Category: "Product Reviews"

IE8 Beta 2

I previously did a review of the first IE8 beta, the second one came out a few days ago so I thought it would be worth a follow up post. Here are the main things I noticed:Activities are now called 'Accelerators' though otherwise seem to be largely the… more »

IE8 Beta 1 - A Review

Product Review: Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 Microsoft released the first Beta for Internet Explorer 8 the other day, so I downloaded it and installed it on a virtual machine so I could test it out. This post records my first impressions, even if it took… more »

Safari for Windows - A Review

Product Review: Safari 3.0 Beta for Windows I spent most of the afternoon fannying around with Safari on Windows in one way or another, so I thought I'd write up my first impressions. First off, things I liked: Fast Javascript - javascript heavy web… more »

Upgrading to Firefox 2.0 on Windows XP

This morning I upgraded to Firefox 2.0, though I didn't install the official build :) There were a number of obstacles to overcome to get everything working the way I wanted it, here is my story... The first thing I did was make a backup of my entire… more »

Linux on a PDA

Bought a reconditioned Sharp Zaurus 5500 before the weekend. It had to be a reconditioned one because they've apparently discontinued the model, it's been replaced by the 5600 in the US (more memory, faster processor) but everyone seems uncertain if/whe… more »