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.
A new version of Camino web browser is now released. The following release includes few changes such as improved-asblocking and Mozilla Gecko rendering engine upgrade.
Upgraded to version 18.104.22.168 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
Camino again displays expiration dates for Certificate Authorities in the Certificates window.
Camino no longer reads OmniWeb’s “password not saved” markers in the Keychain as valid accounts.
Improved ad-blocking. Continue Reading
So how fast is it? As this graph shows, it’s more than 2 times faster than the original SquirrelFish, an engine which was announced not so long time ago. Continue Reading
If you are into SEO (Search Engine Optimization) industry then “SEO for Firefox” add-on should be familiar for you. However, what about Opera users?
Fortunately, White Shadow managed to create one for Opera as well which is called “SEO for Opera”.
What does it do?
SEO for Opera adds a lot of useful market research information to Google/Yahoo search results, including the following for each result: Continue Reading
I’m happy to announce that FavBrowser.com has finally reached 500 posts. Took more than 1 year to do that but hey, we finally did it.
Within a week or so web page will be updated a bit.
And while it’s not too late, I’m asking you to suggest anything you’d like to see or not in FavBrowser.com. Maybe you don’t like something about this page? Missing a feature? Got anything else to say? Go ahead, help us to help you!
Using Linux or Mac OS X and want to try Google Chrome? Try Chromium which codebase is based on Chrome.
Few important things which you should know before trying it:
This is just a proof of concept, for fun, and to showcase what Wine can do.
What is Wine? Continue Reading
Now this is one of the must have add-ons for Firefox 1.5-3.0.
Open IT Online allows you to open your documents and images online without the need of any software to be installed. Open IT Online supports Google Docs, Zoho and ThinkFree online services. It handles:
- Documents (*.doc, *.rtf, *.odt, *.sxw) Continue Reading
Rumor: Apple wanted Opera to be the iPhone browser
According to ValleyMag, unknown source reported that before the first iPhone was released, Apple wanted Opera to build the browser for the iPhone.
Negotiations dragged on for six months, the sticking point being exclusivity — Apple wanted it, but Opera was unwilling to commit, seeing a larger market for licensing its proprietary software to multiple handset manufacturers. Eventually, Apple walked away armed with ideas from the negotiations and built a version of its own Safari browser for the popular mobile device. Continue Reading
Here’s a nice post by Christian Zibreg called “10 things we would like to see in Firefox and Chrome”. He lists 5 must have features for each of those web browsers. The funny thing however is one of the comments:
1. Already done in Opera.
2. Has been done in Opera for quite a while.
3. Opera already does a large portion of this. Continue Reading