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.
If you are into Mozilla’s products and/or interested in web browsers then Asa Dotzler name should be well known for you. However, if you are not familiar with him, here’s a short quote from Wikipedia:
He has been an active member of the Mozilla community since 1998. Dotzler joined the Mozilla organization, and has played a key role in delivering products including the release of Mozilla 1.0, Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail and usenet client.
And now, the interview
With the Firefox 3 release just around the corner I’ve decided to bother Asa Dotzler a bit and ask few questions about Firefox and other web browsers.
For a first question, let’s go back to the old times…
1. Why name it “fox”? Continue Reading
Some time ago we’ve posted about few upcoming Firefox 3.1 features.
Good news, there are more details about them. According to Mozilla Links post, visual tab switching (CTRL+Tab) and tab searching/filtering will be also added to Firefox 3.1 release.
Check the following screenshots: Continue Reading
I am really happy to announce that FavBrowser.com is officially one year old now. Happy birthday!
FavBrowser.com was started on June 13th, 2007. How? It’s a short story…. Well, I was unable to sleep one night so started to do what I always do at that time: brainstorm and write various ideas in my cell phone drafts folder. One of those ideas was a blog about web browsers. There wasn’t any yet which covered all web browsers only. I’m proud about that.
It was a long and sometimes hard blogging road. I wouldn’t have done that without you. Thank you for reading this blog, for your feedback, for backlinks, for mails, for comments… Thank you for everything! Continue Reading
More and more details are being revealed about the upcoming Firefox Mobile release. This time you have a unique opportunity to check Firefox Mobile concept video which was posted recently (watch it here).
For more details about Firefox Mobile, feel free to check Aza’s blog.
The third Firefox 3 Release Candidate is now released and available for download. It contains a single change for Mac OS X users only; there is no change for users running previous Firefox Release Candidate versions on Windows or Linux.
Also, Firefox 3 Final will be released on Tuesday, June 17th.
Few days ago Asa Dotzler posted about responsible Firefox logo usage and asked to spread a word. That’s what we are doing. As he says:
Just about every day I run across someone using Firefox’s ancient, pre-1.0 logo. To most people it won’t be obvious or it won’t seem like a big deal, but it’s a real peeve of mine… Here’s a picture of two logos compared: Continue Reading
After more than a half year since the first Opera 9.5 public build, desktop team just released Opera 9.5 Release Candidate (RC). One of the most important changes which you should know before installing is that “On Windows, this build will by default replace the default installation of Opera.” Continue Reading
In case you haven’t subscribed to Opera newsteller, here’s a copy of their recent email:
Prepare for launch!
Opera Mini Team (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dear Opera Community,
Almost two years ago I stepped onto a pier in Seattle to unveil Opera 9 to the world. Many things at Opera have changed since then, but our commitment to providing you a powerful, safe and fast Web experience has not. Since that day we have been hard at work on our next generation browser, codenamed Kestrel. I’m pleased to announce that today we are ready to share the fruits of our labor with you. Continue Reading