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 Dragonfly. The Next Big Thing?

By | February 26, 2008 | 3 Comments

Opera DragonflyDavid Storey from Opera team recently blogged about something called “Opera Dragonfly”. While no one knows what it is, Opera team keeps teasing everyone (like they always do). Here’s a quote from David Storey blog post:

So what exactly is Opera Dragonfly? I won’t say quite yet, but I do think that, in my opinion, it is the most important project we have on going at the moment, and probably since I’ve been at the company. It won’t directly affect everybody, but will hopefully become invaluable for those that it does. We’ll likely have more to say about it at SxSW in Austin Texas.

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5 Web Browsers Download Manager Features to Kill Internet Download Accelerators

By | February 26, 2008 | 3 Comments

Web BrowserWeb browsers developers are trying to make files download process as good as possible. When Internet Explorer was launched, files download process was not so user friendly, lots of corrupted files and unstable download speed (actually, IE team haven’t changed anything yet). More and more people downloaded additional programs for faster and better files download experience. Since then, other web browsers developers learned from Internet Explorer mistakes and started to add additional features into web browsers integrated download managers. One of the most important features was an ability to resume downloads. Continue Reading

It’s Time to Relax a Bit (Vacation Time)

By | February 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone,

Firstly, I had connection problems last few days so wasn’t been able to post any news. Sorry.

As for now, I’d just like to let you know that I won’t be online for a few days or so. Going for a mini “vacation” (if we can call that a vacation). Continue Reading

Windows Vista Wonders (Funny)

By | February 19, 2008 | 4 Comments

Not web browsers related… Just too funny not to be posted.

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Firefox Add-Ons Page Upcoming Design (Review)

By | February 19, 2008 | 4 Comments

Firefox Add-Ons Page Upcoming Design (Review)It looks like Mozilla team is making more changes before the upcoming Firefox 3 release. This time they are working on new addons.mozilla.org web page design. While it’s still under development, I’ve found pretty much things which I didn’t like at all. Since I’m designer myself, here are the things which I didn’t like: Continue Reading

A Minor FavBrowser.com Upgrade

By | February 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

Not actually an “upgrade”, just changed “Recent Visitors” widget. It looks much better right now.

Don’t forget to join FavBrowser.com community as well :-) We’ve already got 4 web browsers fans there, even Daniel Goldman from Opera Software.

Opera Mobile 9.5 Video

By | February 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

Here’s a short video clip for you to enjoy. It demonstrates some of the upcoming Opera Mobile 9.5 features.

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Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Preview and New Features

By | February 13, 2008 | 4 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 IE8The upcoming Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) new features will be soon announced at MIX 08 (Microsoft Conference, held from March 5 – March 7, 2008). Although we can’t expect all the new features to be revealed, as Internet Explorer 8 is currently in alpha stage only, it will be interesting to see them anyway. If you are reading FavBrowser.com blog some time already, you have had a change to check a list of “Leaked Internet Explorer 8” features which didn’t impress me at all. As they will be doing a preview of IE8 as well, I just hope that it won’t crash (like most of the Microsoft products) :-) Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Beta 3 Released

By | February 13, 2008 | 1 Comment

Firefox 3 Beta 3Long awaited Firefox 3 Beta 3 is now released. With about 1300 changes (compared to the previous beta release), Firefox 3 Beta 3 is surely moving forward to bring users the ultimate web experience. The following release offers improved malware protection, download manager and greater performance as well. Continue Reading

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