It doesn't matter whether Chrome or Firefox is more widely used, as long as IE8 continues to be the newest Internet Explorer available for Windows XP.
Chris Duckett dispenses with "trends", "magic quadrants" and other salesbot speak to investigate what is really the foundation of IT: source code.
Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.
After an absence of four years, Linux Australia's award for outstanding service to the FOSS community is back.
Adobe's Flex framework is to be guided via an open-source governance model, with Flex's current roadmap to be replaced by the as-yet-unformed governance committee.
An Australian developer poked around in Apple's private iOS API collection and returned with a canvas that allows developers to take a sneak peak at WebGL running on iOS.
Desktop administrators rejoice! In the very near future you may be able to stop deploying Adobe Reader to users with basic PDF needs, and quite possibly, Adobe Flash as well.
Adobe has quietly closed its first and only 64-bit Flash beta for any operating system, and left the 64-bit future of Flash in limbo.
Upstart PDF reader for Windows, FoxIt reader, has come out with a new "safe reading" feature — a needed addition to be sure, but it should go further.
Google today revealed its plans for printing from within cloud-based Chrome OS, and every printer you have ever owned, used or sneered at from afar, has been rendered outmoded.
Take a good hard look at your screen and ask yourself if it is possible to accidentally close an application while reaching for the File menu. In most cases the answer is a clear no, but for users of Ubuntu, it has become a very real and dangerous use case.