WordPress 4.0 is just around the corner and to prepare for it, the HW Image Widget has been upgraded to support it. It also sports a few bug fixes and overall improvements.
There is a lot of debate going on about the new EU law regarding cookies; how they are used and when they need explicit consent from the end user to be used. Some people claim that sites will be cluttered with warnings and popup windows and therefore will give an advantage to competitors in non EU locations. It is my belief that this is a common misconception and misinterpretation of this new directive.