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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Researchers Say Google Wants To Undermine Firefox’s Growth

By | December 20, 2011 | 13 Comments

Researchers Say Google Wants To Undermine Firefoxs Growth

Google denies the charges.

Remember the study by Accuvant, which concluded that Google Chrome is the most secure web browser?

NSS Labs, a California based company that publishes web browser security results of its own, has issued a statement, which claims that Google is pretty much on its own now and has already done some dirty things to undermine Firefox’s and other web browsers growth.
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Opera 12 (32 Bit) vs. Opera 12 (64 Bit)

By | December 19, 2011 | 16 Comments

Opera 12 (32 Bit) vs. Opera 12 (64 Bit)Following our Google Chrome (32 bit vs. 64 bit), Internet Explorer 9 (32 bit vs. 64 bit) and Firefox (32 bit vs. 64 bit) posts, here is another one: a comparison of last week’s Opera 12 Lab builds.

Testing notes: both builds have identical build numbers and were tested with default installation settings.
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Download Firefox 9 Final

By | December 17, 2011 | 67 Comments

Download Firefox 9 FinalAfter new Google Chrome and Opera releases, Mozilla has also something up its sleeve: a final version of Firefox 9.

Although it’s not yet publicly announced and can’t be downloaded from the “official” site, some users have managed to find Firefox 9 in the official Mozilla Nightly servers and that’s exactly where you can download it.

So what’s new? There are actually a few neat things, from improved web standards support to stability fixes, but the most important one is the Type Inference, which drastically improves JavaScript performance.
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Internet Explorer Will Auto Update Itself

By | December 15, 2011 | 14 Comments

Internet Explorer Will Auto Update ItselfWeb developers breathe sigh of relief.

It looks like the good news day is not yet over as Microsoft has just announced plans to start rolling out updates for the older versions of Internet Explorer

According to the official blog post, starting from January, users will be prompted to update their web browser to Internet Explorer 9; this includes Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 machines.
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Download Opera 12 64 Bit (x86-64)

By | December 15, 2011 | 27 Comments

Download Opera 12 64 Bit (x86-64)Supports out-of-process plug-ins as well.

Christmas are coming early for Opera fans as for the first time ever, there is a 64 bit version of Opera 12 web browser available for download.

Now, before you start screaming like a little girl, keep in mind that this is a very early build, which can be downloaded from Opera Labs only, in both 32 and 64 bit flavors.
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Browser Backup: FavBackup 2.1.3 Released

By | December 14, 2011 | 3 Comments

Good news,

We have just released a minor FavBackup update, which will now backup Firefox user styles. If you haven’t tried it yet, click on the link below. Otherwise, that’s what check for updates feature is for.

Download.

[Thanks to kami for feature request]

Download Google Chrome 16 Final

By | December 14, 2011 | 14 Comments

It’s that time of week again when software companies release new stable builds of their latest and greatest web browsers.

This time it’s the final version of Google Chrome 16, which can be downloaded from the following web page.
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AdBlock To Allow Non-Intrusive Ads By Default

By | December 13, 2011 | 14 Comments

Webmasters rejoice.

AdBlock Plus, a popular extension for Google Chrome and Firefox, has issued an update, which now allows non-intrusive advertising by default.

Following such “drastic” move, add-on authors have received a lot of negative feedback, blaming them for all kinds of problems.
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Google Chrome Is The Most Secure Web Browser

By | December 12, 2011 | 24 Comments

Google Chrome Is The Most Secure Web BrowserGoogle funded study confirms.

Accuvant, the US based research, firm has published a new study, which compared security features of the three most popular web browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox.

As it turns out, the search giant funded study has made a conclusion that Google Chrome is the most secure browser out there, followed by Internet Explorer and Firefox.
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The Most Offensive Picture In The World

By | December 12, 2011 | 5 Comments

The Most Offensive Picture In The World

Via: reddit.com