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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Opera 10 Beta Launched

By | June 3, 2009 | 33 Comments

Opera 10 Beta Launched6 months after the 1st Alpha and yesterdays leak, Opera Software has officially launched the very first Opera 10 Beta release.

Besides already reported features, such as: new skin, visual tabs, opera turbo, crashlogging tool, speed dial configuration and resizable search field, Opera 10 Beta also brings faster browsing experience (40% performance increase), “Web integration” and more.

For some more details, please check the official beta page, changelog or just download and see for yourself.

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Internet Explorer 8 Wave 2 Released

By | June 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 Wave 2 ReleasedThe 3rd and final wave of Internet Explorer 8 has been just released. As a result, IE8 is now available in a total of 63 languages.

New languages, as per wave 2:

Albanian, Assamese, Basque, Bengali (Bangladesh), Bengali (India), Gujarati, Indonesian, Kannada, Kazakh, Konkani, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Malay (Brunei Darussalam), Malay (Malaysia), Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi (India), Tamil, Telugu, Uzbek (Latin)

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Exclusive: Opera 10 Beta Screenshots + Download Links

By | June 2, 2009 | 9 Comments

With Opera 10 Beta release tomorrow, we have something special for you, from Daniel Hendrycks. Enjoy! Continue Reading

Opera Retakes Leadership from iPhone in Mobile Browser Market

By | June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Opera Retakes Leadership from iPhone in Mobile Browser MarketStatCounter writes:

Opera is the world’s number one mobile browser, overtaking iPhone in May according to data from StatCounter Global Stats. In May Opera took 24.6% of the worldwide market compared to 22.3% for iPhone. Nokia retains third place with 17.9%. However, if one includes iPod Touch then Apple browsers still lead with iPod Touch alone taking 14.9% of the market in May.

Thanks to Daniel for sending this.

Opera 10 Beta Leaked Screenshot + Release Date?

By | June 2, 2009 | 14 Comments

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, I have found this via my.opera.com (Posted by: YeOK).

Opera 10 Beta Leaked Screenshot + Release Date
Opera 10 Beta: Visual Tabs

As from Opera twitter:
Tomorrow.
about 9 hours ago from web

This could indicate the release of Opera 10 Beta.

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Bing HiJacks IE6 Users Toolbar (Updated)

By | June 2, 2009 | 1 Comment

Bing HiJacks IE6 ToolbarSearch Engine Journal informs about the IE6 users anomalies since the launch of Microsoft’s new search engine: Bing.

Few of them already reported weird issue: even though their default search provider was set to Google, after the launch of Bing, it hijacked the search feature in the toolbar and became new default search engine.

To make things worse, it’s not possible to change it back to Google.

There are no official statements yet, from Google or Microsoft. Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 2nd

By | June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 2nd

Maxthon 2.5.2 Beta 4 Released

By | June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Maxthon 2.5.2 Beta 4 ReleasedBeing the second most popular web browser in China, Maxthon has released a fourth beta of its 2.5.2 series.

The following release fixes various reported bugs and focuses on optimizing the anti-freeze window framework.

Changelog

Core
- Fixed some IME input problems and IME window position problems
- Fixed a flash full screen display problem Continue Reading

Fastest Firefox

By | June 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Fastest Firefox

Yet another marketing campaign from Mozilla, this time it’s all about speed. With the upcoming launch of Firefox 3.5, which is twice as fast as Firefox 3.0, they are requesting users to submit their fastest talent video.

It’s all very simple. Just record a 30 second video of your fastest talent, upload and you are done. It can be anything, from brushing your teeth to clapping.

Home page: FastestFirefox.com

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Video Interview (Firefox): Mitchell Baker and John Lilly Highlights

By | June 2, 2009 | 1 Comment

Bit about IE, Chrome and Firefox on mobile devices.