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 21 Final

By | May 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Download Opera 21 FinalFor those relying on the final browser builds rather than playing with betas and alphas, here comes the stable release of Opera 21.

One of the key features of Opera 21 is the inclusion of Aura, which, as we mentioned earlier is the UI stack developed by Google that utilizes GPU whenever possible, increasing performance and so on.

As far as other features go, there is one worth mentioning: you can now show the full URL in the address bar. That’s pretty much it minus few fixes.
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2014 Chromebook Models Announced

By | May 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

2014 Chromebook Models AnnouncedNothing high end yet.

During yesterday’s event in San Francisco, Intel, Google and OEMs (Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, LG and Toshiba) have announced a new lineup of Chromebooks, in shapes, sizes and colors.

ASUS will be releasing two new laptops: the ASUS C200 Chromebook (11-inch) and ASUS C300 Chromebook (13-inch) that are set to replace their currently the number one laptop on Amazon.
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Download Google Chrome 36 Canary

By | May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Google Chrome 36 CanaryWith some Bing improvements.

Now here’s something odd yet good for those that have set Bing as a default search engine. According to Francois Beaufort, the latest version of Chrome Canary includes a pretty subtle yet neat change.

From now on, if you set Bing as your default search provider, the pre-release build of Chrome instead of displaying a grid of used pages, will display full Bing.com front page with daily photo and all the other Microsoft goodies.
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Microsoft Fixes Internet Explorer Vulnerability

By | May 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Microsoft Fixes Internet Explorer VulnerabilityManages to surprise everyone as well.

After a recent discovery of Internet Explorer vulnerability, where attackers could take over your PC and install malicious software, the software giant has finally released a set of updates to address the overblown issue.
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Download Firefox 29 For Android

By | April 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Download Firefox 29 For AndroidSimultaneous releases is a way to go.

Following the desktop release, Mozilla has also released the final version of Firefox 29 for Android, which brings some neat changes.

So what’s new? First in the list is ability to set up Firefox Sync by creating a Firefox account. Users will also get search suggestions for Bing when it’s set as a default search engine. As far as other changes go, there’s a better integration for Open Web Apps, multiple quick share buttons and more.

For a complete list of changes, see the following post.
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Download Firefox 29 Final

By | April 29, 2014 | 8 Comments

Download Firefox 29 FinalWith refreshed UI and more.

At last, a new browser release and this time it’s Firefox 29 for PC, which Mozilla calls “the most customizable Firefox ever”. Why? Well, after months of waiting, the open source organization has finally delivered a refreshed UI, which borrows heavily from Google Chrome.

To get a better idea on what does it look like, check the video below.
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UK And US Governments Advises Not To Use Internet Explorer

By | April 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

UK And US Governments Advises Not To Use Internet ExplorerWhy would you use XP anyway?

Due to a recently discovered Internet Explorer (6-11) vulnerability, which will likely be patched soon for all but Windows XP users, UK and US governments are advising users to switch to alternative web browsers.

Security firm FireEye have warned users that a group of hackers are already exploiting the vulnerability targeting Internet Explorer 9-11 and Adobe Flash, so in any case, you are better of using something else.
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New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On Image

By | April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On ImageAnd more.

If you ever wanted to know what does the Japanese text say on that meme image then your dreams are about to become reality.

Thanks to some kick ass algorithms from Microsoft Research (text detection) and Google’s open source OCR engine Tesseract, a new Google Chrome extension called Project Naptha can be used to select, copy, edit or even translate the text from all kinds of images; the only limitation? Text must be under 30 degrees of rotation, which is not that big of a deal at all.
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Download Opera 12.17

By | April 24, 2014 | 12 Comments

Download Opera 12.17Windows only.

If you’ve been rocking Opera 12.x (myself included) and see no need to upgrade till a proper replacement is introduced then today you have a reason to celebrate. How so? Well, there is a new (and probably) last update in town, which fixes two security issues.

One is related to the recently discovered Heartbleed vulnerability while another stems from auto update. Head over to the following post if you are hungry for more details.
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Opera For Android Updated

By | April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Opera For Android UpdatedFixes annoying password manager book.

Finally, a new version for all you Opera users out there. With the recently released browser build for Android, guys at Opera have included a couple of new features as well as welcomed password manager fix, which will no longer fail to suggest saved passwords for many sites.

As far as other changes go, Discover feature has been totally revamped, Chromium has been updated to v34, there are (as usual) a bunch of stability and usability improvements as well as screen rendering improvements and page loading spinner behavior. Last, a copy link context menu option has been added, which is a small but welcome feature.
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