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 Beta For Android 4.0 Updated

By | April 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

Continuing battle across a variety of different fronts, the search giant has issued an update for its Google Chrome web browser.

Still available for the Android Ice Cream Sandwich users only, the following Beta release brings a couple of welcome changes, including:
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Horrible Opera Scrolling Performance? No Fix In Sight

By | April 17, 2012 | 34 Comments

Horrible Opera Scrolling Performance? No Fix In SightIf you’ve been experiencing lag while scrolling various web pages (especially if surfing them with a zoom level higher than 100%), there we have some good and bad news for you.

The good news is that according to one of the reddit users, “Opera is bad at scrolling pages with elements that have the position:fixed property.”
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The HTML5 Version Of Skype Coming

By | April 17, 2012 | 4 Comments

The HTML5 Version Of Skype Coming

Slightly more than 6 months ago, Microsoft has finalized the acquisition of Skype for a total of $8.5 billion. Now, a recent job posting by the software giant has revealed that Microsoft has some big plans for the popular VOIP service or more specifically, the web version of Skype.

According to sources, at least 4 job ads titled “Skype for Browsers” are looking for software engineers with a “real world experience developing HTML5 UI’s including rich interaction based on JavaScript.”
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Maxthon, A New King Of HTML5

By | April 16, 2012 | 19 Comments

Maxthon 3.3

If you’ve ever thought that Maxthon is just a peace of UI on top of a rendering engine, then you were wrong.

Thanks to their continuous effort to drive web standards, Maxthon has been recently added to the HTML5Test and as you might have guessed from the title, they took the lead.
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Clueless Internet Explorer Team Continues A 2 Year Development Cycle

By | April 13, 2012 | 35 Comments

Clueless Internet Explorer Team Continues A 2 Year Development Cycle

It doesn’t exactly help to compete when you release updates only once in two years and according to the recently published roadmap, things aren’t about to change.
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Play AirMech In Your Web Browser

By | April 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

By utilizing Google’s Chrome NaCl (Native Client) plugin, which allows web browser to execute C/C++ applications, guys at Carbon Games have created something rather unique, the action strategy game called AirMech.
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If Web Browsers Were Guns

By | April 11, 2012 | 20 Comments

For people who are allergic to Internet cats, here is another take: if web browsers were guns.
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If Web Browsers Were Cats

By | April 11, 2012 | 9 Comments

Surprisingly, with dozens of “if” takes around the blogosphere, no one has ever though about comparing web browsers to cats, up until now… Your dreams have finally come true, guys.
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Download Google Chrome 19 Beta

By | April 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

Download Google Chrome 19 BetaSoon to release Google Chrome 20.

With the recent announcement of Google Chrome 18 Stable, the search giant has also revealed its plans for the upcoming build. Turns out, Google Chrome 19 will allow users to access their tabs from a variety of different devices.

How does it work?
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Microsoft Buys Netscape For $1 Billion, Sort Of

By | April 9, 2012 | 6 Comments

Microsoft Buys Netscape For $1 Billion, Sort Of

Remember Netscape, a little web browser that could not and how Microsoft had to pay AOL $750 million for abusing its monopoly power?

Do you remember when Microsoft tried to buy Netscape back in 1994? Turns out, Microsoft has finally realized its dream.
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