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Five things Chrome OS isn't

Nov 25, 2009, 14:33 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"1. Ready yet

"I'm already seeing people proclaiming that it's awful. Uh, people, it's not even beta yet. Yes, even now Google Chrome OS works pretty darn well, but what we're seeing now isn't even close to what will eventually be shipping. Proclaiming that it's already a failure or that it deserves a 'D-' grade is, at best, ignorant, and, at worse, deliberate anti-Linux and anti-Google FUDing.

"Heck, even I, who has little love for Windows, waited for Vista to be in beta before I started kicking it around. Give it a chance people.

"2. A Windows desktop replacement

"It's not."

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