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.
This is it folks, the first official Opera 10 build is here! I can’t wait to try it. Quick changelog:
Presto 2.2 Engine
100/100 and pixel-perfect on the Acid3 test
Inline spelling checker
Opera Mail improvements, including rich text composition and delete after X days
Widget Improvements on Linux Continue Reading
If you are being annoyed by flashy and sparkling flash objects which just loads your CPU with no good reason and looking for any ways to block them, then we have a solution for you. Of course, you could just uninstall Adobe Flash Player, but this is not a good idea, unless you are not using anything flash related (YouTube.com for example).
Another solution is to install simple flash block plugin for Internet Explorer, Firefox or Opera. Continue Reading
An article on 3 web browsers: Firefox, Google Chrome and Flock. Safari and Opera were left behind.
There were few interesting comments on that article though. For example:
“Opera hasn’t changed, there’s nothing new or exciting, nothing to talk about. People don’t ignore Opera, they just don’t really care about it.”
While this is not 100% correct, I actually find it true when viewing all the “browser war” and/or web development related articles around the web.
In an email to his staff on Mozilla’s Financials which was sent on October 10, 2008, John Lilly also revealed its future expectations for the year 2009.
To summarize everything:
Mozilla intends to grow by 75 in 2009.
Mozilla is break even.
Mozilla believes Google Chrome could reach 7% market share next year.
For a full email, feel free to check this post.
Opera Mini 4.2 Final was just released which features some great new features and performance improvements. With the release, new promotional video was made as well.
Skins – Personalize Opera Mini by choosing a new colorful skin.
Video – We are working to make video content available on more phones through Opera Mini.
Performance – Opera Mini 4.2 can use our newly established server park in the US. This means significantly faster page page downloads for users in the Americas and Asia-Pacific region. Continue Reading
For the first time in history, on December 11th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, the conference will be held dedicated to web browsers add-ons. People from Google, Microsoft and Mozilla will come together to discuss the future of web browsing.
For Agenda and Registration, please check their home page.
A month after being granted U.S. patent No. 7,441,196, a company in Los Angeles called EMG Technology is suing Apple for “the way the iPhone navigates the Internet,” according to a press release. The suit did not specify the damages EMG is seeking, but the company has hired a serious gun: Stanley Gibson, one of the lead trial attorneys who won the $1.35 billion patent infringement lawsuit against Medtronic.
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