Show of 11-20-2004

  • FireFire 1.0 Has Arrived and is a Winner
    • Download Site: http://www.mozilla.org/
    • Selected comments
      • ?Internet Explorer, You?re Fired? ? Rob Pegoraro, PC Magazine
      • ?You should switch to Foxfire now? ? Robert Vamosi, CNET Reviews
    • Open Source Browser from Mozilla Org, a outgrowth of Netscape
    • Available for Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows (Win98, Win2000, WinNT, WinXP)
    • Does not support ActiveX, a major security problem
    • Omits extensive software hooks into the rest of Windows
    • Block pop-ups automatically
    • Integrated with Google search engine
    • Plug-ins must be installed (Flash, RealAudio, Quicktime, not Microsoft MediaPlayer)
    • Plug-in dueling between IE and FoxFire is a drag