Google has officially announced its plan for introducing new Operating System named as Google Chrome OS
- Google says that this new OS is being developed to focus on Web, as previous OS are developed before Web was not present.
You can see the official Google Chrome OS - FAQ here
-Speed, simplicity and security are the key aspects of Google Chrome OS
-Google Chrome OS is an open source project and will be available to use at no cost.
-It will run on both x86 as well as ARM chips.
-Google Chrome OS is a new project, separate from Android.
- Google Chrome OS team is currently working with a number of technology companies to design and build devices that deliver an extraordinary end user experience. Among others, these companies include Acer, Adobe, ASUS, Freescale, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and Toshiba.
It seems most of the people are hesitating to welcome this new OS as it is heavily depending on web instead of local computer.
You can see below articles from other sites about this announcement.
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