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New Maestro content management system rolls out

July 8th, 2010 | 4 Comments » Tags: , , ,

CMS-Maestro is a new PHP-based content management system (CMS) released by South African Web development company Valente Online. Easy to install and use, CMS-Maestro offers the basics such as page and article management and adds to that the ability to add additional widgets, and manage menus and a range of media formats. In a release [...]

FreeBSD 8.1 gets first release candidate

June 22nd, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: ,

A week later than originally scheduled, the FreeBSD team has issued a first release candidate (RC1) for version 8.1 of its popular Unix-like operating system. The final release of FreeBSD 8.1 was scheduled for July 9 bit with the current delay that may be pushed out by a week. Major changes include improvements to Solaris [...]

VLC 1.1.0 adds GPU-decoding, WebM support

VLC, the Swiss army knife of multimedia viewing, has released a new version. Already a top-class video player VLC 1.1.0 adds a number of new goodies, including WebM support and GPU-decoding. The highlights: GPU decoding on Windows Vista and 7, using DxVA2 for H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2 GPU decoding on GNU/Linux, using VAAPI for H.264, [...]

Google hits geek paydirt with command-line tools

June 21st, 2010 | 1 Comment » Tags: , , , ,

Forget web applications, the future is the command line! Google releases a command-line tool for controlling services such as YouTube, Blogger, Google Docs and Calendar. And judging by user response, the command line is still cool. GoogleCL is a pure Python application that uses the Python gdata libraries to make Google Data API calls from [...]

OpenSuse on track with first 11.3 RC

June 21st, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Distribution will be first to offer Btrfs filesystem as an option during installation.

WordPress 3.0 blasts off

June 18th, 2010 | 1 Comment » Tags: , , ,

It’s been a while in the coming but WordPress 3.0 is now here and it is packed with big changes.

FFmpeg improves H.264 video, adds WebM support

June 17th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Google’s royalty-free multimedia format WebM is getting more love. This time from FFmpeg, which has released version 0.6 with WebM support.

Microsoft releases OSS JQuery Globalisation plugin

Making good on earlier promises to contribute code to the open source JQuery JavaScript library, Microsoft has released a new globalisation plugin as open source software.

Eucalyptus OSS cloud befriends Windows

June 16th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Eucalyptus Systems has released an update to the commercial version of its open source private cloud software and has included support for Windows installations.

Opera 10.6 beta adds WebM video support

June 16th, 2010 | 2 Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Norway-based browser maker Opera today released a new beta of its Opera 10.browser which it says is 50% faster than its predecessor.

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