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 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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Firefox and Safari gains, Internet Explorer Loses, Opera Remains the Same (March 08)

By | April 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox and Safari gains, Internet Explorer Loses, Opera Remains the Same (March 08)Its a new month again and we already have March browsers market share results. So let’s begin. Shall we?

Yet another bad month for Microsoft Internet Explorer, this time its market share decreased by 0.08%, from 74.88% to 74.80%.

Mozilla Firefox is doing really well, this time it managed to increase its market share by 0.56%, from 17.27% to 17.83%. Continue Reading

Opera 9.27 Released

By | April 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera 9.27Here’s an update for Opera 9.2x users. Desktop Team just released Opera 9.27 which mainly fixes some stability issues, also contains improved keyboard handling. Here’s a changelog:

Security
Fixed an issue where newsfeed prompts could cause Opera to execute arbitrary code
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Firefox 3 Beta 5 Released

By | April 2, 2008 | 1 Comment

Firefox 3 Beta 5The new Firefox 3 Beta 5 is now available for download. With 755 bug fixes, improved integration with operating systems and more performance improvements, Firefox 3 is a serious competitor for other web browsers makers. For a complete changelog, check Firefox 3 Beta 5 release notes.

Download Firefox 3 Beta 5.

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Opera Mini 4.1 Beta Released

By | April 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 4.1 BetaAs promised by Opera Mini team few days ago, the new Opera Mini 4.1 Beta was just released. This release increases your mobile web browsing experience more than ever before. Opera Mini 4.1 Beta received few “must have” features, which includes: “Find in Page” and “Auto Complete” (great!). Here’s a complete changelog and few screenshots for you: Continue Reading

IE7Pro 2.2 Released

By | April 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

IE7Pro 2.2And it’s not a joke. IE7Pro team released an update for one of the most popular Internet Explorer add-ons. IE7Pro 2.2 now works with Internet Explorer 8 Beta as well.

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