As usual, my list of April Fools that I saw today: Google’s Project Virgle the first permanent human colony on Mars. Google’s Gmail Custom Time lets you choose when to send mail. Never be late again. Google’s gDay™ with Mate™ lets you search content on the internet before it’s created. Google Talk to convert conversations […]
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CNet has a slide show with it’s top Windows programs. It’s a pretty good list. I’d agree with it for pretty much everything. What I found really interesting is that of the 9 listed, 7 are open source. Here’s the rundown with the license for the source of each: Audacity – GPL Paint.NET – MIT […]
Yes, it’s another Google/Firefox blog post. This time in response to a CNet blog post regarding Google’s relationship with Mozilla. It makes a few interesting points, but quite a bit of it is silly or outdated. It was edited at some point late this morning or early afternoon from it’s original form (as it mentions). […]
CNet’s download.com posted their Top 10 downloads of the last 10 years. What’s really impressive is that most programs on that list have been around well over a year. Some are around for several years. Firefox really hit 1.0 in November. Making it one (if not the) newest on the list. Quite an impressive showing.
CNET posted a review of Firefox 1.0, and of particular interest is this breakdown of their rating: Setup and interface 8 Features 9 Service and support 7 [Source: CNET @ 11/10/2004 9:20 AM EST ] I want to draw attention to “Service and Support”. That’s where open source still lacks. Firefox destroyed in marketing thus […]