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.

Microsoft Windows 10
Nov 14/2019 ✦ Microsoft Windows 10: Microsoft is rolling out an update for Win­dows 10 1703 & 1803 users. moreWin­dows Update
ZombieLoad 2
Nov 14/2019 ✦ ZombieLoad 2: Windows and Linux patches are rolling out for the re­cent­ly re­veal­ed ZombieLoad 2 CPU vulnerabilities. more
Microsoft
Nov 12/2019 ✦ Microsoft: Microsoft is de­ploy­ing its regular monthly update. moreWin­dows Up­date
Microsoft Office
Oct 8/2019 ✦ Microsoft Office: Microsoft issued non-security updates for some Of­fice ver­sions. Office Update
Vivaldi Browser
Nov 8/2019 ✦ Vivaldi 2.9.1705.38 2.9.1705.41: Vivaldi updated its brow­ser to fix bugs & security is­sues, then updated it again to fix more bugs. NB: poor brow­ser snif­fers may say Vivaldi 2.9 is Sa­fa­ri — or Chrome 78. moremoreup­date
Edge Chrome Beta
Nov 4/2019 ✦ Microsoft Edge:Chrome 79.0.309.11: Microsoft updated Edge’s beta; it uses the Chrome 79 engine. moreget it
Apple MacOS
Oct 31/2019 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.14, 10.15: Apple updated MacOS to fix se­cu­ri­ty is­sues. more
Apple iCloud
Oct 30/2019 ✦ Apple iCloud 11.0 // Windows 10: Apple updated iCloud for Windows to fix se­curity is­sues. more
Apple iCloud
Oct 30/2019 ✦ Apple iCloud 7.15 // Windows 7 and up: Apple updated iCloud for Windows to fix se­curity issues. more
Apple MacOS
Oct 30/2019 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.13, 10.14, 10.15: Apple updated MacOS to fix se­cu­ri­ty is­sues. more
Pale Moon
Oct 29/2019 ✦ Pale Moon 28.7.2: PaleMoon.org updated Pale Moon to fix bugs & se­cu­ri­ty is­sues. NB: poor browser snif­fers may say Pale Moon is Fire­fox 60.9. moreupdate
Apple Safari
Oct 28/2019 ✦ Apple Safari 13.0.3 // MacOS 10.13, 10.14: Apple updated Safari to fix se­cu­ri­ty issues. more
Adobe Reader
Oct 15/2019 ✦ Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.012.20047: Adobe updated Acrobat Read­er to fix se­cu­rity issues. moreupdate
Oracle Java
ViperwareOct 15/2019 ✦ Oracle Java SE 13 JDK: Oracle issued Java 13.0.1 (alias 1.13) JDK to add features, fix bugs, & fix security issues. NB: Java JRE no longer exists. morein­stall
Oracle Java
ViperwareOct 15/2019 ✦ Oracle Java SE 11.0.5 (alias 1.11) JDK: Oracle updated Java 11 JDK to fix bugs & security issues. Java 11 users should update. NB: Java JRE no longer exists. morein­stall
Oracle Java
ViperwareOct 15/2019 ✦ Oracle Java SE 8u231 JRE: Oracle updated Java 8 to fix bugs & security issues. Java 8 users should update. morein­stall
The PHP Group
Oct 24/2019 ✦ PHP 7.1.33: the PHP Group updated PHP 7.1 to fix bugs & security issues. moreupdate
Microsoft Windows 10
Oct 22/2019 ✦ Microsoft Windows 10: Microsoft offers updates for some Win­dows 10 users. moremoreWin­dows Update
Apple MacOS
Oct 7/2019 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.15 (Catalina): Apple updated MacOS 10.15 to fix security isis­suessues. more
Apple MacOS
Oct 7/2019 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.15 (Catalina): Apple released MacOS 10.15. more
Apple Safari
Sep 24/2019 ✦ Apple Safari 13.0.1 // MacOS 10.13, 10.14, 10.15: Apple updated Safari to fix se­cu­ri­ty issues. more
Apple MacOS
Sep 20/2019 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.14: Apple updated MacOS 10.14 to fix se­cu­ri­ty is­sues. more
Adobe Flash
Sep 10/2019 ✦ Adobe Flash Player 32.0.0.255: Adobe updated Flash Player to fix security issues. moreupdateNB: even if you up­date, Adobe may say after a reboot that it must be updated again; also, the list of installed soft­ware may have two Flash Players.
SeaMonkey
Sep 4/2019 ✦ Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.49.5: Mozilla updated SeaMonkey to fix bugs & se­cu­ri­ty issues. Users should update. Caution: poor browser snif­fers may say SeaMonkey 2.49.5 is Firefox 52. moremoreget it
JPEGcrop
Sep 3/2019 ✦ JPEGcrop: JPEGclub updated JPEGcrop to add features. up­date
Browser News
Sep 1/2019 ✦ Browser News: the cBrowser constructor in my public browser sniffer has been updated to recognize the Edge:Chrome browser.
Microsoft Windows 10
Aug 19/2019 ✦ Microsoft Windows 10: Microsoft offers updates for older editions of Win­dows 10. moreget it
Apple MacOS
Aug 13/2019 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.12: Apple updated MacOS 10.12 to fix se­cu­ri­ty is­sues. more
Apple MacOS
Jul 22/2019 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14: Apple updated MacOS to fix bugs & se­cu­ri­ty is­sues. more
Apple Safari
Jul 22/2019 ✦ Apple Safari 12.1.2 // MacOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14: Apple updated Safari to fix bugs & se­cu­ri­ty issues. more
Oracle Java
ViperwareJul 16/2019 ✦ Oracle Java SE 12.0.2 JDK: Oracle updated Java 12 (alias 1.12) JDK to fix bugs & security issues. Java 12 users should update. NB: Java JRE no longer exists. morein­stall
ECMA International
Jun 26/2018 ✦ ECMAscript 2019: ECMA International issued the ECMAscript 2019 (10th Edi­tion / JavaScript 10) Standard.
Mozilla Firefox
Jun 11/2019 ✦ Mozilla: there are new Firefox family Mozilla Firefox Family & browser Mozilla Firefox Browser icons. more
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
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
Unicode Consortium
May 7/2019 ✦ Unicode 12.1: the Unicode Consortium published the Unicode 12.1.0 Stan­dard. emojimore
Mozilla Firefox
May 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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