Google Chrome is already one week old, but there is still a lot of talk about the new kid on the block. It has been the first internet browser that has been the topic in nearly every newspaper and on TV. At the beginning the media coverage was quite positive, but became more and more negative. Now not the speed or how the browser deals with frozen tabs are reported, but that Google Chrome is insecure and that Google is gathering more and more information about the users of Google browser. Even the German nationalwide news programme tagesschau was reporting that the The Federal Office for Information Security warned of Google Chrome. But only a few media have been mentioning the release of Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 althought seems that IE8 is another step foward to standards compliance and security.
There may still be people around remembering mixtapes. Now Muxtape offers to create your mixtape online and share it with your friends. Just sign in with your e-mail address, upload up to twelve songs and choose a colour for your Muxtape. Or just listen to this tape, that tape or one of the tapes on the main page.
Dan Cederholm brings up an important topic again. Like its predecessors IE8 does not resize fonts set in pixels. As it seems this is less a bug than more a decision.
Craigslist, the classified site already listing big german cities for some time has added German as one of new languages beside French, Portugese and Italian.
WordPress 2.5 is out since saturday. Among all the new features are: search now covering posts and pages, built in Gravatar support, media library for images, music and videos with multi-file uploading, built-in galleries, full-screen writing and more. The new dashboard interface was created in collaboration with Happy Cog Studios.