Launchpad is now open source

This surely comes as good news to all Ubuntu fans out there. Canonical today made Launchpad open source under the GPLv3 license. As promised. If you didn’t already know, Launchpad is a project hosting and collaboration platform for software which provides access through its web interface or through its APIs.  Users simply need an account…

No more Beta for Google

Google’s finally out of BETA. Yup, no more “BETA” in the their logos. Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Talk are all now stable products. Both for consumers and enterprise users. Gmail itself has been in BETA for 5 years. The other aps in Google’s suite have also done their years in BETA. Come…

Mozilla Firefox 3.5 is out!!

The long overdue, super fast, super secure, super cool Firefox 3.5 is out. Just a few of the popular features to look forward to in version 3.5. Full feature list 1. Private browsing – porn mode for many 😀 2. Performance improvements. Really!! Read here and here and test it out for yourself. 3. Support…

Google Analytics on your desktop with Polaris

Polaris brings Google Analytics to your desktop. The desktop widget  Adobe AIR powered making it cross-platform. The basic “free” widget allows you to monitor one site. If you need more, you could by upgrading to the full version (unlimited profiles) for USD 15 per year. The default view is the dashboard with an overview of…

Grab Ubuntu 9.04 whilst it’s still hot!!

Bet you already know that Ubuntu 9.04 got released today. If you didn’t,then go here. Being in Malaysia, great internet speed is something we only hope for. Fortunately, through the love off FOSS, multiple local Malaysian based miirors have been setup and made availalbe to the public. So, if you looking to grab Ubuntu 9.04…