As expected, The Omni Group has released the first public beta version of OmniWeb 5.0, a major new update to its Mac OS X Web browser. Highlighted new features include a tab drawer, saved browsing sessions, updated bookmarks, page marking, improved shortcuts, site-specific preferences, and more. The final version is expected to be available in March for US$29.95. Upgrades to v5.0 from previous versions will cost $9.95.