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 Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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June, 2009 – IE Falls Below 60%, Firefox Surpasses 30% Market Share, Opera, Chrome, Safari

By | July 3, 2009 | 20 Comments

June, 2009 - IE Falls Below 60%, Firefox Reaches 30% Market Share, Opera, Chrome, SafariYet 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

Maxthon 2.5.2 Hits the Scene

By | July 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Maxthon 2.5.2 Hits the SceneAfter a total of 5 beta releases, today Maxthon International has released a final version of its web browser: Maxthon 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.


Google Adwords now Supports Firefox 3.5

By | July 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Google Adwords now Supports Firefox 3.5With 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.

Firefox 3.5 vs. Safari 4 vs. Opera 10 vs. Chrome 2 vs. IE8

By | July 1, 2009 | 40 Comments

Internet Explorer vs. Firefox vs. Chrome vs. Safari vs. OperaAdrian 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

Touch Scrolling on Windows 7: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3.5 and Chrome 2

By | July 1, 2009 | 4 Comments

Folks from 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.

Firefox 3.5 Hits 5 Million Downloads Mark

By | July 1, 2009 | 2 Comments

Firefox 3.5 5 Million Downloads

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.


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

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.


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.