Why FireFox : Automated update; Faster browser navigation;Drag and drop browser tabs; Improved popup blocking; Clear Private Data; better product usability including descriptive error pages, redesigned options menu, RSS discovery, and “Safe Mode” experience; Better accessibility support; Better support for Continue reading Firefox 1.5 is out! Help Build a Better Web.
Via Wall Street Journal news that TiVo Inc. is partnering with several big ad firms (Interpublic Media, Omnicom Group Inc.’s OM, Richards Group and Comcast Spotlight) to launch, next spring, a system that lets TiVo users to set up a Continue reading Searching for Ads on Tivo. What will be the value to Viewers?
The Songbird Media Player is a desktop media player, built atop XULRunner platform (also used by Mozilla Foundation’s Firefox and Thunderbird), and will run on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Just like Firefox, it will be open to extensions! Continue reading The Songbird Media Player, built with XUL, DRM free.
Via Boing Boing, Josh Glenn has a column for Boston Globe called The Examined Life which appears on Sundays in the Ideas section, and asks the question Can the antidote to today’s neoliberal triumphalism be found in the pages of Continue reading Utopian ideas hidden inside Dystopian sf
Via Dave Winner’s Scripting News is the news that Microsoft has unveiled a new proposal called SSE, which stands for Simple Sharing Extensions for RSS and OPML. What is it for? the bi-directional, asynchronous replication of Feeds (RSS) or outlines Continue reading Simple Sharing Extensions for RSS and OPM: loosely coupled Integration.