currently supported features

State of Web Type
Posted by joe.jenett on 11/05/15

‘based on the Mozilla platform’

Waterfox - The fastest 64-Bit browser on the web

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/12/15

‘a dramatic step backwards’

Safeguarding Choice and Control Online
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/01/15

add-ons for Safari

Canisbos Safari Extensions
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/08/15

‘floating browser window’

Helium (OS X)
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/06/15

still getting there

Standards | Ordered by browser support
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/28/15

browse ‘without being tracked’

Iridium Browser

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 05/07/15

securing the web

Deprecating Non-Secure HTTP
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/03/15

‘preview’ version is available

Vivaldi — “A New Browser for Our Friends”

Note: Some features shown are “coming soon.” This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 05/01/15

‘join the intervention’

Break Up With IE8
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/15/15

‘built-in longurl support’

Minimal Status Bar (Safari extension)
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/01/15

‘made for developers’

Firefox Developer Edition

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/15/14

Windows mobile enhancements

The Mobile Web should just work for everyone
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/05/14

‘a global task force’ – “Bug reporting for the internet.”
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/01/14

‘most secure and private’

WhiteHat Aviator - The most secure browser online
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/09/14

blocks ‘invisible trackers’

Privacy Badger – available as a browser extension for Firefox or Chrome
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/05/14

cross-browser snapshot tool


Note: Promotional vehicle. This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/26/13

‘surf together’


Note: This is not an endorsement. The dailywebthing has no affiliation with the company behind this service.

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/10/13

new collaboration tool

Introducing TogetherJS
Posted by joe.jenett on 10/23/13

identify security issues

Qualys BrowserCheck

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/30/13

'extreme private browsing'

Epic Privacy Browser

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/20/13

up to date?

Browse Happy
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/23/13

email formatting tool

Markdown Here
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/28/13

for Safari users...

All My Extensions - Canisbos
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/16/13

one's thoughts on browsers

Why I'm Switching (Back) to Firefox
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/20/13

how they compare (and play)

Posted by joe.jenett on 03/14/13

'browser and platform wars'

Predictions for the Web in 2013
Posted by joe.jenett on 02/04/13

guide to privacy tools

How-to stop getting tracked in your Browser.
Posted by joe.jenett on 02/03/13

'using Facebook to spread'

Malicious Chrome extensions: a cat and mouse game
Posted by joe.jenett on 02/02/13

browsers and platforms

Real-time Browser Usage Stats

Note: Promotional vehicle.

Posted by joe.jenett on 01/09/13

still do, thank you

The Browser You Loved To Hate
Posted by joe.jenett on 12/08/12

'Lock down your privacy'

Privacyfix Firefox extension (also available for Chrome, with plans for Safari version as well)

Instantly check your privacy settings across Facebook, Google and the other websites and companies collecting your data. Get to the fix with one click. Know when policies change.

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 10/19/12

back to 1941...

Web History, a timeline
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/28/12

'a true browser innovation'

Stainless: A multi-process browser for OS X

Note: Still in development, but pre-release version is available.

Posted by joe.jenett on 07/31/12

an old "new" browser primer

Learning IE8

Listing and Demonstrating the "New" Features in Internet Explorer 8

Within the next 12 months, many Web developers will be dropping IE7. Many Web developers have also been ignoring some modern browser capabilities because, well, they weren't supported by their baseline browser. This site aims to list and demo the platform features that were introduced in IE8 years ago, so you can make the most of today's new baseline.

Posted by joe.jenett on 07/22/12

demos of evolving 'standards'

Shiny Demos

...a growing set of demos of the latest Open Web Standards, made by the Opera developer relations team. No browser is blocked: any browser that supports the standard sees the shiny!

Posted by joe.jenett on 07/18/12

'more complete list'

Safari Extensions
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/09/12

some new tools built in

Firefox Adds New Developer Tools and Add-on Sync
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/13/12

a smarter browser?

Raven for Mac (OS X) (About)

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 01/08/12

Java plugin vulnerability

Attack against TLS-protected communications
(more info: Transport Layer Security)
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/28/11

clean Google Reader theme

everySub user script
(for Firefox, Safari*, and Chrome*)

*I've only tested it in Firefox. /joe.jenett

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/15/11

honoring users' privacy prefs

Mozilla Publishes Developer Guide on DNT

Introduction to Do Not Track

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/09/11


The evolution of the web

The color bands in this visualization represent the interaction between web technologies and browsers, which brings to life the many powerful web apps that we use daily.

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/03/11

the illusion of trust

Fraudulent * Certificate at Mozilla Security Blog

Mozilla was informed today about the issuance of at least one fraudulent SSL certificate for public websites belonging to Google, Inc.

Falsely issued Google SSL certificate in the wild for more than 5 weeks | Naked Security

Google Online Security Blog: An update on attempted man-in-the-middle attacks

Posted by joe.jenett on 08/30/11

Open Web vs. Native APIs

Introducing WebAPI
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/23/11


Firefox 6 already, mozilla please stop this game
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/21/11

'Is IE9 a modern browser?'

IE9 vs. Firefox 4 (more info)
Posted by joe.jenett on 02/15/11

the 'command line' approach

Quix - Your Bookmarklets, On Steroids 
Posted by joe.jenett on 10/15/10

a more beautiful web?

Beauty of the Web

As amazing as the web is, its potential is immeasurably greater. Internet Explorer 9 was designed to let that potential shine through. Click below to see how developers and designers are creating a more beautiful web using HTML5 and advancements in Internet Explorer 9.

They also state, "A focus on HTML5 and modern standards enables the same markup across browsers." A little late to the party and a seemingly Windows-centric vision of 'standards' (proprietary, as in the past), in my humble opinion. I should note that both Apple (Safari) and Google (Chrome) also seem to have self-centered visions of the web (and standards) lately, each as if HTML5 was their own baby.

Note: This is not an endorsement,

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/16/10

'huge variety of devices'

Mobile-friendly: The mobile web optimization guide
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/30/10

'handy browser feature test'

The HTML5 test - How well does your browser support HTML5? (ads) [The Letter]
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/12/10

evolving browser support

HTML5 Readiness
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/06/10

marketing tactics vs. web standards

Apple's HTML5 Showcase Isn't HTML5, Blocks Other Browsers
(see Apple - HTML5)

It seems like Apple is using the same sneaky marketing tactics as Microsoft does with its HTML5 demos page - which doesn't really use any HTML5 either. This similarity is hardly surprising considering both companies are pushing a non-Free patent-encumbered codec for HTML5 video.

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/04/10

banking/e-commerce at risk

Creating a rogue CA certificate

This successful proof of concept shows that the certificate validation performed by browsers can be subverted and malicious attackers might be able to monitor or tamper with data sent to secure websites. Banking and e-commerce sites are particularly at risk because of the high value of the information secured with HTTPS on those sites. With a rogue CA certificate, attackers would be able to execute practically undetectable phishing attacks against such sites.

Posted by joe.jenett on 12/22/09

odd data visualization's Historical Browser Statistics (Flash)
Posted by joe.jenett on 12/11/09

community-driven testing

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/15/09

3D Browser

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/01/06

browser news...

End nears for Mac version of IE
Posted by joe.jenett on 12/20/05

PC only

3B - the Broad Band Browser
"Browse the web as a 3-D city"
Posted by joe.jenett on 10/03/04

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