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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Skyfire for BlackBerry

By | April 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

Skyfire for BlackBerryEarlier this month developers were looking for a few testers which would be able to play with Skyfire Alpha on Blackberry.

TBGR has posted a couple of leaked Skyfire for BlackBerry screenshots for you to check.

As the post reports: Our ninja described the very early alpha software as “already being the best BlackBerry browser ever.”

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Toward an Open Web Standard for 3D Graphics

By | April 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

Toward an open web standard for 3D graphicsGoogle Code Blog writes:

Most content on the web today is in 2D, but a lot of information is more fun and useful in 3D. Projects like Google Earth and SketchUp demonstrate our passion and commitment to enabling users to create and interact with 3D content. We’d like to see the web offering the same type of 3D experiences that can be found on the desktop. That’s why, a few weeks ago, we announced our plans to contribute our technology and web development expertise to the discussions about 3D for the web within Khronos and the broader developer community.

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Firefox 3.0.9 Released

By | April 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.0.9 ReleasedFirefox team has released an update to its Firefox 3 series. The following release fixes 9 security vulnerabilities as well as couple of bugs which include several stability fixes.

For a complete list of changes, feel free to check what’s new section in the following page.

Download Firefox 3.0.9

Customizing Internet Explorer 8

By | April 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

With the Internet Explorer 8 push via automatic update, IEBlog has released an article which gives you an insight on how to customize IE8 web browser.

Post covers few aspects of web browser, from menu positioning to address bar customizations.

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Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 Code Freeze Delayed

By | April 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Although Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 code freeze was supposed to be finished today, Mozilla team announced that due to some of the unresolved P1 blockers, there will be a tiny delay.

Although there is no new official date, the target remains the same: late next week.

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 20th

By | April 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 20th

Track Firebug Changes with Firediff

By | April 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

Firediff

Now this is something useful. If you were ever confused/overwhelmed with all the modifications made using Firebug then worry no more.

A new extension called Firediff (requires Firebug 1.4) tracks all the changes made by firebug and the application itself to CSS and DOM.

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The latest Firediff release can be downloaded here.

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Fourth Annual WebKit Open Source Party

By | April 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

Webkit Blog writes:

WWDC is upon us, and we hope to see you all there! Our party is open to anyone who is interested, free of charge. So if you will be in town or you are already in town, come and meet some cool web developers, WebKit hackers, browser developers, and lots of folks with an interest in cool technology.

Details
Place: Thirsty Bear Restaurant & Brewery (map)
Date: Wednesday, June 10th
Time: 7:30 PM
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World vs. Microsoft

By | April 16, 2009 | 23 Comments

ComputerWeekly reports that European Committee for Interoperable Systems (ECIS) group has joined EU and MS case (as complainant).

ECIS group includes large and small companies, such as:
Adobe Systems, Corel Corporation, IBM, Linspire, Nokia, Opera Software, Oracle Corporation, RealNetworks, Red Hat, and Sun Microsystems

Still no sign of Apple which is developing Safari web browser.

As previously reported, other participants are Google and Mozilla.

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EU Extends Microsoft Response Deadline (Again)

By | April 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Surprisingly or not, EU has yet again extended Microsoft response deadline (which was April 21st before) on IE/Windows case. The new date so far is April 28th.

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