Facebook Redesign Launched

Facebook today launched their long in-the-works redesign. I’ve been following it for at least 4 months or so, and today it appeared live. After many iterations, this may actually be the one I like best. But alas, I use Opera, and strangely, this version doesn’t play well. Many links flat

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Gee, Thanks Google!

Google resolved their storage blunders recently and, in an unannounced act of reconciliation, I assume, extended my paid storage upgrade for a few extra weeks. But imagine my surprise when I got this email today: At first glance, you might think to yourself – that’s nice of Google, warning you

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Funny: Flickr Parse Error

Everyone makes mistakes, even the good people at Yahoo!/Flickr. I’ve done this on OSNews – it’s broken for 20 seconds, but you still get emails and IMs from users. Many PHP functions take two arguments — a string an an array — and it’s tough to remember which comes first,

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I Found a Google Bug!

Yes, I can now confirm that I have found a bug in Picasa Web Albums. Since the new “tagging” features are not validated – either client side or server side – you can use URL signficant characters in your tags. At first, I used a plus sign (+), which was

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You’re Killing Me, Firefox

As I’ve said before, I’ve been a user of Firefox (albeit, by different names), since 0.2 (possibly 0.1). I’ve learned to love it. I love my core extensions, I love the tabs and the general feel. I have really enjoyed using Firefox. As I’ve also detailed before, I have some

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Firefox 2 is RSS Stupid

I’ve used Firefox since at least 2002 when it was “Phoenix 0.2.” The internet trail proves it. I *think* I used Phoenix 0.1. Either way, I’ve been on the Firefox bandwagon since the very beginning – actually before it – since I used Mozilla on Linux even earlier when it

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MagpieRSS Bug Fixed

The “Galaxy” code I wrote for OSGalaxy has now been ported over to the OSNews Staff Blog section, and there’s a crappy bug. When an RSS feed has more than one category (a legal setup), Magpie concatenates them into one word. So, I’ve written an elementary, temporary workaround for the

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flip lite bug. damn.

double damn. bug in flip lite. apparently, yours truly did some poor function research. but i can’t be the only one to not realize that the time format for strftime() is not the same as date(). so, if you set $_locale to TRUE, you’ll find that unless you HAPPEN to

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