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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Firefox 3, February 1st Release

By | February 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox 3 BetaYet another Firefox nightly build (2008 02 01) was just released. This is not a final release, use it on your own risk.

Bugs fixed

  • #353962 [Core:JavaScript Engine] – Firefox 2.0 often hangs in Intel Mac OS X 10.4.7 [Mac]
  • #354135 [Core:JavaScript Engine] – jsxml.c does not check for too deep recursion [All]
  • #374040 [Core:Internationalization] – nsIScriptable DateFormat does not work as expected with dateFormatLong [Lin]
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    Opera 9.5, February 1st Release

    By | February 1, 2008 | 6 Comments

    Opera 9.5, January 1st ReleaseOpera Desktop Team just released a first weekly build this month. Please note that this is not a final release, those builds still contains lots of bugs and various issues.

    Known issues

  • Crash when you clear history while history search is disabled
  • Format selector when saving pages is broken
  • Some plugins on Mac don’t work at all
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    Google Toolbar for Opera

    By | February 1, 2008 | 41 Comments

    Opera GoogleToolbarGoogle Toolbar for Opera? In case you would like to use Google Toolbar in your Opera web browser, I’d like to tell you that there isn’t any official one (and probably won’t ever be). However, there’s a solution and gabydewilde has something to offer. It’s a widget called “GoogleToolBar”. It’s not a real alternative to Google Toolbar, but author is working on new version (although the previous version was released on Jun 15, 2006) which will include better UI configuration, more publisher tools for blogger and more. Continue Reading

    600 000 000 Add-on Downloads Reached

    By | January 31, 2008 | 1 Comment

    600 000 000 Add-on Downloads ReachedSome numbers today on the news. Blog of Metrics today announced that addons.mozilla.org reached 600 000 000 add-on downloads. The website currently receives around 1 million downloads per day and should reach 1 000 000 000 really soon.

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    A Copy of FavBrowser.com

    By | January 30, 2008 | 7 Comments

    When you are copying, you have to copy the best ones I guess.

    Bbrowser.ru not only translates our articles without leaving a copyright. They are also stealing our images as well as copied FavBrowser.com site structure.

    Hope this site will be suspended soon.

    Firefox 2.0.0.12 to Fix Chrome Protocol Directory Traversal Vulnerability

    By | January 30, 2008 | 1 Comment

    Firefox 2.0.0.12The upcoming Firefox 2.0.0.12 release will fix this flaw. It affects extensions (more than 600) which are installed as a set of uncompressed files instead of widely used .jar files.

    Issue
    A vulnerability in the chrome protocol scheme allows directory traversal when a “flat” add-on is present resulting in potential information disclosure.

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    14 Popular Web Browsers Toolbars Reviewed

    By | January 30, 2008 | 1 Comment

    Randfish from SEOMoz.org reviewed a total of 14 popular web browsers toolbars. Review includes: “The Google Toolbar”, “The Yahoo! Toolbar”, “The Microsoft Live Search Toolbar”, “The Ask.com Toolbar” and more.

    Click to read “14 Popular Browser Toolbars Reviewed – The Worthwhile and the Worthless” article by randfish.

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    Netscape Navigator – Alive Again?

    By | January 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Netscape Navigator - Alive Again?Is it? Not really. However, some time ago AOL announced that they will stop Netscape Navigator support after February 1’st… Well, things changed a bit, they’ve decided to “extend” its support for one more month (March 1’st).

    As it says in their blog post:

    Mozilla, Flock and AOL are working together to provide tools to ease the migration of existing Netscape browser users to our recommended Flock and Firefox alternatives. Both Flock and Firefox are built on the same Mozilla Firefox codebase.

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    Mouseless Browsing with Firefox

    By | January 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Mouseless Browsing with FirefoxIf you are using a laptop most of your time, don’t have any mouse plugged and have to use a touch pad (which is not so comfortable) you may find this Firefox add-on (by Rudolf Noe) very useful.

    What does it do?

    Mouseless Browsing (MLB) means id-based browsing. Major goal of this extension is to enable browsing only by using the numpad keys…

    Interesting? You can read more about it and download here.

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    What Just Happened?

    By | January 26, 2008 | 4 Comments

    Favorite BrowserLong time ago I was talking about FavBrowser.com upgrade. So here it is :-)

    Changelog?
    First of all, WordPress was upgraded from 2.2 to 2.3. Although the only most visible change which you will notice is “Tag Cloud”.
    We have changed design as well. No more default WordPress theme; it’s time for something stylish. Continue Reading