Who Needs Social Networks? I’ve Got Opera Unite

Opera, the browser vendor, have released a new version of their browser, Opera Unite. And they launched their browser will the slogan “Today, we reinvent the Web”. So what’s behind this rather grandiose claim? Well: Opera Unite allows you to easily...

“#firefoxcrashes or #firefoxisfine”

Recently the FireFox browser has been crashing on me.  But because FireFox is a Good Thing TM I’ve tending to gloss over the problems (we do this for our loved ones, don’t we). But when the browser started to crash consistently when embedded images in this...

The Demise of Netscape Navigator

An article entitled In praise of … Netscape Navigator announced  that today (Saturday, 1 March 2008) sees the official end of support for the Netscape Navigator Web browser. The “In praise of” column does indeed praise Netscape for “opening the...

Firefox Use In UK Is Near The Bottom Of The League

Via a post on Seb Schmoller’s blog I came across an XiTi Monitor article which gives statistical data on usage of FireFox across Europe. The news isn’t good for use supporters of the open source Web browser, with usage in the UK in December 2007 at 17.2%,...

A New Search Interface for HERO

I have been reading the September issue of the HERO Headlines magazine, which provides “the latest news from HERO Ltd, the company behind the UK’s official online gateway to higher education and research opportunities”. An article in the magazine...