August 8, 2010 | Windows

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If you’ve opened up Internet Explorer 6 recently (I only do so for testing), you might have noticed that instead of the normal Microsoft portal (MSN, Live, Bing, and so on), you get a message encouraging you to upgrade your browser.

Click through for more.

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March 16, 2010 | Linux/Unix

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Ubuntu’s getting ready to release the next version of it’s open-source operating system. The current version is Karmic Koala (9.10, released October 2009), and the next version will be Lucid Lynx (version 10.04, to be released April 2010).

Here’s how to create a boot CD.

This’ll let you try the OS just by rebooting and without installing anything on your computer.

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February 16, 2010 | News

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Google Chrome’s been out for Mac since December, but now they’ve released a new beta version with extensions and other features.

Click through to see a video of the new features.

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December 19, 2009 | Blogging, Software and Downloads

WordPress 2.9 is out and it has a lot of new features to make using WordPress easier. 1. Global undo/trash 2. Image editor 3. Batch plugin updating 4. Easier video embedding It also has 4 under-the-hood features that make blogging better with WordPress: 1. Canonical URLs 2. Automatic database optimization 3. Comment metadata 4. Faster [...]

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December 18, 2009 | Blogging, Software and Downloads

The upcoming WordPress 2.9 release has a lot of new features. Here are 10 that may make your life easier: Trash status for posts, pages, and comments (includes restore and permanent delete) Allow user registration to be enabled by an XMLRPC client rel=’canonical’ for singular pages Scroll back to the same location after saving a [...]

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November 28, 2009 | News, Software and Downloads

Version 0.47 of the open-source vector drawing program, Inkscape, has been released. If you’re not already familiar with Inkscape, it’s comparable to Corel Draw, Xara, or Adobe Illustrator. It has fewer features than some of those programs, but also a few that they don’t. Bitmap-based drawing programs save a line as a collection of square [...]

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April 28, 2009 | Software and Downloads

Mozilla has released Firefox 3.0.9. New features of this release include: Bulgarian, Marathi, and Occitan Firefox versions are available Fixes for some security issues Fixes long submit time for big forms Download the latest Firefox here.

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March 6, 2009 | Software and Downloads

Mozilla has released Firefox 3.0.7. New features of this release include: Estonian, Kannada, and Telugu Firefox versions are available Fixes for several security issues. Fixes a missing cookies problem Fixes a problem with File menu items going missing after printing Download the latest Firefox here.

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December 17, 2008 | Software and Downloads

Firefox 3.0.5 has been released. This is a minor relase that Fixes some security and stability issues Offers releases for the Bengali, Esperanto, Galician, Hindi, and Latvian languages. Some other small changes If you’ve turned automatic updates off, you can get the latest release at the URL below: Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5 Release Notes

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