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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New Opera 9.5 Build Receives An Advanced Tabs Activation Feature

By | February 11, 2008 | 1 Comment

New Opera 9.5 Build Receives An Advanced Tabs Activation FeatureToday’s Opera build introduced a well known feature, which can already be found on: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and probably few others, not so well known web browsers. This new feature allows Opera users to control tabs behavior when closing them. If you will open the following settings window: Preferences > Advanced > Tabs
It’s easy to notice the following options to choose from: Continue Reading

Firefox 2.0.0.13, Sooner Than You Thought

By | February 10, 2008 | 3 Comments

Firefox 2.0.0.13Just a few days ago (with the Firefox 2.0.0.12 release), “Directory Traversal Vulnerability” was supposed to be fixed. However, as it’s noted here, by the guy who discovered new security vulnerability, it wasn’t fully fixed. Here’s a quote from his blog:

Because directory traversal through plugins is all nice and such, we don’t need it. We can trick Firefox itself in traversing directories back.

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Firefox 2.0.0.12 Released

By | February 8, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox 2.0.0.12New Firefox build by Mozilla Firefox team is now released. Firefox 2.0.0.12 includes a total of 10 bug fixes (3 of them are marked as critical). The following release also fixes chrome directory traversal vulnerability. It’s highly recommended to download latest version as soon as possible.

Changelog:

  • Web forgery overwrite with div overlay
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    Camino 1.5.5 Released

    By | February 8, 2008 | 1 Comment

    Camino 1.5.5Camino, web browser for Mac OS X only got an update: 1.5.5. The following release fixes some well known bugs, for example: crashes, as well as add new features and various improvements.

    Changelog:

  • Upgraded to version 1.8.1.12 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes.
  • When quitting after closing all tabs, Camino will no longer crash.
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    Opera Mini Voice-Overs Wanted

    By | February 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

    From my.opera.com community blog

    We’re looking for people around the world to be the voices of Mini in our most recent video.

    We want to republish the same video, but with your own voice-overs in your native language, whether that’s Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Polish, etc.

    You can find more details about this offer here.

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    Opera Browser – 12 Year History (Video)

    By | February 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Haven’t seen some good videos regarding web browsers long time ago. This one is just great.

    Watch video.

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    Opera Mini, February Server Upgrade

    By | February 6, 2008 | 2 Comments

    Opera Mini 4Opera Mini team has released one more server upgrade for its popular mobile phone web browser. It’s good to see that Opera 9.5 rendering engine is being integrated (more or less) into other Opera’s products like Opera Mobile (announced yesterday) and now, Opera Mini. There is also one more great future, which was is now available, it’s “opera:config”. Here’s a complete list of changes:

  • Added a simple UI to the server-side preferences that exists. Go to ‘opera:config‘ to configure some settings.
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    Mozilla Store Ads New Items

    By | February 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Some new items were just added.

    Coffee House Mug ($8.00)
    12 oz mug featuring Mozilla wordmark.
    Full color coffeehouse stoneware mug with edge to edge graphics.
    Handwashing is recommended.
    Coffee House Mug
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    WordPress 2.3.3 Released

    By | February 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Not really a web browsers thing, but if you are using WordPress 2.3.x and haven’t yet upgraded to WordPress 2.3.3, you should do that now.

    WordPress 2.3.3 is an urgent security release. A flaw was found in our XML-RPC implementation such that a specially crafted request would allow any valid user to edit posts of any other user on that blog.

    Download WordPress 2.3.3.

    Web Browsers Questions and Answers – February, 2008

    By | February 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Web Browsers Questions and AnswersThought I will start something like that long time ago. If you have any trouble using your web browser, feel free to contact me using contact form. I probably will be able to help you. Here are some questions which I received long time ago, answered but never published. Glad that I don’t delete “sent emails” very often :-) Some were really easy to answer, for the few others had to make a little research (had to rewrite few questions before publishing as well). Continue Reading