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AMNews: Ubuntu 11.10 Release Date Announced, Steve Jobs Quotes, Google+ Security Notifications

Ubuntu 11.10 codenamed Oneiric Ocelot will be released on October 13. This version of Ubuntu is expected to bring numerous improved features to the Unity desktop and also an ability that will synchronize applications across multiple computers with the help of the latest Ubuntu Software Center.

Steve Jobs known for his excellent marketing abilities and understanding of technology died at the age of 56 early today morning. The innovator will not only be remembered for his contribution to the technology world but, for his quotes as well.

Google has announced that its Google Earth software has surpassed one billion downloads. The tool, which achieved the download milestone six years after its launch, is a virtual atlas that allows users to fly to any location on Earth and use it for mapping, educational or recreational purposes.

Google has updated its fledgling Google+ social networking platform with new privacy and notification features. According to an article on MSNBC, Google+, which has garnered more than 20 million users since its launch now allows users greater control over the content they post and share on the platform.

Good news for potential users of the iPhone 4S. Sprint Nextel made a recent announcement that they will be offering unlimited data plans with the iPhone 4S. A representative of Sprint, Michelle Leff Marmelstein, said that the company will not change its other plans which range from $69.99 to $99.99 per month.