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Thursday: August 11, 2011

Begone memory leaks! Firefox 7 will reportedly use up to fifty percent less memory.Begone memory leaks! Firefox 7 will reportedly use up to fifty percent less memory.

If you leave Firefox running for any length of time its memory footprint seems to keep increasing. This can escalate to the point where it stops responding and there’s nothing to do but restart the browser. Personally, I’ve seen this problem have less of an impact during my daily usage since moving to Firefox 5, but it’s still there. Mozilla knows this problem exists and aims to fix it. By the time we see Firefox 7 available for download it will use as much as 50% less memory than any version that has gone before, as well as having those problematic memory leaks fixed.

 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:50 PM | Tags (10) | 7 | browser | firefox | footprint | geek.com | leak | less | memory | mozilla | restart |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: March 1, 2010

Want some insight as to what the TRON sequel will actually be about?Want some insight as to what the TRON sequel will actually be about?

This review lets loose a ton of details about the overall plot of the movie from an early draft script (may not be final version) so those who don't want the movie spoiled for them best move their light cycle right along. The film is scheduled to hit theaters sometime in December.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 11:31 AM | Tags (9) | bluesky | disney | draft | leak | legacy | plot | script | sequel | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: January 13, 2010

Leaked photo of Apple tablet glass component surfaces on the Interwebs.Leaked photo of Apple tablet glass component surfaces on the Interwebs.

If this leaked photo (not pictured - click over to source link to view) turns out to be the real deal it looks like the fabled Apple table may take the shape of an oversized iPhone after all. I'm a little doubtful on this one.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:55 AM | Tags (7) | apple | big | iphone | leaked | macobsever | photo | table |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 88 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

Bug in Internet Explorer allows for public veiwing of your PDF files.Bug in Internet Explorer allows for public veiwing of your PDF files.

Although the data isn't always exposed when the document is viewed with Adobe Reader, it is easily readable when the file is opened in editors such as Notepad, and the text is also available to Google and other search engines.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 6:47 AM | Tags (8) | microsoft | pdf | leak | ie | memory | adobe | acrobat | register |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Some rumored specs leak out regarding the fabled Wii 2 console.Some rumored specs leak out regarding the fabled Wii 2 console.

MaxConsole has some alleged leaked tidbits on Nintendo's next console in which they believe that the device will have Blu-ray support and finally boast high definition capability. Oh, and it will hit stores sometime in late 2010.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 4:58 PM | Tags (11) | 1080 | bluray | consoles | gaming | hd | leak | maxconsole | nintendo | specs | videogames | wii2 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

It might be time to think about changing your Hotmail password.It might be time to think about changing your Hotmail password.

A Microsoft spokeswoman confirmed that the company doesn't store passwords in the clear and said its security team has been investigating the leak since this weekend.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 8:01 AM | Tags (7) | phishing | password | hotmail | windowslive | security | leak | theregister |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

Have a look at some leaked artwork from 'Epic Mickey' project.Have a look at some leaked artwork from 'Epic Mickey' project.

Not sure exactly what kind of video game this will be but it looks really cool.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:39 AM | Tags (6) | steampunk | epic | disney | mickey | leaked | gaming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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