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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Opera is Working on Something Special?

By | August 8, 2008 | 12 Comments

Opera is Working on Something Special?It looks like Opera Software will be launching something quite interesting this year (probably).

As it was said in their latest post:

We are now putting together a crack team of software experts in Linköping, Sweden, that will work on some very exciting new stuff indeed. Of course I can’t tell you exactly what’s being developed in this top-secret Opera base, but its technology that’s able to transform the browser as we know it, using the latest computer hardware to our advantage. Continue Reading

50 Must-Have Firefox Extensions for Writers

By | August 8, 2008 | 0 Comments

50 Must-Have Firefox Extensions for WritersHere is a great article by Laura Milligan for Firefox users.
It covers various writing related aspects such as: Quick Reference, Staying Connected, Saving, Bookmarking and Organizing, Files, Privacy and much more…

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Everyone Loves IE – Sitemeter Kills Thousands of Sites for IE Users

By | August 4, 2008 | 2 Comments

Everyone Loves IE - Sitemeter Kills Thousands of Sites for IE UsersThe behavior began few days ago whene Sitemeter updated their scripts. Unfortunately, they forgot about a bug of the Internet Explorer (really old one) that has been causing a “Operation aborted” error.

If your web page had a Sitemeter counter, Internet Explorer users eventually see an “Operation aborted” error message. Once they click OK, the whole page disappears and is replaced by a blank page.

Whose fault is this? Both of course. However, this is not a new and/or unknown bug; they just didn’t test it on Internet Explorer = bad idead.

Via TechCrunch & Motls

Firefox, Safari, Opera Doesn’t Load CSS Stylesheets?

By | July 30, 2008 | 15 Comments

Firefox, Safari, Opera doesn’t Load CSS Stylesheets?Are you having issues viewing various web pages from time to time where css style sheets don’t load?

Solution might be simpler than you thought. One of the reasons why it can happen is due to AdBlock. In case you are blocking ads on the web page, unblock them all and try now.

It worked for me.

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 2 Features Revealed

By | July 29, 2008 | 5 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 2Although the 2nd beta of Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) will be released on August only, new Beta 2 features were revealed earlier today.

What’s new?

Frame Process Merging

Instead of running 2 processes every time you launch Internet Explorer 8, it will use 1 now = improved startup performance. Continue Reading

Firefox 3.1 Alpha Released

By | July 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3.1 Alpha ReleasedThe first Firefox 3.1 alpha (codename: Shiretoko) release which is built on Gecko 1.9.1 layout engine is now ready and can now be downloaded here.

The following release has those new features:
Web standards improvements in the Gecko layout engine
Text API for the canvas element Continue Reading

50 Firefox 3 Add-ons That Will Change the Way You Surf the Web

By | July 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

50 Firefox 3 Add-ons That Will Change the Way You Surf the WebOut of the box, Firefox 3 is already an incredible web browser. But when you consider all of the power tools that can be added to it, it’s even better. Check out these add-ons for Firefox 3, and you’ll take your browser to the next level.

By Jessica Merritt

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Flock Gloss Edition Released (Girls Only?)

By | July 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Flock Gloss Edition Released (Girls Only?)Flock team just released the world’s first and only fashion and entertainment related browser.

Here’s how the Gloss Edition will treat you:
Be the first to know when you have new messages or content waiting for you.
Stay up on the latest news from over 35 of the best fashion/celeb/entertainment sites on the web.
Get the latest media streams for fashion interviews, red carpet events, and the latest styles. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Download Problems?

By | July 23, 2008 | 7 Comments

Firefox 3 Download ProblemsAre you receiving an annoying “This download has been blocked by your Security Zone Policy” error? According to a quote from FirefoxFacts:

Starting in Firefox 3, downloads of executable files (e.g., .exe or .msi) may fail and the Firefox Downloads window will contain this message, under the filename: This download has been blocked by your Security Zone Policy. Continue Reading

Change Opera Theme Color Scheme

By | July 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Change Opera Theme Color SchemeSince there was a tip on changing Firefox 3 color scheme, this one is for Opera users.
If you are using Opera 9.5 and don’t know this trick yet, you can easily change skin color scheme by following those steps:

Tools > Appearance
Find “Color Scheme” setting in the bottom and play with it.