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.
It’s about time. Looks like Opera Mobile 9.5 development takes a while. As it states in the blog post, there were more than just 1 release today:
Opera Mobile for Windows Mobile v9.5 beta2 (w/widget support)
Opera Mobile for Symbian UIQ v9.5 beta (w/widget support)
An updated Opera Widgets SDK
A developer version of Opera Widgets for Symbian Series60 (only available in the Widget SDK)
An updated widgets.opera.com with several mobile-optimized widgets Continue Reading
If you use Firefox on more than one computer, you’ll want Foxmarks.
Install Foxmarks on each computer, and it works silently in the background to keep your bookmarks and (optionally) passwords synchronized. Foxmarks also keeps your data backed up and safe from computer failures. If you’re away from your computer, Foxmarks allows you to access your bookmarks online by logging into my.foxmarks.com.
I love Wednesdays, many great releases all the time. Few more today, Flash Player 10 is finally out of the beta and a new version of Silverlight is also released.
Mozilla has officially released the very first Beta of its upcoming Firefox 3.1 web browser. Basically 3.1 features (but not all of them) are something what was originally planned for Firefox 3. The following release also received some nice performance improvements and various enhancements.
Key New Features
Web standards improvements in the Gecko layout engine Continue Reading
It’s here. The final version of social web browser Flock 2.0 is now released. Unlike some other web browsers which want to be as light as possible, Flock thinks different. More is better.
Flock 2.0 is based on the Firefox 3 technology, providing a faster, safer, and more stable web surfing experience. Continue Reading
The download manager was dramatically improved for Firefox 3: a progress indicator in the status bar, automatic antivirus scans, a streamlined interface with filtering capabilities, and most notably, download resuming across sessions.
As usual, you can use all these enhancements without touching anything, or go the customization way and tweak a preference or two.
This tip will help you to resume a download (especially large size) in the following cases.
Accidentally removed transfer from the transfers tab.
Closed Opera with an intention to resume download next day but transfer is missing when Opera is started.
Resume download using another mirror.
1. Rename the downloaded part Continue Reading
One more web browser for kids is trying to enter the market. This one is called Surf Knight.
Surf Knight is based on Microsoft Internet Explorer (everyone loves IE, right?).
Once you launch it for the first time, it requires you to enter a root password and set some parental settings: Continue Reading