Who Google has in mind for its Chrome OS users
Dec 15, 2010, 17:35 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Google isn't telling me any secrets about its plans
for Chrome OS. Indeed, I'm not even one of the 60,000 or so people
that Google has given a Cr-48 Chromebook prototype to play with.
Even so, unlike my good friend Mary Jo Foley, I think I know
exactly who Google has in mind for its Chrome OS Linux desktop
"I see Google as targeting two different, very different,
audiences with Chrome OS. The first group are office workers. The
other is those hundreds of millions, perhaps a billion plus, users
who really don't know the first thing about to use a computer
safely even as they use them every day."