Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd May 2011 22:13 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
OS/2 and eComStation Yes, it's still being updated. OS/2 eComStation 2.1 has been released by Serenity Systems International and Mensys BV. The market for eComStation may not be particularly huge, but it still has its niches here and there. Since there might be folks here that aren't in the know: eComStation is the commercial continuation of IBM's OS/2, developed to support modern hardware.
Permalink for comment 474264
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
what's in it
by poundsmack on Mon 23rd May 2011 22:48 UTC
poundsmack
Member since:
2005-07-13

For the most part it really only contains software updates the the core and some additional packages, as well as updated programs, slightly better program integration (and a few more graphical tools that were once only command line).

There are a few new features that Thom already pointed out, but this is mostly an update or polish release. Think of is as SP3 for windows xp.

This is a great little OS is you have a spare laptop and want a machine that works kind of like windows, runs all your old DOS stuff, runs even new things like Open Office and VLC, and never gets viruses. I love it personally, it's a great light weight OS that is good daily use for general users. As a power user OS, well, it does show it's age a bit, but it still has a wealth of modern applications.

Edited 2011-05-23 22:50 UTC

Reply Score: 3