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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Chrome For Android To Compress Data

By | March 4, 2013 | 4 Comments

Chrome For Android To Compress DataOpera Turbo and Amazon Silk to lose another selling point.

Now here is an interesting peace of information for you. According to Engadget, Google is working on a new way to compress web data and optimize page loading times, thanks to its SPDY proxy servers.

Although no additional details were revealed about the technology itself or compression numbers, this feature can already be enabled by running:
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Chrome 25 Final For Android Is Here

By | March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chrome 25 Final For Android Is HereGrab it now.

After a beta build push earlier this year, Google has recently announced the availability of the Google Chrome 25 Stable for Android.

Unlike with desktop builds (where new features are always on demand), Chrome for Android has put a huge emphasis on one of the most important aspects for any mobile web browsers: performance.
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Opera Ice Hands On (Video)

By | March 1, 2013 | 3 Comments

Shipping in Q2 2013.

As promised by Opera Software some time ago, they have provided MWC journalists with a hands on opportunity of their latest (WebKit based) web browser, which is called Opera Ice.
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Download Google Chrome 25 Final

By | February 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Download Google Chrome 25 FinalWith voice recognition.

If you are in a mood to talk to your PC then we have some great news for you: the latest stable build of Google’s Chrome web browser includes a support for Web Speech API, which allows you to have a conversation with web apps.

If you are not exactly sure what it could possibly bring to the table, check the video below or upgrade your web browser and see this demo page.
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Firefox 22 To Improve Users Privacy

By | February 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Will block third party cookies by default.

Firefox 22 To Improve Users PrivacyNow here is something that will make a lot of ad agencies mad and users happy. According to the latest report by Web Policy, starting with Firefox 22, it will block all third party cookies by default, which is what Safari did for quite some time now.

So what does that mean? Third party cookies will no longer work and you won’t be tracked, unless you have previously visited the original advertiser’s web site before that.
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Download Google Chrome 27 Canary

By | February 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Download Google Chrome 27 CanaryWith awesome audio indicator for tabs.

Now here is a feature that some of us have been waiting for 5 to 10 years. After everyone said that it can’t be done, Google has just pushed a new bleeding edge build to its Canary channel, which will finally be able to identify tabs that are playing audio, meaning that you will no longer have to fiddle around to find the offender.

And this is how it looks like in action:
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Opera Spins Off Ad Business

By | February 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

Opera Spins Off Ad BusinessAcquisition rumors reemerge

With not so recent rumors about the upcoming Opera acquisition by Facebook (or possibly other companies), Opera Software has just announced that they will be spinning off their ad business into a separate entity: Opera Mediaworks, which, according to them, is now the largest mobile advertising network in the world.

However, while the spinoff itself is not exactly news worthy, ZDNet notes that Opera Software is now a much easier sell because a third party company can acquire its browser business without touching mobile advertising unit or vice versa.
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Google Patents Floating Google Chrome Menus

By | February 26, 2013 | 3 Comments

Google Patents Floating Google Chrome MenusInvolves touch sensitive housing.

Now here is an interesting patent application by the search giant himself. According to PatentBolt, Google has been granted a patent, which would make our life much easier.

Since today’s phones and tablets don’t have tons of hardware keys, navigating through the web involves a lot of hand movement as you have to reach the navigation bar, which is usually placed in the upper side of the screen.
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First Internet Explorer 11 Screenshot Revealed

By | February 25, 2013 | 13 Comments

First Internet Explorer 11 Screenshot RevealedComing later this year.

Now here is a shocker for you: Microsoft is working on the next version of Internet Explorer, which will be a part of the upcoming Blue update, set for Q3-Q4 release.

If you haven’t heard about “Blue” yet, it’s basically a wave of product updates for the majority of Microsoft’s products, including Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Internet Explorer, etc.
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Follow Mozilla’s Firefox OS Event At MWC 2013

By | February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mozilla MWC 2013

Now here is a quick tip for you: if you are excited about the upcoming Firefox OS or simply have some time to burn, head over to the following link for a live blog from TheVerge, which is about to begin.

Not a fan of their blogging style? No problem, Engadget is covering event as well.