The stable kernel was updated to 4.14.15 today along with LTS kernels 4.4.113 and 4.9.78. Work continues by the kernel developers at kernel.org to address the Spectre security issue.
PCLinuxOS software is and will always be available free of charge, however creating it is not free. Development is funded by donations and is financially supported by the community. Please help if you can.
KDE Plasma 5 has been updated to their current versions as well as Qt5 received an update to 5.10.0 with very few regressions which will be addressed in future updates.
Firefox was recently updated to 57.0.2 for PCLinuxOS users. The response to the Firefox 57 series has been most favorable.
The stable kernel release 4.14.6 has been added to the software repository and is available for installation. LTS kernels are also available for those who cannot run the 4.14.6.
The Firefox browser has been updated to 56.0.2. This is primarily a bug fix update. You can find the release notes here.
The latest stable kernel has been updated to 4.13.11 for PCLinuxOS and it is on the way to the software repository. The latest changelog can be found here. LTS kernels are also available for the PCLinuxOS distribution.