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Comic: Sweet, Delicious Tabs

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! We hope you enjoy.

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Google Chrome for iPhone and iPad gets updated with Autofill improvements and more

Google has today pushed out a small but useful update to the Chrome browser for iPhone and iPad. On the cards are improvements to Autofill and image search.

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Google Chrome update for iOS adds the new improved voice search

We knew it was coming, but Google has now finally pushed out their new and improved voice search enabling update to the Chrome browser for iOS. The update brings Chrome for iOS up to version 27, and in line with the desktop and Android versions of the browser.

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No Firefox web browser for iPhone or iPad unless Apple relaxes its rules

Mozilla has no plans to bring its Firefox browser to the iPhone or iPad in the future and it is putting the blame firmly at Apple’s door. Mozilla vice president Jay Sullivan was speaking at the mobile browser wars panel at SXSW Interactive. According to CNET:

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Opera is working on ‘Ice’, a new mobile browser for iPhone, iPad and Android

Opera, the company behind the Opera mini web browser for iPhone and iPad is now working on a new browser which it is calling “Ice”. The new browser will use WebKit and was shown off at an internal meeting just before Christmas.

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Google Chrome vs Safari: iOS Browser shootout!

Google Chrome for iOS was released today, so we naturally put it up against the default browser, Safari. We conducted some basic tests, such as load times (which revealed a slight lead for Chrome in two tests), JavaScript (where Safari had a significant lead), HTML5, and CSS (roughly equivalent).

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Mozilla working on mini-Firefox browser for iPad called Junior

Mozilla recently showed off a new browser they're working on for the iPad called Junior. Since the browsing engine is already locked-in by Apple, most of Mozilla's work is on the design front, namely by eliminating tabs and an address bar from the primary browsing experience, and instead tucking them behind a separate menu.

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Daily Tip: How to restore a recently closed tab on the iPad with iOS 5

Wondering how to re-open a recently closed tab on iOS 5 Safari for iPad? When Apple released iOS 5, it included some nice new updates to mobile Safari, especially on the iPad. One of the best features on the iPad is tabbed browsing, it makes opening and using multiple web pages a breeze. What happens if you accidentally close one of them down and need to quickly open it back up again? Well there is a way to it very easily. We will show you how.

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Dolphin Browser HD now available for iPad

Hot on the heels of last month’s Dolphin Browser for iPhone release, we now have Dolphin Browser HD. As is always the case with browser apps, Dolphin has to use the built-in iOS web view for rendering pages, so it has the same HTML, CSS, and JavaScript engine as Safari, but they do a good job of differentiating themselves via their interface and features.



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Dolphin Browser for iPhone now available

Dolphin Browser, very popular on Android, is now available for iPhone. Because of Apple's security policies, it has to use the same core WebKit HTML and Nitro JavaScript engines as MobileSafari, and can't add third party plugins either, but what it can and does do is add a lot of interesting interface elements, especially in gesture support, as well as sidebars and tabs.

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