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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Camino 1.6 Released

By | April 18, 2008 | 1 Comment

The web browser for Mac OS X, built on Mozilla’s Gecko rendering engine, Camino 1.6 is now released. The new version now features automatic software updates, improved tabbed browsing, improved search toolbar, changed user interface and a bit more. For a complete list of changes, feel free to check Camino 1.6 Release Notes.

Download Camino 1.6 (English Only).
Download Camino 1.6 (Multilingual).

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Opera 9.5 Beta 2 Soon to Come

By | April 18, 2008 | 3 Comments

Opera 9.5 Beta 2It looks like Opera 9.5 Beta 2 will be released very soon. I guess after yesterday’s one more weekly build from Opera Desktop Team with title “Beta 2 is Coming…” sums it up. I predict the release of Opera 9.5 Beta 2 on the next Wednesday. But don’t take my word for it.

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Firefox 2.0.0.14 Released

By | April 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox 2.0.0.14The Firefox 2.0.0.14 – a security update and is now available for you to download. There’s only one security fix in this release and it is market as “critical”: Crash in JavaScript garbage collector. This one is now fixed.

Download Firefox 2.0.0.14.

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Mobile Web Browsers Compatibility Test

By | April 16, 2008 | 3 Comments

Mobile Web Browsers CompatibilityJust after Safari and Opera scored 100 in the Acid3 test, W3.org released its own. However, this is not the Acid, although it’s similar to it and tests 12 web technologies. This one will test mobile web browsers… Is this yet another race beginning?

W3.org tried to run it on Blazer 4.3.2.1, Opera Mini 4.1 Beta 1, PSP’s Netfront, Firefox 3 Beta 3, Internet Explorer 6 and “Android emulator webkit-based browser”. Continue Reading

Smart Copy and Paste Using Firefox

By | April 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wanted more advanced copy and paste functions? If so, you may consider reading Percy’s blog post.

Percy Cabello writes about some great Firefox add-ons which extends those functions.
The article includes: One click copy, copying open page addresses, many link addresses copying in one click and copying using different formats. Sounds interesting? Its surely is.

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Opera Mini Now on Google Android

By | April 10, 2008 | 1 Comment

Opera Software today announced that Opera Mini mobile web browser for mobile phones is now available on Google Android.

What is Android?

Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications.

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OmniWeb 5.7 Final Released

By | April 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

OmniWeb 5.7 FinalOmniWeb team just released OmniWeb 5.7 Final. The new version now requires Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later. Among various interface upgrades, performance improvements and few new features, OmniWeb 5.7 is now based on WebKit stability branch which is used by Safari 3.0. Check “What’s New?” page for more details. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Beta 5 vs. Safari 3.1 vs. Opera 9.5 Beta (Memory)

By | April 9, 2008 | 21 Comments

Ready for some more browsers fights? OK, I know that this is not a “fancy” test, it’s a basic one, but still interesting to check, right?
I’ve tested April 8th nightly/weekly releases from Firefox, Safari and Opera teams. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Beta 5 Beats Opera 9.5 Beta and Safari 3.1?

By | April 9, 2008 | 16 Comments

After yesterdays Adrian Kingsley benchmark test (Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 vs. Safari 3.1 on Mac OS X), I’ve decided to add Opera 9.5 Beta and run them on Windows machine.
Used latest browsers builds (nightly or weekly, all released on April 8th. So how were the results? They’ve actually shocked me a bit, so here you go:
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Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 Beats Safari 3.1 on Mac OS X

By | April 8, 2008 | 0 Comments

According to Adrian Kingsley and his provided benchmarks results, Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 outperforms Safari 3.1 on Mac OS X (SunSpider JavaScript benchmark).

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