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.
Mozilla team launched a new contest for everyone who is interested in helping increase Firefox retention rate which is 25% so far (number of people who’ve downloaded Firefox and continue using it).
The contest will roll out in two phases. For the first one, due on October 24, participants must provide a 2-page executive summary of their project that should stay within a $10,000 budget. Mozilla will choose which proposals advance to the next phase, and participants will have until December 5 to submit detailed descriptions that will be presented to the community for final voting. Continue Reading
After the recent Google Chrome launch it’s time to check new web browsers market share data.
Internet Explorer continues to lose market share, this time it felt by 0.63%, from 72.15% to 71.52%
Firefox lost some market share as well; it felt from 19.73% to 19.46% (0.27% decrease). Continue Reading
Gmail Manager is a Firefox extension that allows you to manage multiple Gmail accounts and receive new mail notifications. Displays account details including unread messages, saved drafts, spam messages, labels with new mail, space used, and new mail snippets.
Manage multiple Gmail accounts
Receive new mail notifications
Support for Gmail hosted accounts Continue Reading
One of the shareware web browsers for Mac OS X has just received an update which includes new version of WebKit, few bug fixes and minor interface changes.
What’s new in this release?
This release is primarily an update to the version of WebKit in use by OmniWeb. OmniWeb is now based on the same WebKit in use by Safari 3.1. This includes the latest security patches and features included with Safari 3.1.x such as downloadable fonts, CSS Animation, HTML 5 media tags and client side database storage. Continue Reading
Mozilla Corporation has recently released Firefox 3.0.2 and 188.8.131.52 which fixes various stability and security issues. It’s always recommended to update your web browser to the latest stable release, so go ahead and do that.
Fixed in Firefox 3.0.2
Fixed several security issues.
Fixed several stability issues. Continue Reading
A new version of Camino web browser is now released. The following release includes few changes such as improved-asblocking and Mozilla Gecko rendering engine upgrade.
Upgraded to version 184.108.40.206 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
Camino again displays expiration dates for Certificate Authorities in the Certificates window.
Camino no longer reads OmniWeb’s “password not saved” markers in the Keychain as valid accounts.
Improved ad-blocking. Continue Reading
So how fast is it? As this graph shows, it’s more than 2 times faster than the original SquirrelFish, an engine which was announced not so long time ago. Continue Reading