News 2019 News Archive

This lists older 2019 browser newsitems, with the latest items first.

For recent font news, see Fonts News. For older font news, see News Font News Archive.

Apple iCloud
Jun 13/2019 ✦ Apple iCloud 10.4 // Windows: Apple updated iCloud for Windows to fix se­curity issues. more
Adobe Flash
Jun 11/2019 ✦ Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.207: Adobe updated Flash Player to fix a security issue. moreupdateNB: even if you up­date, and Adobe con­firms that you updated, Adobe may say on a later restart that the update isn’t in­stalled and must be reïnstalled; also, two variants of Flash Player may appear in the list of installed software.
Mozilla Firefox
Jun 11/2019 ✦ Mozilla: there are new Firefox family Mozilla Firefox Family & browser Mozilla Firefox Browser icons. more
The PHP Group
May 30/2019 ✦ PHP 7.1.30: the PHP Group updated PHP 7.1 to fix bugs & security issues. moreupdate
W3CWHATWG
May 28/2019 ✦ HTML & DOM Standards: the W3C has surrendered control of the HTML & DOM standards to the WHATWG community. moremoremore
Microsoft Windows 10
May 21/2019 ✦ Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update: Microsoft now offers the Win­dows 10 May 2019 Update to daring general users. get it
Adobe Reader
May 14/2019 ✦ Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.012.20034: Adobe updated Acrobat Read­er to fix security issues. moreupdate
Audacity
May 14/2019 ✦ Audacity 2.3.2: the Audacity team updated its audio editor. update
Spectre- and Meltdown-like Vulnerabilities
May 14/2019 ✦ CPU Vulnerabilities: a new class of Spectre-like Intel CPU vul­ner­abilities — dubbed Flight Data Load, Fallout, & ZombieLoad — has been re­vealed; be alert for fixes or mitigations. moremore
Apple MacOS
May 13/2019 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14: Apple updated MacOS to fix security is­sues. more
Apple Safari
May 13/2019 ✦ Apple Safari 12.1.1 // MacOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14: Apple updated Safari to fix se­cu­ri­ty issues. more
Unicode Consortium
May 7/2019 ✦ Unicode 12.1: the Unicode Consortium published the Unicode 12.1.0 Stan­dard. emojimore
Mozilla Firefox
New this weekMay 4/2019 ✦ Mozilla Firefox: Firefox extensions became disabled due to a certificate ex­piring. Firefox will automatically fix this, but only if an obscure option is enabled. de­tails
Microsoft Office
May 3/2019 ✦ Microsoft Office: Microsoft issued undocumented updates for some ver­sions of Office; this includes changes to the icons for Word, Excel, and the other Office pro­grams. Office Update
Adobe Shockwave
Apr 9/2019 ✦ Adobe Shockwave: Adobe updated Shockwave to fix security issues. NB: this is likely the last security update for Shockwave, as it was to be retired today. moremore
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
The PHP Group
Jan 10/2019 ✦ PHP 5.6.40: the PHP Group updated PHP 5.6 to fix bugs & security issues. moreupdate

 

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