New Thunderbird is Born

Thunderbird 2.0, the latest version of Mozilla’s free email client, is available today. The open-source alternative to Microsoft’s Outlook Express had been in beta for the past two weeks. New features include the ability for users to more easily manage their messages using tags, advanced folder views, message history navigation and rapid inbox and message … Read more

Flash Strikes back

Just When Microsoft is preparing for Flash killer, Adobe is coming out with Flash Media player. At the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas next week, Adobe is expected to detail the new player for downloaded media which will work with Windows or Mac desktops. Currently, Adobe provides no way for playing back … Read more

Microsoft Prepares For Flash Killer App

Microsoft plans to release new technology designed to take on Adobe’s Flash, as part of a broader strategy to go head to head with Web and design tools. Forest Key, a director of product management for Microsoft’s Server and Tools Division, Silverlight is a browser plug-in that allows Web content providers to offer rich video … Read more

Complete List of Vista Keyboard Shortcuts

For Windows Vista advanced users who prefer to use keyboard instead of mouse, here’s a extensive listing of keyboard accelerators (also known as keyboard shortcuts or hot keys) built-in in Windows Vista. These keyboard accelerators provide a simple keyboard alternative to frequently used command which normally will require cumbersome several repeated clicking with mouse on … Read more

Windows Animated Cursor Vulnerability Patched

Microsoft issued a patch for the already-exploited Windows animated cursor vulnerability with a critical out-of-cycle security update that also fixed six other flaws. The MS07-017 security bulletin, released a week ahead of the regularly scheduled April 10 patch date, fixes the ANI vulnerability that first surfaced last week when Microsoft acknowledged ongoing attacks. Since then, … Read more