Author: Pete Vagiakos
Gnome and its derivatives do seem to have the upper hand these days; but the other camp is not resting on its laurels. KDE announced today that it is releasing the first beta of its next generation Plasma workspace, in what will eventually become KDE 5.0 Since the alpha, a wide range of changes has been made. Many are of course small yet important stability, performance and bug fixes, but there have also been larger changes. For example, the introduction of a new Application Menu widget, which is a reimplementation of what originally debuted as ‘Homerun Kicker’ in the homerun...
Google Now is a killer feature for Android; and as it learns from you, it becomes even more useful. But there are some features that are not well-known. Like cancelling subscriptions.
Speaking of weekends, the guys over at Engadget have a great read concerning Netscape. You know, the company responsible for the first world wide web browser that actually took the world by storm when it was first introduced back in 1994.