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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Google Chrome 2.0.172.33 Released

By | June 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome 2.0.172.33 ReleasedGoogle has released an update for Google Chrome web browser which fixes a critical security issue and few networking bugs.

  • CVE-2009-2121: Buffer overflow processing HTTP responses
    Google Chrome is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in handling certain responses from HTTP servers. A specially crafted response from a server could crash the browser and possibly allow an attacker to run arbitrary code.
  • NTLM authentication to Squid proxies fails when trying to connect to HTTPS sites
  • Browser crash when loading some HTTPS sites

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Weekly Browsers Recap, June 22nd

By | June 22, 2009 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 22nd

Top 10 Firefox 3.5 Features

By | June 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

With the upcoming Firefox 3.5 release, LifeHacker has published a post on top 10 Firefox 3.5 features.

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Multi Process Firefox Demonstrated

By | June 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

Chris Pitchin has posted a video which demonstrates Firefox multi process feature.

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Firefox 3.5 RC2 Released

By | June 22, 2009 | 4 Comments

Firefox 3.5 RC2

Mozilla has recently announced the availability of Firefox 3.5 RC2 web browser. The first RC was offered to beta testers only while the second only was made available to public.

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Browser Memory (RAM) Usage: Firefox 3.5 RC, Safari 4, Opera 10 Beta, Google Chrome 3.0 Dev

By | June 21, 2009 | 27 Comments

Sam Allen from DotNetPerls.com has tested the most recent web browser versions to find out, which one of them consumes the most and least memory.

Usign script help, he has loaded 150 the most popular sites as per Alexa.com and monitored results.

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Safari 4 vs. Chrome 2 vs. Opera 10 vs. Firefox 3.5 vs. Opera 9.64 vs. Firefox 3 vs. IE8, 7

By | June 19, 2009 | 20 Comments

Safari 4 vs. Chrome 2 vs. Opera 10 vs. Firefox 3.5 vs. Opera 9.64 vs. Firefox 3 vs. IE8, 7It’s that time of the month again: web browser performance and benchmark results. This time it’s going to be a little bit different. The graph you are about to see is from Peacekeeper benchmark site and as James Gallagher explained to us: this chart is made from averaging results from thousands of PC with the three CPUs listed.

Listed browsers:
Safari 4 Beta
Safari 4 Final
Chrome 2.0.172.30
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Firefox Receives New Logo

By | June 18, 2009 | 5 Comments

Firefox New LogoAs announced earlier this year, Mozilla wanted to refresh Firefox logo for the upcoming 3.5 release.

Well, today they have published it and you can download it here (.psd, .ico, .png, .icns, etc.).

Safari 4.0.1 Released (Mac Only)

By | June 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

So far, you can find it via Software Update and it’s for Mac only.

“This update addresses incompatibilities between Safari 4.0 and certain features in iPhoto 09 including Places and Facebook publishing.”

Microsoft Thanks Internet Explorer 8 Testers, Gives Away Workmate Toolkits

By | June 17, 2009 | 2 Comments

That’s creative. Appreciating all the IE8 beta testers work, Microsoft Corp. will be giving away great workmate toolkits. The following email was sent to them earlier this week:

“Thank you for your hard work during the Internet Explorer 8 Technical Beta Program. Your dedication to making this product the best it can be is truly amazing. We would like to personally thank you by sending you a small token of our appreciation. We will be sending you an Internet Explorer 8 Workmate Toolkits (see attached images). If you do not want this, then simply respond to this mail with “Thanks, but No Thanks.”

Internet Explorer 8 Gift

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