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 career 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.

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Opera Software Q1 2011 Financial Results

By | May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Opera Software Q1 2011 Financial Results

Today Opera Software has released their financial results for Q1 2011 which include the following:

1Q 2011 Financial highlights

Total revenue (MNOK): 207.3 (1Q11) vs. 151.4 (1Q10)
Profitability, earnings before interest and taxes (MNOK): 41.4 (1Q11) vs 5.4 (1Q10)
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Opera: Enable New Google Image Search Interface

By | May 11, 2011 | 11 Comments

Opera: Enable New Google Image Search Interface

If for one reason or another Opera displays you old, AJAX free image search interface in Google, then here is how to fix that:

Right Click > Edit Site Preferences
Click on the “Network” tab
Browser identification: Identify as Firefox
Click OK and refresh page.

Job done.

Google’s Chrome Sandbox Hacked

By | May 10, 2011 | 12 Comments

Googles Chrome Sandbox Hacked

The end is near.

After countless attempts, the almighty Sandbox has been bypassed by the French security company Vupen, which won the $15,000 cash prize just few months ago in the Pwn2Own contest for successfully hacking Safari web browser.

Although Google was unable to confirm such claim, the buzz is quickly spreading all over the Internet.
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LastPass May Have Been Hacked

By | May 10, 2011 | 5 Comments

LastPass May Have Been HackedLastPass, a popular password manager and form filler may have been hacked.

According to the official blog posts, users are now forced change their master password due to network anomalies that were not yet identified.

In the interview with PC World, LastPass CEO shared his opinion and insights on the possible hack. Furthermore, he thinks that not a lot of data could have been stolen but enough to potentially compromise some of the users.

If you are using LastPass, be sure to check their blog post which is constantly updated.

Google’s Dear Sophie: You Are Doing It Wrong

By | May 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

Googles Dear Sophie: You Are Doing It WrongRemember the ad campaign for Google’s Chrome web browser titled “Dear Sophie“? The one that encourages using various search giant services?

Turns out, you can’t really do that. Why? Because it’s against Google’s TOS to create a Google account for children younger than 13 years old.

Here is an email from one of the fathers:
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 9th

By | May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 2nd

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Best 5: Must Have Opera Extensions

By | May 9, 2011 | 14 Comments

With the introduction of Opera Extensions, it’s time to pick some of the better ones out there for you to try. I present you a top 5 list.

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Top 5: Must Have Opera Extensions
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Opera Dragonfly 1.0 Released

By | May 5, 2011 | 7 Comments

Good news, the very first stable build of Opera Dragonfly has been just released and can be tested on your Opera web browser (desktop, mobile or even TV).

Just hit CTRL+Shift+I if you running Windows or Linux machine and ⌘ + ⌥ + if you are on Mac.

Opera Dragonfly offers a variety of features, including:
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Google Chrome: Dear Sophie

By | May 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

As Google begins its biggest off-line TV campaign called “the Web is what you make of it”, here comes another ad for you to check out.

April, 2011: Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera – Down

By | May 4, 2011 | 16 Comments

April, 2011: Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera - Down

It’s May already as we look at the browsers market share results for the last month, April that is. Were there any drastic changes? Let’s find out.

It looks like Internet Explorer 9 is not yet good enough to prevent users from switching to other browsers as Microsoft lost market share yet again, down from 55.92% to 55.11% (0.81 point decrease).

Mozilla is facing similar situation as Firefox web browser market share decreased by 0.17 point, from 21.80% to 21.63%.
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