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OmniWeb 5.1 Beta Sports Updated WebCore

5:00 PM, Oct. 6th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

The Omni Group has released OmniWeb 5.1 Beta 1. The updated Web browser includes many improvements, with one of the most notable being an updated version of WebCore, the KHTML-derived rendering engine developed for Safari. There are also improvements to Java, Forms and Printing among others.

Mozilla Firefox Security Update Released

5:00 PM, Oct. 3rd, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has announced an updated version of its Firefox 1.0 Preview Release. The update addresses a security issue that could allow a site to delete files from the download directory if properly exploited.

Mozilla 1.8 Alpha 4 Released

5:00 PM, Sep. 28th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released Mozilla 1.8 Alpha 4, the latest test version of its Internet software suite. Changes include improved popup blocking, improved DHTML support and an updated IRC component.

Mozilla Updates Mozilla Suite To 1.7.3

5:00 PM, Sep. 14th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released Mozilla 1.7.3, an update to its "all-in-one Internet application suite." Mozilla 1.7.x was developed as the next long-lived, stable branch of this software, and this version offers security updates.

Firefox 1.0 Preview Release Available

5:00 PM, Sep. 14th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has updated its standalone browser, Firefox, with a 1.0 Preview Release. This new version includes Live Bookmarks (RSS feeds in the form of bookmark folders), a new Find toolbar and better IE compatibility, among other changes and bugfixes. Firefox 1.0 PR is a test version of the upcoming 1.0 release.

Thunderbird 0.8 Adds RSS Support

5:00 PM, Sep. 14th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

Mozilla.org has released Thunderbird 0.8, the latest update to its standalone mail and news client. This version adds RSS support, and an optional global inbox for POP3 mail accounts.

OmniWeb 5.0.1 Released

5:00 PM, Aug. 26th, 2004 · David Nelson · Mac OS

The Omni Group has released OmniWeb 5.0.1, an update to its Mac-only, WebCore-based browser. Version 5.0.1 includes a fix for a history big, a security update from libpng, and updated help files.

Mozilla.org Releases Camino 0.8.1

5:00 PM, Aug. 25th, 2004 · David Nelson · News

Mozilla.org has released released Camino 0.8.1, the latest version of its native Mac web browser. This release includes security fixes, an updated Gecko engine and improved localization. It also disables prebinding in Mac OS X 10.3

Netscape 7.2 Released

5:00 PM, Aug. 18th, 2004 · David Nelson · News

<p>Netscape has updated its Internet suite to version 7.2. This new version offers many improvements since the previous release, including improved standards support and better control over popup windows. It is derived from Mozilla 1.7.</p>

Mozilla 1.8a3 Released

5:00 PM, Aug. 18th, 2004 · David Nelson · News

<p>Mozilla.org has released Mozilla 1.8a3. This alpha release of the Internet software suite adds a preference to disable CSS, but most other changes are under-the-hood improvements.</p>