Has Microsoft finally righted the wrongs of Internet Explorer with it's brand new flagship web browser, Microsoft Edge? The word on the street is that, yes, it seems they have.
Today marks an important milestone in the history of the world wide web: the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has finally published HTML5 as a Recommendation. HTML5 is the markup language that drives almost every modern web site you visit, and has sure come a long way since 1997's HTML4 specification.
Does anyone else remember the seedy days of the early world wide web? When the browser wars first reached their zenith, and visitors to many a site would receive messages such as "This site only works in Internet Explorer"? I hope for your sake that you've forgotten, but unfortunately it seems that Apple, in 2014, has not.
There is no doubt that web browsing via mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones is on the rise, and has been for the past few years. But, if you need further proof, look no further than this clever chart produced by TNS Infratest Germany.
Are you still using a browser from the prehistoric era? In terms of the computing scene, prehistoric could be as recent as five years ago. Holding on to an out-of-date browser hurts the development of the web, and affects how your own site performs for you. In this blog post we'll explain why you should always stay up-to-date.