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.
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.
An update for Cooliris add-on has been just released. The following version works with Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari web browsers (Windows, Mac OS, Linux) and introduces better Flickr and MySpace support, also integration to the browser tab and more.
Show off any 3D Wall of content by sharing its URL with friends
Freely jump between Cooliris and other tabs and desktop applications like your email or favorite photo editing program
Save 3D Wall to your browser’s bookmarks, enjoy multiple instances of Cooliris in different tabs, or set a 3D Wall view as your homepage, e.g. daily news or entertaiment feed. The possibilities are almost endless.
- Internet Explorer 8 optimized for eBay
- Firefox 3.5 is fast, but still behind Chrome and Safari
- Eight Firefox extensions for the Twitter fanatic
- Sneak Peek: What’s On Tap for Firefox in 2010
- Google move paves way for Firefox on Android
- Developer Tools for Google Chrome
- Bolt Mobile Browser Celebrates Milestone
If you are wondering on how many times Firefox 3.5 was downloaded already, then check this nifty (real time) download tracker from Mozilla. It can show downloads per country as well.
This is it, boys and girls. The wait is finally over and Firefox 3.5 Final has been just released.
What’s new? Quite a lot: besides performance improvements, the following release also brings new features such as: undo closed window, tab tearing, improved session filter and awesome bar, geo location, HTML5 tags support and much more. For a complete list, check the features page.
If you love clean working environments, then this is a must use tip for every Opera user. Ever got annoyed by system tray icon? Want to remove it? It’s easier than you thought.
Right click on Opera shortcut > Properties
Find target fields which should look similar to this:
Target: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\opera.exe”
Replace with: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\opera.exe” /notrayicon (with quotes).
Find your launcher and edit it by adding -notrayicon in the end.
opera %u -notrayicon
Update: there is an option in opera:config now, check this post for more details.
During Safari 4 browsing experience on Windows, I couldn’t understand why Safari won’t restore my last opened web pages during the launch nor do find a way to do that. Fortunately, I have found a solution to do that and it’s really simple.
If menu bar is hidden, hit Alt to enable it, then click:
History > Reopen All Windows from Last Session
If you were following our Twitter updates, then this shouldn’t be a big surprise for you.
In any case, I would like to introduce you a quick and easy way to backup and restore your browser settings: FavBackup
You can either backup separate setting such as: bookmarks, passwords, etc. or do a complete backup. This is just an initial release, lots of things are planned, and auto update is one of them.
Opera 10 support should be added soon, waiting for reply from Opera Software to confirm all the paths.