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 MacOS
Sep 26/2019 ✦ Apple MacOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14: Apple updated MacOS to fix se­cu­ri­ty is­sues. more
Edge Chrome Beta
Sep 26/2019 ✦ Microsoft Edge:Chrome: Microsoft updated Edge’s beta; it uses the Chrome 78 engine. moreget it
The PHP Group
Sep 26/2019 ✦ PHP 7.3.10: the PHP Group updated PHP 7.3 to fix bugs & security issues. moreupdate
The PHP Group
Sep 26/2019 ✦ PHP 7.2.23: the PHP Group updated PHP 7.2 to fix bugs. moreupdate
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
Pale Moon
Sep 12/2019 ✦ Pale Moon 28.7.1: PaleMoon.org updated Pale Moon to fix bugs & se­cu­ri­ty is­sues. NB: poor browser snif­fers may say Pale Moon is Fire­fox 60.9. moreupdate
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 30/2019 ✦ Microsoft Windows 10: Microsoft offers updates for some users of Win­dows 10. moreWin­dows Update
The PHP Group
Aug 30/2019 ✦ PHP 7.1.32: the PHP Group updated PHP 7.1 to fix bugs & security issues. moreupdate
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
Oracle Java
ViperwareJul 16/2019 ✦ Oracle Java SE 8u221 JRE: Oracle updated Java 8 to fix bugs & security issues. Java 8 users should update. 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
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
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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