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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Microsoft Fixes Internet Explorer Vulnerability

By | May 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Microsoft Fixes Internet Explorer VulnerabilityManages to surprise everyone as well.

After a recent discovery of Internet Explorer vulnerability, where attackers could take over your PC and install malicious software, the software giant has finally released a set of updates to address the overblown issue.
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Download Firefox 29 For Android

By | April 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Download Firefox 29 For AndroidSimultaneous releases is a way to go.

Following the desktop release, Mozilla has also released the final version of Firefox 29 for Android, which brings some neat changes.

So what’s new? First in the list is ability to set up Firefox Sync by creating a Firefox account. Users will also get search suggestions for Bing when it’s set as a default search engine. As far as other changes go, there’s a better integration for Open Web Apps, multiple quick share buttons and more.

For a complete list of changes, see the following post.
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Download Firefox 29 Final

By | April 29, 2014 | 8 Comments

Download Firefox 29 FinalWith refreshed UI and more.

At last, a new browser release and this time it’s Firefox 29 for PC, which Mozilla calls “the most customizable Firefox ever”. Why? Well, after months of waiting, the open source organization has finally delivered a refreshed UI, which borrows heavily from Google Chrome.

To get a better idea on what does it look like, check the video below.
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UK And US Governments Advises Not To Use Internet Explorer

By | April 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

UK And US Governments Advises Not To Use Internet ExplorerWhy would you use XP anyway?

Due to a recently discovered Internet Explorer (6-11) vulnerability, which will likely be patched soon for all but Windows XP users, UK and US governments are advising users to switch to alternative web browsers.

Security firm FireEye have warned users that a group of hackers are already exploiting the vulnerability targeting Internet Explorer 9-11 and Adobe Flash, so in any case, you are better of using something else.
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New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On Image

By | April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On ImageAnd more.

If you ever wanted to know what does the Japanese text say on that meme image then your dreams are about to become reality.

Thanks to some kick ass algorithms from Microsoft Research (text detection) and Google’s open source OCR engine Tesseract, a new Google Chrome extension called Project Naptha can be used to select, copy, edit or even translate the text from all kinds of images; the only limitation? Text must be under 30 degrees of rotation, which is not that big of a deal at all.
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Download Opera 12.17

By | April 24, 2014 | 12 Comments

Download Opera 12.17Windows only.

If you’ve been rocking Opera 12.x (myself included) and see no need to upgrade till a proper replacement is introduced then today you have a reason to celebrate. How so? Well, there is a new (and probably) last update in town, which fixes two security issues.

One is related to the recently discovered Heartbleed vulnerability while another stems from auto update. Head over to the following post if you are hungry for more details.
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Opera For Android Updated

By | April 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Opera For Android UpdatedFixes annoying password manager book.

Finally, a new version for all you Opera users out there. With the recently released browser build for Android, guys at Opera have included a couple of new features as well as welcomed password manager fix, which will no longer fail to suggest saved passwords for many sites.

As far as other changes go, Discover feature has been totally revamped, Chromium has been updated to v34, there are (as usual) a bunch of stability and usability improvements as well as screen rendering improvements and page loading spinner behavior. Last, a copy link context menu option has been added, which is a small but welcome feature.
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Chrome OS To Include Easy Unlock Feature

By | April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chrome OS To Include Easy Unlock FeatureThieves can’t hold their excitement.

Now here is something pretty awesome and convenient. The recently rolled out developer preview build of Chrome OS includes an “Easy Unlock” feature, which will allow you to unlock Chromebook by simply placing your [Android] smartphone nearby.

As of now, it’s disabled by default and enabling does nothing but show a pop-up notification so it’s still work in progress. However, we are pretty excited to see it in action in the coming future.
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Motorola Solutions & Microsoft Sign Chrome OS / Android Licensing Agreement

By | April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Motorola Solutions & Microsoft Sign Chrome OS / Android Licensing AgreementJust when Google is no longer involved.

Just a few weeks ago, Microsoft has signed a Chrome OS licensing deal with Dell and now it looks like Motorola Solutions is next on the list.

According to the recent press release, a patent agreement has been signed between two companies. However, the terms (as usual) were not revealed.
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Surfy For Windows Phone Updated

By | April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Surfy For Windows Phone UpdatedMicrosoft grants Outcoder restricted capabilities in order to allow SD card support.

Recently, a new version of popular web browser for Windows Phone has been released, bringing a couple of new features as well as expected bug fixes and various enhancements.

So what else is new? Well, according to the changelog, Surfy 3.9 now allows you to export downloaded files to your SD Card and phone’s Media Library. Also, you can expect some sort of improvements to password and form cache (whatever that means).
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