Mar 21 Gen 2014     

Rilasciata la versione 10.0 di FreeBSD

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE. This is the first release of the stable/10 branch.

Some of the highlights:

  • GCC is no longer installed by default on architectures where clang(1) is the default compiler.

  • Unbound has been imported to the base system as the local caching DNS resolver.

  • BIND has been removed from the base system.

  • make(1) has been replaced with bmake(1), obtained from the NetBSD Project.

  • pkg(7) is now the default package management utility.

  • pkg_add(1), pkg_delete(1), and related tools have been removed.

  • Major enhancements in virtualization, including the addition of bhyve(8), virtio(4), and native paravirtualized drivers providing support for FreeBSD as a guest operating system on Microsoft Hyper-V.

  • TRIM support for Solid State Drives has been added to ZFS.

  • Support for the high-performance LZ4 compression algorithm has been added to ZFS.

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Mer 05 Giu 2013     

Apple ha rilasciato una nuova versione del suo sistema operativo Mac OS X 10.8.4

The OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 Update is recommended for all OS X Mountain Lion users and includes features and fixes that improve the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including the following:

  • Compatibility improvements when connecting to certain enterprise Wi-Fi networks
  • Microsoft Exchange compatibility improvements in Calendar
  • A fix for an issue that prevented FaceTime calls to non-U.S. phone numbers
  • A fix for an issue that may prevent scheduled sleep after using Boot Camp
  • Improves VoiceOver compatibility with text in PDF documents
  • Includes Safari 6.0.5, which improves stability for some websites with chat features and games
  • A fix for an issue that may cause iMessages to display out of order in Messages
  • Resolves an issue in which Calendars Birthdays may appear incorrectly in certain time zones
  • A fix for an issue that may prevent the desktop background picture from being preserved after restart
  • A fix for an issue that may prevent documents from being saved to a server using SMB
  • Addresses an issue that may prevent certain files from opening after copied to a volume named “Home"
  • A fix for an issue that may prevent changes to files made over NFS from displaying
  • Resolves an issue saving files to an Xsan volume from certain applications
  • Improves Active Directory log-in performance, especially for cached accounts or when using a .local domain
  • Improves OpenDirectory data replication
  • Improves 802.1X compatibility with ActiveDirectory networks
  • Improves compatibility when using mobile accounts

Il download può essere effettuato da partire da queste pagine: OS X Mountain Lion Update v10.8.4, (342.33 MB), OS X Mountain Lion Update v10.8.4 (Combo), (809.98 MB).

Ven 31 Mag 2013     

In un post sul blog ufficiale di Windows vengono illustrate alcune delle novità che saranno presenti in Windows 8.1

Not only will Windows 8.1 respond to customer feedback, but it will add new features and functionality that advance the touch experience and mobile computing’s potential. Windows 8.1 will deliver improvements and enhancements in key areas like personalization, search, the built-in apps, Windows Store experience, and cloud connectivity.

L'aggiornamento a Windows 8.1 sarà possibile gratuitamente a tutti i clienti che hanno acquistato Windows 8, tramite il Windows Store. Microsoft renderà disponibile una preview per il prossimo 26 giugno.

Mar 18 Dic 2012     

Oracle ha effettuato l'update di Java 7 SDK. JDK 7u10 è adesso certificata per Mac OS X 10.8 e Windows 8.

The JDK 7u10 release includes the following enhancements:

  • The ability to disable any Java application from running in the browser. This mode can be set in the Java Control Panel or (on Microsoft Windows platform only) using a command-line install argument.
  • The ability to select the desired level of security for unsigned applets, Java Web Start applications, and embedded JavaFX applications that run in a browser. Four levels of security are supported. This feature can be set in the Java Control Panel or (on Microsoft Windows platform only) using a command-line install argument.
  • New dialogs to warn you when the JRE is insecure (either expired or below the security baseline) and needs to be updated.

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Sab 01 Dic 2012     

Rilasciata nuova versione di Firefox

FIXED 17.0.1: Font rendering issue in Firefox 17.0 (bug 814101)
FIXED 17.0.1: Reverted user agent change causing some website incompatibilities

NEW First revision of the Social API and support for Facebook Messenger
NEW Click-to-play blocklisting implemented to prevent vulnerable plugin versions from running without the user's permission (see blog post)

CHANGED Updated Awesome Bar experience with larger icons
CHANGED Mac OS X 10.5 is no longer supported

DEVELOPER JavaScript Maps and Sets are now iterable
DEVELOPER SVG FillPaint and StrokePaint implemented
DEVELOPER Improvements that make the Web Console, Debugger and Developer Toolbar faster and easier to use
DEVELOPER New Markup panel in the Page Inspector allows easy editing of the DOM

