FFOSS (Freeware/Free & Open Source Software) Friday
by Todd Ogasawara
Sat, 20 Oct 2007 22:07:28
Who would have thought a year or two ago that Facebook would become the first contender for the title of the most widely used Web OS (Operating System)? Certainly not me. And, yet, we see app after app developed and released for this social networking Web OS. Here's one that I learned about while reading Read/Write Web...
CNET: Five must-have security/privacy extensions for Firefox
Thu, 18 Oct 2007 21:30:21
CNET's Chris Soghoian's blog entry titled Five must-have security/privacy extensions for Firefox seems to have a Windows-centric point of view. But, I'm pretty sure the Firefox add-ons recommended apply equally well to a Mac OS X user (or Linux for that matter). Here are the Firefox add-ons he recommends: SafeCache, SafeHistory, Locationbar, NoScript, and CustomizeGoogle.Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Hits the Shelves on Oct. 26
Tue, 16 Oct 2007 22:07:53
I just pre-ordered my copy of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. So, I'll be checking to see how freeware and Open Source apps run on it as soon as I receive my shipment and upgrade my MacBook. If you get and install your copy before me, please let me know what your test results are like!
|Wow, two FFOSS Fridays in a row with only two other blog entries (both by Todd)! And no dev articles in two and a half months. If things don't pick up on Monday with Leopard's release, I think I'll be deleting a bookmark...|
|By the way, that was not meant to be a slight against you, Todd.|
i know filemaker is not open source...
|John: No offense detected or taken on my part. And, none would have been taken if anyone had mentioned that this list has been pretty short on actual Mac OS X apps lately, either. But, with a fresh copy of Leopard now installed on my MacBook, I'm hoping I'll find more stuff to feed it soon :-)|