Improved video quality on Youtube

YouTube announced in November that they would be testing out encoding videos at higher resolutions (and with higher-quality audio encoding). We’re not talking about HD quality but if you add &a...

Smallest Linux PC in the world

The picotux 100 is the world’s smallest Linux computer, only slightly larger (35mm×19mm×19mm) than an RJ45 connector. Inside, there is an ARM7 CPU at 55 MHz running uClinux kernel 2.4.27 and Bu...

Introducing Prism

Prism is an open source cross-platform prototype of functionality that lets users split web applications out of the browser and run them directly on the desktop. Prism is part of a series of Mozilla ...

Introducing Flashpaper 2

While I’m normally writing about free software I feel I should mention Adobe Flashpaper anyway. FlashPaper 2 allows anyone to convert printable files into Macromedia Flash documents or PDF file...

Firefox 3 Beta 4 Released

Firefox 3 is based on the Gecko 1.9 Web rendering platform, which has been under development for the past 31 months. Building on the previous release, Gecko 1.9 has more than 12,000 updates including...