WebVR is coming; Here’s why should you care

Web VR

The term VR or Virtual Reality should not sound new to you anymore, especially if you’re a regular reader here. But in case you missed it, here’s what you should know about virtual reality, How to test if your phone is compatible, and How Virtual Reality headsets work. Today we talk about a new aspect of it called WebVR. What is WebVR? Put simply, this is a technology developed to provide access to browsing the web through a virtual reality device like Google’s new Daydream View headset or Samsung Gear VR,…

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Most mobile browsers still have this common mistake

Many of the most favoured browsers on smartphones are designed with his flaw. Chrome for Android is a culprit. Samsung’s “Internet” is a culprit as well. Even newer ones like TECNO’s HiOS and UBuntu OS’ browsers are guilty too. Have you ever used a mobile browser and wondered why the address bar, refresh icon, favourite icon and others are all placed at the top of the screen? Has it ever inconvenienced you to reach up there each time when your hands are usually firmly planted at the bottom to the…

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Move over, Google Chrome & Apple Safari; Microsoft’s new web browser is 112% faster

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer may be hated for a variety of reasons, but its replacement for Windows 10, Edge, seems to be showing promise. For one, tests conducted by Microsoft have returned interesting figures. According to Microsoft, “Microsoft Edge is even better and is beating Chrome and Safari on their own JavaScript benchmarks”. Here were the results when Microsoft Edge was pitted against Google’s Chrome: On WebKit Sunspider, Edge is 112% faster than Chrome On Google Octane, Edge is 11% faster than Chrome On Apple JetStream, Edge is 37% faster than…

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