Well its been quite a busy day and there were many interesting new things released today, here is the roundup of all the popular software news and releases that happened today.
Yahoo released a new version of the add-on Del.icio.us for Internet Explorer
The new add-on brings on the same experience which Firefox users with the Del.icio.us extension to Internet Explorer.
New Features for Del.icio.us Internet add-on includes;
- Near instantaneous searching with very large accounts (over 10K bookmarks)
- Full del.icio.us sidebar and toolbar implementation with bookmark sync and typedown search
- Toolbar indicators for new network activity and links for you
- Works on IE6, IE7, and IE8 beta on both XP and Vista
Flock Releases a Beta version 1.2 with Digg, Pownce and AOL mail integration
Flock the popular social browser got even more social with integration of Digg, Pownce and AOL Mail to the already existing integration with Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube.
Here is complete list of Social networks Flock supports now.
- People: Digg, Facebook, Flickr, Pownce, Twitter, and YouTube
- Media Sharing: Photobucket, Picasa, Piczo, Blogger, Blogsome, LiveJournal, and Typepad WordPress.com, and Xanga
- Online Favorites: Del.icio.us and Magnolia
- Webmail: AOL Mail, Gmail, and Yahoo! Mail.
Thunderbird released a new version 3.0 alpha codename Shredder
Thunderbird the popular desktop email client have released a new alpha version 3.0 codename Shredder.
The main changes in Thunderbird Includes
- The new Add-ons Manager (Tools > Add-ons) can now be used to download and install a Thunderbird customization from the hundreds of Add-ons available from our community add-ons website. When you first open the Add-ons Manager, a list of recommended Add-ons is shown. Note that few add-ons are compatible with this early alpha at the time of release, as add-on developers need to upgrade them.)
- The address book can now read data from Mac OS X’s system Address Book, but that feature is currently disabled by default. To enable it, see this blog entry
- New Crash Reporter (Breakpad) to report crashes in Thunderbird.
- Searching bodies of messages no longer produces as many false positives and has become more accurate in some multilingual situations.
- On the Mac, Thunderbird is now a native Cocoa application.
- There is a version of the DOM Inspector that works for Shredder Alpha 1, available from Mozilla Add-ons.
- There is a version of the Venkman debugger that works for Shredder Alpha 1.