Skype has just released its API for X Windows. I suspect it is still not very stable - after all their recent beta is far from perfect, but if you are interested to try it out on Linux - give it a go.
Firefox is an open source cross-platform web browser, which supports latest standards and is very secure. If you don't have it yet, you can download it for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and others from here for free.
Major features of Firefox include:
I have just seen new Dell's Axim PDA, version X51v-624. I am actually quite impressed, since it has almost everyting I want from a PDA: Windows Mobile 5.0, a lot of RAM, VGA screen, powerfull CPU and long-lasting library (if you buy the double-capacity one).
After many years of development, GnuCash - the open source personal and small business money management application, has moved to version 2.0. This is essentially a port go gtk2/Gnome2, and will hopefully, run on Windows as well, given true cross-platform open source and high quality tool for everyone.
I used GnuCash for many years and find
Quite a funny optical illusion - it looks like the little green dragon turns its head to follow you as your position moves, but it actually doesn't! Follow the link to see the original video, demonstrating the curious effect.
If you pay by a credit or debit card in one of the stores, belonging to large chains like Sainsbury's, Tesco and so on, you can see on their receipts a disclaimer, stating something like "2.5% of total due is paid to Big-Name Cards Processing Ltd. to cover the transaction costs. This does not affect the total amount paid by you".