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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Fennec Milestone for Windows Mobile Released

By | February 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

The very first public milestone of Fennec (Firefox Mobile) for Windows Mobile has been released.

Brad explains installation process:

You can install this on your HTC Touch Pro by navigating to the cab installer with your existing browser. This will download the cab file and kick off the installation process. Continue Reading

Mozilla: The European Commission and Microsoft

By | February 10, 2009 | 4 Comments

Mitchell Baker from Mozilla has published an article on EC vs. MS case. For those who are not interested to read all what was said there, here is a quote which sums up her view:

Third, the damage caused by Microsoft’s activities is ongoing.

Some great comments though.

Weekly Browsers Recap, Feb 10th

By | February 10, 2009 | 3 Comments

Mozilla to Opera on EU Case

By | February 9, 2009 | 6 Comments

PCPro has published a mini interview with Firefox architect Mike Connor regarding the whole EU case against Microsoft.

What he mentioned was the fact the they don’t want Firefox to be bundled with Windows.

Some of the highlights from that story: Continue Reading

Mozilla to Join EU Suit Against Microsoft

By | February 9, 2009 | 3 Comments

The European Commission (EC) has granted Mozilla, the open-source collaboration behind the Firefox Web browser, the right to join its antitrust case against Microsoft, a spokesman said Monday.

The Commission, Europe’s top antitrust authority, charged Microsoft last month with distorting competition in the market for Web browsers by bundling in its Internet Explorer (IE) browser with the Windows operating system.

If the charges stick, then Microsoft could be forced to change the way it distributes IE, as well as pay a fine for monopoly abuse.

Read story.

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Firebug 1.3.2 Released

By | February 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

One of the best debugging tools for web developers has received an update.

This version includes fixes for the Firebug’s activation, several fixes for the command line, as well as file locking and net panel fixes.

Download Firebug 1.3.2

Webkit CSS Animations are here

By | February 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

The latest WebKit releases now include a support for explicit CSS animations. In case your web browser already supports that, here are few demos for you to check out: Leaves, bounce and pulse.

In case you have iPhone 2.0, good news for you as well, it already supports CSS animations.

Wow! Lunascape Beats Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera**

By | February 5, 2009 | 22 Comments

Here is something for you: a new web browser. Now, before you stop reading about yet another new web browser, please note: this is not a regular one.

So what is Lunascape then?

It’s the world’s first triple engine web browser. Yes, it’s a hybrid. Here is a simple formula: Continue Reading

Firefox 3.0.6 Released

By | February 5, 2009 | 1 Comment

Continuing its “10 Fuc*ing Days” promise, Mozilla has released a new Firefox 3.0.x build which fixes a total of 6 vulnerabilities.

Vulnerabilities

Critial: 1
High: 2
Moderate: 1
Low: 2

If you are already using Firefox 3.0.x, just click Help > Check for Updates and you are ready to go.

Otherwise, download it here.

Opera’s Comeback to Browser Wars

By | February 5, 2009 | 2 Comments

After all those SunSpider tests where Opera was not very close from the worst: Internet Explorer 8 and beaten by Firefox, Safari and Google Chrome, they are developing a new weapon: Carakan.

So what is Carakan?

Carakan is a new ECMAScript/JavaScript engine for Opera web browser which is currently in development. The current JavaScript engine Futhark was the fastest from them all during its first release long time ago. But times changed… Continue Reading