If you want a tablet that's more open than iPad and Android devices, then this Linux-based tablet might be for you.
With Google concentrating on its own Blink, Apple is tightening the WebKit browser engine code base. That'll limit other projects seeking to customize the browser.
The starting code base for what will become Chrome 28 is in place, and programmers are already updating it. Blink's birth was not without labor pains, though.
The Norwegian software company plans to throw its weight behind the browser engine used by Google and Apple this year instead of developing its own.
Chrome comes to Android with one gigantic caveat. Or maybe two. And we are joined by cell phone expert Jessica Dolcourt who gives us her personal opinion of Android.
The Android browser is becoming a full-fledged member of the WebKit browser engine project. That could help Web developers, Android users, and Google itself.
An open-source developer is missing the forest (users) for the trees (contributors).
Google, RIM, and HP now use the WebKit-based browser software underlying Safari. Perhaps that heightened interest is why Apple wants the trademark.
The WebKit2 interface is designed to give Apple's Web browser a better capability to juggle multiple computing processes. Also: the first Firefox 3.6.4 beta.
A major KDE overhaul gives of one of the two prevailing Linux user interfaces a new look and new applications. Some features will be familiar Windows and Mac OS X users.