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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Google Chrome 21 Final Improves Adobe’s Flash Plugin Security And Performance

By | August 10, 2012 | 5 Comments

Google Chrome 21 Final Improves Adobe Flash Plugin Security And PerformanceWindows and Linux only.

Thanks to a sharp focus, Google Chrome engineers are able to work just on a few, rather than dozen features at the same time, delivering stable rather than clunky web experience.

Now, according to the recent blog post, the latest final build of the Google Chrome 21 web browser improves something what really matters: security.
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July, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Firefox, Safari – Up; Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | August 9, 2012 | 7 Comments


Another month, another market share report and this time it’s for the desktop web browsers.

With the upcoming release of IE10, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share, down from 54.02% to 53.93% (0.09 point decrease).
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Microsoft “Ignores” Web Standards, IE10 RTM Features “Do Not Track” By Default

By | August 8, 2012 | 8 Comments

Microsoft Ignores Web Standards, IE10 RTM Features “Do Not Track” By DefaultGoogle loosens its tie.

Back in June, the software giant has enabled the “Do Not Track” attribute by default on its IE10 web browser, then, following a huge uproar from the advertising agencies, W3C have decided to update their DNT specifications and asked web browser makers to have DNT disabled during initial software launch.
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Download Maxthon 1.0 Beta For Mac OS X

By | August 7, 2012 | 4 Comments

Download Maxthon 1.0 Beta For Mac OS XGood news for all the Mac OS X users out there, Maxthon, one of the most popular web browsers in China, is now available for both Microsoft’s and Apple’s operating systems.

Although we couldn’t find a list of Maxthon 1.0 features, judging by the screenshot below, it should bring most if not all the goodies from the Maxthon 3.0.
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Microsoft Proposes Different WebRTC Standard

By | August 7, 2012 | 3 Comments

Microsoft Proposes Different WebRTC StandardWants more flexibility, a support for legacy devices.

Even though Google has proposed their own version of the WebRTC standard, it looks like the software giant has different ideas for the real time communication and they call it “Customizable, Ubiquitous Real Time Communication over the Web” or CU-RTC-Web.

So how exactly does it differ?
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July, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser – Up; Symbian, Opera Mini – Down

By | August 6, 2012 | 15 Comments


With the rise of handheld devices and rising competition, we are starting a new section, which will focus on the mobile web browsers only. Let’s get going.

Currently in the lead, Apple’s Safari web browser has climbed up by 0.43 point, up from 66.22% to 65.79%.
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Microsoft Finishes Internet Explorer 10

By | August 3, 2012 | 8 Comments

Microsoft Finishes Internet Explorer 10Build 10.0.9200.16384.

With the recent Windows 8 RTM announcement, the software giant has also finished the Final build of the Internet Explorer 10.

However, while both IE10 and IE10 Metro for Windows 8 are ready, it is not clear whether or not the Windows 7 version was also finalized.

Most importantly, Microsoft is yet to announce any new features/tweaks and the time of general availability for both Windows 8 and Windows 7 users.
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Download Opera 12.01

By | August 2, 2012 | 11 Comments

Download Opera 12.01Good news for the Opera users as here comes the first update for the Opera 12 branch.

According to the official blog post, the following release fixes a total of 5 security related vulnerabilities and brings dozens of other fixes that will enhance your overall browsing experience.

If you are interested in all the juicy changes, check the following page.

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Opera 12.01

Download Google Chrome 21 Final

By | August 1, 2012 | 5 Comments

Download Google Chrome 21 FinalWell, here is something to cheer you up: a new Google Chrome build.

As we reported earlier, the following release includes a couple of new features, such as:

- Support for the getUserMedia API, which allows web sites to access your mic and camera, high-resolution screens.
- Better Google Clout Print integration so you can print docs from Google Drive, Chrome Mobile and more.
- High resolution display and better game pad support.
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Mozilla Blocks Ubisoft’s Uplay Plugin

By | July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Blocks Ubisoft’s Uplay PluginThis is why we can’t have nice things.

Uplay, a browser plugin that appears on your PC once you install various Ubisoft games, has been discovered to have a serious security vulnerability, which allows malicious websites to take over your computer.

Now, according Mozilla’s blocked plug-Ins list, the open source organization took appropriate steps and has since blocked the mentioned crapware.

On a related note, Ubisoft has just updated its Uplay client to version 2.0.4, supposedly fixing the mentioned vulnerability.