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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Maxthon 3.3.9.600 Dominates The HTML5Test, Again

By | May 18, 2012 | 6 Comments

Maxthon 3.3.9.600 Dominates HTML5Test, AgainAs previously reported, Maxthon 3 has been quite good at supporting the upcoming HTML5 standards. Now, after tasting the sweet fruits of victory, Maxthon developers continue to march forward with a new release.

So what’s new?

The beta build of Maxthon 3.3.9 web browser improves the HTML5Test score by a total of 15 points, up from 437+13 to 452+13.
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Download Google Chrome 19 Final

By | May 17, 2012 | 3 Comments

Download Google Chrome 19 FinalBrings tab syncing and bug fixes.

After the six week release cycle of Firefox, it looks like Google has decided to slow down a bit and has announced the stable build Google Chrome 19 seven weeks after the previous release.

Keeping new features to a minimal level, the following version includes a one nice feature, which will allow you so synchronize tabs across a variety of different devices, from your PC to a cell phone.
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3 Main Issues With Maxthon 3

By | May 17, 2012 | 26 Comments

The 3 Main Issues With Maxthon 3If you’ve been following FavBrowser for a while, then you will know that we like Maxthon quite a lot. It does a lot of things right, however, there are still some flaws that can ruin your experience, especially if you are as judgmental as we are.

So what are those flaws?

1. Clunky Speed Dial
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Is Opera Metro For Windows 8 In Development? Windows Phone 8 Version Planned

By | May 16, 2012 | 13 Comments

Opera Metro For Windows 8 In Development? Windows Phone 8 Version Planned

Don’t get too excited, speculations and rumors.

Now here is something to kick start your day. As you might know, Windows Phone 7.5 does not have a native code kit (NDK), which limits your choice to IE and IE based web browsers.
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Latest Internet Explorer 10 Video Features FavBrowser

By | May 15, 2012 | 4 Comments

Latest Internet Explorer 10 Video Features FavBrowserMakes link sharing easier.

In the recently published IE10 blog post, Microsoft has talked about the new Windows 8 and browser capabilities that allow users to quickly share their favorite web sites.

All you have to do is swipe from the edge, select preferred service and that’s pretty much it.
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Internet Explorer 10 Development Continues

By | May 14, 2012 | 16 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 Development ContinuesEvery little bit helps.

If you are wondering whether or not the Internet Explorer division is still working on a new web standards support after the Consumer Preview of Windows 8, then we have some good news for you: they are.

In the recently leaked Windows 8 screenshots, it shows the Internet Explorer 10 build 10.0.837X.0, which now scores a total of 319 points on the HTML5Test.com.
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Silverlight 5.1 Released, Rises From The Dead

By | May 14, 2012 | 3 Comments

Silverlight 5.1 Released, Rises From The DeadIf you were wondering whether or not Microsoft has forgot about the Silverlight, then here is a small ray of hope for you.

Tagged as Silverlight 5.1, the following update includes a couple of bug fixes, ranging from DRM to license related issues

And if you want us to be that specific, the full version number is Silverlight 5 Build 5.1.10411.0 with the official changelog available here.

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Download Opera 11.64

By | May 11, 2012 | 25 Comments

Download Opera 11.64

Well, here is something to cheer you up; Opera Software has recently released a minor update for its Opera web browser, which includes a couple of stability improvements but most importantly, a security fix that prevents hackers from executing the arbitrary code.

There is not much else to say, really, just a small update to improve user experience,
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Internet Explorer With Kinect For Xbox 360 In Development

By | May 11, 2012 | 26 Comments

Internet Explorer With Kinect For Xbox 360 In Dev

IE’s market share to explode.

If the recent report is true then it looks like Microsoft has finally cracked the issue with the web browsers on a console as the software giant is said to be testing the modified version of IE9 on its Xbox 360 console, which will include some interesting features.
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Mozilla Blames Microsoft, Says They Block Other Browsers

By | May 10, 2012 | 31 Comments

Mozilla Blames Microsoft, Says They Block Other Browsers

Forgets about the iPad.

Here is some drama for a Thursday night. In the tablet market where Apple pretty much dominates it with a healthy 90% market share mark (in terms of shipments), Mozilla decided to complain about no other than Microsoft, which, according to them, will not allow other browsers than IE to run in the Windows Classic mode on an ARM based, Windows RT OS.
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