News Archive 2016

This lists recent 2016 news items, with the most recent items first. For current news, see the right sidebar on the home page. For older news items, see the news archive for 1998-2015.

Note : a news item is deleted from this list when a newer related news item is added; e.g., the news item reporting the release of Firefox 2 was deleted when Firefox 3 appeared.


This lists 2016 news items which have not been updated:

Mozilla Firefox Update problem Jun 28/2016 - Mozilla Firefox 47.0.1: Mozilla updated FF to fix bugs. Users should update. [more…] [more…] [get it…]
Unicode Consortium Jun 22/2016 - Unicode 9.0.0: the Unicode Consortium updated the Unicode Standard; the HTML character set is essentially Unicode. [more…]
W3C Jun 21/2016 - HTML 5.1: the W3C issued the candidate HTML 5.1 recommendation. [read it…]
Adobe Air Viperware Jun 16/2016 - Adobe Air 22 // Windows: Adobe updated its Air runtime for Windows to fix a security issue. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Microsoft Windows Jun 16/2016 - Microsoft Windows 8, 9, 10: Microsoft issued Windows updates to fix Adobe Flash Player security issues. [windows update…]
Apple Jun 13/2016 - Apple OS X MacOS: Apple has renamed OS X to MacOS. [more…]
Mozilla Firefox Jun 7/2016 - Mozilla Firefox 45.2.0 ESR: Mozilla updated the ESR version of Firefox 45 to fix bugs and security issues. ESR users should update. [more…] [more…] [get it…]
Vivaldi Browser Jun 2/2016 - Vivaldi 1.2.490.39: Vivaldi updated its browser to add features, fix bugs, and fix security issues. Caution: naïve browser sniffers may identify it as Chrome 51 or as some version of Safari. [more…] [get it…]
Apple QuickTime Apr 15/2016 - Apple QuickTime RIP? It may be time to uninstall Quicktime from Windows PCs, since it is little used and it has security issues which may not be fixed. [more…]
SeaMonkey Mar 14/2016 - Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.40: Mozilla updated SeaMonkey to add features, fix bugs, and fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [more…] [get it…]
Microsoft Internet Explorer Jan 12/2016 - Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10: with minor exceptions, Microsoft ended support of IE 8-10. Users should upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer supported by their operating system. [more…] [more…]
Microsoft Silverlight Jan 12/2016 - Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.41212.0: Microsoft updated its Silverlight media player to fix security issues. Users should update. [get it…] or [windows update…]
Microsoft Windows Jan 12/2016 - Microsoft Windows 8: Microsoft ended support of Windows 8. Users should upgrade to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10. [more…]
Apple QuickTime Viperware Update problem Jan 7/2016 - Apple QuickTime 7.7.9 // Windows: Apple updated its media player for Windows Vista and 7 to fix security issues. Users should update. Caution: this will install Apple update software, even if you don’t want it. [more…] [get it…]


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