With all the hullabaloo over Web 2.0, it's easy to forget that the classic PC software needs a few innovations, too.
Not that Apple
Of course, Google
Or is it? Adobe
What's more, like Sun Microsystems'
It's way too early to call Apollo a major breakthrough -- first-run innovations rarely catch on quickly, if at all. Yet I suspect Adobe has a winner, if only because despite years of Google and Yahoo!
So, instead of trying yet another browser, Adobe is seeking to make the PCs we know and tolerate do more. Call it Desktop 2.0. Or, better yet, call it smart.
Do you agree? Disagree? Let me know.
Fool contributor Tim Beyers couldn't work without the Web. He expects most computer software will feel similarly within 12 to 18 months. If it could feel, that is. Tim didn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this article at the time of publication. Yahoo! is a Stock Advisor pick. Microsoft is an Inside Value recommendation. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy will sacrifice a good desktop for a comfy chair.