A MacBook Air keyboard for your iPhone

Tired of the plain virtual keyboard on your iPhone? Here is an alternative for you: A carbon copy of the elegant black keys and glowing letters of the MacBook Air.

Mozilla: 8,002,530 Firefox 3 downloads within 24 hours

Are you ready to subscribe to Microsoft Office?

‘Careful’ is probably the most appropriate term to use when describing Microsoft’s introduction of a software subscription model to consumers. Transitioning users from a purchase-to-own to a rental model of its software has been discussed for many years and now such a product is officially available. To sweeten the deal, Microsoft throws in a subscription to its Windows Live One Care service.

Firefox Weave: Sync your Internet life

First Look - Wouldn't it be great to have an automated backup of your complete Firefox environment up in the cloud? What about pushing your entire browsing history, those extension settings, cookies, saved passwords and open tabs from the cloud to any number of authorized computers? What about having the same, up-to-date browsing environment on any computer around the globe? Well, it’s entirely possible: A Mozilla Labs project dubbed Weave makes it very easy to backup your browser settings and data and remain in sync wherever you go.

Adobe opens Flash to search engines, finally

There may be one more reason to create Internet content in Flash soon: Adobe said that it is working with Google and Yahoo to enable crawlers to index content currently trapped in proprietary SWF files. The collaboration is expected to result in a much more relevant search ranking of Flash content and help those sites that are betting on Flash to enhance the usability of their site.

Apple releases OS X Leopard 10.5.4 update

Apple has posted the update 10.5.4 for its Mac OS X Leopard operating system. The company promises that the update delivers security, reliability and performance enhancements, as well as the code to support the upcoming MobileMe online service that is set to debut on July 11. The company also released security updates for Tiger client and server versions, as well as the Safari 3.1.2 update for Tiger.

Microsoft updates Messenger for Mac, still no VoIP and videoconferencing

Microsoft's Mac Business Unit posted a minor update for its Messenger for Mac that features a series of bug fixes and promises to deliver improved support for enterprise environments. Unfortunately, the application still can’t make audio or video calls to users who are running the popular Windows Live Messenger on a PC.

Outrage over physics drivers: Is Nvidia guilty?

Opinion - When we published an article detailing Nvidia's advantage in 3DMark Vantage, we had a good feeling that data might spark some controversy. Using GPU for physics calculation in a CPU benchmark highly suspicious thing in any way you look at it. And in fact, it all appeared that Nvidia has been caught with its hands in a cookie jar. Finger-pointing was the result, but as it turns out, there are always two sides to the story and the benchmark maker has an entirely different opinion. 

GPU transcodes four 1080p video files in real time

It appears that graphics cards have finally found a non-gaming marketing focus: Video.

Red Hat unveils new vision

Google offers offline file access in Docs

University professor develops automatic tattoo recognition system for police

OpenSuse 11.0 announced

Firefox 3 downloads cross 10 million mark in less than two days

It was clear yesterday that Mozilla is likely to achieve its goal to become part of the book of Guinness World Records with the most downloaded software within 24 hours. The download pace has slowed considerably on day 2, but allowed the company to cross the 10 million mark in less than 48 hours.

Firefox hits 7.5 million downloads

If everything goes to plan, Mozilla’s record attempt for the most software downloads within 24 hours should be a done deal. Despite server problems and a mostly unreachable download page yesterday, Mozilla indicated that Firefox was downloaded 7.5 to 7.7 million times on its first day.

Firefox 3 impressions: Bigger and better in every way

Review - Firefox 3 was released yesterday and we have taken the final version on a thorough day 1 test drive. There is a boatload of tiny tweaks, a couple of major new features and a completely overhauled engine at its core are the three major selling points. Our initial take on Firefox 3 final is that that the browser accelerates web browsing and makes your online activities more enjoyable, more secure and more reliable.

Firefox 3 exceeds 2.9 million downloads in first 8 hours

Firefox 3 released

Mozilla has just released the final Firefox 3 version, which promises to deliver significant speed gains, stronger security features and increased reliability. Firefox 3 rings in a new chapter in the browser war with Microsoft, which is preparing to release Internet Explorer 8 later this year.

Do we really need Cinema 2.0?

Opinion – AMD pitches an enticing idea that takes advantage of the massive horsepower hidden in the company’s graphics card. A second generation cinema, could the result, merging convincing cinematic digital effects with real time interactivity. But we wonder how successful such a Cinema 2.0, as AMD calls it, could be.

Top 10 reasons why you should upgrade to Firefox 3

Feature – Firefox 3 is scheduled to be released at 10 am PST today and if the organization’s Download Day website is any indication, then you may have to wait in line until you get the installation file: 1.6 million people have signed up to download their browser today. Here are our top 10 reasons why we like the new browser why we believe you should upgrade to Firefox 3 soon.