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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Microsoft Patches 59 Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities In June

By | June 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Microsoft Patches 59 Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities In JuneIE6 to IE11.

If you are wondering how secure Internet Exporer is then look no further than at the latest report by Microsoft, which states that the software giant has already patched a total of 59 vulnerabilities in the month of June.

While only 2 out of 59 were publicly disclosed it makes us wonder: is that high number of fixed security vunerabilities a good or a bad thing?
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May, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome, Firefox – Down

By | June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments


Time to do the desktop.

Recovering from a short downtrend, Internet Explorer is up again, this time by 0.29 point, from 57.88% to 58.17%.
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May, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini – Up; Safari, Android Browser, Internet Explorer – Down

By | June 10, 2014 | 3 Comments


As always, we start with the market leader: Safari, this time its market share has decreased by 3.05 points, from 51.77% to 48.72%.

Next is Android Browser, which too experienced a drop in the numbers, from 22.56% to 21.87% (0.69 point decrease).
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Opera Now Imports Browser’s Passwords & Other Data Without Your Permission

By | June 10, 2014 | 7 Comments

Opera Now Imports Other Browser’s Passwords & Other Data Without Your PermissionSilent mode for everything.

Recently, Opera followed other browsers and revealed a new build, which would automatically update your software to the latest version. Now, it looks like Norwegian browser maker has decided to go an extra mile and silence even more tasks, starting with the latest Developer build (23.0.1522.0), Opera will now scan your PC for other web browser installations / profiles and silently import all data (on the first run) without your permission, including: passwords, cookies, history and bookmarks.
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Internet Explorer 12 To Include Substantial UI Changes

By | June 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Internet Explorer 12 To Include Susbstantial UI ChangesNow here‘s a hope for the human kind.

If you are still frustrated by the decade old Internet Exploder‘s UI then good news, this could very well be fixed in IE12.

Why? A feedback (Colour of Favourites Bar / Menu Bar) submited in the „Internet Explorer Feedback“ page got attention from the IE Team, which resulted in the following repsonse:

„Thanks for the feedback. We’re making substantial changes to the UI, we’ll keep this in mind.“
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iOS 8: Better Facebook, Twitter App Performance Coming

By | June 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

iOS 8: Better Facebook, Twitter App Performance ComingImproved WebKit engine soon to be available on all apps.

When Apple revealed iOS7, it featured an improved Nitro JavaScript engine, providing with a great boost in performance for various 1st party apps. How so? Well, as it turned out, due to various restrictions, developers were left with a slower version instead.

Now, it looks like Apple has finally reversed this decision and is allowing third parties to access this very engine. What does that mean? All apps will now be able to use the improved engine, offering a boost in performance for apps like Facebook, Twitter and more.
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Download Opera 22 Final

By | June 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Download Opera 22 FinalWith new themes and minor fixes.

Following a bunch of releases from Google, here comes one from Opera, which is the final version of Opera 22.

So what exactly is new in this build?

Themes: Guys at Opera have introduced five fresh new themes that can be accessed through Themes section, you can now also right click on any image and use it as a theme as well.
Silent Updates: Following other web browsers, Opera will now update automatically and do so without nagging the user.
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Download Google Chrome 64 Bit (x86-64)

By | June 3, 2014 | 9 Comments

Download Google Chrome 64 Bit (x86-64) Finally!

Just as everyone was about to forget about the possibility of x86-64 builds, Windows 7 and 8 users are about to rejoice as Google has just released the very first 64 bit builds of Google Chrome in Dev and Canary channels.

So what’s so exciting about these builds? The search giant touts three main benefits:
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Chromebooks Expanding To New Markets

By | June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chromebooks Expanding To New Markets25 countries total.

Good news for all the Chromebook fans out there that are unable to purchase your dream device due to region restrictions.

Toda, Google has announced that they will be selling affordable laptops in 6 more countries: New Zealand, the Philippines, Norway, Denmark, Mexico and Chile, and with 3 additional ones following shortly afterwards, and they are: Belgium, Spain and Italy.

Google Chrome For Android & IOS Updated

By | May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Google Chrome For Android & IOS UpdatedHere comes two updates for all you guys out there for both Android (Build 36.0.1985.36) and iOS (Build 35.0.1916.38).

Besides expected bug fixes and various performance / stability improvements, here’s what else is new:

Chrome 36 Beta for Android Changelog:
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