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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A New Approach To Internet Explorer’s Marketing

By | March 16, 2012 | 21 Comments

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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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Maxthon Browser 3.3.6.600 Beta Is Here

By | March 14, 2012 | 14 Comments

Maxthon Browser 3.3.6.600 Beta Is Here

Overtakes Google Chrome in the HTML5 race.

The latest Beta version of Maxthon 3.3 web browser has been recently released and as it turns out, when it comes to HTML5, guys at Maxthon did a really good job as it beats the latest Chromium build by a slight margin.

According to the report, Maxthon 3.3.6.600 scored 380+15 in the HTML5Test while Chromium reached “only” 379+9.
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Windows Phone’s UC Browser: Speed Dial, Open Links In Background And More

By | March 13, 2012 | 7 Comments

Windows Phone UC Browser: Speed Dial, Open Links In Background And More

Earlier this month we have covered a Vable Browser, which seemed like a nice alternative to the IE9 Mobile.

Well, today we have discovered even better (and free) web browser, which not only looks fantastic, but also has a Speed Dial (Shortcuts), private browsing (incognito mode) allows you to open links in the background tab and more.

So what else can you do with UC Browser?
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Tips: Opera, Load Flash, Java On Click

By | March 13, 2012 | 8 Comments

Tips: Opera, Load Flash, Java On ClickIf you don’t want the Flash or Java content to be loaded when you visit web sites, here is a simple trick, which will load plug-ins on demand (aka when you click on the content).

- Go to Preferences (CTRL+F12) > Advanced > Content
- Check “Enable plug-ins only on demand”
- Save settings

[Thanks, Sjano]

IE9 Hacked, Chrome Pwned (Again)

By | March 12, 2012 | 11 Comments

IE9 Hacked, Chrome Pwned Again

Security flaws everywhere.

After Google Chrome has been hacked twice, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 was the second browser to fail the security challenge.

By exploiting two unknown vulnerabilities, Vupen Security was able to remotely open a calculator running on a Windows 7 SP1 machine. While no additional details were revealed, both IE and Google Chrome exploits were a combination of at least a couple of previously unknown flaws.
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Windows Phone: Swipe Between Tabs, Find In Page With Vable Browser

By | March 9, 2012 | 3 Comments

One of the frequently requested Windows Phone’s Internet Explorer 9 features is the ability to navigate between tabs with a simple flick to the left or right, which can’t be done with the default web browser. Fortunately, Vable Browser, the IE9 based alternative includes this and other new functionality

The best part? It’s free and unlike a lot of free apps, it does not have any ads.
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Google Chrome Pwn2Own Vulnerability Patched

By | March 9, 2012 | 2 Comments
Google Chrome Pwn2Own Vulnerability Patched

From left to right Jim Hebert, Cris Necker, Justin Schuh

Just 24 hours after reporting the critical vulnerability in Google’s Chrome web browser, the search giant has already released a patch to address the issue.

Identified as a bug CVE-2011-3046, discovered vulnerability is described as “UXSS and bad history navigation”, with no additional details revealed.
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