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Official: Firfox 3 Downloads Set Guinness World Record

Official: Firfox 3 Downloads Set Guinness World Record

Mozilla has announced that it has set a Guinness World Record for the most number of software downloads in 24 hours. I had written about the release day and followed the little download fiasco around the time Firefox 3 was made available around the world. Firefox 3 was downloaded by 8,002,530 people and that is [...]

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ICANN Says Yes You Can To More TLDs

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ), the entity that tightly controls what domain names could be registered just relaxed its rule paving the way for a slew of new names to be introduced to domain names. At present, there are already 27 TLDs (top level domains) available like the popular .com, .org, [...]

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Firefox 3 FTP Download Links

Looks like all the Firefox download sites are down for me still at 1:45 PM EST. Here are the ftp download links, if you promise to help with the Guinness Record by downloading again.

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Firefox 3 – Available for Download Tomorrow

Update: If you are wondering why Firefox 3 isn’t available for download yet, it will be there for download at 1:00PM EST. Update 2: Looks like all the Firefox download sites are down still at 1:11 PM. Here are the ftp download links, if you promise to help with the Guinness Record by downloading again. [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 08-06-02

First off, I would like to welcome all the new readers and thank the commentators who are keeping the community here alive with their discussions. I am going through one of the busiest times at work and in personal life that I am finding it hard to contribute here as much as I would like [...]

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Possible Google Analytics Alternative – Woopra

Possible Google Analytics Alternative – Woopra

I have used Google Analytics ever since I registered my first website and haven’t had any complaints so far. It does what it does ti my satisfaction and answers most questions about my site visitors plus some more. I haven’t had the need or urge to look for an alternate web analytics offering so far. [...]

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Evernote – Google Notebook Done Better.. Way Better

Last week, I reviewed a cool file sharing web application in private beta – DropBox. I have had a chance to get a sneak peek at another cool web application, Evernote, in the last few weeks. It’s quickly replacing my need for Google Notebook and I find it worth the hassle to login to yet [...]

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DropBox – My Favorite File Sync Genie

Here I go with another one of my favorite web applications. This one is a cross-over web/desktop application. Read on to find out why: Anyone with multiple computers like a desktop, personal laptop and a work laptop would know the pains to find the right file you need for a task at hand from one [...]

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Pimp Your Gmail In 2 Easy Steps

Gmail 2.0 saw some nice design updates but the overall look of Gmail has been the same. But, thanks to a Firefox extension called Stylish, it is possible for a Firefox user to completely overhaul the look of Gmail. Stylish is a Firefox extension that can load user created scripts that can change the look [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 08-03-28

I have been a little busy this week and sorry for the slow posting this week. As my regular readers know, I try to put quality before quantity and rather post 3 good posts a week than just regurgitating news that’s circulating everywhere. I hope that don’t put you off. Alright, I won’t keep you [...]

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Free High Quality Open Source Software In One Disc – OpenDisc

I come across friends & family who are forking out big bucks for everyday software like anti-virus, Office, spyware, photo editing, etc. They do so, not because they like to spend the money but because they have no idea that there are excellent, free, open source alternatives available. Today. Right now. I have nothing against [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 08-03-20

Today marks the Vernal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and Autumnal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere. In layman’s terms, the Sun will cross exactly over the Earth’s equator today. This will mean that the night and day will be about the same length all over the world! Now on to the main intent of this [...]

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GTalk Gadget + Prism = GTalk Alternative for Linux and Mac Users?

It’s no secret GTalk client is for Windows only. Linux and Mac users have so far sought out other IM alternatives thanks to GTalk using Jabber protocol for their IM client. I use openSuSE 10.3 as my primary desktop and have had trouble getting some of the excellent IM clients like Pidgin to work behind [...]

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SecondBrain: One Place to Store All Your Favorites

If you are a web application lover, you probably have accounts everywhere in different web services such as Flickr, YouTube, del.icio.us, etc. And it could be incredibly hard to remember which service has something you saved or marked as a favorite or bookmarked or dugg or shared via RSS feed. The information you need is [...]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 08-03-13

Elliott Spitzer, the New York state Governor, resigns after getting caught in a prostitution ring. Every news outlet is repeating how he spent $80,000 on hookers. How about we take a break from that and look at some cool Firefox extensions? Bookmark Previews: Have you seen the CoverFlow in Apple products? It’s where the album [...]

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