Tag: beta

  • Firefox 5 Beta is Now Available

    In case you missed it, the development team behind Firefox recently decided to dramatically increase the rate at which new versions of the browser are released. Coinciding with their statement that Firefox 4, 5, 6, and 7 should all be released in the 2011 calendar year, Mozilla recently released the first beta version of Firefox […]

  • Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Expires October 31st

    It’s almost been a year since we covered the release of Microsoft Office 2010 Beta.  In the time since the Microsoft Office 2010 Beta was released, over 9 million people have downloaded and installed the beta version.  But since all good things must come to an end, the free Office 2010 beta will soon expire. […]

  • New Silverlight-based Facebook Client Impresses

    I really don’t care for out-of-browser clients for my internet services.  They are typically a sluggish waste of time, instead of an extension of what I like about its browser-based counterpart. Luckily, the Silverlight 4 Facebook Client is very useful and less of a pest (Silverlight is a Microsoft technology for creating interactive applications, similar […]

  • Newsflash: Steam Beta Now Open

    Attention gamers: The Steam client is now in beta for the new user interface.  You can choose to use the beta client by going to settings and choosing UI Update under the Beta Participation section.  You will be asked to restart Steam as the update is applied. So far the new UI is looking nice […]

  • Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Now Available

    Microsoft Office 2010 has recently been released as as a public download.  The download weighs in at a fairly light 685 MB and includes Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, SharePoint Workspace, and Communicator (which is an instant messenger for Outlook). If you’re working in the IT field and want to prepare for […]

  • Google Chrome Beta Adds Themes

    Do you use Google Chrome?  Do you like themes?  If so, I’ve got great news for you – you can now have both!  The new beta version of Chrome adds theme support and a gallery of nearly 30 themes designed by Google. Here’s how to add themes to Chrome: Download and install Chrome Beta (this is different […]