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.

2016(anchor)

This lists 2016 news items which have not been updated:

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 Safari May 16/2016 - Apple Safari 9.1.1 // MacOS 10.9, 10.10, 10.11: Apple updated Safari 9 to fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Adobe Reader ViperwareUpdate problem May 10/2016 - Acrobat Reader DC 15.016.20039: Adobe updated Acrobat Reader to fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Sun Java Viperware Apr 20/2016 - Oracle Java SE 8u92: Oracle updated Java 8 (alias 1.8) to fix bugs and security issues. Users should update. [more…] [get 8u92…]
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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