7 open source innovations on the cutting edge

Think open source doesn’t innovate? Think again. Here are seven projects that are exploring exciting new directions in computing -- for free

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Open source innovation: EyeOS


Users who want the flexibility of cloud apps but want to retain control of their own data should check out EyeOS. It aims to offer a complete, Web-based desktop built on readily available open source technologies, including Apache and PHP -- which means you can either use a hosted version for convenience or install your own copy in-house. EyeOS is more than just a prepackaged application suite. Based on a sophisticated RIA framework, it’s almost infinitely customizable. (Click to enlarge screenshot.)


See also:

InfoWorld's Best of Open Source Software Awards

Top 10 open source apps for Windows, at a glance

Top 10 open source apps for Mac OS X

Top 10 Open Source Hall of FamersOn Teaching Open Source Development

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