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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Download Opera 12.10 Final

By | November 6, 2012 | 17 Comments

Download Opera 12.10 FinalThe stablest Opera build yet.

After a total of 4 release candidate builds, Norwegian browser maker has just released the final build of the Opera 12.10.

So how exactly will it improve your experience? Thanks to features like pre-fetched DNS (so domain name system look up is performed on mouse over) and SPDY (check preliminary benchmark results here), users should see a nice performance increase, especially when browsing Gmail, Twitter and other, SPDY enabled sites.
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October, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Firefox Slides Below The 20% Mark

By | November 5, 2012 | 2 Comments


Hey, it’s that time of the month again as we kick off the week with the new data from the NetApplications.

Starting with the Internet Explorer, it looks like Microsoft’s market share is slowly edging higher, up from 53.63% to 54.13 (0.5 point increase).
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October, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser – Up; Safari, Opera – Down

By | November 2, 2012 | 2 Comments


Join us as we take a look at the latest market share numbers from October.

It looks like the new iPhone and continuous iPad sales did not have a huge impact on the market. In fact, the latest data shows that Safari lost 3.7 points of its share, down from 64.01% to 60.31%.
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Mozilla On Browser Ballot Glitch: Millions Of Firefox Downloads Lost

By | November 1, 2012 | 11 Comments

Mozilla On Browser Ballot Glitch: Millions Of Firefox Downloads LostMoments after sending the delicious cake to Microsoft’s IE team, Harvey Anderson, the Vice President of Business Affairs at Mozilla, has published a blog post, which investigated the consequences of the browser ballot glitch.

According to Harvey, Firefox downloads saw a decrease of 63% to as low as 20,000 per day and increased by 150% to 50,000 per day after the fix was issued.
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Internet Explorer 10: The King Of The Web Security

By | October 31, 2012 | 14 Comments

Internet Explorer 10: The King Of The Web SecurityWhen it comes to the socially engineered malware, it looks like Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is the only web browser that manages to fight it well.

According to the latest study by NSS Labs, IE10 running on the Windows 8 protected test systems against 99.1% of all the malicious web pages, followed by Google’s Chrome 70.4% mark.

However, when it came to Firefox and Safari, the block rates were incredibly low, 4.2% and 4.3% respectively.
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Yahoo To Ignore The “DNT” Setting

By | October 30, 2012 | 6 Comments

Yahoo To Ignore The "DNT" SettingNo surprises here.

As Microsoft continues to push its implementation of the Do Not Track feature, more and more companies shove it back.

Following Apache, Yahoo has also issued a statement saying that they will not honor the IE10’s default DNT setting because it doesn’t express user intent.
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Download Opera Mini 7.0.5 For The Iphone And Ipad

By | October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Download Opera Mini 7.0.5 For The Iphone And IpadWith the recent release of IOS 6, Opera Software has announced the availability of the new update for its Opera Mini web browser for both iPhone and iPad.

So what can you expect from this build? In addition to various bug fixes and performance improvements, the following release also includes a support for IOS 4.2 as well as integration with IOS 6 Facebook framework.

That’s pretty much it.
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A Gesture Of Awesome: Mozilla Delivers A Cake To Microsoft’s Headquarters

By | October 29, 2012 | 3 Comments

A Gesture Of Awesome: Mozilla Delivers A Cake To Microsoft’s HeadquartersBefore switching to the fast release cycle, Mozilla was used to receiving blue and delicious cakes from the Microsoft’s IE team, congratulating them on another Firefox release.

However, as the time passed by and release pace picked up, Microsoft has switched to the cupcakes.

Now, according to guys from Mozilla, they have decided to initiate a sweet tradition and delivered a cake to the IE headquarters in Redmond as well.
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EU: Windows RT Restrictions Are Fine

By | October 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

EU: Windows RT Restrictions Are FineMozilla responds.

Well, here is an interesting piece of news for you today, earlier this year, Mozilla has complained about the possible restrictions for web browsers running on the Windows RT, which wasn’t left unnoticed by the EU itself.

Now, according to a new report, European Union regulators gave Microsoft a green light and will not continue the investigation.
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Opera Software Q3 2012 Financial Results

By | October 25, 2012 | 7 Comments

Opera Software Q3 2012 Financial ResultsAnd the numbers are in.

As we await for the next wave of Opera products, here is something to keep you busy: financial results for the third quarter of the 2012.

Spoiler alert: they are doing well.

Financial Highlights
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