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.
Thieves can’t hold their excitement.
Now here is something pretty awesome and convenient. The recently rolled out developer preview build of Chrome OS includes an “Easy Unlock” feature, which will allow you to unlock Chromebook by simply placing your [Android] smartphone nearby.
As of now, it’s disabled by default and enabling does nothing but show a pop-up notification so it’s still work in progress. However, we are pretty excited to see it in action in the coming future.
Just when Google is no longer involved.
Just a few weeks ago, Microsoft has signed a Chrome OS licensing deal with Dell and now it looks like Motorola Solutions is next on the list.
Microsoft grants Outcoder restricted capabilities in order to allow SD card support.
Recently, a new version of popular web browser for Windows Phone has been released, bringing a couple of new features as well as expected bug fixes and various enhancements.
So what else is new? Well, according to the changelog, Surfy 3.9 now allows you to export downloaded files to your SD Card and phone’s Media Library. Also, you can expect some sort of improvements to password and form cache (whatever that means).
Now here’s something to be thankful for.
Good news for all you Chrome OS users out there, if you’ve been dreaming about the better way to multitask on your Chromebook, now you can with the latest build from Google.
With the recent Windows Phone 8.1 update, the software giant as included a much needed, private browsing feature, which can be enabled in the following way:
- Click on the Tabs icon
- Click on the three dots that are located at the bottom right corner
- Click “New Inprivate Tab”
Enjoy your Christmas shopping.
EU fine is the reason.
Back in 2013, Microsoft was fined ($732 million) by the European Union for mismanaging the browser ballot screen, which was missing due to a „technical error“.
Now, one of the Microsoft shareholders, Kim Barovic, is suing the board for this very reason, as well as for an insuffiicnet investigation where the software giant was asked to find out how that mistake has occured and take action agaist the offenders.
March, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Safari – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera – Down
Kicking things off with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browser has lost some of the market share, down from 58.19% to 57.96% (0.23 point decrease).
Firefox OS meets Metro and iOS 7.
The overall design follows Microsoft’s “flat surface” guidelines and then borrows from iOS, with added transparency and such.
March, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser, Opera Mini – Down
Another month, another report.
Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser seen an increase of 0.39 point, up from 53.52% to 53.91%.