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.
All right, it’s time to check the browsers market share stats for the last month of 2011 that is December.
Internet Explorer continues to fall and is now approaching 50% level, dropping from 58.44% to 57.08% (1.36 point decrease).
Firefox the first time in 3 months, Firefox has increased its market share by 0.05 point, from 22.76% to 22.81%.
Makes 2D UI look obsolete.
Here comes another IE Mobile based web browser for Windows Phone 7 platform.
However, this time it’s all about 3D. By using “cube design”, it allows users to switch between different sides of it and navigate in such fashion.
Furthermore, it supports landscape mode, orientation lock, private browsing mode, accelerometer and even got bandwidth saved.
Interested in? It can be yours for $1.99 and downloaded from Windows Marketplace.
Awesome extension is awesome.
In case you’ve been downloading files from sites like Megaupload.com, Hotfile.com, Depositfiles.com, 4Shared.com, Mediafire.com, Rapidshare.com, etc., here is a fun little extension for you, Firefox and Opera users.
What does it do? It will either, start downloading file automatically or skip the wait time.
It looks like the database of 44,000 inactive addons.mozilla.org accounts has been mistakenly left on a public Mozilla server.
According to the official blog post, it affects accounts created prior to April 9th, 2009 that use older, md5-based password hashes. As of today, all the data is secured with SHA-512 password hash.
Impacted users were notified on December 27th and potential treat has been already removed.
Here is an interesting take on WebGL + Audio API that was developed by Mozilla volunteers.
The whole demo world has been completed by using canvas element with a WebGL context while models, animations and 3D structures were created with Lightwave.
Visit demo page.
It’s been a great year for web browsers and users in general. Lots of innovations, new releases and bugs.
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