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.
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.
Google 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.
It’s always important to backup your data, especially when it comes to your web browser. Thankfully, there are a couple of tools to do that, from cloud based servers to local ones. Here’s how you can backup Opera to your USB Flash drive or just a regular HDD:
- Download FavBackup
- Menu: Backup > Opera
If for one reason or another your Firefox extensions have disappeared or won’t work upon Firefox upgrade, then it’s possible that they were disabled during the installation process.
However, the hope is not lost yet as Mozilla’s “Add-on Compatibility Reporter” extension will most likely fix your problem.
After installation, incompatible extensions will be re-enabled so you could test them. As simple as that.
Gives away exclusive items in Runescape.
What happens when you have marketing team that thinks outside the box (or at least copy ideas from other markets)? Something like this:
As one of our readers noticed, if you install Google Chrome and play one of the most successful MMORPGs of all time (Runescape that is), you will receive an exclusive item that cannot be obtained in any other way.
Electrolysis, a codename for the upcoming Firefox feature that is set to separate user processes from the content process has been put on hold, according to Mozilla’s Lawrence Mandel.
While there is no mentioning of a specific timeline or any future date, according to Lawrence, multi process implementation requires a lot of time and resource investments, which is not exactly what Mozilla wants at this moment.
Here comes an early Christmas present for all the Opera users, as Norwegian browser maker has just released the final version of Opera 11.60 for you to download.
What’s new, you may ask? While it adds additional web standards support and fixes few bugs here and there, the most noticeable change in Opera 11.60 is a new mail reader, which is significantly improved when compared to previous versions of Opera.