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30.08.07

Opera Mini 4 hits beta 2!

The Opera team has just released the newest beta release of their awesome mobile web browser.

The full changelog is available on their website. But the most interesting and awaited feature surely is the new and very needed LANDSCAPE MODE.

For those of you not very familiar with this great piece of software, there is also a webpage with the full feature list for this major release.

So, go and grab your copy now while it's hot! :-)

Download Opera Mini 4 Beta 2

31.08.07

Windows Vista Service Pack 1: first beta coming soon

Nick White, product manager in the Microsoft Vista team, officially announced two days ago that the beta process for the first Service Pack is about to begin.

A Beta release of Windows Vista SP1 is slated for availability in the next few weeks. A small group of testers has been putting a preview of the SP1 Beta through its paces to help prepare for broader release. We made the choice to start with a very small group of testers because we think it's better for both our customers and for Microsoft to keep the beta program small at the start.

And then yesterday Microsoft Windows Server 2008 beta tester begun to receive invitation emails to opt-in for the upcoming program.

Full specifications about what to expect in this service release have been published on the Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Beta Whitepaper.

Of course this will contain all the security updates and the fixes released so far, but also improvements in device drivers management and application compatibility, so there will a better hardware and software support.

Also System Administrators will benefit from the addition of some new features, like the ability to encrypt all the system drives (and not only the one where the operating system itself resides) with BitLocker, and hopefully with fixes to some bugs and annoyances that affect the current version of Vista.

Geek.com published an interview with Mr. White, where he explains something more behind this Service Pack.

The final and public release of SP1 is scheduled for the first quarter of next year. So be sure that there will be much more to talk and write about it in the future :-)

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