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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 09-03-24

Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 09-03-24

We looked at the new Firefox 3.1 beta 3 features last week. Did you know Firefox 3.1 is being renamed to Firefox 3.5? While we wait for that to come out of beta, let’s look at a few cool Firefox extensions, shall we? Firefox Extensions of the Week About:Tab (experimental): Firefox 3.1 is going to [...]

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Which DNS Service Should You Use?

Which DNS Service Should You Use?

Google recently introduced Google Public DNS service. Last week, I wrote about what Google Public DNS actually means to you. If you are not aware of what it is I recommend reading that post before reading this further. With a couple of different options with DNS Servers now between your ISP’s default DNS server, the [...]

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WordPress 2.6 is here!

Hot on the heels of the completely revamped WordPress 2.5 release, here comes WordPress 2.6 with even more new features. I was kind of surprised to see another major release so soon but the features it brings are very cool and I will be upgrading my WordPress sites to 2.6 soon. Let’s take a look [...]

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Goldmine of Drupal Videos – DrupalCon DC Website

Goldmine of Drupal Videos – DrupalCon DC Website

A while back I asked you – my readers for Drupal blog recommendations. I was just getting started and I am still learning the inner workings of this excellent open source CMS. Recently I stumbled across the DrupalCon DC Website. It is the official website for the Drupal Conference held in Washington DC in March. [...]

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openSUSE 11.0 Released – Linux Users Rejoice

Open Source movement is seeing a lot of excitement this week. Hot on the heels of the much anticipated  release of Firefox 3, openSUSE has released their shiny new version openSUSE 11.0 today. openSUSE 11.0 is in the wild now with almost 200 new features specific to openSUSE, an awesome new installer, a faster package [...]

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Top Firefox Extensions

Top Firefox Extensions

As we all know. looking for the best Firefox extensions in Official Firefox Add-ons is like searching for  the proverbial needle in a haystack. I am a Firefox extensions addict and I try a lot of extensions every week. You can see my periodic new extensions in the Firefox Extension Picks series that I feature [...]

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Google Chrome – New Kid in the Browser Block

Google Chrome – New Kid in the Browser Block

After years of Google working on it’s own browser, Google has released it today. Let’s welcome Google Chrome. If you subscribe to a few tech blogs, I am sure you are going to be inundated, even feel sick with news about Google Chrome. So, I am going to keep this brief and just show a [...]

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Top WordPress 2.7 Tips, Hacks, Plugins & Resources

WordPress 2.7 is here! As usual the WordPress community has been very active even when WordPress 2.7 was in beta and were publishing a lot of good resources. I have been reading them and collecting them. What’s new in WordPress 2.7 Ten New Features in WordPress 2.7 Demetris of op111.net has posted on 10 new [...]

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Top 10 WordPress 2.9 Features You Should Know

Top 10 WordPress 2.9 Features You Should Know

WordPress 2.9 is coming soon and it’s time to see what we can expect from this release. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms and is available in a hosted version at WordPress.com and as a free self-hosting version at WordPress.org. WordPress 2.9 is the next version in the recent updates and I [...]

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The Rumor is True! Google is Building an Operating System

The Rumor is True! Google is Building an Operating System

We have heard rumors of Google’s plans to build an operating system for a long time. Guess what, it’s true! When Google released its Google Chrome browser 9 months ago, the Google OS rumors kinda died down. Plus, the mobile devices OS platform Android was also another reason. Google Chrome OS Not to be confused [...]

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Killer Place to Free Open Source Software

It’s no secret that everyone is developing a taste for free open source alternatives to traditional proprietary software. Mozilla Firefox as an alternative to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser is my favorite example when I explain ‘Open Source alternative’ to a friend or a family member. Even if you haven’t actually stepped out of your way [...]

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Firefox 3.5.1 Security Update – Install it now

There was a critical security vulnerability detected in last week’s Firefox 3.5 release. Mozilla has reacted quickly and has pushed a security update that fixes this security hole. If you are running Firefox 3.5, go to Help -> Check Updates and update to Firefox 3.5.1 immediately. You can find more details here.

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Dropbox Updated for Ubuntu 9.10

Dropbox Updated for Ubuntu 9.10

Ubuntu 9.10 dubbed Karmic Koala was recently released. One of the major features was the introduction of a file sync service from Ubuntu with 2GB free space. Dropbox has long offered support for Ubuntu Linux. And they have answered yet again by updating it for Ubuntu 9.10. If you’d like to try Dropbox or even [...]

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DropBox Web – Redesigned with Bulk Operations

DropBox Web – Redesigned with Bulk Operations

Dropbox is my favorite file sync software and one of its major advantages over others in the file sync area is their incredible web access to all your stored files and folders. Dropbox Web just got prettier. Not only, did it get a nice UI redesign but they also added some very useful features to [...]

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How to Install Google Chrome in Linux with Wine

How to Install Google Chrome in Linux with Wine

A lot of Linux users and Mac users were left out with yesterday’s Google Chrome release. Chrome is Google’s own browser that packs a lot of technical advancements under the hood and is competing headlong with the heavyweights such as Firefox, Safari, etc. Now, even Linux users can now run Google Chrome with Wine. Thanks [...]

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