Daily Archives: 9 November 2004

Firefox 1.0 Goes Gold

So Firefox 1.0 has been released (get the US release here. NB, link goes directly to the file so
don’t click on it unless you want the download to begin). As
you might expect, the thundering herds are hitting their site
but if you can get in, the download is about 4.8MB and took
just a few seconds to come down (YMMV, I’m using a broadband
connection).

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Konfabulator for Windows

Some people really love
widgets
. This past weekend I was in line at the
checkout stand of our local hardware store behind a gentleman
that had a basket full of little plastic bags holding all
sorts of nuts, bolts, screws, and other assorted fasteners. I
have no idea what he planned to do with the stuff but he sure
had a lot of them.

For those of you who like to have your computer screens
papered over with neat widgets, you may want to check out the
Konfabulator. While,
I think, this started out as a Mac only program it has since
spawned a Windows 2000/XP version so now everyone can have
widgets showing the temperature and time of every city across
the globe…

Aloha!