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Launching on 1 January 2014 to kick-off the new year is yet another open-source web-browser. What this latest open-source browser is about is having a new Qt5-based web-browser for power users that's inspired by the old Opera browser.
31 December 2013 - Otter Browser - 35 Comments
After being struck by repeated delays, Digia is very happy this morning in announcing the major Qt 5.2 tool-kit release.
12 December 2013 - Qt 5.2 - 42 Comments
While the release of Qt 5.2 is imminent and it features full support for Apple iOS and Google Android along side Qt's other mobile platform support, but missing from the party is Tizen support. Qt for Tizen is still in an alpha state but today they've put out their fifth development release.
10 December 2013 - Qt For Tizen Alpha 5
While the Qt 5.1 and 5.2 updates brought a large number of new features to the Qt5 platform, the Qt 5.3 release is being planned as the next Qt tool-kit update more about improving performance and stability.
6 December 2013 - Qt 5.3 Tool-Kit - 6 Comments
Digia has provided an update concerning the state of the Qt 5.2 final release, which could be out as soon as next week.
3 December 2013 - Qt 5.2 Toolkit - 64 Comments
After some delays, the Qt 5.2 RC1 release happened this morning and with it is the first release candidate as well to the Qt Creator integrated development environment.
29 November 2013 - Qt Update
Ubuntu 13.10 shipped with Qt 5.0 instead of Qt 5.1, since while it was available for months prior there were some "unfixed regressions" in the newer tool-kit release. With Qt 5.2 being right around the corner, Canonical is looking to switch to the newer open-source tool-kit release if there isn't as much fallout.
20 November 2013 - Qt 5.2 - 81 Comments
Another delay has hit the Qt 5.2 release as developers are still landing fixes for the release candidate that was supposed to be released tomorrow.
18 November 2013 - Qt 5.2 RC1 Delay
Accretion is a file browser written in QML for the modern Linux desktop that's written against Qt 5.2 and KDE Frameworks 5.
14 November 2013 - Accretion - 29 Comments
Thiago Macieira of Intel is coordinating a proposal to enable SSE2 by default for the 32-bit builds of the Qt tool-kit beginning with the Qt 5.3 release. This likely change is due to the V4 JIT engine generating floating-point math for Qt's QML only using SSE x86 registers.
11 November 2013 - Qt 5.3 - 55 Comments
The Phonon Qt Multimedia Solution developed within the KDE camp for a multi-platform multimedia sound framework now prefers VLC on the back-end over using GStreamer.
5 November 2013 - Qt Multimedia - 26 Comments
KDAB has provided an update regarding the current state of the Qt tool-kit on Google's Android mobile platform and plans they already have in the works for Qt 5.3.
26 October 2013 - Qt Android
Qt 5.2 has been in alpha since the end of September but now Digia has announced the beta release of the Qt 5.2 tool-kit.
23 October 2013 - Qt 5.2 - 10 Comments
The latest high-profile open-source project jumping ship from the GTK+ tool-kit and migrating to Qt is the Wireshark network analyzer.
17 October 2013 - Wireshark - 68 Comments
The open-source project aiming to bring the Qt tool-kit to the mobile Tizen Linux platform has now graduated to being a 1.0 Alpha 4 candidate. With this new development release, Qt for Tizen is powered by the latest Qt 5.2 Alpha build.
10 October 2013 - Qt For Tizen 1.0 - 34 Comments
30 September 2013 - Qt 5.2 Alpha - 7 Comments
Digia is hoping to make available the first Qt 5.2 alpha build next Monday.
27 September 2013 - Qt 5.2
The VLC 2.1.0 open-source cross-platform media player is now available for download.
25 September 2013 - VLC 2.1.0 - 18 Comments
The next-generation KDE KWin window manager for KDE Frameworks 5 and using the Qt 5.x tool-kit is quickly entering a usable state and can now handle "dogfeeding" by its developers.
13 September 2013 - KDE KWin - 6 Comments
Digia developers working on the Qt tool-kit have decided they will switch from using the WebKit browser engine to instead using Google's "Blink" engine fork for Chromium. The new Qt web rendering engine will be called Qt WebEngine.
12 September 2013 - Qt WebEngine - 5 Comments
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