Archive for March 11th, 2008|Daily archive page

Software Updates

Unlocker v1.8.6– this freeware application just got a new version out replacing v. 1.8.5. It’s the best solution to delete, move, or rename files or folders when Windows will not let you with its famous message “Cannot delete file: Access is denied.”

Firefox 3 Beta 4 -as mentioned in the previous post, the new Firefox 3 beta came out with a lot of improvement in performance, memory usage, and protection. Before installing it be sure that you back up your Firefox 2 files since there is a chance for them to get deleted or replaced in the process.

SmartFTP Beta -This FTP client has an Explorer-like interface that is customizable. Has several features like: resume broken downloads, passive transfer mode, supports drag-and-drop functions, proxy support, and much more.

TrueCrypt v5.1 – “Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux.” The new features are: support for hibernation, ability to mount a partition without a re-boot, command lines for creating new volumes, faster booting, many bug fixes, and much more.

Firefox 3 Beta 4 Released

Firefox 3 Beta 4 is out, and it a matter of time before the public can start downloading it. Early developers have the chance to download Beta 4 for many official mirror website holding the new version, and now so do you guys after reading my blog. There are no release notes so far with the update, but there have been a lot of bug fixes, performance increase, and better word search suggestions. Before you go rushing to download and test the new beta, be sure you back up all your bookmarks and Firefox in general, since there is a possibility you can lose all your data.

How to download:

  1. Click the link bellow to take you to the Firefox mirrors.
  2. Choose your area (Asia, Europe, etc.) and click the link below it (HTTP).
  3.  Click on the Firefox folder >Releases Folder
  4. Select Firefox 3 beta 4 version to download.

Update: The release notes for Beta 4 just came out. Here are few of the changes listed by the Firefox team:

  1. More then 900 improvements on preformance, security, and memory usage.
  2. Malware Protection
  3. Anti-virus integration
  4. Vista Parental Controls
  5. New Web Forgery Protection page
  6. Full Page Zoom
  7. New Download Manager
  8. Integration with Lunix
  9. Places Organizer
  10. Smart Bookmark Folder….and so much more.

FireFox 3 Beta 4