Ubuntu One is testing a new feature that extends the existing Ubuntu One contacts synchronization capabilities to support mobile phones. Before, syncing your contacts via Ubuntu One was limited only to desktops – for example, you could view and edit your Evolution contacts via Ubuntu One. Now with the ‘Mobile Contacts Sync’ service paclass Ubuntu One subscribers can keep all of their contacts in sync no matter what device they are using – desktop, laptop, the cloud, and mobile phone. More»
The good news is that the Calendar Project has finally delivered the standalone cross-platform calendar application Sunbird 1.0 beta 1, the bad news is that its going to be the last release of Sunbird from the Calendar Project – the team will focus its development efforts entirely on the Lightning extension that tightly integrates Mozilla’s Sunbird calendar into the cross-platform desktop email client Thunderbird. It took the team 18 months and nearly 500 bug fixes to get Sunbird 1.0 beta 1 out.
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.
Mozilla has dropped support for the 1.x series of its all-in-one internet application suite, SeaMonkey. SeaMonkey 1.0 was released four years ago and v1.1 came a year later (v.1.1 is three years old). Today, SeaMonkey project hasdecided to discontinue the 1.x series in favor of the more modern and secure SeaMonkey 2.x. More»
It took a total of 120 bugs fixes, of which 19 are marked critical to get Thunderbird 3.0.2 out into the wild. Users of Thunderbird email client can check for updates at Help -> Check for Updates. Particularly addressed in this release; fixes for Thunderbird 2 users upgrading to Thunderbird 3 and several fixes to Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), More»