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  • Vivaldi Browser Hits Beta After More Than 2M Downloads

    Vivaldi Browser Hits Beta After More Than 2M Downloads

    Earlier this year, Opera’s former CEO Jon von Tetzchner launched Vivaldi, a new desktop browser for power users (and those who were unhappy with Opera’s direction after that company’s switch to Google’s rendering engine after von Tetzchner left). Vivaldi has now been downloaded more than 2 million times during its technical preview and the team believes it’s now… Read More

  • Frets on Fire: Like Guitar Hero Except It's Free

    Guitar Hero and its ilk have transformed our nation’s garage band-playing youth into PS2-playing zombies. In researching this phenomenon I came across a freeware, open source game for PC, Mac OS X and Linux called Frets on Fire. It’s a complete, 100 percent rip-off of Guitar Hero only you can import your own songs into the game. (A good tutorial for that is here.) You control… Read More