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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Web Browser Which Changed Your Life – Mosaic

By | September 5, 2008 | 4 Comments

Mosaic (1993).

The first web browser to implement images. Revolution I guess… What happened? Netscape Navigator and Windows 95 Releases (with Internet Explorer) killed it.

Web Browser Which Changed Your Life - Mosaic

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Internet Explore Loses, Firefox, Safari, Opera Gains (August 08)

By | September 5, 2008 | 5 Comments

2008 August Browsers Market Share ResultsYet another month passed by and it’s time to check how’s your favorite browser doing.

After previous 0.01% gain, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share. It went down by 0.87%. From 73.02% to 72.15%

Firefox keeps growing. This time it grabbed quite big piece of the market share: 0.51% Increased from 19.22% to 19.73% Continue Reading

Cooliris Updated, Now with Friends Share and More

By | September 4, 2008 | 2 Comments

Luna Yang was kind enough to send me an email about an updated version of Cooliris, formerly known as PicLens.

To learn more about Cooliris, feel free to check our post here.

What’s new in 1.8? Continue Reading

Google Chrome Download Vulnerability

By | September 4, 2008 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome Download VulnerabilityUS-CERT is aware of a vulnerability that affects the Google Chrome web browser. This vulnerability is due to a default configuration that allows files to be downloaded without prompting the user. In addition, downloaded files can be opened with a single click, which could allow a user to inadvertently open a malicious file.

US-CERT encourages users to enable the “Ask where to save each file before downloading” option within the “Minor Tweaks” tab in the browser preferences. Continue Reading

Is this Evil? Google Chrome EULA

By | September 3, 2008 | 4 Comments

Is this Evil? Google Chrome EULACheck this one.

11.1 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services.
By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Google a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services.
This license is for the sole purpose of enabling Google to display, distribute and promote the Services and may be revoked for certain Services as defined in the Additional Terms of those Services. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 (3.1) vs. Google Chrome vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)

By | September 3, 2008 | 145 Comments

Firefox 3 (3.1) vs. Google Chrome vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)John Resig did a great job by comparing Firefox 3, Firefox 3.1, Google Chrome, Safari 3, Opera 9.5, Internet Explorer 8 and 7 JavaScript performance.

JavaScriptCore: The engine that powers Safari/WebKit (up until Safari 3.1).
SquirrelFish: The engine used by Safari 4.0.
V8: The engine used by Google Chrome.
SpiderMonkey: The engine that powers Firefox (up to, and including, Firefox 3.0). Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 8 Slices for Firefox 3

By | September 3, 2008 | 2 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 Slices for Firefox 3Not so long time ago Microsoft introduces web slices feature for IE8. However, if you don’t want to use Internet Explorer 8 yet, there’s a Firefox 3 add-on which allows you to subscribe to any web page section. Add-on developers aren’t sleeping.

Download WebChunks.

Download Google Chrome (Beta)

By | September 3, 2008 | 25 Comments

Here you go, Google Chrome Beta is now released and you can download it here. Enjoy.

Google Chrome Screenshots

By | September 2, 2008 | 5 Comments

OK, so here are some:

Google Chrome Auto Complete Continue Reading

Google Web Browser is Real (Google Chrome) + Screenshot

By | September 2, 2008 | 1 Comment

Google ChromeEveryone was expecting to see Google web browser, sooner or later. After they have “accidentally” revealed that in their low end comic book, rumors were confirmed. So tomorrow its beta version will be launched. Welcome, Google Chrome, an open source web browser.

Are they using their own technologies? Sort of. However, Google Chrome is based on WebKit which is being used by Safari as well.

Any screenshots? There is one: Continue Reading