WordPress is one of most hardworking development community with unique work environment. After the quick security update, they have released much awaited WordPress 3.1 version which is having new features like Post Formats support, Clean and streamlined editor panel, admin bar at the top of each post (for admin and users) and refreshed blue color scheme.
Few days ago, WordPress team released a security update through WordPress 3.0.5 after seeing some threat from Contributor and Author access level on multi user blogs. In some scenario, Contributors and Authors access levels can get further access on the site and manipulate data.
Here is a critical upgrade for WordPress users or webmasters to secure the WordPress blog from being hacked. Today, WordPress team released a critical upgrade as WordPress 3.0.4 as a security update for XSS vulnerability. There was a bug in WordPress sanitation library called KSES which may cause XSS Vulnerability.
I was trying to upgrade to WordPress 3.0.2 and initially the automatic upgrade failed. Then I upgarded it manually using FTP. It was successful. The dashboard said that ‘You are using WordPress 3.0.2’. But the issue was I was still getting the message on the top of all the admin screens that ‘An automated WordPress update has failed to complete – please attempt the update again now.’
Yesterday, WordPress 3.0.2 was released and according to WordPress guys, it is a mandatory security upgrade. All the WordPress sites should immediately upgrade the previous versions to WordPress 3.0.2.
Laptops and Netbooks are better for mobile computing where you depend so much on their battery life and backup. If your laptop is having a 6 cell battery, then you can expect around 2.5 – 3.5 hours of backup for laptops and 4.5 to 6 hours for netbooks. But if you are not using it properly, then you may get around 1 or 1.5 hours battery backup only for laptops and 3 – 4 hours for netbooks. There are some small but important practices through which you can increase the battery backup by more than 35% i.e. if you laptop battery gives backup of 1.5 hours then after practicing following points, it will definitely increase to more than 2 hours.
Apple has finally released iOS 4 Software Update for iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch. iPhone 4 will come with iOS 4 only. In WWDC 2010, Steve Jobs announced iOS 4 as their new operating system for iPhone and iPod. He also announced iPhone 4 in the same conference. iOS 4 is having lot many new features like multitasking, Folders, Tap to Focus Video and 100 more features.
WordPress 3.0 stable version is finally released today. WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious” is available to download or dashboard upgrade for its users. Self hosted WordPress users can upgrade to WordPress 3.0 to enjoy some awesome features like “WordPress and WordPress MU Merge” and Menu Styling. We were talking about all the developments going on for WordPress 3.0 release. Read full coverage of WordPress 3.0 on Internet Techies.
Internet Explorer 8 is the latest stable version browser available from Microsoft and the preview of IE9 is also available for developers. But there are lot many people who are still using IE6 as their default browser. Specially those people who are still using Windows XP and didn’t upgrade their browser after installation. Microsoft is trying to capture those users who are still using IE6 thru a funny commercial for IE8 upgrade.