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.
If you ever wondered about the performance differences between Windows and Linux Firefox versions while surfing the net, then wonder no more. Tux Radar has tested Firefox on Windows and Linux (original Firefox + Firefox Wine (Wine allows you to run Windows applications on Linux) to see how they compete.
Tested with Firefox 3.06 on Windows XP SP3 (x86) and Fedora 10 (x86). Continue Reading
HTC Touch Diamond2 and HTC Touch Pro2 which were announced yesterday has been making quite a lot of buzz online. According to Opera’s investor email, both of those devices will be shipped with Opera Mobile 9.5 pre-installed.
Opera Software will get paid for each unit sold.
HTC Touch Pro2 Continue Reading
Opera Software plans to debut in the upcoming Mobile World Congress event (16-19th February) in Barcelona with its new product called “Opera Turbo”.
This technology will allow network operators to reduce bandwidth consumption as well as increase users browsing experience due to decreased loading times.
How does it work? Opera Turbo compresses data (up to 80%) before sending it to mobile phones, personal computers or any other devices. Just like the way it works with Opera Mini. Continue Reading
- Outlook Live for IE, Firefox and Safari
- Foxmarks synchronizes IE, Safari, Firefox bookmarks
- Android exploit so dangerous, users warned to avoid phone’s web browser
- Why Google’s Software Update Tool Is Evil
- Firefox: 55 Add-Ons To Increase Your Security And Privacy
- 7 ways to optimize Firefox 3 for a better browsing experience on your netbook
- Firefox Mobile On HTC Touch Pro
- Mobile Browser Wars
Once again, Microsoft’s security evangelist Jeff Jones has tried to substantiate his proposition that Internet Explorer is at least as secure as Firefox. However, the Washington Post’s Brian Krebs has clarified that the figures Jones used for making the comparison, are misleading.
Continue reading at Heise Online
Thanks again to Mabdul for sending this.
New version of Skyfire mobile browser has been released today for both, Windows Mobile and Symbian.
There are quite a lot of noticeable changes in this release. For instance, Skyfire startup page now includes feeds, Facebook and Twitter integration which will surely help you to get all the latest news as well as catch up with your friends.
Besides social integration, it has also received:
Improved text readability
Widescreen screen support Continue Reading
Yesterday Opera Software and BrightCloud, Inc. have announced a partnership which would increase security as well as allow web operators to filter content viewed by Opera Mini users.
As press release explains:
With this technology, operators across the globe will be able to implement parental control mechanisms, block access to adult content or other sites, block services that are deemed inappropriate, and add in an extra level of security, especially for enterprise networks.