Sling Media releases player software for Windows Mobile 6

Silverlight goes Linux

No Vista Home on Macs, Microsoft says

Youtube coming to iPhone, AppleTV

Apple today said that iPhone buyers will be able to access Youtube videos via EDGE or Wi-Fi networks.

MySpace launches instant messaging app

The world’s most popular social networking site MySpace has officially launched a beta instant messaging application.

Microsoft to allow third-party desktop search in Vista

Microsoft has agreed to change how Vista does its desktop search in response to a complaint by Google.

Adobe ushers in paper-free reading – again

Bittorrent releases SDK for consumer electronics

Microsoft releases new beta of Open XML file converter for Mac

Microsoft dumps Digital Image software

Microsoft's answer to Adobe Photoshop Elements has been axed, mainly because all of the features it offered are integrated into Windows Vista.

Linux Skype gets pushed up to 1.4 Beta

Skype has released a new beta version of its voice-over IP software for Linux users, bringing new features to the open source platform for the first time.

Microsoft’s IPTV platform gets some upgrades and a new name

Chicago (IL) – Microsoft introduced a new version of its IPTV platform, which is now called “Mediaroom”.

Safari: Do we really need another Web browser?

Opinion - The beta release of a Windows version of Apple's Safari browser made a lot of waves this week, but in the bigger picture of a software market already well defined, Safari is really more of a muted splash.

Apple demonstrates “near final” Vista beater

San Francisco (CA) – Apple today took the wraps off a refreshed and almost complete new version of MacOS X: “Leopard”, widely perceived as Apple’s answer to Windows Vista, introduced several new and is on track to launch in October. After a surprising delay of the operating system, Apple has delivered on its promise to show what the company calls a “near final” version of MacOS X 10.5, commonly referred to as “Leopard”.

iPhone to support third-party Web 2.0 applications

Apple has taken first steps to create a developer community around its upcoming iPhone platform.

Apple announces Safari 3 browser for Windows

San Francisco (CA) – Apple today introduced the third generation of its Safari browser for Windows and Mac computers at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). Joining the browser battle on the Windows PC, Apple today released a beta version of Safari 3, which the company claims is the fastest browser available. According to the company, Safari can render web pages twice as fast as IE7 and up to 1.6 times faster than Firefox 2.

Adobe gives Apollo a breath of fresh AIR

Apollo today announced several new features for “Apollo,” an application runtime that aims to provide a software bridge between operating systems, and introduced the brand name for the technology: AIR.

New Netscape browser makes debut

Reminding everyone that it's still in the browser game, Netscape has released a beta version of Netscape Navigator 9.0.

DivX Pro available for free

In an unexpected promotion, DivX today is offering free downloads and serial keys to customers who want DivX Pro, a video codec that normally costs around $20.

Apple sends Boot Camp to 1.3 beta

Apple has updated its Boot Camp software to a beta test of version 1.3, adding new MacBook Pro support, updating graphics drivers, and more to the Mac-powered Windows application.