Author Archive: Vygantas
Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism carrier back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.
Might make Opera jealous.
With all the “problems” that plagued Skyfire for the iOS launch, the numbers are in.
According to the MobileCrunch post, a company behind mobile web browser Skyfire has sold more than 300 000 copies for their first weekend.
If we do the math:
300,000++ * $2.99 = ~$900,000
Now, Skyfire will obviously not receive all that cash, as Apple wants their cut as well (30%, if no exclusive deals were made).
That still leaves the company with more than 600,000 USD to spend on candies and chocolate.
With the upcoming Firefox 4 release, Mozilla has celebrated the sixth birthday of its beloved web browser.
Back in November of 2004, company launched the very first build of Firefox, which with the help of Google, enjoyed continuous market share for the years to come.
According to the latest report, it is used by more than 22% computer users worldwide.
It’s been a good year for Google Chrome and company is giving something back.
Starting from November 20, 2010 through January 2, 2011, Google will offer a free inflight wi-fi for every passenger of domestic AirTran, Delta and Virgin America flights.
“Just bring a Wi-Fi enabled laptop or mobile device and stay connected to family and friends while you travel,” Google says.
As promised last week, Opera Software has released a beta version of Opera Mobile 10.1 for Android.
Just as you expect from Opera Mobile, it includes a dozen of well know features, such as: Speed Dials, Visual Tabs, Opera Turbo, Password Manager and much more.
Incorrect fonts used for some Asian characters (Japanese not working)
Some compatibility issues with some Google services (working with Google on that)
Web fonts disabled
• Hey Firefox Fanboys, IE Forever
• Browser Adoption Rate Looks Good
Or does it?
• Oct, 2010 – Google Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera – Down
As we enter November, it’s time to yet again, check the browser market…
Or does it?
Remember all those “upgrade your browser now” messages and claims that Opera had one of the worst browser adoption rates? Ever wondered if situation has changed after auto update? Let’s find out.
PingDom took 4 day stats from StatCounter and calculated how many users run the latest browser version.
Apparently, Flash is not enough.
Google has recently announced that the latest version of Google Chrome Beta now includes an integrated PDF viewer.
This is good news for everyone, who prefers their computers to be as clean as possible. No more additional software or plugin downloads for you.
According to blog post, Google has also added an additional layer of security around the PDF viewer, which is always a welcomed step.
According to the blog post, it far exceeded their initial expectations and was too much for the servers to handle.
When can you expect it to re-appear?
As soon as they increase the capacity of servers. No ETA yet.