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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Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview For Windows 7 Released

By | September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Removes tab syncing options.

If you’ve been dreaming about a slightly dumbed down version of Internet Explorer 11 then Windows 7 compatible build might just be it.
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Firefox For Windows 8 UI Delayed

By | September 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Firefox For Windows 8 UI DelayedIn case you are using a touch based web browser, then we have some good and bad news for you. The good news: Internet Explorer 11 is coming with Windows 8.1 (which is free). The bad news? It looks like Mozilla has postponed the launch of Firefox for Metro UI until late January, 2014.

However, there are more good news at the end of the tunnel. Even though the final Windows 8 version is not coming anytime soon, Firefox 26 will include a “Preview Release”, which should work just fine.
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Google Chrome For iOS Updated

By | September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome For iOS UpdatedVersion 29.0.1547.11.

After numerous Chrome updates for Android, here comes one for your iPhone and iPad. Thankfully, it isn’t just some minor update and actually includes some useful features.

When you searching for something, click on one of the links and hit back, the results page will now appear instantly. In addition to that, you can now ask follow up questions using voice search, for example: if you ask Google “Who is the president of the United States?” you can say “Who is his wife?” next and it will know what you meant.
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Internet Explorer 11 To Load JPG Images Up To 45% Faster

By | September 13, 2013 | 4 Comments

Internet Explorer 11 To Load JPG Images Up To 45% FasterIf you’re getting tired of seeing same old JavaScript performance improvements that are now as relevant as Britney Spears, then Microsoft’s latest post about rendering enhancements in the Internet Explorer 11 might cheer you up.

According to IEBlog, Windows 8.1 Apps as well as IE11 will use GPU power to process data, resulting in up to 45% faster image load and 40% lower memory consumption. And yes, when it comes to rendering, we are talking milliseconds here.
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ASUS & Toshiba Chromebooks Coming Soon

By | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

ASUS & Toshiba Chromebooks Coming Soon

In addition to HP’s and Acer’s Chromebooks, Intel has also announced models from ASUS and Toshiba.

While specs or pricing are yet to be revealed, it was revealed that ASUS is working on a lightweight PC for those that want some screen flexibility.
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HP Chromebook 14 Announced

By | September 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

HP Chromebook 14 Announced

$299 meets beautiful colors.

If Acer’s 11.6 inch package is too small for you daily needs then HP’s 14 incher could very well solve your dilemma.
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Acer Announces New Chromebook With Haswell Processor

By | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Acer Announces New Chromebook With Haswell Processor

Brace yourselves for a new wave of Chromebooks.

Thanks to a fresh line up of Intel Haswelll processors, OEMs have announced a bunch of new Windows and Chrome OS laptops.
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Opera Launches Coast Web Browser

By | September 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

Dumbed down meets intuitive?

If you’ve been looking for a yet another iPad web browser then Coast by Opera might as well be something to consider. Designed specifically for touch, it aims to replace constant tapping on the screen with swipe gestures. The problem (as with the majority of such UI’s) is that these so called “intuitive” gestures are hard to figure out.
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Maxthon To Be Pre-Installed In 100 Million Smartphones

By | September 9, 2013 | 3 Comments

Maxthon To Be Pre-Installed In 100 Million SmartphonesTablets to come with Maxthon Browser pre-loaded as well.

It looks like Maxthon has scored a pretty major deal with MediaTek, the third largest supplier of chipsets used in Android smartphones and tablets. According to the press release, Maxthon will be preloaded in over 100 million smartphones in 2014 and an unknown amount of tablets.

These pre-installs won’t come just from some unknown OEMs as MediaTek is supplying goods for companies like LG and ZTE.
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Google Reveals A Next Generation Of Chrome Apps

By | September 6, 2013 | 4 Comments

Google Reveals A Next Generation Of Chrome AppsCalls it “a new breed”.

It looks like Google has been cooking something special for its 5th birthday and no, it’s not a cake. Turns out, the search giant has been working on a next generation of Chrome apps that are set to rival those of Windows and Mac.

Not only will they work offline but those apps behave like any native app on other operating systems, meaning that they can access pretty much any part of your computer hardware, including storage, ports and Bluetooth connection.
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