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Apple vs. Google vs. Linux vs. Microsoft: The Fight For the Desktop is On!

May 31, 2008, 04:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Enderle)

"This week marks several important events:

  • "Google announced their broad Web-as-a-platform developer toolset.
  • "Microsoft showcased part of their Windows 7 user interface and set the date for their PDC which indicates their new OS, Windows 7, is approaching Beta.
  • "In addition, I and a number of the folks I work with are seeing what appears to be a rather massive move to the Mac platform, which hasn't seen this kind of growth since the 80s.
  • "Finally, Linux is beginning to get some actual traction, showing up on a number of low cost 'Netbook' offerings and MID (Mobile Internet Devices); it is starting to look like even this platform may have some legs..."

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