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Chrome Alone?

Feb 27, 2011, 19:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Brew)

[ Thanks to Linux User & Developer magazine for this link. ]

"Has the moment passed already for Google Chrome OS? Linux User columnist Simon Brew examines the evidence…

"One of the most interesting projects announced last year, for my money at least, was Google Chrome OS. This was, as you probably know, Google's signal of intent that it was going head first into the operating system market, having found a niche in which it figured it could make an impact.

"Its thinking was smart, too. It targeted the then burgeoning netbook market, coming up with a fast, quick-booting operating system that stored everything you needed in the cloud. When it was first demonstrated, and Google showed a portable machine booting to a working desktop in under ten seconds, I wanted to get cracking with the OS right there and then."

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