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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Windows Phone 8 Web Browser Pops Up In HTML5 Benchmarks

By | March 26, 2012 | 5 Comments

Windows Phone 8 Web Browser Pops Up In HTML5 Benchmarks

Can’t beat Opera or Firefox Mobile.

Continuing the development of Internet Explorer 10 for the Windows Phone 8, (which is set to be a very different game) Microsoft’s web browsers has popped up in the recent HTML5 test results and as of now, they are not that impressive.
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Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer

By | March 23, 2012 | 26 Comments

Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer

For one day only.

Just after Microsoft’s post about the inaccurate market share reports from StatCounter, the company behind one of the most popular monitoring sites has published a report of their own.

However, it has nothing to do with the HitsLink vs. StatCounter, in fact what they did is revealed that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has been overtaken by Google Chrome for the first time in history on Sunday 18 March.
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Download Firefox 13 Alpha

By | March 22, 2012 | 16 Comments

Download Firefox 13 AlphaNew Aurora build is here.

Recently, Mozilla has pushed the second Alpha build of Firefox 13 to its Aurora channel for you to play with.

So what’s new? There are a couple of neat new features that will definitely improve your experience. For example, the Awesome Bar will now auto completes typed URLs and in addition to that, a Speed Dial has been finally incorporated, which draws from Opera and Google Chrome.
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Europe And US To Investigate Google

By | March 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

Europe And US To Investigate Google

Thanks to the recent security settings bypass by Google (and probably other companies), United States FTC (Federal Trade Commission) and Europe’s CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’informatique et des Libertés), will investigate whether or not Google violated the privacy of its users.
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Firefox Mobile Will Support H.264

By | March 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

Firefox Mobile Will Support H.264Surely Chrome will drop H.264. Let’s just wait.

Although Google has announced plans to phase out the support for H.264 on its Chrome web browser, those are still just plans.

Now, according to Mozilla’s CTO, Brendan Eich, the open source organization has also no plans for such drastic change and will continue supporting H.264 on its mobile web browser.
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Microsoft Compares: Net Applications vs. StatCounter

By | March 19, 2012 | 8 Comments

Microsoft Compares: Net Applications vs. StatCounter

In the new blog post titled “Understanding Browser Usage Share Data”, Microsoft’s Roger Capriotti has revealed why Net Applications and StatCounter stats seem to differ.
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A New Approach To Internet Explorer’s Marketing

By | March 16, 2012 | 21 Comments

Remember this picture?

A New Approach To Internet Explorer Marketing
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Download Firefox 11 Final

By | March 15, 2012 | 5 Comments

Download Firefox 11 FinalEven though the final Firefox 11 build was supposed to be delayed due to the security flaw, which was discovered during the Pwn2Own content, it looks like Mozilla went ahead and fixed everything just in time.

However, it looks like the Firefox devs will have to start buying cakes of their own as Microsoft halted the tradition, thanks to the faster development cycles.

So what’s new in Firefox 11?
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HTML vs. HTML5 (Pic)

By | March 15, 2012 | 4 Comments

Ah, the good old days…
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Google Chrome, Firefox To Have A Metro Version For Windows 8

By | March 14, 2012 | 12 Comments

Google Chrome, Firefox To Have A Metro Version For Windows 8

Opera looking into it.

Although it was previously known that Firefox will include a Metro like UI, the team behind Mozilla’s web browser only recently started the development. However, turns out, Google is also developing a Google Chrome Metro version, which will be available for the Windows 8 consumers.
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