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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Office 2007 SP2 and IE8

Today, I noticed that Microsoft is pushing the Office 2007 Service Pack 2 and Internet Explore 8 through its Window Updates. Overall, today my Updates size is 420 MB.

Office 2007 Service Pack2 can be downloaded for Offline installation from this link.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Ubuntu 9.04 releasing 23-Apr-2009

The upcoming version of Ubuntu version 9.04 (code name - Jaunty Jackalope) is all set to release on 23-Apr-2009. This beta version can be downloaded from the official website. The last stable release of Ubuntu was version 8.10 released on 30-Oct-2008.

The Ubuntu (one of the best Linux distribution) project makes two releases per year, using the year and month of the release as the version number. The first Ubuntu release, for example, was Ubuntu 4.10 and was released on October 20, 2004. Consequently, version numbers for future versions are provisional; if the release is delayed until a different month to that planned, the version number changes accordingly.

Official Home Page / Wiki

Access Filesystem using Javascript

Using only native browser capabilities, it is impossible for a web application to access the user's hard drive. However, trephine allows users to opt-in and grant more privileges to scripts on a page. This article explains how to interrogate the client's filesystem using JavaScript and trephine. To see this in action, check out the file browser demo.

The above screenshot shows my filesystem browser in firefox 3.0.8.

ooVoo - Free Video Chat and Video Conferencing

What is ooVoo?
ooVoo is FREE video calling. See up to six friends, family or colleagues at the same time – with video quality that’s like being face-to-face in the same room!

Who can you ooVoo?
Anyone! See old friends who have moved far away. Share your child’s birthday with grandparents who can’t be there. Say hi to family or friends across the country. Even run your weekly meeting with company staff in offices around the world.

Why ooVoo?
ooVoo can become a big part of how you communicate with others – you’ll see people you wouldn’t normally see in person, while saving valuable time and travel costs.
Now, your friends don’t even need to download ooVoo to see you on a video call.

Learn More / Download

Saturday, April 04, 2009

Happy Birthday GMail - 5 years

Worlds best Free Mail Service - GMail turns 5 years on this April 1st, 2009. Five years ago yesterday, Gmail starting giving people a gig. What started as an internal tool for Google employees is now used by tens of millions of people around the world in 52 languages. In honor of the occasion, you may have noticed a little cake on the Gmail homepage today.