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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Opera: Go Back To Previous Page Without Reloading It

By | January 23, 2012 | 23 Comments

Opera: Go Back To Previous Page Without Reloading ItWorks for going forward as well.

If for one reason or another you would like to go back to the previous page without waiting for it to reload, here is a setting to speed up your browsing experience:

Paste the following code to your address bar
opera:config#History%20Navigation%20Mode
Set “History Navigation Mode” to 3
Done.

That was easy, wasn’t?

[Via: reddit]

New For Internet Explorer 10: Compat Inspector

By | January 21, 2012 | 4 Comments

New For Internet Explorer 10: Compat Inspector

Available for IE9 as well.

Back in 2011, Microsoft has revealed a Compact Inspector feature for Internet Explorer 9, which allows web developers to quickly notice the IE’s platform changes and tweak sites accordingly.

Now, with the new Metro UI overtaking pretty much everything, the software giant has revealed a tweaked version specifically for IE10 and as you might have guessed, it does use Metro tiles.
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Future Firefox Releases To Include Sandboxing And More

By | January 19, 2012 | 4 Comments

Future Firefox Releases To Include Sandboxing And MoreIf you are wondering what Mozilla has been up to recently, then this article is a good starting point.

According to Johnathan Nightingale, Mozilla’s Director of Firefox Engineering, the company has been quite busy at brainstorming and implementing new ideas to improve Firefox’s security,

First in the list is the JIT (just in time) compiler hardening, which should protect users against JIT spraying attacks.
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HTML5 Game: Skid Racer 3D

By | January 18, 2012 | 6 Comments

When most of the popular sites are down due to SOPA boycott, here is another HTML5 game for you to try.

SKiD Racer, a WebGL based 3D racing game, not only provides entertainment value but also demonstrates what’s possible with the web browsers technology, that require no additional plug-ins nor any configuration. How good is it? See the video above.

So, in case you are up for a challenge, head over to the Google Chrome Store and check it out.

[Thanks, Shane Bundy]

Download Google Chrome 18 Alpha (Dev)

By | January 17, 2012 | 5 Comments

Download Google Chrome 18 Alpha (Dev)As the search giant has recently released the Beta version of Google Chrome 17, it’s no wonder that the 18th version is already available as the Dev build.

Tagged as 18.0.1003.1, Google Chrome 18 Alpha is mostly bug fixes so far. Excluding those, there are also few minor improvements worth noting.

From now on, Google Chrome will reject weak RSA and DSA keys when validating certificate chains for HTTPS and do a better job at error handing in audio wave out.
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Microsoft At CES 2012 (Full Recording)

By | January 16, 2012 | 3 Comments

If you’ve missed Microsoft’s final presentation at the CES 2012, here a full video for you to check out, which covers pretty much everything.

In case you don’t feel like watching the full video, here is the best part:
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Google Chrome + Arcade Games Machine Emulator = Win

By | January 12, 2012 | 3 Comments

Google Chrome + Arcade Games Machine Emulator = Win

In an effort to “boost” employees productivity around the globe, a group of programmers have decided to port a popular Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME) into Google Chrome and thanks to that, you can now play pretty much all the classics directly from your web browser.
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Google Chrome 17 Beta Hands On

By | January 12, 2012 | 5 Comments

With the release of Google Chrome 17 Beta, we go hands on to see the latest and greatest new features and other improvements.

As this is our first try, expect the quality of videos to improve over the weeks to come. This time: two new features that we could not test :)

Feel free to provide us with a feedback and any tips you might have.

1 Major Firefox Release Per Year For The Enterprises

By | January 11, 2012 | 6 Comments

1 Major Firefox Release Per Year For The EnterprisesFollowing a backlash from the enterprises and various organizations, Mozilla has decided to go with Microsoft’s strategy and will now release only one major Firefox release per year, at least for the institutions.

According to the open source organization, ESR (Extended Support Release) version of Firefox will continue to receive various security updates but will leave Web or Add-ons platform with no changes whatsoever.

While additional details will be revealed within a week, you can check the ESR wiki page for mailing list subscription.

Download Google Chrome 17 Beta

By | January 10, 2012 | 7 Comments

Download Google Chrome 17 BetaNow with sites pre-loading and safe browsing.

A new Google Chrome release has recently hit the streets, which can now be downloaded from the official page as version 17 (Beta).

Including various tweaks and bug fixes, Google Chrome 17 also brings two new features that will benefit both hardcore and new users.
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