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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Firefox 3.0.2 and 2.0.0.17 Released

By | September 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.0.2 and 2.0.0.17 ReleasedMozilla Corporation has recently released Firefox 3.0.2 and 2.0.0.17 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

Camino 1.6.4 Released

By | September 24, 2008 | 2 Comments

Camino 1.6.4 ReleasedA 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.

Changelog:

Upgraded to version 1.8.1.17 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

Safari’s JavaScript Engine on Asteroids

By | September 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

SafariQuite a while ago Opera updated their JavaScript engine. Then Firefox and Webkit (Safari) did that, after that Google Chrome and Firefox again, and now… Webkit’s (Safari) turn, introducing SquirrelFish Extreme.

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

You Should Get Internet Explorer 5 (IE5)

By | September 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

OK… Someone forgot to update their site.

You Should Get Internet Explorer 5 (IE5)

Interent Explorer 8 (IE8) Ice Sculpture

By | September 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

As photographer eyeliam says “It pretty much is a perfect analogy. It’s functional, rational and logical. But it looks like shit and I don’t get it.”

Interent Explorer 8 (IE8) Ice Sculpture

Opera SEO Widget

By | September 19, 2008 | 2 Comments

Opera SEO PluginIf you are into SEO (Search Engine Optimization) industry then “SEO for Firefox” add-on should be familiar for you. However, what about Opera users?

Fortunately, White Shadow managed to create one for Opera as well which is called “SEO for Opera”.

What does it do?

SEO for Opera adds a lot of useful market research information to Google/Yahoo search results, including the following for each result: Continue Reading

FavBrowser.com – 500 Posts Reached

By | September 18, 2008 | 8 Comments

I’m happy to announce that FavBrowser.com has finally reached 500 posts. Took more than 1 year to do that but hey, we finally did it.

Within a week or so web page will be updated a bit.
And while it’s not too late, I’m asking you to suggest anything you’d like to see or not in FavBrowser.com. Maybe you don’t like something about this page? Missing a feature? Got anything else to say? Go ahead, help us to help you!

Download Google Chrome for Linux and Mac OS X

By | September 18, 2008 | 6 Comments

Download Google Chrome for Linux and Mac OS XUsing Linux or Mac OS X and want to try Google Chrome? Try Chromium which codebase is based on Chrome.

Few important things which you should know before trying it:

This is just a proof of concept, for fun, and to showcase what Wine can do.

What is Wine? Continue Reading

Open Documents Online with Firefox

By | September 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Open Documents Online with FirefoxNow this is one of the must have add-ons for Firefox 1.5-3.0.

Open IT Online allows you to open your documents and images online without the need of any software to be installed. Open IT Online supports Google Docs, Zoho and ThinkFree online services. It handles:

- Documents (*.doc, *.rtf, *.odt, *.sxw) Continue Reading

Apple Wanted Opera. True or False?

By | September 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

Apple Wanted Opera. True or False?Rumor: Apple wanted Opera to be the iPhone browser

According to ValleyMag, unknown source reported that before the first iPhone was released, Apple wanted Opera to build the browser for the iPhone.

Negotiations dragged on for six months, the sticking point being exclusivity — Apple wanted it, but Opera was unwilling to commit, seeing a larger market for licensing its proprietary software to multiple handset manufacturers. Eventually, Apple walked away armed with ideas from the negotiations and built a version of its own Safari browser for the popular mobile device. Continue Reading