April 2012

Thunderbird 12.0.1 Released

Mozilla has pushed out an update for Thunderbird 12.0 to address: Issues relating to new mail notifications and filtering on POP3 based accounts Occasional startup crash seen in TB 12.0 Issue with corrupted message bodies when using movemail Existing Thunderbird 12 users should be able to update via Help > About Thunderbird or may manually download and install Thunderbird 12.0.1 from here. A reminder, support for Thunderbird 3.1 has ended.

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Just Released April 24th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.4 Thunderbird 12.0.0 April 26th Thunderbird 13 Beta (13.0b1)* April 27th Thunderbird 14 Earlybird (14.0a2)* Coming Soon June 5th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.5 Thunderbird 13 Thunderbird 14 Beta (14.0b1)* Thunderbird 15 Earlybird (15.0a2)* Future Releases July 17th Thunderbird ESR 10.0.6 Thunderbird 14 Thunderbird 15 Beta (15.0b1)* Thunderbird 16 Earlybird (16.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Earlybird and Beta builds reflect when the code merge is set to begin. The actual release to that particular channel may vary by several days. See the Wiki for more details.

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Firefox Release Update: April 28th, 2012

Just Released April 24th Firefox ESR 10.0.4 Firefox for Android 10.0.4 Firefox 12.0.0 April 26th Firefox 13 Beta April 27th Firefox 14 Aurora Coming Soon June 5th Firefox ESR 10.0.5 Firefox 13.0 Firefox for Android 10.0.5 Firefox 10.0.5 ESR Firefox 14 Beta (14.0b1)* Firefox 15 Aurora (15.0a2)* Future Releases July 17th Firefox ESR 10.0.5 Firefox 14.0 Firefox for Android 10.0.6 Firefox 10.0.6 ESR Firefox 15 Beta (15.0b1)* Firefox 16 Aurora (16.0a2)* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule,dates listed for Aurora and Beta builds reflect when the code merge is set to begin. The actual release to that…

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Mozilla Messaging competed the merge for Thunderbird 13 Beta on April 26th and Thunderbird 14 Earlybird on April 27th. Existing Earlybird and Beta users can update (within the same build) to the newest version by going to Help > About Thunderbird (or Earlybird). Users wanting to move from the Earlybird to Beta, Beta to Earlybird or do not currently have a version of Thunderbird Earlybird or Beta installed will need to manually update via The Future of Thunderbird site. Planned Release Dates (subject to change): Thunderbird 13: June 5th, 2012 Thunderbird 14: July 17th, 2012

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Firefox 13 Beta Available for Testing

Mozilla has completed the merge on Firefox 13 on to the Beta channel on April 26th. New stuff in Firefox 13 Beta includes: Redesigned Home Page: The Home Page now gives you easy access to Bookmarks, History, Settings, Add-ons, Downloads and Sync Preferences with one-click shortcuts. Redesigned New Tab page: When you open a new tab, you can easily get to your most recently and frequently visited sites. Tabs on Demand: Firefox loads tabs on demand when you restore a previous session, which makes it faster to restart Firefox windows with many tabs. SPDY Support: Firefox Beta now supports SPDY by default. For more…

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Mozilla Messaging has released the next version of Thunderbird on April 24th, 2012. For information about what’s new and fixes in Thunderbird 12, see the release notes. Users can update via Help > About Thunderbird, or download and update manually via getthunderbird.com site. The next scheduled release is Thunderbird 13 on June 5th which may be the last version to support Windows 2000 and XP SP1 or older. Important: Thunderbird 3.1.x is no longer supported.

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Firefox 10.0.4 & 12.0 Released

Mozilla has released Firefox 10.0.4 for Android and 10.0.4 ESR and 12.0 for desktop users on April 24th, 2012. See the release notes for information on what’s new and what was fixed for the desktop version. Desktop users can update via Help > About Firefox or can manually update at getfirefox.com site. A reminder Firefox 3.6.x is no longer supported. The next scheduled release will be Firefox 13 on June 5th.

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New Flashback variant silently infects Macs

April 23, 2012 Summary: A new Flashback Trojan has been discovered that infects Macs without prompting the user for a password. If you haven’t updated Java on your Mac, or disabled it entirely, you could be a victim. “ Source: ZDNet More  New Flashback variant silently infects Macs

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Internet Gets a Hall of Fame

Interesting read.        GENEVA, Switzerland — The best revolutionaries eventually find themselves hailed in tributes and enshrined in museums.     So it’s almost inevitable that nearly 30 years after the official birthdate of the internet, some of the net’s best-known pioneers, radicals, and troublemakers are being inducted into the Internet Society’s Hall of Fame… “ More Source:  Epicenter | Wired.com Address : The Internet Gets a Hall of Fame (Including Al Gore!) April 23, 2012 Go get it.

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