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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What is a Browser?

By | June 17, 2009 | 4 Comments

Via TechCrunch

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Funny Internet Explorer 6 Cartoon

By | June 16, 2009 | 6 Comments

Funny IE6 Cartoon

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Extend Firefox, 2009

By | June 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Extend Firefox

Mozilla is re-launching the “Extend Firefox” contest for the upcoming Firefox 3.5 release. Just like last year, developers are asked to create the next best Firefox add-on and get prizes for that. Actually, if you have already released an awesome add-on, they will be giving away prizes for “Best Updated Add-on” as well.

Prize categories:
Best New Add-on
Best Updated Add-on
Best Shopping Add-on
Best Game & Entertainment Add-on

For a complete list of prizes, visit the contest details page.

Opera.com – Refreshed Home Page

By | June 16, 2009 | 9 Comments

With the launch of Opera Unite, some changes were also made to opera home page design (black background + top pictures). It’s the first Opera design which I really enjoy looking to (white one was missing something), which is probably a good thing :-)

Opera Home Page

Microsoft to Offer IE8 at Retail for EU Windows 7 Buyers

By | June 16, 2009 | 1 Comment

Computerworld writes:

Microsoft will offer European customers an “Internet Pack” that includes IE8 when they buy a retail copy of Windows 7, which will be sold sans browser, the company said late last week.

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Opera Adds “Hide Menu Bar”

By | June 16, 2009 | 3 Comments

The latest Opera weekly build (with Opera Unite) introduced one more feature to clean up user interface: hide menu bar.

To access it, just hit “Alt” and click on “Show Menu Bar”.

Opera Hide Menu Bar

Few more tweaks and it’s as clean as it gets.

Opera Freedom Secret Revealed: Opera Unite

By | June 16, 2009 | 65 Comments

Opera Freedom Secret RevealedAs predicted by Mike, the latest project by Opera Software is a sharing technology called Opera Unite.

“Opera Unite is a collaborative technology that allows you to share data, such as files or photos, directly from your computer with others, without uploading and sharing them through a central, third-party server. The technology behind Opera Unite uses a compact server inside the Opera desktop browser to share data and services on your computer. There is no need to upload files that you want to share; you remain in control” Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 8 Ad: The History of Slices

By | June 15, 2009 | 4 Comments

Boycott Opera! And Firefox! And Chrome! Wait, what?

By | June 15, 2009 | 2 Comments

OperaArs Technica writes:

In response to the EU’s decision to continue its antitrust investigation into Microsoft, one community wants everyone to boycott Opera. The trouble is, the reasoning for doing so can be applied to boycotting Mozilla and Google as well.

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Opera: How to Remove/Hide “What is Speed Dial” and “Configure Speed Dial”?

By | June 15, 2009 | 3 Comments

Opera: How to Remove/Hide After we have removed search box from the speed dial page, it’s time for the final clean up and hide/delete (call it how you want) “What is Speed Dial” and “Configure Speed Dial” buttons.

In the address bar type:
opera:config#Speed Dial State
Replace existing number with “2” (without quotes).
Hit “Save”, restart Opera.
Enjoy clean page.