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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Browser Fan: Wife Material (Pic)

By | January 7, 2012 | 11 Comments

Browser Fan: Wife Material

Download Waterfox 9.0: A Better Version Of Firefox 64 Bit

By | January 6, 2012 | 16 Comments

Download Waterfox 9.0: A Better Version Of Firefox 64 Bit

Even though there are “unofficial” 64 bit versions of Firefox floating around the Internet, none of them have gained any significant attention from the general user base.

Thanks to Waterfox, a highly optimized version of Firefox specifically designed for the Windows x86-64 users, this 64 bit flavor might gain some momentum.
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IE6 Slips Below 1% Market Share Mark In The USA

By | January 5, 2012 | 9 Comments

IE6 Slips Below 1% Market Share Mark In The USA

IE team cooks another cake.

Following Austria, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway, United States has joined a list of countries that have now less than 1% of the Internet Explorer 6 users.

To celebrate such occasion, Microsoft had to order another cake, which was probably eaten by the Steve Ballmer himself.
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Mozilla Continues To Tweak Firefox’s Memory Usage

By | January 4, 2012 | 10 Comments

Mozilla Continues To Tweak Firefox Memory UsageAccording to a few tickets that are floating around the bugzilla.mozilla.org web site, it looks like the company behind the open source web browser is really determined to save you as many bytes of memory as possible.

Originally submitted back in July of 2011, a bug #670967, which was marked as resolved just a week ago, aims to “fire a memory-pressure event when the amount of available virtual address space or physical memory is low”.
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December, 2011: Google Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox – Down

By | January 3, 2012 | 17 Comments


Happy New Year!

It’s that time of the month again when we look at the market share results for the last month. How your favorite browser did finish the 2011 race? Let’s find out.

Already broken through the 50% barrier, Internet Explorer share continues the downtrend, this time it has decreased by 1.19 point, from 48.95% to 47.76%.
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Download Firefox 11 Alpha (Aurora)

By | January 2, 2012 | 4 Comments

Download Firefox 11 Alpha (Aurora)Now with 3D Web Inspector and data migration.

As noted in our previous post, Mozilla has recently pushed the first branch of Firefox 11 builds to its Aurora channel.

Although there is already a bunch of new features that were implemented, such as: new web standards support and redesigned media controls for HTML5 videos, two of the most notable ones are: 3D Web Inspector (you can read more about it here) and data migration, which allows users to transfer their data from Google Chrome to Firefox profile.
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Firefox 11 Or Firefox 12 To Include 3D Web Inspector

By | January 2, 2012 | 4 Comments

Firefox 11 Or Firefox 12 To Include 3D Web Inspector

Available as a separate add-on as well.

Depending on how smooth things will go with Firefox 11 development, Mozilla plans to include a 3D web Inspector, which is already available in latest Firefox 11 (Aurora) builds.
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Download Maxthon Browser 3.3.2 Final

By | December 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

Download Maxthon Browser 3.3.2 FinalBrings “Maxthon Extension Platform” and “Online History”.

It looks like many web browser vendors have decided to release a new version of their software right before or after the Christmas. As we stated in our review, while other companies copy, Maxthon does its own thing and the following version is no exception.

So what can you expect from this release?
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Download RockMelt Beta 5

By | December 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

Download RockMelt Beta 5

Google Chrome on steroids.

Even though the social web browser Flock has been dead for quite some time, it did not stop other companies from trying to cash in with a very similar business model.
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BOLT Mobile Browser Discontinued

By | December 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

BOLT Mobile Browser DiscontinuedBOLT, a little web browser that could, has announced the end of its saga.

Some time last year, June 2010, to be exact, BOLT has published a press release, claiming that is has rendered its billionth page with more than 7.3 million active users worldwide. Well, as it turns out, the economic circumstances did its own thing and those numbers are no longer relevant.

What did the company have to say? Not much.
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