Oracle's acquisition of Sun is still grinding along, but while the gears are still turning I'd like to throw in a request: Make OpenOffice an open-core product. Keep the main program free, but charge for the useful bonuses.
Mozilla announced the availability of the first Firefox 3.6 beta last week. Firefox 3.6, codenamed Namoroka, is an incremental update that introduces a handful of new features, enhanced performance, and some noteworthy improvements to web standards support.
My family has a couple of those tiny little audio players called the iPod Shuffle. It is a bare-bones 1/4" x 3/4" x 1" solid-state wonder that can store and play about 250 songs. They are great for use when working out or doing chores.