Month: November 2010

Announcing the release of Fedora 14

Jared Smith: It’s here! It’s here! It’s really here! Fedora 14 has been officially released! Fedora is a leading edge, free and open source operating system that continues to deliver innovative features to many users, with a new release approximately every six months. Fedora 14, codename Laughlin, is now available for download. Join us and …

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An Android Keyboard that Uses Google Scribe

Google Scribe may not seem very useful, but it’s one of the features that could significantly improve virtual keyboards from mobile phones. Instead of showing suggestions from a dictionary, Google Scribe can provide contextually-relevant suggestions. Scrybe is a free Android keyboard that uses Google Scribe to generate suggestions. It’s not developed by Google and it …

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Important Information about Google Buzz Class Action Settlement

Let’s take a look in the Email I got from Google right now: Google rarely contacts Gmail users via email, but we are making an exception to let you know that we’ve reached a settlement in a lawsuit regarding Google Buzz (http://buzz.google.com), a service we launched within Gmail in February of this year. Shortly after …

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Browser Market Share: October, 2010

  Browser Total Market Share Microsoft Internet Explorer 59.26% Firefox 22.82% Chrome 8.47% Safari 5.33% Opera 2.28% Opera Mini 0.95% Netscape 0.63% Konqueror 0.06% Flock 0.05% ACCESS NetFront 0.05% Playstation 0.03% Mozilla 0.03% Obigo 0.01% Danger Web Browser 0.00% Microsoft Pocket Internet Explorer 0.00% Blazer 0.00% WebTV 0.00% BlackBerry 0.00% ANT Galio 0.00% Lotus Notes …

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Nokia C7 firmware is updated to 012.003 V1.06

Nokia C7 firmware is updated to 012.003 V1.06. The firmware is available for 059D9B9 : T-Mobile NL NL v1 Silver white 059D188 : 3 UK GB White\Silver v1 059D7V3 : Country Variant Sweden SE 059D9M6 : Country Variant Sweden SE Frosty Metal_COLOR 059F2S7 : Country Variant Finland FI MAHOGANY_BROWN_V1_COLOR 059F2S5 : Country Variant Finland FI …

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New Vulnerability in Adobe Flash and Reader

Avira TechBlog: Adobe warns of a new vulnerability in Flash Player and in Reader. The problem is within authplay.dll and the corresponding .lib in the Unix versions. It allows attackers to inject malicious code like Trojans with specially prepared documents or Flash objects. The company works on a patch which it plans to release on …

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Google founders wanted to hire Steve Jobs as company’s first CEO

Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin considered hiring Apple CEO Steve Jobs as the company’s first CEO, according to a new documentary. After interviewing a dozen unsuitable candidates during Google’s early years, Page and Brin went to meet Jobs, a personal “hero” of theirs. The pair then asked investor John Doerr, “Why can’t he …

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