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 13 Final

By | June 5, 2012 | 28 Comments

Download Firefox 13 FinalSays they do things differently.

We hope you got used to the Mozilla’s fat release cycles already as the open source organization has just published the final version of the Firefox 13.

If you think that it’s another minor release, don’t be fooled as FF 13 does include a couple of great features worth mentioning.
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Is This Why Jon S. Von Tetzchner Left Opera?

By | June 4, 2012 | 17 Comments

Is This Why Jon S. von Tetzchner Left Opera?Something from the past.

Back in 2011, Jon S. von Tetzchner, the founder of Opera Software has left the company. Although not a lot of details were revealed, Jon stated that he, the Board and Management no longer shared the same values.

Well, during that time, one of our readers wrote an interesting comment, which is as valid as ever before, Rogir said:
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Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview Enables “Do Not Track” By Default, Brings UI Changes

By | June 4, 2012 | 8 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 Consumer Preview Enables “Do Not Track” By DefaultAdvertising agencies moan.

In an effort to protect its users and their privacy, the upcoming Internet Explorer 10 will be the very first web browser to have a “Do Not Track” feature enabled by default. Although it’s certainly a very welcome change, some of the advertising agencies have already expressed their dissatisfaction on this matter.

Here is what Digital Advertising Alliance had to say:
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Best Of WebGL: Top 10 Experiments

By | June 1, 2012 | 2 Comments

Best Of WebGL: Top 10 ExperimentsWhether you are a professional web developer looking for inspiration or just a curious individual, here is something for your weekend:

A collection of some of the best WebGL experiments out there, ranging from cool particle tricks to water physics simulation.

So, grab your popcorn and enjoy the show.
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Download Opera Mini 7

By | June 1, 2012 | 8 Comments

Download Opera Mini 7Forget all those rumors for a while, here is something definitive: a release of the Opera Mini 7.

Targeted towards the J2ME, BlackBerry and S60 device users, the following build introduces two new features, a new “Smart Page” with social integration as well as support for unlimited speed dials, which is something Internet junkies will appreciate.

Those are not the only changes though.
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Windows 8 Release Preview: Internet Explorer 10 Metro Screenshots (Updated)

By | May 31, 2012 | 5 Comments

Windows 8 Release Preview: Internet Explorer 10 Metro Screenshots Even though the Windows 8 Release Preview build is yet to be released, guys from WinBeta have managed to install it ahead of time and give you a small sneak peak of what’s to come.

In a 14 minute video below, you can see exactly what has been changed since the Windows 8 Consumer Preview build and in case you care only about the IE10 Metro, here are a couple of screenshots.
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Another Proof That Opera Is For Sale

By | May 31, 2012 | 19 Comments

Another Proof That Opera Is For SaleWhen it comes to the search engine agreements, web browser makers tend to extend their partnerships for at least a year or two. For instance, back in 2011, Opera Software has renewed their deal with Google for another year while Mozilla has recently signed a 3 year old contract.

Why are we telling you all this? Well, we have just received a letter from Opera’s Investor Relations group and it’s quite an interesting one.
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Facebook Drops Google Chrome Recommendation, Replaces It With Opera

By | May 31, 2012 | 37 Comments

Facebook Drops Google Chrome Support, Replaces It With OperaMore fuel to the rumor’s fire.

It looks like Facebook management decided not to bother with the Google Chrome anymore as their latest “unsupported web browsers” page has since then removed the search giant’s web browser.

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last few days, chances are, you’ve heard about the social giant’s plans to acquire Opera.
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Download Google Chrome 20 Beta

By | May 30, 2012 | 10 Comments

Download Google Chrome 20 BetaUltimately, it’s just an exciting number.

This is it, after months and months of waiting, the search giant has finally released the very first Beta build of the Google Chrome 20 web browser.

Although it is yet to include any new features, the earlier Google Chrome 20 Dev (Alpha) builds had a slightly wider new tab button, making it easier to users click on as well as other UI refinements, nothing too ground breaking so far.
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Wednesday’s Fun: Opera Is Broken In Opera (Updated)

By | May 30, 2012 | 16 Comments

Wednesday's Fun: Opera Is Broken In OperaOr how IE9 renders the poorly written code.

Here is an interesting observation for you. Today, guys behind the Norwegian web browser have released a new Beta build, which features various improvements and bug fixes.

However, the site appears to be broken when using previous snapshot (Build 1433) and even current one.
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