Today marks the release of OpenBSD 5.0, the next great release of OpenBSD. This release marks significant improvements in hardware supports and functionality. I have been using my own personal build of OpenBSD 5.0 for several months. It is a great improvement and also features lots of updates in many areas. Especially of interest to me is the inclusion Dovecot 2.0 for the first time in an OpenBSD release.
It’s exciting whenever a new camera is released and this one has been a long time in coming. Canon’s previous models have been out for quite a while now. The Canon EOS-1D X is poised to fill the space that both the EOS-1Ds Mark III and EOS-1D Mark IV occupied. Timing was somewhat of odd on this release but I believe there is a very good reason.
Today marks the official release of Ubuntu 11.10 named Oneiric Ocelot. Ubuntu has been making great progress with each new release. This release has a great deal of improvements and is the first Ubuntu release to use the Linux 3.0 Kernel
If you have an interest in the history of how the internet as we know it got started, the series “Download: The True Story of the Internet” is a very interesting look at the internet’s history. The series has four episodes: Browser Wars, Search, Bubble, and People Power.
Google has launched its new Google+ social networking service billed as “Real-life sharing rethought for the web.” Currently Google+ is in “limited field trial” according to the Google+ web site.