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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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

10 Things We Would Like to See in Firefox and Chrome

By | September 15, 2008 | 6 Comments

10 Things We Would Like to See in Firefox and ChromeHere’s a nice post by Christian Zibreg called “10 things we would like to see in Firefox and Chrome”. He lists 5 must have features for each of those web browsers. The funny thing however is one of the comments:

Chrome:
1. Already done in Opera.
2. Has been done in Opera for quite a while.
3. Opera already does a large portion of this. Continue Reading

Opera Twitter Widget

By | September 15, 2008 | 2 Comments

Here is a great Opera plugin for Twitter users. With it, you’ll be able to post messages to twitter in a few seconds.

Features
Post messages to Twitter.
Display friends timeline (option: autorefresh)

Opera Twitter

Download and more info.

Opera 9.6 Beta Released

By | September 11, 2008 | 2 Comments

Opera 9.6 Beta ReleasedOpera desktop team has finished the 1st beta of its upcoming Opera 9.6 browser.

What’s new?

The following release received some nice improvements such as: feed preview which will allow you to preview feed before subscribing. Opera Link was also updated and now can synchronize search engines and typed history. Besides that, Opera Mail got a low bandwidth mode which will help users to use as little bandwidth as possible. Continue Reading

Firefox Lost 3 Months of Broken Sites Reports Data

By | September 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox Lost 3 Months of Broken Sites Reports DataThings like that don’t happen very often. It looks like 3 months data of broken sites reports is officially gone. You might reconsider to report those issues again. This data is being used “to find the top sites that are “broken” to help prioritize fixes to the browser.”

How?

As it says: Continue Reading