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 Nags Google’s “Chrome Everywhere” Video

By | May 16, 2013 | 5 Comments

Microsoft Nags Google's "Chrome Everywhere" VideoAnd the drama continues…

Back in March, Google has published a “Chrome Everywhere” video, which, as you might have guessed from the title, celebrates the availability of Google’s Chrome web browser on a pretty much every platform and form factor.

Well, it looks like Microsoft has a different idea and this is what it looks like:
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HTML5 Awesome: Google Racer

By | May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The web is so much better than it was just a few years ago (minus people that try to control it) and thanks to Google’s latest project, it went from great to awesome.
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Google Thanks Web Developers (Video)

By | May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Microsoft has published a video to thank developers for their contributions all over the world. Now, it looks like Google too has decided to thank them with (in my opinion) a much better version.

JPEG Vs. Google’s WebP

By | May 15, 2013 | 9 Comments

JPEG Vs. Google’s WebP

And one more thing…

How else can Google demonstrate its superiority? Display how WebP compares to JPEG or PNG, obviously. Without sacrificing the quality, WebP is able to achieve dramatic reduction in size by up to 34% when compared to JPEG and up to 26% when compared to PNG.
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Google’s VP9 Vs. H.264

By | May 15, 2013 | 4 Comments

Google’s VP9 Vs. H.264

Shows an amazing difference in bandwidth and file size.

As the I/O event continues, Google has just compared its VP9 video compression standard to H.264 and as you can see in the slide above, VP9 offered a decrease in size of 63% when compared to H.264, at least in one particular video.
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Google: There Are Now 750 Million Chrome Users

By | May 15, 2013 | 7 Comments

Google: There Are Now 750 Million Chrome Users

In today’s Google’s I/O event, the search giant has revealed that their user base has increased to over 750 million users, up from 450 million since last year.

The keynote itself is not yet over, head over to the following page for a live stream URL.

Live Stream: Google I/O Keynote

By | May 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

April, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Opera Mini, Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Internet Explorer – Down

By | May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments


As always, we start with Apple’s Safari, which is yet to be challenged by any other web browser. This time its market share has decreased by 2.37 points, from 61.79% to 59.42%.
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April, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Firefox, Safari – Up; Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | May 13, 2013 | 7 Comments


It’s that time of the month again as we gather data from the NetApplications to get a clearer picture of the ongoing browser wars. What has changed since last time? Let’s find out.
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Microsoft Thanks Developers With A Lame Video

By | May 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

Microsoft Thanks Developers With A Lame VideoHow many is too many?

When it comes to deep pockets, Microsoft is certainly one of the sugar daddies. However, while plenty of the companies spend an equal amount of money actually developing and improving their products, it looks like Microsoft’s latest approach is just to keep pushing ads, videos and some HTML5 web sites.

After all, who needs competitive features such as: synced tabs, updated Internet Options dialog that does not look like something from the 90s or even frequent releases? Everything is irrelevant when you choose to ignore competition and have big bucks to keep feeding your marketing machine.
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