Firefox 3 Getting a Visual Makeover

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Software isn't just about functionality anymore, users want brains and beauty. And beauty, as we know, is in the eye of the beholder, which is why the team behind Firefox 3 plans to ditch the...

Google Analytics Gets a Makeover

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Google Incorporated has revamped Google Analytics, improving and expanding the data reporting capabilities of the Web site usage monitoring service. The overall goal of this upgrade is to make the product more intuitive to use...

Mozilla Readies Another Firefox Security Makeover

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The Mozilla Foundation has shipped release candidates for a new version of its Firefox Web browser to provide a thorough fix for a known code execution security vulnerability. The Firefox 1.0.7 makeover comes just one...

Adware Maker Tries Image Makeover

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In an apparent attempt to shed its image as an aggressive adware pusher, 180solutions is alerting PC users whose computers run its ad-serving software and is offering tips on removing it. The...

AOL's AIM to get an extreme makeover

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America Online (AOL) is giving its AIM instant messaging software a complete overhaul, including a major redesign of the user interface and a remodeled underlying code architecture. The user interface is being altered to take...

The Sims 2 undergoes Machinima makeover

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With that brand-building spirit in mind, the series received some added weight behind it today. This morning, EA announced it was partnering with Rooster Teeth Productions to create movies based on The Sims 2 game....

MP3 getting antipiracy makeover

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The venerable MP3 music format, the technology most widely associated with unrestricted file swapping, is getting a makeover aimed at blocking unauthorized copying. Thomson and Fraunhofer, the companies that license and own...

Perl's Extreme Makeover

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The granddaddy of modern scripting languages is getting an extreme makeover. Perl, a high-level programming language that was critical in the initial construction of the Internet, is undergoing major renovations from author Larry Wall with...

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