Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Following the Mozilla Firefox 1.0.8 / 184.108.40.206 updates the middle of this month, the Thunderbird project is now at 1.0.8 / 220.127.116.11. Similar to the Firefox updates, the new Thunderbird release is focused on minor security and stability updates. Here are the release notes for Mozilla Thunderbird v18.104.22.168. Thunderbird v2.0 is still tentatively scheduled for a release late this fall.