Chicago (IL) – The Beta 1 version of Firefox 3.0 was released by Mozilla on Tuesday with more than three dozen major improvements and more than two million lines of changed program code that promise more features, more security and performance.
The Open Group announced that both Apple’s latest operating systems have been awarded a certificate of conformance to the UNIX 03 standard.
Microsoft late Tuesday launched what the company calls the “next generation of Windows Live”, a collection of online add-ons for Windows PCS, including a photo sharing tool, Live Mail, a Blog authoring application, a new instant messenger, a calendar and a new toolbar.
Microsoft today took another step into Google territory, as the company has broken out the search capability of its SharePoint Server 2007 and has made an “Express” version of this feature available for free.
Microsoft announced this week that it is committed to being able to ship out Visual Studio 2008 this month.
On the heels of a few critical security threats that recently popped up, Apple has released a new version of its Quicktime player.
Mozilla has kicked off the month of November with a brand new Firefox update, patching issues that were found in the previous release.
Analyst Opinion - One of the things we simply do not think enough about is backup and recovery. We can put much of our lives on a disk that can easily fit in our pocket but I’m willing to bet there are a lot of people in California who are wishing they had done backups right now as their memories are mostly lost forever.
Apple today said that the latest version of its Mac OS X 10.5 operating system exceeded the launch sales of its predecessor “Tiger”. More than two million copies were delivered to customers over the weekend.
Yahoo announced today that it is adding a handful of new features to its instant messenger application, allowing bigger file transfers and new media playback integration.
Cupertino (CA) - Apple released Mac OS X 10.5, codenamed Leopard yesterday. It is available for purchase at approximately $130. Leopard comes with a host of graphical and user-centric new features, more than 300 in total. Originally scheduled for release in June, was it worth the wait?
Mountain View (CA) - Mozilla has decided to throw its rainbow colored hat into the ring. In an attempt to offer an open-source alternative to Microsoft's Silverlight and Adobe's AIR, Prism will provide an integrated application environment for the desktop, one which allows web-based applications to be launched from the desktop. The primary difference? Those applications will run without the standard browser controls being visible, just like regular windows.
Microsoft has launched a preview of "Virtual Earth 3DVIA", a new addition to the software giant's online mapping service that lets users create realistic 3D models.