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 Firefox 15 Final

By | August 29, 2012 | 6 Comments

Download Firefox 15 FinalGood news, it looks like Mozilla has speeded up its development cycle and released the final version of the Firefox 15 web browser ahead of its schedule.

So what’s new in this particular version? According to the changelog, there are a couple of nice new features, including the silent background updates, support for SPDY networking protocol v3 and optimized memory usage for the extensions.

However, those are not the only changes, here is a list of other new features and tweaks:
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Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) vs. Firefox 15, 14 vs. Google Chrome 23 vs. Opera 12.5

By | August 28, 2012 | 8 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) vs. Firefox 15, 14 vs. Google Chrome 23 vs. Opera 12.5As we have reported earlier, Google has decided to create a yet another JavaScript benchmark and after publishing some preliminary browser results from other sources, we have decided to do a test of our own.

Web Browsers

Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview (Build 10.0.8400.0)
Firefox 14 (Version 14.0.1)
Firefox 15 Beta 5
Google Chrome 23 Dev (Build 23.0.1246.0)
Opera 12.5 Pre-Alpha (Build 1546)
Opera 12.5 Pre-Alpha (Build 1538)
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Octane JavaScript Benchmark Scores

By | August 27, 2012 | 9 Comments

Octane JavaScript Benchmark ScoresAs if there weren’t enough JavaScript benchmarks, the search giant has recently revealed a new one and it’s called “Octane”.

Why? According to Google, they wanted to create something that combines full, unaltered and well-known web applications and libraries.

Here are the initial results (higher is better):
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Internet Explorer 10: Enable The 64 Bit Browsing

By | August 27, 2012 | 9 Comments

Internet Explorer 10: Enable The 64 Bit BrowsingEven though Windows 8 includes both IE10 x86 and x86-64 versions, the later one utilizes 32-bit tabs by default.

How so? Mostly due to compatibility issues with plug-ins. However, here is a quick and easy way to enable the real 64-bit experience.

Here is how, go to:
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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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