The first release candidate Firefox 3 is out. It’s mainly targeted at developers, bug testers and superusers.
Installed it yesterday and only managed to get 3 of my add-ons working but the performance improvement on the other hand was noticeable as promised.
My Facebook page has become one giant ball of information. Cluttered and confusing with the increasing amount for new applications being shared and circulated. I’m quite sure I’m not alone on this.
Facebook has announced a makeover which is panned for roll out next month. The roll out will happen in stages. The goal is to un-clutter, simplify and organize the mountains for data being moved around over Facebook everyday amongst users.
Facebook has also made available an integration guide for developers over at it’s wiki.
Google joins the Social Network boom by introducing it’s latest work, Google Friend Connect. The basic idea behind the new service is to socialize any website looking to be socialized.
Google Friend Connect provides a platform for website owners to interact with their users through current social networks like Facebook, GTalk, hi5, orkut, Plaxo and the many other social networks available today.
OpenID,Ã‚Â OAuth,Ã‚Â OpenSocial,Ã‚Â Yahoo,Ã‚Â Myspace,Ã‚Â Google,Ã‚Â FacebookÃ‚Â data accessÃ‚Â APIs and many others. There are so many social standards today and Google’s target to to simplify access to them through Google Friend Connect.
So what’s in it for you?
The service is currently in preview release. If you are interested in taking Google Friend Connect for a spin, sign up for a preview here.
Linux to me is like religion. Even though I am not religious but I feel that Linux in some way is like religion. It’s free, goes by many different names, it’s changes over time to suit needs but ultimately it’s personal.
There will never be one “ultimate distribution”. It will always be a personal choice for the end user.
I love openSUSE, my hardcore Linux friends love Debian and BSD. Many others love Fedora but then a few prefer Ubuntu. It’s individual.
Nuffnang recently launched it’s smart poll feature which enabled polls to be shown together with your campaign ads. Since it’s launch I’ve only seen one poll across all blogs and sites running Nuffnang ads.
It’s a cool idea to run polls but till the poll questions increase I’d rather have the polls feature turned off since it’s taking up too much real estate.
If you’re in the same boat with then the screen shots below might help. A simple walk through to turn off the polls feature.
1. On the main main click the green “More” link.
2. Now click on the green “Blog Manager” link.
3. Select “No” from the POLLS drop down menu.