Category: OS

Safari 3 available on Windows

In a move which has tak­en me pleas­ant­ly by sur­prise, Apple have announced that Safari 3 will be avail­able on Win­dows. You can down­load a Pub­lic Beta here, and media plu­g­ins for Win­dows are avail­able here. I’ll play with it a lit­tle later.

Update: After ten min­utes play, my ini­tial thoughts are that, on the neg­a­tive side, it doesn’t inte­grate well with the Win­dows look & feel, while on the pos­i­tive side, it is very fast and the font smooth­ing is beautiful.

CSS in emails, HTML vs XHTML, and more

I’m back from my hol­i­day, with a quick look at some of the links I would have dis­cussed in more detail had I been here…

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Who uses Camino?

Camino is a brows­er for OS X which uses Mozil­la’s Gecko ren­der­ing engine in OS X’s Cocoa API. The advan­tage for Mac users is that it’s a lit­tle faster than Fire­fox, and it inte­grates bet­ter with the OS X desk­top environment.

But I just can’t under­stand why any­one would use it.

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Linux Genuine Advantage™

Did you wake up this morn­ing and say “I wish some­one would fig­ure out a way to let me do less with my computer”?

Lin­ux Gen­uine Advan­tage™ is an excit­ing and manda­to­ry new way for you to place your com­put­er under the remote con­trol of an untrust­ed third party! 



I’ve updat­ed my Speak­ing page to include more con­fer­ences, more videos, and a lit­tle on my speak­ing require­ments and pref­er­ences. I’m plan­ning to cut down on the num­ber of talks I give in 2014 (twelve is too many), but am always open to inter­est­ing offers and oppor­tu­ni­ties, so please get in touch if you’re organ­is­ing an event.

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