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+ - AOL releases Mac 1.0 beta. First update in 4 years->

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winterphoenix writes "AOL has released the beta of their new AIM for Mac. The last release of AOL's client for the Mac came all the way back in 2004. Ars Technica approaches the release critically claiming that 'AOL hasn't really been a household name on the Mac for quite a while.' Either way, the beta is available for download now"
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+ - Man crosses English Channel with jet wing->

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winterphoenix (1246434) writes "A Swiss man has become the first person to fly solo across the English Channel using a single jet-propelled wing. Yves Rossy landed safely after the 22-mile (35.4 km) flight from Calais to Dover, which had been twice postponed this week because of bad weather. The former military pilot took less than 10 minutes to complete the crossing and parachute to the ground."
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+ - Firefox 2 and 3 Updates Now Available->

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winterphoenix (1246434) writes "As part of Mozilla Corporation's ongoing stability and security update process, Firefox 3.0.2 and Firefox are now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux as free downloads: * Firefox 3.0.2 is available at http://getfirefox.com/ * Firefox is available at http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/all-older.html We strongly recommend that all Firefox users upgrade to this latest release. If you already have Firefox 3 or Firefox 2, you will receive an automated update notification within 24 to 48 hours. This update can also be applied manually by selecting "Check for Updates..." from the Help menu. For a list of changes and more information, please review the Firefox 3.0.2 Release Notes and the Firefox Release Notes. Note: All Firefox 2.0.0.x users are encouraged to upgrade to Firefox 3.0.2 by downloading it from http://getfirefox.com/."
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