Alexander Rehm on July 31st, 2009

Having your own design studio – now that is a nice thought, isn’t it? You’re the boss, and your creative knowledge and skills are steering your career and popularity within the industry. There comes a time though when the work-load is too much, or where you and your partners want to get more hands on […]

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Alexander Rehm on July 29th, 2009

Yahoo and Microsoft have finally announced an internet search deal in the hopes of rivalling Google’s search services. Microsoft’s search engine will power the Yahoo website, and in turn Yahoo will become the advertising sales team for Microsoft’s online offering. Through this agreement, both companies hope to create more innovation in search and better value […]

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Over the last week or so, the discussion “should we continue to support IE6” has been gaining more and more momentum. Digg, Mashable, Techcrunch and other websites ran features about why IE6 should be given the boot, websites like facebook and youtube are starting to phase out the browser, hinting users to upgrade their browser. […]

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Alexander Rehm on July 20th, 2009

WordPress 2.8.2 has been released, a quick update which fixes an XSS vulnerability: comment author URLs were not fully sanitized when displayed in the admin backend, which could be exploited to redirect you away from the admin dashboard to another site. Download 2.8.2 from here.

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WordPress has just released an update to their popular blog-software: WordPress 2.8.1. Aside from the usual bug fixes, this update addresses a security issue where admin pages created by certain plugins could be viewed by unprivileged users. In other notes, the update reduces the memory usage of the dashboard (always welcome!), improves the automatic upgrade […]

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A couple of weeks ago, the creative minds behind Mozilla Labs have launched the open source project Jetpack to the FireFox community. Jetpack is an API which enables designers and developers to write add-ons using HTML, CSS and Javascript, encouraging more and more developers to join the 8,000+ people strong add-on community. The Mozilla Labs […]

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Alexander Rehm on July 1st, 2009

FireFox, one of the most popular browsers on the market, has been updated to version 3.5 yesterday. Based on the Gecko 1.9.1 rendering platform, this browser promises to be about twice as fast as FireFox 3 (and 10x faster than FF2!), to support new technologies, improve its performance and be even easier to use than […]

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Alexander Rehm on July 1st, 2009

Dear reader, I would like to apologise for the downtime and/or sluggish speeds in accessing this weblog over the last week. The reason was that one of the servers of the datacenter this website is being hosted with has malfunctioned and needed some TLC and a reboot or two. Everything should be sorted now and […]

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