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 Google Chrome 22 Beta

By | August 24, 2012 | 3 Comments

Download Google Chrome 22 BetaGood news for the Google Chrome and especially Windows 8 users as the latest beta version of the search giant’s web browser has some neat goodies in store.

According to the official blog post, Google Chrome 22 includes the Pointer Lock JavaScript API, which allows games and apps to hide the mouse cursor from the screen and read the mouse movement data. The result? You can now play first person shooters in your web browser.
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Opera Software Q2 2012 Financial Results

By | August 23, 2012 | 8 Comments

Opera Software Q2 2012 Financial ResultsWith the announcement of Opera’s and Google’s search partnership, Norwegian browser maker has also revealed its numbers for the second quarter of 2012.

So how do their finances look like?

Financial Highlights
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Opera Software Renews Its Search Contract With Google

By | August 22, 2012 | 4 Comments

Opera Software Renews Its Search Contract With GoogleAfter a couple of months of negotiations, it looks like both companies have finally agreed to the terms and have since signed the search partner agreement.

As a part of the contract, Google will be a default search provider for both Opera’s desktop and mobile web browsers.

Thankfully, the contract will expire in less than two years rather than months, on 01.08.2014.

Download Maxthon For Kindle Fire 2.6.x

By | August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Download Maxthon For Kindle Fire 2.6.xWell, here is a nice gift for the Amazon’s Kindle users: a new release of the Maxthon web browser.

There is one issue though, we are not sure what the version number is or what are the changes.

On the app page it says v2.6.7, however, the changelog is completely different from the one posted on their official blog.

Anyway, you can grab it here at no cost.

Internet Explorer 9.0.9 Released

By | August 21, 2012 | 1 Comment

Recently, Microsoft has announced the availability of the Internet Explorer 9.0.9 web browser, which fixes 1 security vulnerability that could potentially allow remote code execution if user opens a specifically designed page.

IE 9.0.9 is available via Windows Update.

Pwnium 2: Google Will Pay Up To $2 Million Worth Of Rewards

By | August 20, 2012 | 3 Comments

Pwnium 2: Google Will Pay Up To $2 Million Worth Of Rewards Confirms their commitment on security.

Well, here is a potential chance for you to make millions of dollars, all you have to do is find dozens of exploits in the Google’s Chrome web browser and reap the rewards.

Pwnium 2, a hacking contest that will be held on October 10th, 2012 by the search giant itself, is promising to pay hackers:
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Firefox Metro Coming In September

By | August 17, 2012 | 9 Comments

Firefox Metro Coming In SeptemberThe final version might miss the Windows 8 launch window.

Good news, following the recent RTM release of the Windows 8, Mozilla has announced that they too will be publishing the preview build of the Firefox Modern (formerly known as Metro) web browser sometime in September.
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Google Chrome Rewards Increased By $1,000

By | August 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

Google Chrome Rewards Increased By $1,000 Or more…

Even though Google has already paid more than $1 million dollars for bug reports, the search giant has recently announced that they will be increasing the budget for its Chromium Vulnerability Rewards Program. According to the official blog post, bug hunters will now receive a bonus of $1,000 or more for every security flaw discovered.
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Latest Opera 12.02 Build Ditches The Out Of Process Plugins

By | August 15, 2012 | 35 Comments

Latest Opera 12.02 Build Ditches The Out Of Process PluginsWindows only.

Even though the final build of Opera 12 disabled the hardware acceleration feature by default with stability to blame, users still enjoyed another significant improvement: the out of process plugins.

Now, according to the official blog post, the latest Opera 12.02 build will disable such feature as well, at least for the 32 bit versions of Windows builds.
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Firefox OS Runs Fine On The Raspberry Pi

By | August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Firefox OS Runs Fine On The Raspberry PiRaspberry Pi, a single board computer for only $25, has been making some waves in the tech community. Now, Oleg Romashin, Nokia’s principal engineer, has released a video, which shows the Firefox OS runtime running on such system.

According to Oleg, it was able to achieve a solid 60 frames per second for the WebGL animations, which is kind of neat, considering both hardware and software.
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