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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Opera Mini Servers Updated to 4.11.458

By | July 1, 2009 | 1 Comment

Opera Mini Servers UpgradedOne 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.

New Cooliris Release

By | July 1, 2009 | 2 Comments

cooliris
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.

What’s new?
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.

Download.

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 30th

By | June 30, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 30th

1 More Internet Explorer 8 Video Ad

By | June 30, 2009 | 3 Comments

O.M.G.I.G.P. – Internet Explorer 8

Doesn’t look very appealing.

Monitor Firefox 3.5 Downloads in Real-time, 900 000 So Far

By | June 30, 2009 | 3 Comments

Firefox Downloads

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.

Firefox 3.5 Hits the Streets

By | June 30, 2009 | 5 Comments

Firefox 3.5
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.

Download Firefox 3.5

How to Remove/Disable Opera Systray Icon

By | June 30, 2009 | 9 Comments

How to Remove/Disable Opera Systray Icon

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.

Windows
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).

Linux
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.

How to Restore Safari Last Opened Tabs (Session)

By | June 30, 2009 | 3 Comments

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

How to Restore Safari Last Opened Tabs (Session)

That’s it.

Hello, FavBackup. Version 1.0.0 Released

By | June 29, 2009 | 3 Comments

FavBackupIf 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.

Visit FavBackup page.

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President of Brazil and Firefox 3.5 (Picture)

By | June 29, 2009 | 6 Comments

President + Firefox

Via “Lula vai a fórum de software livre” and Twitter

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