Apple developed CyberDog for the Mac OS, IBM developed Web Explorer for OS/2, and Sun developed Hot Java for Solaris.(27) In the open-source movement, the popular KDE graphical user interface for the Linux operating system uses an integrated browser to view files stored on the computer's own drives as well as files retrieved from the Web.(28)
The client architecture has to be replaced by an architecture consisting of a dynamic collection of small, communicating applications, similar to the way Apple Computer's Cyberdog client consists of a collection of OpenDoc components.
With Apple's Cyberdog, users can take a Cyberitem (an icon that represents a URL) and drag it to the Macintosh Finder; clicking on the Cyberitem later will launch a connection to that particular resource.
Whatever the reason for the name, this one is dubbed ERS-210 and, unlike its predecessors, can be bought anytime, anywhere.Previously, this cyberdog was restricted to a worldwide production run of 45,000, available only over the Net.