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.

Author's Website

Mozilla Will Start Enforcing Extension Signing

By | February 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

Mozilla Will Start Enforcing Extension SigningFinally.

In an effort to protects its users and reduce the number of malicious add-ons, the open source organization has announced its plans to enforce extension signing, which means that starting from Q2, 2015, developers will have to get a signature verification from Mozilla. The extension signing warnings will first appear on Firefox 39.
Continue Reading

Download Opera 29 Developer Preview

By | February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Download Opera 29 Developer PreviewWith tab sync.

Following the release of Opera 28 Beta, which brings bookmark sync (as well as Mac specific improvements like smaller install packages), Norwegian browser maker has just published the first developer preview build of Opera 29.

As one might guess, the next browser build continues the work on synchronization and now allows you to open the recent tabs from other computers.
Continue Reading

January, 2015 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Android Browser, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Down

By | February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments


After finding out the desktop market share numbers, let’s do the desktop!

Despite record iPhone sales, Safari continues to go the opposite direction, down from 43.76% to 43.20% (0.56 point decrease).
Continue Reading

Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 11 vs. Spartan vs. Google Chrome 40 vs. Firefox 35

By | February 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 11 vs. Spartan vs. Google Chrome 40 vs. Firefox 35If you haven’t experienced or tested the Spartan yet (and by that we mean IE’s new rendering engine) then here’s something that I am sure a lot are curious about: a set of tests that compare Spartan versus other web browsers, including IE.

Thanks to guys at AnandTech, that’s exactly what they did with Windows 10 build 9926 running on Core i7-860.

Here are the results:
Continue Reading

January, 2015 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Safari, Opera – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox – Down

By | February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment


It’s the first report of 2015 so let’s get things going.

Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browsers starts 2015 with a decreased market share, down from 59.11% to 58.18% (0.93 point decrease).
Continue Reading

Google’s US Market Share Goes Below 75% For The First Time

By | February 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Google's US Market Share Goes Below 75% For The First TimeYahoo! is to blame.

If you are wondering about the lasting effects in the search industry then here’s an update for you. Last month, we have reported that Yahoo! has managed to triple its worldwide market share (from 3.52% to 9.31%).

Now, it looks like the Mozilla’s deal is bringing even more dividends as for the first time since 2008, Google’s market share has gone below the 75% mark while Yahoo! saw an increase.
Continue Reading

Opera Mini 9.2 For IOS Released

By | February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 9.2 For IOS ReleasedBrings few new features.

In case you’re rocking the old iPhone or iPod and prefer Opera Mini over regular Opera for handhelds then here is a small update for you, which will make your browsing experience easier.

Among stability and performance improvements there are two new features:

- First is an ability to open a new tab by sliding the tab button up with your finger,
- Second is the refined search bar, which will now keep the keyword in case you want to refine the search
Continue Reading

Opera Mini Republished In The Windows Phone Store

By | February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini Republished On Windows Phone StoreYesterday, we have reported that Opera Mini (Beta) has been unpublished from the Windows Phone store with no official comment from either Opera Software or Microsoft.

Later that day the former issued the tweet, stating that the app was accidentally removed due to some sort of bug in the store itself.

Now, it looks like Opera Mini is back in the Beta form so in case you were unable to download it yesterday, feel free to grab it now.
Continue Reading

Opera Mini Pulled From The Windows Phone Store

By | February 1, 2015 | 5 Comments

Opera Mini Pulled From The Windows Phone StoreIn an interesting trend where quite a few apps have been unpublished from the Windows Phone store, it looks like Opera Mini is next. According to the latest report, the app is no longer available and no one knows why.

Opera Mini for Windows Phone was last updated back in December with an average rating of 2.5 stars, if you try to visit the download link it informs that “This app is no longer published”.
Continue Reading

Say Goodbye To Flash, YouTube Switches To HTML5

By | January 29, 2015 | 3 Comments

Say Goodbye To Flash, YouTube Switches To HTML5Another nail to the coffin.

For many, Facebook and YouTube are two of the biggest reasons why Flash is still a necessity (unless you use Chrome, which has it installed already).

Now, it looks like the social network will be the only one left as Google has finally made a much needed decision: ditch Flash. Yes, it means that from now on, YouTube will default to HTML5 player instead.
Continue Reading