The latest Opera 10 snapshot comes with a nice feature that lets you use webmail services as handler for mailto links. While I normally use Thunderbird, the ability to open mailto links directly in the webmail interface will definitively be useful in certain situations. One problem to solve first; my email provider(s) aren't available by default.
Always looking to save a second or two on repetitive tasks, I figured I'd check if Opera's magnificent keyword search feature could be used to post status updates to Twitter. Utilizing Twitters powerful API, I had this working within minutes...
At first you might think it's a stripped down Zelda clone, but you quickly find there's fewer actions to perform, blockier graphics, simpler sounds and less story. Then it hits you right in the face and you realize that Passage is so much more than the 100*16 pixels you see on screen.
Whenever Apple launches something the blogosphere lights up, as such it's been impossible to miss the much hyped Leopard update. Advertised as an innovative update to a innovative product, even I was tempted to take a look at the "what's new" documentation. Oh man their marketing of Safari annoys me...
I've always felt that PDF as a concept is a great idea, when used appropriately it's a great way to share and archive information. Though the last few years I've really started to dislike PDFs, the usefulness of the format haven't lessened, it's simply because Adobe's Reader have bloated into something totally unusable.
Although it may be the least exciting Opera release ever when it comes to new features and functionality, version 8.5 is a major milestone in Opera's ten year history; as Opera Eliminates Ad Banner and Licensing Fee!
This post is just to create an easy to access overview of Secunias security issue resolution statistics for the major web browsers. Mostly for my own usage, but as others may find I've decided to post it to the blog. All graphs are linked to the corresponding product's vulnerability report at Secunia.