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 to Fully Support SVG

By | November 7, 2008 | 3 Comments

In the “Opera China and Web Standards” conversation, the following information was revealed:

“Our CTO, Håkon Wium Lie, is the co-founder of CSS, and we are the first browser to fully support SVG”

What is SVG?

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a new graphics file format and Web development language based on XML. Continue Reading

Firefox 3.1 Private Browsing Mode Is Here

By | November 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

The latest Firefox 3.1 Beta nightly build now includes private browsing mode (Tools > Private Browsing) which was dropped before Firefox 3.0 Final release.

This feature will allow you to surf the web anonymously. Once you return to a normal browsing mode, it will automatically delete all tracking data such as: cookies, cache, history, saved passwords, etc. Continue Reading

Theora Will Be Integrated to Firefox and Opera

By | November 4, 2008 | 4 Comments

An open source and royalty-free lossy video compression technology Theora 1.0 will be integrated to the next Firefox (already in Firefox 3.1 beta) and Opera browser releases.

Theora is a video codec with a small CPU footprint that offers easy portability and requires no patent royalties. Continue Reading

Firefox Plugins for Bloggers

By | November 4, 2008 | 1 Comment

If you are running a WordPress blog or any other one, this Firefox add-ons list might be able to save your time and help you to increase your blogging experience.

25 Must Have Firefox Plugins for Bloggers
These 25 Firefox plugins will increase your productivity, and make you a better blogger

Turn FireFox 3 Into A Blogging Toolbox

The following twelve FireFox extensions will give you a head start on turning FireFox into your own personal blogging toolbox

Google Chrome Ad on YouTube

By | November 1, 2008 | 1 Comment

Just noticed this one. I wonder if it’s really worth to promote a not fully working product (beta), once you click on a link, it opens new page where you can download it (says nothing about a “beta” status).

Was a final version released some time ago and I missed it?

[digg-reddit-me]

7 Top Tips and Resources for Google Chrome

By | November 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

And here’s something for Google Chrome users. Tips include:

Create and Save Profiles
Tips for Power Users
Run Chrome on Mac OS X and Linux
Surf Anonymously in Chrome
Use the About: Pages

and bit more…

Opera Mini 4.2 Beta, This Year

By | October 30, 2008 | 2 Comments

Just to let you know (if you haven’t read it already), Opera Mini 4.2 Beta will be ready till the end of this year. No other details are known (yet).

Not so long to wait.

2 Nice Firefox 3 Dark (Grey, Black) Themes

By | October 30, 2008 | 3 Comments

It’s often hard to find a good looking theme, takes too much time and sometimes you just end up with nothing.

Well, here are 2 great Firefox 3 dark themes for you to check

NASA Night Launch
Dark theme for Firefox. Inspired by the night launch of STS-116 Continue Reading

Opera 9.62 Released

By | October 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera 9.62Today Opera team released an update for it’s web browser which fixes few security issues. This is a recommened update.

Fixed an issue where History Search could be used to execute arbitrary code
The links panel no longer allows cross-site scripting

Download

Why Apple Sucks, Opera Mini for iPhone is Ready

By | October 28, 2008 | 8 Comments

And it won’t be released (yet). As in the interview with one of the Opera guys it was said:

Opera’s engineers have developed a version of Opera Mini that can run on an Apple iPhone, but Apple won’t let the company release it because it competes with Apple’s own Safari browser.

Oh Come On!

[digg-reddit-me]

Thanks to haavard for the source.