We like to surf internet, visit pages and read articles and content. But, we all get irritated when unnecessary ads pop up in the middle of something we are doing. Eyeo GmbH has released a mobile Web browser for Android with built-in ad blocker. The Adblock Browser is based on Firefox for Android. The company had launched Adblock Plus for Android earlier but, it’s unfortunate another service of product caused its downfall. The app’s functionality was also poor as it had the ability to only block adds over HTTP.
The company claims that the Adblock Browser for Android blocks ads automatically. Its says that it the first browser of its kind to offer users ad blocking as an integrated feature. The Adblock Browser 1.0 for Android is currently in open beta.How to get this browser? You can reach to Adblock Browser for Android Beta testers communitypage on Google+ and then select “Beta Opt-In” where the access is available. The app in beta mode has not yet reached the Google Play store as it has to undergo review process. . The iOS version is expected to be rolled out soon.
Google has launched Chrome 43 loaded with a legion of new features. The firm had introduced Chrome 43 Beta on April 16. Google Chrome 43.0.2357.65 also includes 37 security fixes. The Google Chrome 43 has been launched for Windows, Mac and Linux users. It comes with the new Web Midi API, which allows websites to communicate with connected Midi devices.
The Google Chrome 43 browser brings support for Midi (Musical Instrument Digita Interface) hardware that enables users to create music without installing any dedicated software Google has come up with introduced the new Permissions API for developers. The API no allows developers study and observe changes to their permission status for Geolocation, Push, Notifications and Web Midi so that they can enhance the overall user experience. The updated browser also includes a new CSP directive, upgrade-insecure-resources, that allows the browser to upgrade insecure resources to HTTPS before fetching them. This helps developers to serve their updates via HTTPS more easily and ultimately it gives more security to the users.