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Update for the Week of December 14th, 2008

Firefox Version 3.0.x, updating from 3.0.4 to 3.0.5

Version 2.0.0.x, updating from version 2.0.0.18 to 2.0.0.20.

NOTE:  This is the last update for the 2.0.0.x series. It will no longer be supported by the Mozilla foundation. ALL users are strongly urged to IMMEDIATELY upgrade to Version 3.0.5 or later.

Release notes: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/3.0.5/releasenotes/

Download from Here

If you know of any other updates during this week, please leave a comment with the versions and website. I will review them, and post them up.

December 21, 2008 Posted by | Update Announcements | | Leave a comment

Updates for the Week of December 7th, 2008

WordPress Updating from 4.6.5 to 4.7

Release: http://wordpress.org/development/2008/12/coltrane/

Download from http://www.wordpress.org/

VideoLan VLC- Updating from 0.9.6 to 0.9.8a

Release Notes: On install, Release Note

Download from http://www.videolan.org/

If you know of any other updates during this week, please leave a comment with the versions and website. I will review them, and post them up.

December 14, 2008 Posted by | Update Announcements | , | Leave a comment

Patch Tuesday

This Tuesday (Dec 9th) is Microsoft’s update (patch) release day.  It is important, if you are using a Windows based computer, to use Microsoft update on the 9th to receive the most recent updates. These range from security updates to performance improvements.

December 7, 2008 Posted by | Update Announcements | , , | Leave a comment

Updates for the week of Nov 30th, 2008

7-Zip Updating from 4.61 Beta to 4.62 Final

Changelog available upon install (history.txt)

Download from http://www.7-zip.org/

Filezilla Client- Updating from 3.1.5.1 to 3.1.6 Final
Changelog: On website

Download from http://www.filezilla-project.org/

Freeciv– Updating from 2.1.7 to 2.1.8

Changelog: On website

Download from http://freeciv.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page

Java- Updating from 6 Update 10 to 6 Update 11

Release Notes: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/6u11.html

Download from http://www.java.com

Songbird- Updating from 1.0.0RC3 to 1.0.0 final

Release Notes: On website

Download from http://www.getsongbird.com/

If you know of any other updates during this week, please leave a comment with the versions and website. I will review them, and post them up.

December 7, 2008 Posted by | Update Announcements | , , , , | Leave a comment

Recomended Download

Early this week, Songbird, a free, open source media player, officially released version 1 final. with many significant changes from the several pre-release versions, Songbird is an excellent replacement for iTunes on your computer. You can read the full review of Songbird at http://soswd.com/articles/osa1208.html. We highly reccomend Songbird, which can be downloaded from www.getsongbird.com.

December 4, 2008 Posted by | Update Announcements | , | Leave a comment