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Chrome OS In Q4 - Is It Time to Bid External Storage Goodbye?

Jun 23, 2010, 09:04 (0 Talkback[s])

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"When Chrome OS devices hit the stores late this year, users may have to start getting used to a web-centric mindset. Practically everything on their device will be running on the cloud. And with easily accessible Google Docs already accepting up to 1 GB storage for ANY kind of file, it would be difficult to resist storing and moving more files to the cloud as well.

"So does this mean you'd have to say goodbye to local drive storage or even your trusty USB flash drive?

"Ever since the introduction of the floppy disk, external storage devices like USB flash drives have proven to be an indispensable partner of every regular computer user. Students carry in them their homework, mp3 songs, and ebooks; accountants and salesmen have their spreadsheets, business letters and reports; IT personnel have their program codes, installers and experimental OSes; and so on."

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