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.
What could be better than promoting your favorite browser and getting reward for that? New SpreadFirefox contest will be giving away iPod Touch, Flip Video Camera, iPod Nano and more, as it says:
“We have re-designed the Affiliates Reward program so that everyone with more than 5 downloads a quarter has an opportunity to be rewarded for their active membership.
We will offer ten rewards each quarter to ten individual Affiliates with incentives such as a Flip Video Camera, an iPod Touch, an iPod Nano, Amazon Gift Certificates and exclusive Top Fox T-shirts!”
So everything is quite simple. For more details, visit the contest page.
Microsoft Research has published a new article that explains in more layperson-like terms exactly what its “Gazelle” Web browser is and why the company’s researchers believe it’s needed.
Microsoft is slated to present a paper on Gazelle at the Usenix Security Symposium in August. At that event, the Gazelle team will describe “the design and construction of a browser that is actually a multi-principal operating system.”
Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for sending this.
Yet again, it’s time to check how your favorite web browser market share changed in a month.
For the very first time, Internet Explorer has fallen below 60% market share mark, from 62.09% to 59.49%
Good news for Firefox fans as well, it has finally surpassed 30% market share mark, went up from 28.75% to 30.33% Continue Reading
After a total of 5 beta releases, today Maxthon International has released a final version of its web browser: Maxthon 184.108.40.20658. Besides performance improvements and bug fixes, team has also added a support for online favorites with http protocol, enhanced tabbed browsing feature and other optimizations.
With the release of Firefox 3.5, people started to see the following message when opening Google Adwords interface with the latest browser version:
“Support for Firefox 3.5 is coming soon. Until then, please use an earlier version of Firefox when viewing the new interface.”
Fortunately, the issue has been finally fixed and everything works like a charm again.
Adrian Kingsley Hughes from ZDNet has benchmarked Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3.5 and 3.0, Safari 4, Opera 10 (alpha!) and Chrome 2.0 browsers using SunSpider, V8 benchmarks.
Chrome 2 wins in both benchmarks which is followed by Safari 4. In the V8 benchmark suite however, other web browsers lag behind by up to 36 times.
Results are as follow: Continue Reading
Folks from GottaBeMobile.com have demoed a touch scrolling feature on IE8, Firefox 3.5 and Chrome 2 web browsers. With Firefox 3.5 release, Chrome was the only one struggling with this task.
Almost 24 hours ago, the final version of Firefox 3.5 web browser has been released. The good news, it has been downloaded more than 5 million times already and number keeps growing!
If you haven’t tried this version yet, you can download it here.
One of the best things about Opera Mini server updates is that you don’t have to edit or download anything to enjoy them.
The latest upgrade offers enhanced site compatibility, synchronization improvements, a fix for web pages with internal links and download option for binary files.
For more details, see the announcement post.