iOS 5.0.1 Update released #Apple

Three weeks after iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S debuted, Apple has released a software update intended to rein in oft-reported problems related to battery life. On Thursday Apple started to make iOS 5.0.1 available to users.
The update, which Apple said last week would be coming soon, is supposed to fix “bugs affecting battery life,” but that’s not all. Original iPad owners that download the update will get multitasking gestures, Documents in the Cloud gets some bug fixes, and Australians’ accent should be better understood via an update to the dictation feature in iOS.
The iOS 5 update can be downloaded to the third- and fourth-generation iPod touch, all iPad models, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

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Mozilla released Firefox 8 – with lots of new features, faster browsing and twitter search

Many new features and news
Mozilla maintains its strict update schedule and has published Firefox 8.0. A download from the Mozilla Web site (http://mozilla.com/firefox) is already available for Mac, PC and Linux. The e-mail app Thunderbird was updated to version 8.0, too. Firefox apparently wants to make the new Google Chrome competitive (downloads4mac reported): The update of Firefox 8 fixes security vulnerabilities and provides a great Twitter search in the search box. This can be set in the settings, and how that should be searched. Even the installation process for add-ons has been substantially increased.

According to market researchers at Net Applications, Firefox comes to desktop computers currently has a market share of nearly 23 percent, thus proving to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer took second place (see left image below).

Tab browsing is much improved in the latest version of Firefox and the ease of usehas risen sharply.
Learn more about Firefox 8 & Tab Browsing

Download Details

downloads4mac recommends Firefox 8!

Download Firefox 8 for Mac, Windows or Linux
Firefox 8 requires at least Mac OS X 10.5 (Intel).
Other Operating Systems like Windows & Linux are not supported by downloads4mac.

Don’t now what browser you have to choose? Maybe whatbrowser.org can help you getting a good, fast and secure web browser.

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Adobe Flash Player 11.2 is out – Multimedia Web browser plug-in

About Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Flash Player is a lightweight browser plug-in and rich Internet application (RIA) runtime that delivers consistent and engaging user experiences, stunning audio/video playback, and pervasive reach. Flash Player 10 introduces new expressive features, visual performance improvements, and extensibility to unleash the creative potential of designers and developers so they can build richer and more immersive web experiences.

What’s new in Version 11.2.
Multithreaded Video Decoding- The video decoding pipeline is now fully multi-threaded. This feature should improve the overall performance on all platforms. Note that this feature is a significant architecture change required for other future improvements.

System Requirements & Download
Mac OS X 10.6. or later with Intel
Browser compatibility (Safari 5.0, Firefox 4.0, Opera 11 or later)
Please Note: Google Chrome users do not need to update the Adobe Flash Player. Google Chrome will automatically update in the latest version of Flash Player in order to increase security.

Download Flash Player 11
Visit Developer Website

Mozilla Firefox 6 released (Recommended for updating!)

Firefox has updated its Web browser to version 6. Those who are not familiar with Firefox: It’s one of the most widely used web browser, very safe and fast.

New features
-The address bar now highlights the domain of the website you’re visiting
-Streamlined the look of the site identity block
More…

Download Details & System Requirements
Mozilla Firefox 6 requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later (Intel only!) Visit Website Download Now

Please Note: For users under 10.6. is also an update available: Firefox 3.6.20 (Requires Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later) Download Older Version

Google Chrome 12 released

CNET EDITORS’ REVIEW


The bottom line: Google Chrome 12 comes with a full range of competitive features, and is one of the most standards-compliant and fastest browsers available. It lacks some of the fine-tuning customizations in Firefox, but Chrome’s minimalist interface, fast page-load times, and support for extensions make the browser appealing to the average user as well as to Google fanatics.
Review:
Google Chrome continues to mature from a lightweight and fast browsing alternative into an innovative browser on the precipice of a potential browsing revolution with the just-released Chrome OS. The browser that people can use today, Chrome 12, offers highly competitive features, including synchronization, autofill, and standards compliance, and maintains Google’s reputation for building one of the fastest browsers available.
Chrome 12 represents a major milestone for the browser, but those expecting to see dramatic changes in major-point updates will be disappointed. For a while now, Google has been pushing features over what it calls milestone numbers, which means that as soon as new features are usable in the beta version of Chrome, Google will likely push them to all users in the stable edition. To Download the new Google Chrome, click here.

Apple – Introducing in Mac OS X Lion – Coming in July 2011

Attendees at the WorldWide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Fransisco on Monday got everything that they had expected: Steve Jobs, a new OS X, a new iOS, and the much-rumored iCloud.


Watch the current Keynote
See the official Apple review
Watch YouTube Reviews

Official Preview of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion by Apple


A YouTube Review of the Beta

New or changed features


Mission Control — Overview of running applications, putting together other Mac OS features including Exposé, Spaces, Dashboard, and full-screen apps.

Launchpad — An application launcher that presents an iOS-like icon grid of installed applications. Multiple pages and grouping apps in folders will be supported.

Full-screen apps — Native, system-wide support for full-screen applications.

Mac App Store — An application store similar to the iOS App Store. It will be made available to Macs running Mac OS 10.6 “Snow Leopard” on January 6, 2011. Like in iOS, it will provide many ways for shoppers to discover apps, one-click installation, and one-click updates of all or selected installed applications.


Multi-touch gestures — Similar to iOS, gestures performed using a multi-touch input device (e.g. Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad) will allow the user to scroll, swipe to different pages, and enter Mission Control.
Apple introduces Lion OS with multi-touch gestures

Mail 5 will feature a redesigned iPad-like fullscreen UI, a more powerful search engine, and support Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. It will also group messages from the same conversation and display them in a streamlined feed, like in Mail on iOS Version 4.

Update: Opera 11 Released

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New Release

Very important! Opera has recently released the new update. It is the Opera version 11.11. downloads4mac has tested the software already and tells you what’s new in Opera 11.11.

Publisher’s Description (from Opera Software)

Opera is a free and innovative web browser which allows you to experience the web on your terms. Discover what over 40 million people have already experienced by downloading Opera’s fast and safe Internet Browser. Opera 11 combines elegant design, smart updates to some of our most popular features and new ways to customize Opera to your preferences.

What‘s new in this version:

– Opera is 50% faster

– Flash is better

– Tab browsing is easily

– Many new widgets

– Opera is secure

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