Google web browser: Chrome

Google web browser: Chrome

On 1 September Google introduced its new web browser, Chrome, with a comic book. Yesterday when Chrome became available I installed it and have been using it happily for a few hours. It’s light weight, fast and stable. As can be expected from Google the browser is...

PC-BSD, FreeBSD & the Google SoC

The subject sounds more exciting than it is ;-) Google has selected 21 FreeBSD related projects for the annual Google Summer of Code (Soc). It would have been nice if Google had selected 21 PC-BSD projects, but, hey, who knows what the future holds ;-) Kris Moore, the...

Google Summer of Code update

The Google Summer of Code organisers have tentatively allocated 20 students this year to work on FreeBSD. The winning students will be announced on Monday April 21, 2008. Check out my blog on Monday for the latest updates!!! Links:FreeBSD GSoC Summer Projects |...

FreeBSD Projects for Google SoC 2008

The FreeBSD Project was again accepted as a mentoring organisation into the Google Summer of Code. The Project is now looking for potential students, mentors and projects. If you have an idea for a potential FreeBSD related summer of code project that isn’t...
FreeBSD in 2007 – a review

FreeBSD in 2007 – a review

2007 is over. It was a very successful year for open source software and another 12 interesting months have passed for FreeBSD. In this post I want to look back at 2007 and see how FreeBSD faired, what happened in “FreeBSD land” and how FreeBSD based...

Google Docs updates

Google has made two interesting updates to the Docs Suite. Google Docs is now available on mobile phones Google Spreadsheets supports now conditional formatting I’ve been missing this last feature and it’s an important one to make Spreadsheets even more...