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May
8
2009

Windows 7 RC Review

Today I installed Windows 7 RC in my desktop PC. Installation First thing I noticed is the graphics, a cool installer background image. From windows vista onwards, installation is not a big task, need to set few regional and account information and the partition (and GUI tool for managing partition). Started installation at 1AM and got my desktop at 1.15. So installation took only 15mnts. Booting and shutdown I got my login screen in 32sec [...]

Apr
28
2009

Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 is released

Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 is released on April 27th, 2009. This is the sixth development milestone and fourth beta release of Firefox 3.5, the upcoming version of the Firefox web browser. It is based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform((Gecko is the second most-popular layout engine on the World Wide Web Written in    C++,currently developed by Mozilla Corporation)). Firefox 3.5 offers many changes over the previous version, supporting new web technologies, performance improvements and user [...]

Feb
13
2009

Epoch time and Epoch time milestone

The Unix epoch (also known as Unix Time Stamp) is the representation of time as the number of non-leap seconds since 00:00:00 UTC on January 1, 1970. It is introduced by Unix operating  system, , standardised in POSIX.  The clock is used not just by Unix, but also by Linux, Java, JavaScript, Mac OS X, and various other technologies. In the fields of chronology and periodization, an epoch means an instant in time chosen as [...]

Nov
20
2008

Gmail Theme

Gmail officially launched theme for Gmail. 30 themes are available now. Some of them are color changes. To customize your inbox, go to the Themes tab under Settings. They will be rolling out themes to everyone over the next couple of days, so if you don’t see them yet, check back soon.

Nov
12
2008

Gmail Voice and Video chat

Google is rolling out video and voice capabilities for the chat function that is embedded in the Gmail interface. It’s simple to install and use. The first time you use this feature, you’ll be prompted to download and install a small plugin. To get started, visit http://www.gmail.com/videochat or click on the “Options” menu in a Gmail chat window and choose “Add voice/video chat. PS: Video calls are only available between Gmail chat users with a Gmail [...]

Jun
18
2008

FireFox 3 Features

User experience Easier password management. An information bar at the top of the browser window now appears to allow you to save passwords after a successful login. Simplified add-on installation. You can now install extensions from third-party download sites in fewer clicks, thanks to the removal of the add-on download site whitelist. New Download Manager. The download manager makes it easier to locate your downloaded files. Resumable downloads. You can now resume downloads after restarting [...]

Jun
10
2008

Apple iPhone 3G

Finally the iPhone 3G is officially released. The main features are 3G, thinner edges, full plastic back, flush headphone jack, and the iPhone 2.0 firmware .They’re also making sure it’s available all over internationally, works with enterprises, runs 3rd party apps… and does it all for cheaper. Apple claims its 3G speeds trounce the competition, with pageloads 36% faster than the N95 and Treo 750 — and of course it completely trounces the old EDGE [...]

May
29
2008

Firefox Download Day: Set a Guinness World Record Enjoy a Better Web

What is Download Day? Download Day is Mozilla’s attempt to set a world record for the most software downloads in 24 hours and will occur on Firefox 3 launch day. When is Download Day? Download Day will coincide with the general availability of Firefox 3. The clock will start ticking when Firefox 3 goes out the door! They don’t have a definitive date for Firefox 3 yet, but it should be in June. How do [...]

Mar
1
2008

Goodbye for Netscape Navigator

A web browser that gave many people their first experience of the web is set to disappear. Netscape Navigator, now owned by AOL, will no longer be supported after 1 March 2008. The company recommends that users upgrade their browser to either Firefox or Flock, which are both built on the same underlying technologies as Navigator. Netscape was created by Marc Andreessen who as a student had co-authored Mosaic, the first popular web browser.His company [...]

Feb
28
2008

Microsoft DreamSpark

DreamSpark is simple, it’s all about giving students Microsoft professional-level developer and design tools at no charge so you can chase your dreams and create the next big breakthrough in technology – or just get a head start on your career. Who can get this right now? Currently t.hey are giving this to students from 11 countries.United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, China, Germany, France, Finland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Belgium. If you are not [...]

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