Microsoft plans two general Vista edition categories, which map closely to the two that exist today for Windows XP (XP Home Edition, which includes XP Starter, Home, and Media Center Editions, and XP Professional Edition, which includes XP Pro, Pro x64, and Tablet PC editions).
Most of you probably have installed the new Flash 8 player by now. If you haven't press the read more button and the read it at external site link to install it.
Firefox is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack that is deemed 'highly critical'.
Tom Ferris, a security expert, discovered the flaw. It affects all versions of the open source browser up to 1.0.6, as well as the beta for Firefox 1.5.
eBay said the deal will create "an unparalleled e-commerce and communications engine". Skype's software lets PC users talk to each other for free and make cut-price calls to mobiles and landlines.
Other players in the online phone market include computer giants such as Google, Microsoft, AOL and Yahoo. Google recently launched its Talk service, while Microsoft purchased leading player Teleo for an undisclosed sum.
Tom's Hardware guide has got an excellent interview with Firefox developer Blake Ross. Ross is currently on leave from his studies at Stanford University to work on another startup (where I went to grad school in the distant past) and had lots to say about where he is taking the browser and his thoughts about competing with Microsoft.