HTML5 Sandbox attribute for iframes implemented, enabling increased security

FIXED Over twenty performance improvements, including fixes around the New Tab page
FIXED 17.0.1: Leaving Private Browsing with Social API enabled should reset social components (814554)
FIXED Pointer lock doesn't work in web apps (769150)
FIXED Page scrolling on sites with fixed headers (780345)

Known Issues

UNRESOLVED If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)
UNRESOLVED For some users, scrolling in the main GMail window will be slower than usual (see 579260)
UNRESOLVED Windows: The use of Microsoft's System Restore functionality shortly after updating Firefox may prevent future updates (see 730285)

Ven 12 Ott 2012     

Office 2013, la nuova versione della suite di produttività di Microsoft è Release to Manufacturing (RTM). Come annunciato sul blog ufficiale, Office 2013 sarà disponibile per il primo trimestre del 2013. A partire dal prossimo 19 ottobre i clienti che acquisteranno Office 2010 riceveranno Office 2013 gratuitamente appena sarà disponibile.

È già disponibile una versione preview di Office 2013, scaricabile da questa pagina.

Ven 05 Ott 2012     

Il 29 ottobre a San Francisco Microsoft presenterà ufficialmente Windows Phone 8, nome in codice "Apollo", l'ultima versione del suo sistema operativo per dispositivi mobili. Lo stesso giorno Microsoft dovrebbe rendere disponibile agli sviluppatori il Windows Phone 8 SDK.

Qualche giorno prima, il 25 ottobre, a New York ci sarà la presentazione di Windows 8 e dei tablet Surface. A partire dalla mezzanotte del giorno dopo, 26 ottobre, saranno disponibili per la vendita.

Gio 07 Giu 2012     

La foundation ha annunciato il rilascio di X11R7.7, release 7.7 di X Window System. Questa release è parte delle celebrazioni per il 25esimo anniversario del rilascio di X Window System version 11, avvenuto il 15 settembre 1987. La prossima release di X11, X11R7.8, sarà disponibile nel 2013.

The X.Org Foundation and the global community of X.Org developers announce the release of X11R7.7 - Release 7.7 of the X Window System, Version 11. This release is the eighth modular release of the X Window System. The next full release will be X11R7.8 and may happen in 2013.

This release is part of our celebration of 25 years of X11, recognizing the 25th anniversary of X Window System Version 11, Release 1 (X11R1) on September 15, 1987. We will continue this celebration later this year at the X.Org Developer Conference, hosted by SuSE in Nürnberg, Germany on September 19-21.

X11R7.7 supports Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows and GNU Hurd systems. It incorporates both new features and stability and correctness fixes, including support for reporting multi-touch events from touchpads and touchscreens which can report input from more than one finger at a time, smoother scrolling from scroll wheels, better cross referencing & formatting of the documentation, pointer barriers to control cursor movement, and synchronization fences to coordinate between X and other rendering engines such as OpenGL.

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Gio 23 Feb 2012     

Rilasciati i driver nVidia ForceWare 295.73 WHQL, download da questa pagina

This is the first WHQL-certified driver from the R295 family of drivers. It is the recommended upgrade for all GeForce users, especially those playing the latest hot PC games like Battlefield 3Diablo IIIMass Effect 3, or The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. These drivers come packed with GeForce-exclusive performance and quality enhancements and are now Microsoft WHQL-certified.

R295 Highlight Summary
New features and performance since last WHQL-certified driver

  • Game-changing performance boost of up to 45% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, "the fastest selling title inSteam's history"
  • Up to 2x performance Mass Effect 3 with SLI technology.
  • GeForce-exclusive quality enhancements with ambient occlusion support for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3Diablo III, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
  • New 3D Vision and SLI profiles for over 50 titles.
  • New PhysX software for the best experience in top PhysX titles like Alice: Madness Returns and Batman: Arkham City.
Lun 20 Feb 2012     

Microsoft ha allungato il periodo di supporto per i suoi sistemi operativi, Windows XP, Windows Vista e Windows 7. Secondo quanto scoperto da ZDNet Microsoft ha rivisto la data di fine supporto per i tre sistemi operativi Windows. In particolare Windows XP sarà supportato fino fino all'8 aprile 2014, Windows Vista (per il quale in precendenza la data di fine supporto era il 10 aprile 2012) sarà supportato, indipendentemente dalle versioni, fino all'11 aprile 2017 e Windows 7 sarà supportato, indipendentemente dalle versioni, fino al 14 gennaio 2020. In questo modo Microsoft porterà il periodo di supporto per i suoi sistemi operativi a 10 anni.