VLC 2.0.4 Update

OS X

  • Rework of the Mac OS X interface
  • Fix video output on old Macs, notably PowerPC and GMA950 intel Macs.
  • Support for HiDPI, aka Retina Display

Linux

  • Support for H264 v4l2 devices on Linux

Windows

  • Fix video output for old graphic cards on Windows XP, which are using DirectX

General

  • Translations updates and new Scottish Gaelic translation
  • Fixes for splitted RAR, MKV segmented, mp4 and Real media files playback.
  • Rewrite of the Digital TV module on Windows
  • Enhancements in HLS, Blu-Ray and various codecs support
  • Fixes for subtitles auto-detection
  • Fixes on Qt, skins2 and web interfaces

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Mac OS X

  • Rework of the Mac OS X interface
  • Fix video output on old Macs, notably PowerPC and GMA950 intel Macs.
  • Support for HiDPI, aka Retina Display

Microsoft Office

  • Fix video output for old graphic cards on Windows XP, which are using DirectX
  • Rewrite of the Digital TV module on Windows
Linux
  • Support for H264 v4l2 devices on Linux

Universal

  • Fixes for splitted RAR, MKV segmented, mp4 and Real media files playback.
  • Enhancements in HLS, Blu-Ray and various codecs support
  • Fixes for subtitles auto-detection
  • Fixes on Qt, skins2 and web interfaces
  • Translations updates and new Scottish Gaelic translation

Firefox 16

  • The address bar now highlights the domain of the website you’re visiting
  • Streamlined the look of the site identity block
  • Added support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API
  • Added support for EventSource / server-sent events
  • Added support for window.matchMedia
  • Added Scratchpad, an interactive JavaScript prototyping environment
  • Added a new Web Developer menu item and moved development-related items into it
  • Improved usability of the Web Console
  • Improved the discoverability of Firefox Sync
  • Reduced browser startup time when using Panorama
  • Fixed several stability issues
  • Fixed several security issues

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*** Known Issues ***

This list covers some of the known problems with Firefox which will be resolved in future versions:

All Systems
  • Some users may observe missing content when viewing the Add-ons Manager after a Firefox update. Selecting an add-on category the will resolve the issue permanently (see bug 679604)
  • Arabic text on BBC.co.uk does not display correctly. The BBC has been notified of the issue (see bug 674335)
  • For some users, scrolling in the main GMail window will be slower than usual (seebug 579260)
  • If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see bug 573369)
Microsoft Windows
  • Some users with certain graphics cards and drivers may see a small rendering error on some websites (see bug 677095)
  • Some users of Adobe Reader X have experienced instability when viewing PDF documents in the browser. Uninstalling and reinstalling Adobe Reader X has been determined to resolve the issue (see bug 640901)
  • Some ALPS touchpad drivers break scrolling in Firefox. A workaround has been identified (see bug 605357)
Mac OS X
  • Users running Mac OS X 10.7 may see a crash when the file chooser dialog is shown. Apple has been notified of the issue (see bug 670842)
  • Users running Mac OS X 10.7 are no longer able to use gestures to navigate. This is due to underlying operating system changes and will be fixed in a future release (see bug 668953)
  • This version of Firefox will not work on Macintosh hardware with Power PC CPUs (see bug 587799)
Linux and Unix
  • The video control buttons may not work when viewing QuickTime videos with libtotem (see bug 625036)
  • Users compiling from source might need a newer gcc and libstdc++ as the build requirements have changed (see bug 578880)

Software Update

  • Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.287 [ Download Here )
  1. Crashes when navigating to/from Flash content in Internet Explorer(3328165)
  2. Unable to package an application using an ANE on iOS, which doesn’t not implement the finalizer function. (3325320)
  3. Packaging fails with null pointer exception, when packaging an IPA using only the default implementation in the ANE on iOS. (3325321)
  4. Database data is wiped out for every launch on iOS Simulator. (3329309)
  5. WIFi Debugging on iOS :Debugging on iOS does not work when network interface is chosen as “Default” for Player Target AIR3.4 (3325323)

An update follows as Flash Player updated ;

  • Google Chrome 22.0.1229.92 ( Windows, Mac OS X, Linux )
  1. Stability Issues fixes
  2. Security fixes

Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of our users are up to date with the fix.These builds also have a new version of Flash with security and other fixes. More information can be found here.Full details about what’s in this release are available in the SVN revision log. Found a bug? Report it! On a different channel, but want to join us on the Beta train? The Chromium wiki has you covered.

