Posts Tagged: internet

BitTorrent acquires uTorrent

Some potentially bad news today for ĀµTorrent fans such as myself. Bram Cohen, the creator of BitTorrent, announced that his company has aquired the popular client app. TechCrunch has the scoop: The move will bring quite a few torrent users over to BitTorrent. News site TorrentFreak estimates that buying ĀµTorrent, will bring BitTorrent nearly 50… Reads more »

Microsoft likes municipal wi-fi too

By now you’ve probably heard about the wifi network that Google built in San Francisco with partner Earthlink. Now Microsoft wants in on the game, and has partnered with MetroFi to blanket Portland in wireless Internet bliss. The deal is more than just a “me too” reaction: Content providers who capture the growing municipal Wi-Fi… Reads more »

Firefox 2.0

I had a chance to install the latest release of Firefox this morning, and I have to admit, it’s pretty sharp looking! The user interface and default theme have both been updated with a fresh, clean look. Here are my favorite new features: The updated user interface of course! The close button for tabs is… Reads more »

Internet Explorer 7

Late yesterday afternoon, Microsoft released the final version of Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP. I have updated my desktop and tablet, so I am now running the latest and greatest of the IE family. And I really do like IE7, I think it’s a great browser. Today the IE team announced that starting November… Reads more »