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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Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) vs. Google Chrome 17 vs. Firefox 10 vs. Opera 11.60

By | March 1, 2012 | 20 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) vs. Google Chrome 17 vs. Firefox 10 vs. Opera 11.60

With the release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview, guys at Neowin have managed to benchmark the latest version of IE10, which is Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 5, running in both desktop and Metro modes.

What’s the difference between IE10 Metro and Desktop? IE Metro (aka Immersive web browser) uses the 64 bit libraries by default.

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Download Windows 8 With IE10 Platform Preview 5

By | February 29, 2012 | 11 Comments

The fifth platform preview of the Internet Explorer 10 is now available in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (build 8250).

So what’s new?

We are not exactly sure as the official IE10 announcement blog post does not say anything other than: performance and HTML5 improvements.
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Google Chrome Will Support Do Not Track

By | February 29, 2012 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome Will Support Do Not TrackWith all the privacy and tracking talks going on, it looks like Google will finally be joining the ranks of other web browsers who support Do Not Track feature.

Introduced years ago, Do Not Track allows users to opt out of tracking by advertising, social and other web sites that enjoy such data.

However, it’s not coming anytime soon, according to the report, Google Chrome is likely to introduce Do Not Track feature by the end of this year, which is 8-10 months away.
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Android, iOS, BlackBerry Affected By A Serious WebKit Vulnerability

By | February 29, 2012 | 4 Comments

Android, iOS, BlackBerry Affected By A Serious WebKit VulnerabilityWebKit, a rendering engine used by a variety of mobile web browsers, including Google Chrome and Safari, appears to have a very serious flaw, which allows attackers to take a complete control over your smartphone.

According to George Kurtz, the former CTO of McAffee, who have co-founded a new security startup CrowdStrike and discovered the vulnerability, this means that pretty much every smartphone and tablet has this flaw. He has also confirmed that Windows Phone users were not affected.

No further details were revealed.

[Via Zunited]

Opera Submits Other People Apps Without Permission

By | February 28, 2012 | 7 Comments

Opera Submits Other People Apps Without Permission

As spotted by Engadget, Handster, the Opera Software owned app store, has decided to go ahead and submit its competitor’s web browser, Dolphin HD, to the BlackBerry’s App World. The worst part?

According to MoboTap, a company behind Dolphin HD, they had no idea that their web browser was available in the BlackBerry’s App World. In addition to that, they never authorized such submission and are currently working to fix the mess, which was caused by Handster.
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Download Opera Mobile 12 And Opera Mini Next

By | February 28, 2012 | 7 Comments

Download Opera Mobile 12 And Opera Mini Next

With the release of Google Chrome web browser for Android, it looks like Opera has been cooking a couple of surprises of their own.

First in the list is Opera Mobile 12, which has a plateau of new features, including a Ragnarök HTML5 parser that should improve the overall sites compatibility and bring better web apps to the table. Following other mobile browsers, Opera Mobile 12 for Android now also includes a WebGL support, a feature originally seen in Firefox Mobile in early 2011. What else is new?
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Opera Mobile And Opera Mini For Windows Phone 7

By | February 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Opera Mobile And Opera Mini For Windows Phone 7

Even though Opera Software has not released the official version of Opera Mobile or Opera Mini for the Windows Phone, it did not stop XDA developers from publishing one of their own.

How does it work?
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Internet Explorer 10 Will Support SkyDrive

By | February 27, 2012 | 5 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 Will Support SkyDriveIf our anonymous tipster is correct, then it looks like Internet Explorer 10 will include the integration of Microsoft’s SkyDrive.

Thanks to the cloud, Windows 8 PC, Windows 8 Tablet and Windows Phone 8 (Apollo) users will be able to enjoy the seamless Internet experience as their data, including bookmarks, passwords, history and Speed Dial, will be synchronized across all the platforms.

With already tight SkyDrive integration in the Windows 8, we are eager to find out what’s next in store for Microsoft.

Industry Proposes DRM Like HTML5 Encryption

By | February 24, 2012 | 14 Comments

Industry Proposes DRM Like HTML5 Encryption

People freak out.

Just a few days ago, everyone was a huge fan of the HTML5. Now, it looks like at least a small amount of fans are freaking out over the industry’s DRM like protection proposal.

However, what they fail to realize is the fact that this is a necessary step, which would somewhat protect content providers, who actually spend money to produce such thing.
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Download A Free Version Of SurfCube 3D

By | February 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

Hungary only.

It looks like with the help of Nokia, Hungarian Lumia users have received a treat: free version of SurfCube 3D, a popular Windows Phone web browser alternative.
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