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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 Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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Microsoft Considers The Following Names For Spartan

By | January 26, 2015 | 6 Comments

Microsoft Considers The Following Names For SpartanThanks to a tipster who was surveyd by the Microsoft itself regarding the name of a new web browser, WPC learned that the software giant is considering the following names for Spartan:

- Entourage
- Elixa
- Evo
- Evex
- Endeavor
- Edge
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This Is Microsoft‘s Spartan

By | January 22, 2015 | 2 Comments

This Is Microsoft‘s SpartanIt‘s official.

During yesterday‘s (and today‘s) presentation, Microsoft has finally oficially revealed Project Spartan, it‘s newest web browser aimed for all kinds of machines running Windows 10 as it supports: touch, keyboard & mouse, gestures, voice, even controllers and sensors.

So how does it look like? Like Chrome or pretty much any other Webkit based web browser. In addition to that, it looks like Microsoft has also decided to move the URL bar to the top on the mobile devices (IE Mobile has address bar placed in the bottom), which makes us wonder why, as it now requires much more finger effort to access it, especially on larger screen devices.
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Spartan & Windows 10 Event Live Stream & Countdown

By | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spartan & Windows 10 Event Live Stream & Countdown

Just a heads up, if you are looking for a Windows 10 event live stream link then you’ve found it.

There is also a countdown that you can see in the following page.
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Spartan Might Support Chrome Extensions

By | January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spartan Might Support Chrome ExtensionsYour eyes are not deceiving you.

As Microsoft plans to reveal Windows 10 and likely Spartan to the world tomorrow, another leak has spoiled more fun.

According to the new report, Microsoft’s Spartan will be able to support Chrome extensions (whether natively or not it’s unknown). As a result, it should be able to quickly grow its extensions gallery without requiring developers to start coding from scratch.
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Download Firefox 35 Final

By | January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Download Firefox 35 FinalThe first stable release of 2015.

The Holiday season is over and it’s time to start cranking up browser builds again.

First in the list is Firefox 35, which recently hit the stable channel. Here’s what’s new:
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Following Mozilla’s Deal, Yahoo! Triples Its Market Share

By | January 16, 2015 | 3 Comments

If you are wondering how exactly the new search engine deal (where Yahoo! replaced Google as a default search engine in Firefox) has affected the trends in the industry, just take a look at the new data from Net Applications.

According to the new stats, Yahoo! has managed to [almost] triple its market share, up from 3.52% to 9.31% (5.79 points increase).
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December, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Netscape Replaces Opera

By | January 16, 2015 | 4 Comments

Now here is something weird to kick start your day.

It looks like Net Applications have stopped reporting Opera in its “Desktop Top Browser Share Trend” and have replaced it with Netscape, which for some weird reason have also managed to increase its market share by 0.05 point in December.
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December, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

So how did the mobile browsers do in the last month of 2014? Let’s find out.

As always, Safari is first in our list, down from 45.40% to 43.76% (1.64 point decrease).
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Spartan Supports Flash, Will Be Coming To Xbox As Well

By | January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spartan Supports Flash, Will Be Coming To Xbox As WellAt least some versions of it.

As we are nearing the announcement and reveal of Windows 10 [Consumer Preview], more and more leaks are appearing all over the web with the latest being about Spartan again.

According to a new report, Spartan will replace the Modern version of Internet Explorer and not only will it be available for tablets and phones but also Xbox.
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Windows 10 New Taskbar Screenshot With Microsoft‘s Spartan

By | January 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Windows 10 New Taskbar Screenshot With Microsoft‘s SpartanReveals Spartan icon as well.

Now here‘s a minor yet pleasing update for you.

Chinese site CNBeta have posted a new and non cropped screenshot of Microsoft‘s Spartan web browser, which means that the new Windows 10 taskbar is also visible, adding credibility to the recent leak.
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