News

This lists current browser news items — i.e. those items listed on the home page — with the latest items first. This page’s major purpose is to hold recent news­items until they are old enough to be moved to News 2019 News Archive.

For font news, see the Fonts News page.

2019(anchor)

This lists recent news­items which haven’t been updated:

Thunderbird
Mar 20/2019 ✦ Mozilla Thunderbird 60.6.0: Mozilla updated its email/newsreader pro­gram to fix bugs. moreupdate
Oracle Java
ViperwareMar 19/2019 ✦ Oracle Java SE 12 JDK: Oracle issued Java 12 (alias 1.12) JDK to add features, fix bugs, & fix security issues. NB: Java JRE no longer exists. morein­stall
Mozilla Firefox
Mar 19/2019 ✦ Mozilla Firefox 66.0: Mozilla updated FF to add features, fix bugs, & fix security issues. moremoreup­date
Mozilla Firefox
Mar 19/2019 ✦ Mozilla Firefox 60.6.0 ESR: Mozilla updated FF ESR to fix bugs & security issues. moremoreupdate
FileZilla
Mar 18/2019 ✦ FileZilla Client 3.41.2: the FileZilla Project updated FileZilla Client. up­date
Opera
Mar 14/2019 ✦ Opera 58.0.3135.107: Opera Software updated Opera to fix bugs. NB: poor browser snif­fers say Opera 58 is Chrome 71 or a version of Safari. moremoreup­date
Vivaldi Browser
New this weekMar 14/2019 ✦ Vivaldi 2.3.1440.61: Vivaldi updated its browser to fix bugs. NB: poor browser snif­fers say Vivaldi 2.3 is Chrome 72 or a version of Sa­fa­ri. moreupdate
Google Chrome
Mar 12/2019 ✦ Chrome 73.0.3683.75: Google updated Chrome to add features, fix bugs, & fix security issues. moreupdateNB: Chrome 68 and later say that http:​// pages are in­se­cure.
Microsoft
Mar 12/2019 ✦ Microsoft: Microsoft is rolling out its regular monthly update. moreWindows Update
Microsoft Office
Mar 12/2019 ✦ Microsoft Office: Microsoft issued a non-security update for Office 2010, 2013, and 2016. moreOffice Update
Adobe Shockwave
Mar 11/2019 ✦ Adobe Shockwave: Adobe is retiring Shockwave on Apr 9. more
Audacity
Mar 8/2019 ✦ Audacity 2.3.1: the Audacity team updated its audio editor. update
CaLibre
Mar 8/2019 ✦ CaLibre 3.40.1: the CaLibre team updated its eBook software. update
The PHP Group
Mar 7/2019 ✦ PHP 7.3.3: the PHP Group updated PHP 7.3 to fix bugs & security issues. moreupdate
The PHP Group
Mar 7/2019 ✦ PHP 7.2.16: the PHP Group updated PHP 7.2 to fix bugs & security issues. moreupdate
The PHP Group
Mar 7/2019 ✦ PHP 7.1.27: the PHP Group updated PHP 7.1 to fix bugs & security issues. moreupdate
Unicode Consortium
Mar 6/2019 ✦ Unicode 12: the Unicode Consortium published the Unicode 12 Stan­dard. emojimore
Spectre- and Meltdown-like Vulnerabilities
Mar 5/2019 ✦ CPU Vulnerabilities: a new class of Spectre-like Intel CPU vul­ner­abilities has been re­vealed; be alert for fixes or mitigations. more
Microsoft Windows 10
Mar 1/2019 ✦ Microsoft Windows 10: Microsoft is rolling out another update for the ’Oc­to­ber 2018‘ Windows 10 update. moremoreWindows Update

 

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