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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Adjusted Firefox Schedule Means Another Metro UI Delay

By | January 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Adjusted Firefox Schedule Means Another Metro UI DelayHaving already delayed the release of Firefox for Metro (also known as the Modern UI), it looks like Mozilla has no plans to hit the current ETA as well, and those that have been waiting for it will be disappointed again.

As reported earlier, due to holidays, Mozilla has extended the release cycle of Firefox for two weeks, which means that Firefox 28 (which brings Metro UI) will now be coming as late as March 18th.
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December, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Opera Mini – Down

By | January 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Another month, another report.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser has some trouble maintaining previous quarters momentum and has since lost more market share, this time it has decreased by 0.79 point, from 55.61% to 54.82%.
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December, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | January 3, 2014 | 0 Comments


Happy New Year!

Kicking things of, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer saw its first decline in a long time, down from 58.36% to 57.91% (0.45 point decrease).
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US Business Sales: Chromebooks Overtake Mac & Android Tablets

By | December 31, 2013 | 4 Comments

US Business Sales: Chromebooks Overtake Mac & Android Tablets

Windows tablets too but no one cares about them anyway.

Now here’s something for the New Year’s Eve. According to the latest NPD Group report, Google’s Chromebooks has overtook Mac and Android Tablets in terms of sales among US businesses and schools.
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Firefox Release Cycle Extended By Two Weeks

By | December 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

Firefox Release Cycle Extended By Two WeeksEveryone loves holidays.

If you’ve marked January 21, 2014 on your calendar as a day for the next Firefox release then you’ll have some adjustments to make. Thanks to Christmas, New Year and all that jazz, Mozilla has decided to give their employees almost two weeks off.

As a result, the next Firefox release has been pushed by two weeks, which means that the new date is: February 4, 2014.

Google Could Kill Google Chrome Web Store Toolbars

By | December 26, 2013 | 5 Comments

Google Could Kill Google Chrome Web Store ToolbarsAs soon as June 2014.

In a world where the majority of toolbars are pretty useless, Google has announced a policy change for its Chrome Web Store, which marks the end of such junk.

According to Google, “toolbars that provide a broad array of functionality or entry points into services are better delivered as separate extensions, so that users can select the services they want.”, and while such policy change won’t be enforced for current extensions until June 2014, the search giant will no longer approve new toolbar submissions, as simple as that.

Raspberry Pi Optimized Browser Is Here

By | December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Raspberry Pi Optimized Browser Is HereMeet Web Beta.

The $35 PC that could has just got even better. According to Raspberry Pi blog, they’ve been working together with guys from Collabora to bring you a web browser that is optimized for the Pi.

Not only does it offer a good multi tab experience but also supports accelerated image and HTML5 video decoding.
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UC Browser 3.3 For Windows Phone Released

By | December 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

UC Browser 3.3 For Windows Phone Released

As notified just few days ago, UCweb has released now released the final version of UC Browser 3.3, which brings a couple of new features.

First in the list is ability to pin not only your favorite web sites but also UC Browser sections (such as downloads) right on your home screen.
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New Maxthon Version For Windows Phone Coming Soon

By | December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Maxthon Version For Windows Phone Coming SoonBefore the slow holiday season begins, it looks like Maxthon team has been working on something neat for the Windows Phone users and it’s supposed to come out really soon.

So what exactly are we talking about?

- Tab Recovery: With just one click of a button, easily access and restore the last page visited
- Progress Bar: Conveniently monitor Maxthon’s impressively fast page load speeds
- Smooth Scrolling: Scroll through pages with ease for natural transitions
- Customizable UI Color: Choose a customized UI color for more personalization
- Optimized Memory Usage: The best for Windows Phone web browsers. Use multiple tabs at once without being impacted by slower speeds or the fear of crashing
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Opera Announces Opera Max For Android

By | December 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

Opera Announces Opera Max For AndroidIf you live in the US, have an Android phone and want to save more data then you are up for a new and pretty awesome app by Opera called Opera Max.

What is Opera Max?

Think of it as Opera Turbo (data compression service) v2, which now not only compresses browser but also any other data requests that are sent throughout your phone. Still doesn’t make any sense? Just take a look at the picture and everything should become pretty clear:
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