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Newly Announced Motorola Defy is Rugged and Runs Android 2.1

Newly Announced Motorola Defy is Rugged and Runs Android 2.1

Who said rugged meant a phone had to actually look like a piece of military equipment? With the announcement of the Motorola Defy, Moto brings their second Android handset specced out to resist the elements and keep chugging under even the most hostile conditions. Taking a page from the Motoro

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Science Team Make Gut Bacteria Do Math: Living Computers On Way? [Slimy

Science Team Make Gut Bacteria Do Math: Living Computers On Way? [Slimy

Computers made by this method would be superfast no doubt replacing electrons with bateria at a microscopic level good small, efficient, but god, imagine when bateria & living cells form computers, medical companies will be having a good time producing "antibiotics" for feeding your computer too

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Putting Multiple Credit Card Accounts On the Same Plastic

Putting Multiple Credit Card Accounts On the Same Plastic

The worst part about getting your credit card declined? Reaching back into your wallet to find one that works. Embarrassing! The Dynamics Card 2.0 MultiAccount feature solves that by putting two different accounts on the same piece of plastic. Card 2.0, shown off today for the first time, feature

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Intel's 6-Core Gulftown Gets Tested, Blows Us Away

Intel's 6-Core Gulftown Gets Tested, Blows Us Away

Six cores. That's how many are in Intel's ridiculous new Core i7-980x. MaximumPC takes us deep inside the world's fastest CPU, with full, mind-searing benchmarks. Meet the world's fastest CPU. OK, so we just gave away the big reveal to our report before you even flipped one page, and without s

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Broadcom Launches 802.11n Wi-Fi Chip For Cellphones

Broadcom Launches 802.11n Wi-Fi Chip For Cellphones

The new chip, which also integrates Bluetooth and FM radios, can grab 802.11n data at speeds of up to 50Mbps, and Broadcom claims it can do it all without totally devastating your battery. While mobile browsers are far from fast enough to handle data coming in at draft-N speeds, this does op

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Nokia PC Suite 7.0 Release 8.2 Final

Nokia PC Suite 7.0 Release 8.2 Final

Nokia PC Suite is a package of Windows-based PC applications developed especially for use with Nokia phones. Depending on your phone model, Nokia PC Suite lets you edit, synchronize and back up many of your phone's files on a compatible PC through a cable or wireless connection. Key features

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Urine a candidate for energy independence

Urine a candidate for energy independence

We thought we were supposed to have fusion-power for our DeLorean by now but it perhaps urine-power is just around the corner instead. [Gerardine Botte] has been working on creating hydrogen from urine, the world’s most abundant waste product. The voltage needed to break apart the urea atoms

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Opera 9.6 Faster, Stronger, Available Now

Opera 9.6 Faster, Stronger, Available Now

Opera just popped out the latest version of their desktop browser, 9.6. Besides being just plain faster, it adds feature improvements all around, like a new low-bandwidth mode in the built-in email client, expanded syncing (speed dial, search engines and notes), and RSS feed previews, so you c

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Creme That Egg: Rube Goldberg Machine Destroys Easter In 8,000 Easy Steps

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrCb_fNmSTA[/youtube] I have to admit, this Rube Goldberg machine is pretty friggn' ingenious—even if it does result in a the gruesome death of a delicious Cadbury Egg. [Telegraph via Jezebel]

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Firefox 3.5 & Run old addons in FF3.5

After all the betas and release candidates the final version of 3.5 is out. The final which in changes is similar to the RC versions except for a few final tweaks and bug fixes does have a lot of new additions and important features when compared to the older 3.0.xx version. The main changes are as follows;

  • Private Browsing
  • A new JavaScript engine
  • Location Aware Browsing
  • Support for Native JSON and worker threads
  • New improved Gecko layout engine

And support for new technologies such as HTML5 video support, JavaScript query selectors,some new CSS properties and SVG transforms. It also includes session managing options, filters to the AwesomeBar, and new tab features(i.e tabtearing)

Private Browsing mode in Firefox is pretty much the same as Google chrome’s Incognito mode and IE 8′s In Private Browsing but its an addition that will keep the the users from changing to other browsers. To turn on private browsing go to tools and click Private Browsing. And to learn what exactly this privacy feature does check out Mozilla’s information page on Private Browsing.

As for the JavaScript engine it uses Mozilla’s newest, called TraceMonkey which add native code-completion Mozilla’s JavaScript engine, resulting in a huge in the browser and web content.

Location Aware Browsing adds the ability to tell websites where your location is. This help the user to browse for faculties and services in your area. It must be mentioned that this feature does not in anyway compromise your privacy. This feature is optional and even though no information is sent without your permission if you wish to disable this feature permanently it can be done by following these steps:

  • In the URL bar, type about:config
  • Type geo.enabled
  • Double click on the geo.enabled preference

Improvements to the Gecko rendering engine has given Firefox 3.5 a huge increase in web content rendering, in simple terms web pages should load faster than the old versions. As for the other features like Native JSON,Web worker threads and support for new technologies that are important to designers and developers, a detailed information page can be found at the Mozilla developer center.

At the moment Firefox has still not been added to the main page but its available through their FTP servers. The download speed is very slow so if you have problems downloading use the mirror provided (only for 32 bit English).

You can get Firefox from their Official page once they have updated it or use the links below

Download Mozilla Firefox 3.5 (All languages-Win32)

Firefox 3.5 (Other Operating Systems)

Firefox 3.5 (EN-US) | Mirror(RS)

Release Notes

Run old addons in FF3.5: Open about:config, right-click new boolean ‘extensions.checkCompatibility’, set false, restart.

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