A Pleasant Opera.com Design Change

By | November 21, 2008 | 4 Comments

With the recent my.opera.com change, Opera home page was redesigned as well. Old design was really bad and had old looking components, such as menu for example.

However, this one looks much better. Fresh and light. Dark red color navigation, black pop-up menus, latest news section and more.

There are two things which could be changed though. Continue Reading

Mozilla Foundation Is Being Audited By the IRS

By | November 20, 2008 | 1 Comment

Posted on TechCrunch

Buried in the financial statements is the fact that the Mozilla Foundation is being audited by the IRS and its non-profit status is in question:

On the audit of the Foundation there has not been any formal notification of issues. There has been inquiry regarding its tax exemption. Management believes that it is conducting its operations in accordance with its original application for exemption and for which it received the advance ruling as a public benefit corporation. Continue Reading

Mozilla Revenue Is $75 Million

By | November 20, 2008 | 2 Comments

Mozilla has published a revenue report for the year 2007.

Mozilla’s revenues for 2007 were $75 million, up 12% from 2006 revenue of $67 million.

As you can see, almost all revenue was generated from the search deals.

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Internet Explorer 8 Delayed

By | November 20, 2008 | 3 Comments

No more Internet Explorer 8 Final for you this year. Date was changed. Instead of finishing it this year (as promised) IE team is going to release Internet Explorer 8 RC in the 1st quarter of 2009 and some time after, IE8 Final.

Knowing Microsoft it is not a big surprise, indeed. They are always changing release dates.

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Camino 1.6.5 Released

By | November 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

An open source web browser Camino for Mac OS X has received an update. Camino 1.6.5 is a stability and security update so it’s important to upgrade.

Changelog

Upgraded to version 1.8.1.18 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes. Continue Reading

Fashion Your Firefox

By | November 18, 2008 | 1 Comment

Recently Mozilla launched a new web application called Fashion Your Firefox which should help people to find some of the best add-ons for Firefox 3.

Fashion Your Firefox is a simple Web application that customizes your Firefox browser based on your interests and online activities. Fashion Your Firefox helps you select add-ons that fit your needs, and enables you to install them with just one click. Continue Reading

Can Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Win This Battle?

By | November 16, 2008 | 10 Comments

While Internet Explorer 7 had only one good feature (are you curious now?), the upcoming Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) is slowly becoming a real web browser. But is it enough?

Standards Support

Web developers doomed IE7. Hours of wasted time, checking… Yes, it still breaks a web. Let’s do more coding… It took a while for Microsoft to realize that it’s a good thing for any web browser to support web standards. Internet Explorer 8 is their 1st correct step in building friendly relationships with web developers. Hope it will not break the web (again). Continue Reading

Safari 3.2 Released

By | November 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Apple has released a new version of Safari 3.2 through the Mac OS X Software Update. The latest version of Safari provides improved security as well as protection from phishing websites:

This update is recommended for all Safari users and features protection from fraudulent phishing websites and better identification of online businesses. This update also includes the latest security updates. Continue Reading

Firefox 2.0.0.18 and Firefox 3.0.4 Released

By | November 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

As part of Mozilla Corporation’s ongoing stability and security update process, Firefox 3.0.4 and Firefox 2.0.0.18 are now available for download.

Firefox 3.0.4 Changelog

Fixed several security issues.
Fixed several stability issues. Continue Reading

Firefox – Minimal and Clean

By | November 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

Do you want to remove specific stuff from Firefox interface? Make it minimalistic look, light and clean? Well, you can do that.

Used Hide Caption by Ji Shiping, to hide the title bar. Cons: have to aim below the window control buttons to move the window; need a Mozilla Add-ons account to download. Continue Reading