Microsoft has released a Developer Preview of the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. It can be freely downloaded from here. If you want to read about what’s new, check out Neowin. Don’t like the Metro UI? Follow these steps: open regedit. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer. Change the value of RPEnabled from “1” to “0”. Done!
Instantbird is the new messaging tool from Mozilla. It can connect to Windows Live Messenger, Facebook Chat, Yahoo, ICQ, IRC, Google Talk and many others. Building on the experience available via open-source software, Instantbird is able to harness the power of Pidgin (via its libpurple protocol library) and of Mozilla’s Firefox technology, to provide access… Continue reading Instantbird 1.0
It’s been long overdue, but it’s available now: the final version of Firefox 4 ! Based on the Gecko 2.0 engine, Firefox 4 sports an all new user interface, new ways to organize tabs, a revamped add-on manager, support for HTML5 video standards, multitouch support on Windows 7 and a range of performance and security… Continue reading Firefox 4.0
“We are proud to announce the launch of 11.4 in the openSUSE tradition of delivering the latest technology while maintaining stability. The 11.4 release brings significant improvements along with the latest in free software applications. Combined with the appearance of new tools, projects and services around the release, 11.4 marks a showcase of growth and… Continue reading openSUSE 11.4
Welcome to Natty Narwhal Alpha 3, which will in time become Ubuntu 11.04. Alpha 3 is the third in a series of milestone CD images that will be released throughout the Natty development cycle. I’ve tried Kubuntu 11.04 Alpha 2, and I was impressed. The KDE version was much snappier than Linux Mint’s latest KDE… Continue reading Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal alpha 3
The best browser just got better. Tab stacking is a new feature for people who have a lot of sites open all of the time. And Opera now has some very cool extensions too. FastestTube is one of my favourites, to easily download YouTube content. Please note that Mac and Linux versions are not availbale… Continue reading Opera 11 beta
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 10. New features: install codecs and upgrade to the DVD edition from the welcome screen; the menu highlights newly installed applications and makes them easier to find; the menu finds and installs software from the repositories; addition of search engines to the menu’s search… Continue reading Linux Mint 10 Julia
UPDATE: Hereâ€™s an article on the best Grooveshark and Limewire alternatives in 2017. Thanks to Joel Stephens for letting me know! LimeWire Pirate Edition is free, open source software based on the final beta version of the popular LimeWire filesharing application. After Lime Wire LLC stopped distributing its software in October 2010, a horde of… Continue reading LimeWire Pirate Edition
Trillian lets you connect to multiple IM and social networks at the same time, managing contacts and real time status feeds efficiently. Trillian is available for Windows, Mac, Iphone, Android, BlackBerry, and online.
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework, that plays most multimedia files, media and streaming protocols. It is simple to use, yet very powerful and extendable. Too much changes to post, so read them here. >> VLC media player website >> Download VLC media player 1.1.3