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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Backup Web Browser Data with FavBackup 2.0

By | September 28, 2009 | 11 Comments

We are happy to announce the availability of FavBackup 2.0, software which backups web browser bookmarks, passwords, extensions and pretty much everything else.

The following release focuses on usability and optimizations.

Backup and Restore Web BrowsersBackup and Restore Web Browsers Continue Reading

Opera: Quick Tip

By | September 25, 2009 | 6 Comments

Click and hold the Back button and you’ll get a list of all visited pages for the current tab.

Via Twitter.

Microsoft: We Don’t Recommend Chrome Frame

By | September 25, 2009 | 4 Comments

Microsoft:According to ArsTechnica, Microsoft does not recommend IE users installing Google Chrome Frame plugin due to security issues.

One of the Microsoft spokesperson said:

“Given the security issues with plugins in general and Google Chrome in particular, Google Chrome Frame running as a plugin has doubled the attach area for malware and malicious scripts. This is not a risk we would recommend our friends and families take.”

Even though additional plugins can increase potential risk, developer Jim Ray has clarified some of the security concerns. Continue Reading

Google Chrome OS Video Demo

By | September 24, 2009 | 3 Comments

Here is a fake Google Chrome OS video demo showing off startup screen and login, running on a framework in windows.

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Google Brings Chrome Rendering Engine to Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8

By | September 23, 2009 | 1 Comment

Google Brings Chrome Rendering Engine to Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8In an effort to help developers build rich web apps, Google has released a plug-in for Internet Explorer.

Here’s what Google says about it:

Google Chrome Frame is an early-stage open source plug-in that seamlessly brings Google Chrome’s open web technologies and speedy JavaScript engine to Internet Explorer. With Google Chrome Frame, you can:

Start using open web technologies – like the HTML5 canvas tag – right away, even technologies that aren’t yet supported in Internet Explorer 6, 7, or 8.

Take advantage of JavaScript performance improvements to make your apps faster and more responsive.” Continue Reading

Google Chrome Bento Box Recipe (Video)

By | September 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

You will need: rice, egg, broccoli, red pepper, hard-boiled egg (dyed with red cabbage juice), ham, bacon, asparagus, cherry tomato, black sesame seeds and cheese.

Wait… What?

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Weekly Browsers Recap, September 21st

By | September 21, 2009 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 21st

Thanks to Nox and Shane Bundy for links.

10 Great Opera Speed Dial Backgrounds

By | September 18, 2009 | 9 Comments

If you are using Opera and can’t find any good Speed Dial backgrounds, then check the following post, because it has some great ones (in good resolution).
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Speed Up Your FireFox with SpeedyFox

By | September 18, 2009 | 2 Comments

Speed Up Your FireFox with SpeedyFoxIf you’ve been heavily using Firefox web browser and noticed decreasing performance, then maybe it’s time for you to try new tool called “SpeedyFox” (Windows only).

What can it do?

Boost Firefox startup in up to 3 times
Speed-up browsing history
Quicker operation with cookies

So how does it work? Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 8, 7 and 6 Spell-check

By | September 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you are using Internet Explorer web browser and can’t find any good spell checkers, try ieSpell. The following extensions spell-checks text-input boxes on a Web page.

However, it should be noted that ieSpell does not check text as you type (not inline spell checker).

If you are experiencing any issues with it (such as “Automation server can’t create object” error), consider IE7Pro add-on or Google Toolbar as well.

Download ieSpell.