remove a number of the controls and features. Two sidebars (edges) is just overkill. Combine the Chat Edge and the App Edge. Combine the Search and Location box and maybe even hide them under a button.

Elephant Quest is an addictive, deep platformer (Download Squad)

Mar 26th 2011 10:07AM @Don Extreme
I played it. It was both slow paced and puzzle oriented and yes boring. Anyway, that's really besides the point. Very few ACTION-platformers are being made by anyone and even then still nothing to the amount of content games like CastleVania, Metroid or Earthworm Jim had.

Elephant Quest is an addictive, deep platformer (Download Squad)

Mar 25th 2011 9:17PM Yet another puzzle-platformer. Why is it that no one seems to be able to put together a platformer/sidescroller that compares favorably to any game made the earlier than 1995! Seriously, we're talking about one of the oldest genres in video games here.

Why does every new platformer today have to a boring, slow, floaty puzzle-solving game with sparse content (levels, enemies powerups etc.) that maybe took 30min. to create?

Google Chrome changes its logo... again! (pictures) (Download Squad)

Mar 25th 2011 5:36AM Maybe it was all just an experimental design.

Hopefully, they realized the only thing that made the original icon make any sense was the chrome in the design. (which the new logo didn't have)

WebGL 1.0 spec finalized, everyone but Microsoft supports it (Download Squad)

Mar 4th 2011 9:47AM So much for "same markup", huh?

Add a keyboard shortcut to a Chrome bookmark or bookmarklet (Download Squad)

Mar 2nd 2011 5:28PM Actually, I found this great extension called Neat Bookmarks that works really good and saves screen real estate. It's works kind of like Firefox's bookmarks sidebar if you've ever used it (most people haven't since it's kinda hidden) with some extra's like remembering the last bookmark you clicked on.

First Opera 11.10 "Barracuda" snapshot available for download (Download Squad)

Feb 28th 2011 11:55PM @Dreke & JarasM

Honestly, I don't need the source code. Although, if Opera goes out of business, makes a change I don't like, drops support for a platform I use, or development just slows down it would be nice to have the possibility of a fork. The truth is there are far better browsers out there that are open source. If I'm even going to care about what they do then they should open the source.

Mac OS X Lion to include updated version of Safari with WebKit2 (Download Squad)

Feb 28th 2011 11:32PM This is nice. I hope this new version of the Webkit layer or whatever it is helps others make their own browser. I want to see many new browsers pop up and not just derivatives of the main ones.

It seems that with all this development in a very embeddable, portable backend along with the move to more standards based extension API's leaves few excuses left for small developers lean on when not making a competitive browser.

First Opera 11.10 "Barracuda" snapshot available for download (Download Squad)

Feb 17th 2011 8:33PM @All the Opera apologists

I don't want to have to learn how to customize that stuff. I don't want to have to customize that stuff. I want it to not suck by default.

Also, in this day and age it makes no sense for at least* rendering engine to be open source. In fact it would be better if the whole browser were open source. It's not like they still charge for it. They make money the same way Mozilla Corp does but their software is still closed. Why?

First Opera 11.10 "Barracuda" snapshot available for download (Download Squad)

Feb 17th 2011 3:39PM I'll never use Opera until they fix their incorrect keyboard shortcuts, removes all of the gimmicky features no one uses (I'm looking a you fast forward button), lay off of the in app promotions of their services (I don't care about Opera's Premium Web mail.

Oh, and open sources their core engines (Presto) or uses one of ones already open (Webkit, Gecko).