The Firefox community is always up to some cool, collaborative way to declare their passion for Firefox. What better way to do this than band together to set a Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours?!
With your help the Firefox community can go down in history! If you have any questions or ideas please drop us a line at worldrecord @ mozilla.com.
Popular web-based instant messaging service Meebo now supports file transfer, meaning you can share files with your contacts over Meebo IM on the web—whether your contacts are using Meebo or not. You’ll need to have registered with Meebo (a free and painless process) in order to send files from their web interface, but anyone can receive files. Unreliable IM file transfer has always plagued me, so I’m happy to report that my transfer tests with Meebo went swimmingly.
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Collection of the animated loader for Ajax applications.
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Taking a page from Google’s Searchmash experiment, the Yahoo Alpha search engine provides neatly organized results from the web, Flickr, Yahoo Answers and other sources.
Specifically, Alpha generates a dynamic search-results page with modules that can expand or collapse. A search for soul goddess Amy Winehouse, for instance, produced the usual web-search results in the central module, with modules for Flickr, Yahoo Answers, YouTube, News, and Wikipedia alongside it. (Yahoo even relegates sponsored results to its own module–nice). Within any given module, clicking Next reveals the next batch of results without actually jumping to another page.
It would be great if you could rearrange the modules in order of desired priority, or specify which modules to include, though I have to imagine those features are on the drawing board. You see, Alpha is–wait for it–currently in beta. And it has the slow, buggy performance to prove it. But see if you don’t come away thinking this is the way search engines oughta be.
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