Only For Mac OS X 10.8.2 :

  • Multiple Profile Issues
  • Text display Fix

 

Opera 12.02 ( Web Browser )

General and User Interface

  • Several general fixes and stability improvements
  • Resolved an issue with Speed Dial thumbnails when automatic scaling is enabled
Windows-only
  • The Windows 32-bit version has been reverted to in-process plugins while stability issues stemming from the out-of-process plugin system are investigated and resolved

Security

  • Fixed an issue where truncated dialogs may be used to trick users; see our advisory

Google Chrome 21.0.1180.89 ( All OS )

This build fixes the following issues:

  • Several Pepper Flash fixes (Issue 140577144107140498142479).
  • Microphone issues with tinychat.com (Issue: 143192)
  • devtools regression with “save as” of edited source (issue: 141180)
  • mini ninjas shaders fails (Issue: 142705)
  • page randomly turns red/green gradient boxes (Issue: 110343)
Security fixes and rewards:

Oracle Java SE 7 Update 6

  • Java SE 7 Update 6 introduces a JDK for Linux on ARM v6 and v7 to address “general purpose” ARM systems, such as those used for the emerging micro-server ARM market, and for development platforms such as Raspberry Pi. This new JDK for Linux on ARM is made available under the Oracle Binary Code License and is available for download at no cost for development and production use on general-purpose platforms.
  • Java Access Bridge is now included by default in Java SE 7 Update 6 on Windows to provide direct communication with assistive technology applications.
  • Starting with this release, JavaFX is now fully integrated into Oracle’s Java SE implementation, helping to ensure that JavaFX runtime libraries are present on millions of desktops worldwide.
  • Java SE 7 Update 6 is fully supported and recommended for use with Oracle Fusion Middleware.
  • The OpenJDK Community continues to host the development of the reference implementation of Java SE 8. Weekly developer preview builds of JDK 8 continue to be available from jdk8.java.net.

Firefox 15 Released

What’s New :

  • Silent, background updates
    Support for SPDY networking protocol v3
  • WebGL enhancements, including compressed textures for better performance

What’s Changed :

  • Optimized memory usage for add-ons

What’s New ( Developer ) :

  • JavaScript debugger integrated into developer tools
  • New layout view added to Inspector
  • High precision event timer implemented
  • The CSS word-break property has been implemented.
  • New responsive design tool allows web developers to switch between desktop and mobile views of sites

What’s New ( HTML5 ) :

What’s Fixed :

  • Focus rings keep growing when repeatedly tabbing through elements (720987)

Google Chrome Update

 

 

 

Versions for Every OS :

  • 21.0.1180.81 for Linux,
  •  21.0.1180.83 for Windows,
  •  21.0.1180.82 for Mac OS X

Fixed :

  • Duplex Printing defaults to Yes, which prints extra pages even for a 1 page print out (Issue 138312).
  • Print preview takes forever on Win XP (issue: 140044)
  • Anti-DDoS inversion of logic (Issues: 141643141081)
  • Pepper Flash: in file uploads, treats HTTP status != 200 as failure, breaking (e.g.) uploads to Amazon S3 (Issue: 140468)
  • Projectmanager.com application causes Flash to hang (Issue: 141018)
  • Turn off TLS 1.1 in Chrome 21 Stable (Issue: 142172)
  • Setting and unsetting display:none obliterates current scroll position (issue: 140101)

Google Chrome 21.0.1180.75 Update

 

 

 

Changes / Fixes :

  • Flash videos not longer remaining in fullscreen when clicking a secondary monitor while the video is playing  (Issue: 140366 ).
  • Flash video full screen displays on wrong monitor (Issue: 137523 )
  • REGRESSION: Rendering difference in Chrome 21 and 22 that affected on Persian Wikipedia (Issue: 139502 )
  • Some known crashes (Issues: 137498 , 138552 , 128652 , 140140 )
  • Audio objects are not “switched” immediately (Issue: 140247 )
  • Print and Print Preview ignore paper size default in printer config (Issue: 135374 )
  • Candidate windows is shown in wrong place in Retina display (Issue: 139108 )
  • more of the choppy and distorted audio issues  (Issue: 136624 )
  • Japanese characters showing in Chinese font (Issue: 140432 )
  • Video playback issues with flash-based sites (Issue: 139953 )
  • Sync invalidation notification broken after restart (Issue: 139424 )

( Microsoft ) Skype Release Update

Latest version for :

  • 5.10.0.116 ( Windows )
  • 5.8.0.1207 ( Mac OS X )
  • 4.0.0.8  ( Linux )

Full Release note for all OS versions :

  • IM

Skype client crashes during a Skype IM session, which may in some cases result in the last IM entered or sent prior to the crash being delivered to a different IM contact after the Skype client is rebooted or logged in as a new user.

  •  File Sending

It was not possible to save files sent on Hard Disk Drive formatted to FAT32 format