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 11.10 Coming

By | February 14, 2011 | 18 Comments

Opera 11.10 ComingAccording to Opera Desktop Team blog post, the upcoming 11.10 web browser version code name is Barracuda.

Although not much information was given, it was revealed that one of the popular Opera features will be “taken to the next level” and that the very first snapshot is coming in the near future.

Download Internet Explorer 9 RC

By | February 10, 2011 | 18 Comments

Download Internet Explorer 9 RC

The wait is over.

Microsoft has just uploaded the RC build to company servers and download links are already floating all over the web.

What’s new?
Ability to filter ActiveX controls
Performance improvements
Standards improvements
Tracking protection
Minor UI changes
95/100 on ACID3

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HTML5: Framerate Fest

By | February 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

HTML5: Framerate Fest

After introducing the hardware acceleration feature for IE9, Microsoft wasn’t really shy to demonstrate its advantages over other web browsers.

Recently, company has launched a Framerate Fest web site, inviting web developers to create their own HTML5 demo (300×300).

There have been only few entries so far (see official site) and submissions are open until the 25th of March.

One lucky winner will receive a brand new Xbox 360 with Kinect and some merchandise.

Technical Guidelines (.pdf)

Via: IStartedSomething

Opera: 100 000 000 Mobile Users

By | February 10, 2011 | 3 Comments

Opera: 100 000 000 Mobile Users

Updates are coming.

Opera Software has just announced that more than 100 000 000 mobile users now use Opera web browser on their cell phones.

That’s not all! In the official Choose Opera blog post, it was revealed that all Opera Mini and Opera Mobile versions will receive updates later this year.

Yes, even Symbian or Windows Mobile builds.

Can’t wait.

Download Firefox 4 Beta 11

By | February 9, 2011 | 7 Comments

Download Firefox 4 Beta 11A week of Firefox news.

As many people eagerly await the final version of Firefox 4, here comes the next-to-last beta build of this web browser.

With nearly 350 bugs fixed, this update also brings a couple of new features and enhancements:
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Firefox Ignores Font Family?

By | February 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Firefox Ignores Font Family?If you’ve been using Arial Narrow, Arial Black or similar fonts and they are not recognized in Firefox web browser while styling UL LI listings; here are a few ways to fix it:

- If you are not a web developer:
Tools > Options > Advanced > General Tab
Uncheck “Use hardware acceleration when available”
Restart Firefox
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Download Adobe Flash Player 10.2 Final

By | February 9, 2011 | 5 Comments

Download Adobe Flash Player 10.2 FinalAdobe has just released the Final build of Adobe Flash Player 10.2 that offers a couple of new features and enhancements:

Stage Video hardware acceleration
By enabling access to hardware acceleration, the following API enables better and high-performance video playback across different platforms.

Support for full screen mode with multiple monitors
Users can now play a full-screen video on one display while surfing with another.
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Firefox Borrows Google’s Chrome Update Procedure

By | February 9, 2011 | 11 Comments

If you’ve been using Google Chrome for a long time, then it’s pretty clear to you that to check for updates, all you have to do is go to:

About Google Chrome

Firefox Borrows Google Chrome Update Procedure
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CSS Checkbox Styling Nightmare (Pic)

By | February 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

It looks like a simple checkbox is one of the hardest things to style (unless you use JS).
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Firefox 5, 6 and 7 Coming in 2011

By | February 8, 2011 | 9 Comments

Firefox 5, 6 and 7 Coming in 2011

Pushes turbo button.

It looks like Mozilla is following Google’s Chrome path and will be releasing not 1 but 3 “major” Firefox versions this year.

According to the official roadmap, the following goals were set:
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