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Download Squad Week in Review

3 out of 4 doctors recommend reading Download Squad every day. But if you've been a bit too busy to keep up, here are a few of our favorite stories from the past week. Read them over and call us in the morning if you don't feel better. Lesser known weapons to trick out your malware arsenal You probably know all the big names in antivirus, anti-spyware behavior. But just because companies like...

Download Squad Week in Review

If you spent all day Friday trying to activate your iPhone, why not take a break and catch up on some non-iPhone related news? Here are some of our favorite stories from the week that was. Plurk on the Desktop: What's already out there, and what's next We hear you loud and clear. Many Download Squad readers are tired of reading about micro-blogigng service Twitter. So we promise, from now on...

Download Squad Week in Review

Been so busy trying to think of world records that aren't in the Guinness Book yet that you haven't had time to read about this week's software news? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here are some of our favorite stories from the past week: Whipping your website into shape You run a small business. And you have a small website. And no offense, but it kind of looks like you let your 6 year...

Download Squad Week in Review

We'd normally write something mildly clever in this spot, but to be honest, it's been a long week and we're just too tired to be clever. So umm, a man walks into a bar. He says ouch. See what we mean? Anyway, have some of our favorite posts from the last week: Help! Windows cannot open this file Ever download a shiny new file from the internet only to realize you have no idea how to open it,...

Download Squad Week in Review

The big story this week was undoubtedly the launch of Firefox 3. And we covered the heck out of it. But while Mozilla's little browser was busy grabbing headlines, there was plenty of other news. Here are a few of our favorite (mostly) non-Firefox related stories: What to expect from Mozilla's mobile Firefox web browser OK, we promise, this is the last Firefox-related link of the roundup. But...

Download Squad Week in Review

It's been a busy week at Download Squad HQ. We've been busy covering the releases of several new web browsers, updates to several operating systems, and we've been continuing our never-ending quest to find as many ways as humanly possible to waste time while using a computer. We're also expanding the Squad a bit. You may notice posts from some new bloggers over the next few days. Feel free to say...

Download Squad Week in Review

Been so busy trying to figure out Steve Jobs would announce next week that you haven't had time to read the news this week? We'll save you some time. First, it's probably a new iPhone. Second, here are some of our favorite stories from the week that was: Wikia Search human powered search engine becomes useful Ever wish you could rearrange search results in Google? Well, you can't. But you can...

Download Squad Week in Review

Trying to figure out whether to see Indiana Jones or Sex in the City this weekend? Why not just skip the movies and catch up on some of the week's best software news? Windows 7 says hello world, then runs and hides away After months of speculation, Microsoft has finally lifted the veil of secrecy surrounding Windows 7. And by lifted the veil, we mean one tiny little corner. We now know that...

Download Squad Week in Review

Have you been spending the week trying to convince your friends and family that you're not only staying in the race so that you can have some leverage in your campaign for the vice presidency? Then here are a few stories you might have missed. Don't worry, it's happened to all of us at one point or another. Microsoft: Would you use our search engine for a shiny new nickel? This week could go...

Download Squad Week in Review

Been so buys buying smaller media companies that you haven't had time to keep up on the week's news? Here's what you've been missing, CBS, Condé Nast, and Comcast: Thunderbird 3 alpha 1 available now Firefox may get all the attention, but Mozilla's Outlook-clone/killer also shows that open source software can hold its own in the instant messaging space. This week saw the release of...

Download Squad Week in Review

Well, we've done it again. We've squandered away another perfectly good hour week... wait, no. That's something else. But if you haven't squandered away your week on Download Squad, here are some of the stories you may have missed. Wanna write for Download Squad? If you haven't heard, we're hiring. If you've always wanted to try add "professional blogger" to your business cards, now's your...

Download Squad Week in Review

Still trying to figure out if you want to raise your bid for Yahoo! or if you'd rather just buy Jerry Yang some flowers, apologize, and then see if Google is busy Saturday night? Well then, you've obviously had so much on your plate that you might have missed a few other stories this week. So without further ado, we bring you some of our favorite stories from the past 7 days: Shady business...

Download Squad Week in Review

It's been a busy week for anyone obsessed with operating system upgrades. Microsoft released Windows XP SP3 to manufacturers, Canonical launched Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron, and OpenSUSE 11 came one step closer to release. But this week's software news wasn't all operating systems, all the time. Here are a few of our favorite stories from the week that was: DRM strikes again: MSN Music customers left...

Download Squad Week in Review

Been so busy trying to buy Pope bobble-head dolls on eBay that you've fallen behind on the week's software news? We've got your back. Here are some of our favorite stories from the past week. Comcast shuts down Dave Winer Ever wonder if those unlimited bandwidth internet service plans are really unlimited? Tech analyst Dave Winer found out the hard way that there's unlimited, and then there's...

Download Squad Week in Review

Been so busy waiting for your American Airlines flight to actually take off that you haven't had time to catch up on the week's other news? Wait, that doesn't make sense. You've had nothing but time on your hands. Aww, whatever. Here are some of our favorite stories from the past week. No excuses necessary. Flickr launches video uploads We've been expecting Flickr to add a video upload feature to...