Google's Chrome OS is here... sort of, kind of
Dec 09, 2010, 13:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Ready to get a copy of Google Chrome OS and test the
heck out of it? I was. But, neither of us is going to be able to do
it anytime soon. Feh!
"Unlike some people I could mention-cough, Zack Whittaker,
cough-I do think Google's Linux-based Chrome OS is far from being
redundant and does matter. Potentially, it will matter a lot for
business users. Unfortunately, I can't tell for certain yet.
"I can't tell because instead of releasing a CD or DVD image of
the operating system, or even source code for those of us who
aren't afraid to compile operating systems. Google just announced
today, December 7th, 2010, that in its Chrome OS "pilot program"
that a beta netbook, the Cr-48, will be available to a select group