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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Internet Explorer: Microsoft Moves Away From MSDN

By | December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Internet Explorer: Microsoft Moves Away From MSDNSay hello to the Stack Overflow.

Now here’s a pretty interesting and unexpected decision from the Microsoft itself. In an effort to really please and understand web developers (as well as move everything into one place), the software giant has announced a new migration initiative, which means that from now on, all discussions related to IE development will be moved from MSDN forums to Stack Overflow.
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A Children Friendly Version of Google Chrome Is Coming

By | December 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

A Children Friendly Version of Google Chrome Is ComingComing in 2015.

If you thought that web browsers are already way too complicated for today’s youth then good news: Google is with you on this one and is already working on a child version of Google Chrome.

According to Pavni Diwanji, a VP of engineering at Google, who spoke to USA Today, the search giant is focusing on an entire line of products (including YouTube, Chrome and others) that will help kids to “be more than just pure consumers of tech, but creators, too.”
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Microsoft Updates IE Platform Roadmap

By | December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Microsoft Updates IE Platform RoadmapWill bring few new features for web developers.

If you’ve been following status.modern.ie then this won’t exactly be new for you, otherwise, take note.

According to the recent change, the software giant has started working on three new features:

- Responsive Images (image srcset), which will take the advantage of the high resolution screens;
- New input controls for picking dates (all using HTML5 standards): day, week and month;
- A support for MAIN element, which is used to identify the main content of your app or document.
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Firefox Finally Coming To iPhone & iPad

By | December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Firefox Finally Coming To iPhone & iPadThe months of declining Firefox market share might soon come to an end or at least a slow down, as according to Mozilla’s Release Manager, Lukas Blakk, has announced that after years of refusal, the open source organization is finally bringing Firefox to iOS.

He wrote, “We need to be where our users are so we’re going to get Firefox on iOS #mozlandia”

Why the sudden change? While we may never know all the possible reasons, one of the key elements could be a shift in Apple’s strategy itself, where the tech giant (since the WWDC 2014) announced the availability of WKWebView for all the developers:
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November, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser, Opera Mini – Up; Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Down

By | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.
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November, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | December 2, 2014 | 2 Comments


After a small blip last time, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has lost some of its market share since, down from 58.36% to 57.91% (0.45 point decrease).
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Microsoft Wants Your Feedback On F12 Developer Tools

By | December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Microsoft Wants Your Feedback On F12 Developer ToolsIf you are a web developer, listen up as Microsoft is currently looking for the feedback on their new Internet Explorer Developer Tools.

So far, the team has come up with three different layout ideas and this is where your comments and suggestions come into the picture.

Take a look:
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Wildcard Tries To Reinvent The Wheel

By | November 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wildcard Tries To Reinvent The WheelMeet a new kind of “web browser”.

Now here’s an interesting take on web browsers. If you own the iPad or iPhone feel free to check an interesting new app called Wildcard, which aims to replace your typical web page with fancy cards.

Think of it as an alternative RSS Reade, which deconstructs pages into a more streamlined user experience (see the screenshot below).
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Surfy For Windows Phone Receives Gesture Support

By | November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Surfy For Windows Phone Receives Gesture SupportIf you are kind of a gestures guy (or a girl) then behold as a new Surfy update will bring some joy to your life.

Starting with Surfy 5.5, you will now be able to swipe between tabs, as simple as that. In addition to that, there is a new context menu, which can be activated by long pressing on the top title section of the tab, allowing you to swipe the tab away without using the X button.
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Mozilla Partners With Tor & CDT

By | November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Partners With Tor & CDTForms a new privacy initiative called Polaris.

In an effort to protect its user’s privacy, Mozilla has announced a new strategic initiative with the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) and the Tor Project, which they hope will support and advise Polaris projects that should benefit everyone.

As a result, two new experiments have been announced as well (under Polaris belt), focusing on anti-censorship technology, cross site tracking protection and anonymity. In addition to that, Mozilla will also start hosting Tor middle relays, which will make the whole Tor network more responsive.
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