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 Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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Firefox OS Runs Fine On The Raspberry Pi

By | August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Firefox OS Runs Fine On The Raspberry PiRaspberry Pi, a single board computer for only $25, has been making some waves in the tech community. Now, Oleg Romashin, Nokia’s principal engineer, has released a video, which shows the Firefox OS runtime running on such system.

According to Oleg, it was able to achieve a solid 60 frames per second for the WebGL animations, which is kind of neat, considering both hardware and software.
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Top 8: Most Popular Firefox Extensions Revealed

By | August 14, 2012 | 11 Comments

Top 8: Most Popular Firefox Extensions RevealedWho needs top 10 lists anyway?

Some time ago, Mozilla has announced that Firefox add-ons have been downloaded more than 3 billion times. In addition to that, the open source organization has revealed the top 8 add-ons by downloads. Why top 8 and not top 10? We have no idea.

Anyway, here is a list of the mentioned extensions, from least to most popular:
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Visiting Adult Sites In Google Chrome (Pic)

By | August 13, 2012 | 6 Comments

This man is safe, for now…
Continue Reading Comes Alive With Internet Explorer 10

By | August 13, 2012 | 1 Comment Comes Alive With Internet Explorer 10Thanks to various advancements in web standards and web browsers, developers are able to execute ideas that were never meant to be viewed as simple internet pages.

As more and more programmers try to convert their apps into a full browsing experience, IE blog has shared one of such applications:
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Google Chrome 21 Final Improves Adobe’s Flash Plugin Security And Performance

By | August 10, 2012 | 5 Comments

Google Chrome 21 Final Improves Adobe Flash Plugin Security And PerformanceWindows and Linux only.

Thanks to a sharp focus, Google Chrome engineers are able to work just on a few, rather than dozen features at the same time, delivering stable rather than clunky web experience.

Now, according to the recent blog post, the latest final build of the Google Chrome 21 web browser improves something what really matters: security.
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July, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Firefox, Safari – Up; Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | August 9, 2012 | 7 Comments

Another month, another market share report and this time it’s for the desktop web browsers.

With the upcoming release of IE10, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share, down from 54.02% to 53.93% (0.09 point decrease).
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Microsoft “Ignores” Web Standards, IE10 RTM Features “Do Not Track” By Default

By | August 8, 2012 | 8 Comments

Microsoft Ignores Web Standards, IE10 RTM Features “Do Not Track” By DefaultGoogle loosens its tie.

Back in June, the software giant has enabled the “Do Not Track” attribute by default on its IE10 web browser, then, following a huge uproar from the advertising agencies, W3C have decided to update their DNT specifications and asked web browser makers to have DNT disabled during initial software launch.
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Download Maxthon 1.0 Beta For Mac OS X

By | August 7, 2012 | 4 Comments

Download Maxthon 1.0 Beta For Mac OS XGood news for all the Mac OS X users out there, Maxthon, one of the most popular web browsers in China, is now available for both Microsoft’s and Apple’s operating systems.

Although we couldn’t find a list of Maxthon 1.0 features, judging by the screenshot below, it should bring most if not all the goodies from the Maxthon 3.0.
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Microsoft Proposes Different WebRTC Standard

By | August 7, 2012 | 3 Comments

Microsoft Proposes Different WebRTC StandardWants more flexibility, a support for legacy devices.

Even though Google has proposed their own version of the WebRTC standard, it looks like the software giant has different ideas for the real time communication and they call it “Customizable, Ubiquitous Real Time Communication over the Web” or CU-RTC-Web.

So how exactly does it differ?
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July, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser – Up; Symbian, Opera Mini – Down

By | August 6, 2012 | 15 Comments

With the rise of handheld devices and rising competition, we are starting a new section, which will focus on the mobile web browsers only. Let’s get going.

Currently in the lead, Apple’s Safari web browser has climbed up by 0.43 point, up from 66.22% to 65.79%.
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