Firefox 18 FINAL promises faster page loading, Retina display support
January 8, 2013 – 07:00 | Comments Off
Firefox 18 FINAL promises faster page loading, Retina display support

Mozilla has launched Firefox 18.0 FINAL, the latest stable build of its open-source, cross-platform web browser. Version 18 debuts a new, faster JavaScript engine to improve page loading times by up to 26 per cent …

Firefox 15 FINAL and Thunderbird 15 FINAL hit the Mozilla download servers
August 28, 2012 – 09:25 | Comments Off
Firefox 15 FINAL and Thunderbird 15 FINAL hit the Mozilla download servers

Mozilla has quietly placed major new versions of its open-source, cross-platform web browser and email client on to its download servers ahead of an official release.
Firefox 15 FINAL benefits largely from behind-the-scenes performance tweaks, while …

Software roundup – 36 of the most exciting software downloads from the past week
July 21, 2012 – 06:58 | Comments Off
Software roundup – 36 of the most exciting software downloads from the past week

This has been another action-packed week for software releases, but it is one that has be dominated by one name – Microsoft Office 2013 Consumer Preview. The latest version of Microsoft’s office suite has received …

Thunderbird 15 Beta debuts curvy new interface, minor new features
July 19, 2012 – 07:52 | Comments Off
Thunderbird 15 Beta debuts curvy new interface, minor new features

After the furore surrounding Mozilla’s recent announcement that it’s to place its email client, Thunderbird, into an “extended support release”, the launch of Thunderbird 15.0 Beta 1 was always bound to attract attention. And it’s certainly …

Firefox 14.0.1 adds silent updates, click-to-play preference for plug-ins
July 17, 2012 – 11:58 | Comments Off
Firefox 14.0.1 adds silent updates, click-to-play preference for plug-ins

Mozilla has updated both its open-source browser and email clients with the release of both Firefox 14.0.1 FINAL, and Thunderbird 14.0 FINAL.
Firefox 14’s most notable new features are the switching on of secure connections when …

Software roundup: 36 essential downloads and updates from this week’s releases
April 28, 2012 – 05:17 | Comments Off
Software roundup: 36 essential downloads and updates from this week’s releases

The big new this week has been in the cloud, and there have been various developments in the world of online storage. After what seems like years of waiting, Google Drive 1.0 has finally been released, …

Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week
March 16, 2012 – 15:24 | Comments Off
Roundup: 32 – count ‘em – great software releases you may have missed this week

This has been a week dominated by news about hardware releases from Apple, but there has still be plenty going on in the software world. If you’re running Windows but like the idea of trying …

Thunderbird 12 beta continues Mozilla’s rapid release schedule with minor updates
March 16, 2012 – 08:41 | Comments Off
Thunderbird 12 beta continues Mozilla’s rapid release schedule with minor updates

The house of Mozilla is pumping out application updates faster than ever, and while we have now become used to the accelerated release schedule of Firefox – and indeed other browsers – this is not …

Thunderbird 11 FINAL lands with minor changes, but Earlybird release hints at more to come
March 14, 2012 – 12:37 | Comments Off
Thunderbird 11 FINAL lands with minor changes, but Earlybird release hints at more to come

Mozilla has updated its email messaging client with the release of Thunderbird 11 FINAL. Version 11 introduces a slightly tweaked user interface – tabs are now placed above the menu bar – and promises to …

Roundup: 27 key software releases and updates from the past week
February 4, 2012 – 07:29 | Comments Off
Roundup: 27 key software releases and updates from the past week

The update rate for web browsers is faster than ever, and this has been a particularly busy week for Firefox, starting off with the release of Firefox 10 FINAL. While there aren’t a huge number …

29 software releases & updates you may have missed in the run up to Christmas
December 24, 2011 – 10:50 | Comments Off
29 software releases & updates you may have missed in the run up to Christmas

Almost everyone has been busy over the past week making some form of preparation for Christmas and the holiday season. But despite the general pace of the world winding down slightly, the pace of software …