The many faces of Firefox 3

I just installed Firefox 3 beta 5 on my Windows Vista boxx and I have to say it looks a lot different than the Mac version I am used to seeing. I am looking forward to installing in in Ubuntu to see how it differs form both the Windows and Mac versions.

Here are some screens: here, here, here, here, here, & here

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Ubuntu 8.04 in 22 days

Thats right in 22 short days (and counting) the new version of Ubuntu (8.04 “Hardy Heron”) will be released.

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Firefox 3 b5 released today

The final beta of Firefox 3 was released today. This final beta is “feature complete” meaning there will be no new things implemented into it, and the rest of the development work will focus on bug fixes. Mozilla says Firefox 3 is still on track for a June release.

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Sony releases the Dual Shock 3 in US

After a long delay Sony is finely releasing the Dual Shock 3 controller in the US. The long awaited vibration feedback controller is making it’s way to US stores. There were a lot of concerns US gamers were having about such things as battery live and such, well I can say that I have seen no conscionable difference between the life of the battery on either of the controllers (as I have had my Dual Shock 3 for about 4 or so months).

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Ahhh April fools day…

I never really got into the whole April fools day thing, every one kinda expects to be fooled on April 1st.

Being board I wanted to find out about how this day came to be and much to my surprise I could not find out much of the origin of said day… Hmmm Is April fools day just an April fools day prank within itself? After google-ing I found this article that gives some incite into how maybe the day came to be, but not much more than a speculation.

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Going without the www

For a few years now you could access this site without using the www in the URL. I found this kinda old article (Feb 24 2008) on an acquittance’s blog here. I thought about the many people who still use the now outdated sub domain to surf the net, in fact I remember telling someone to go to upload.trm96.com and they came back to me the next day and said that it did not work. Well I quickly figured out that were trying to use www.upload.trm96.com witch does not work.

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Behold WordPress 2.5 (updated) (again)

Well it’s finely here: WordPress 2.5! There are many new and welcome changes, it will take ma a few to get used to them so bear with me if you see the blog inaccessible for short periods at a time. I have to say though through all the changes made to the WordPress core there is some on my plugins that will have to get the nix.

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