I’m not sure anybody has ever installed the Ask Toolbar on purpose. But plenty of people have probably installed the browser add-on accidentally, since the installer is bundled with the installer for Java. Don’t want a toolbar that changes your default search provider, takes up screen space, and can be terribly difficult to uninstall? Neither […]
BlackBerry PlayBook may be able to run Android apps… but probably not
The upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook is a pretty sexy little 7 inch tablet with a fast dual core processor and a slick operating system with excellent support for multitasking. The only problem? A tablet is only as good as the apps it can run, and while there are hundreds of thousands of apps for the competing […]
Oracle could begin making netbooks… seriously?
Oracle is in the process of purchasing Sun Microsystems, and speaking at an event today Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said the company will work to grow the use of Sun’s Java software on a variety of consumer and business devices, including netbooks. That makes sense. But Ellison also said that Oracle might build its own […]