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Archive for March, 2010

Mozilla readmits Conduit Toolbars on Mozilla Add-ons (AMO) Firefox

By • Mar 31st, 2010 • Filed under: Firefox, Open-Source

In a recent update of its Add-on Policies, Mozilla readmits the once forbclassden Conduit toolbars on Mozilla Add-ons, also known as AMO. Conduit toolbars generated with tools from Conduit were removed from AMO principally because of their ‘poor’ quality and privacy standards. Mozilla and Conduit paired up to work on security and privacy issues on […]

iGoogle Travel Themes

By • Mar 31st, 2010 • Filed under: Web Utilities

Google has made available a new set of themes for iGoogle – ‘Travel’ is the new item in the menu. These themes bring beautiful landscapes, historic monuments, stunning beaches, iconic cities and other picturesque sites from all over the globe on your homepage. To bring you this imagery, we’ve partnered with a few leading organizations […]

Jolicloud ‘Robby’ Pre-Final with HTML5 for Web Apps released

By • Mar 30th, 2010 • Filed under: Chrome OS, Firefox, Open-Source, PortableApps, Ubuntu

Jolicloud, the Ubuntu based Linux distribution for netbooks is now HTML5 ready, the Jolicloud team ditched Mozilla Prism web app rendering engine for a customized version of Chromium with HTML5 capabilities, and h.264 video codec support. They named their customized Chromium ‘Nickel’ and freed its source codes.

Thunderbird 3.0.4 Update Available for all platforms

By • Mar 30th, 2010 • Filed under: Email, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

Open source desktop email client, Thunderbird has been update to version 3.0.4 for all platforms. This update focuses on security and stability, a total of 82 bugs have been fixed – 19 were considered critical. Several fixes were also to the user interface. Thunderbird 3.0.4 is now available for download at Mozilla Messaging, with release […]

Chrome Integrates Flash Plug-In by Default

By • Mar 30th, 2010 • Filed under: Browsers, Open-Source, Ubuntu, Windows

[Updated] Google Chrome Dev channel has been updated to 5.0.360.4 for Windows and Mac and 5.0.360.5 for Linux. Google in this update has taken many by surprise by integrating Flash to the Chrome browser. For now you need this command-line switch to enable the Flash plug-in; --enable-internal-flash, but not long from now all Chrome versions […]