Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 16th August, 2014

A selection of hitherto unreported items from the past few months. B gets beefed up to become B+ On 14th July, just a couple of days after the Midlands Show, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a new version of the Raspberry Pi. The Model B+ is the same size as its predecessors (give or take […]

Software

POP3S – a free email transport supporting TLS

Shoobie, doobie do wop – DON’T infiltrate it. Alexander Ausserstorfer has released a free mail transport agent, POP3S, which performs email fetches using TLS on port 995. TLS, or Transport Layer Security, is a protocol first introduced at the very end of the 1990s and based on the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) specification originally developed […]