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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Internet Explorer 8 RTM in March

By | February 18, 2009 | 1 Comment

According to guys from Tech ARP, Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 RTM (Release to Manufacturing/Marketing) will be released on March, 2009, probably during last 2 weeks.

As it says: “This is because Microsoft plans to announce the final details of the IE8 RTM schedule and available language versions by March 5, 2009”

During RTM release, OEMs will have an opportunity to integrate Internet Explorer 8 to Windows XP and/or Windows Vista operating systems.

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Silverlight for Google Chrome Hack

By | February 18, 2009 | 2 Comments

Silverlight program manager Tim Heur has posted an article on Google Chrome hack which would allow company’s media player to run on the Chrome web browser.

Windows vs. Linux (Firefox, Firefox Wine and Opera)

By | February 17, 2009 | 13 Comments

If you ever wondered about the performance differences between Windows and Linux Firefox versions while surfing the net, then wonder no more. Tux Radar has tested Firefox on Windows and Linux (original Firefox + Firefox Wine (Wine allows you to run Windows applications on Linux) to see how they compete.

Tested with Firefox 3.06 on Windows XP SP3 (x86) and Fedora 10 (x86). Continue Reading

Opera Mobile 9.5: HTC Touch Pro2 and Touch Diamond2

By | February 17, 2009 | 1 Comment

HTC Touch Diamond2 and HTC Touch Pro2 which were announced yesterday has been making quite a lot of buzz online. According to Opera’s investor email, both of those devices will be shipped with Opera Mobile 9.5 pre-installed.

Opera Software will get paid for each unit sold.

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Opera Turbo Is Coming

By | February 16, 2009 | 9 Comments

Opera Software plans to debut in the upcoming Mobile World Congress event (16-19th February) in Barcelona with its new product called “Opera Turbo”.

This technology will allow network operators to reduce bandwidth consumption as well as increase users browsing experience due to decreased loading times.

How does it work? Opera Turbo compresses data (up to 80%) before sending it to mobile phones, personal computers or any other devices. Just like the way it works with Opera Mini. Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, Feb 16th

By | February 16, 2009 | 1 Comment

First Google Chrome for Mac Screenshots

By | February 13, 2009 | 1 Comment

Mike Pinkerton has just published the first 2 screenshots of Google Chrome running on Mac OS.

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Safari 3.2.2 for Windows Released

By | February 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

Apple has released an update to Safari web browser for Windows users which fixes RSS vulnerability reported back in 11 Jan 2009.

Firefox is Not So Secure (Jeff Jones, Microsoft)

By | February 12, 2009 | 1 Comment

Once again, Microsoft’s security evangelist Jeff Jones has tried to substantiate his proposition that Internet Explorer is at least as secure as Firefox. However, the Washington Post’s Brian Krebs has clarified that the figures Jones used for making the comparison, are misleading.

Continue reading at Heise Online

Thanks again to Mabdul for sending this.

Skyfire 0.9 Beta Released, Time to Socialize

By | February 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

New version of Skyfire mobile browser has been released today for both, Windows Mobile and Symbian.

There are quite a lot of noticeable changes in this release. For instance, Skyfire startup page now includes feeds, Facebook and Twitter integration which will surely help you to get all the latest news as well as catch up with your friends.

Besides social integration, it has also received:
Improved text readability
Widescreen screen support Continue Reading