Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 27th Mar 2006 19:30 UTC
Google Phil Sim, a professional with technology editor journalist background, has written three interesting blog posts recently, discussing the much-rumored Google OS (1, 2, 3). He speculates that all user's data will be stored online on Google's servers and so one's desktop and files can be retrieved exactly as left by any other PC station, anywhere in the world, by simply using his Gmail credentials. It's like having your OS on a usb key with you at all times, only, without the usb key...
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RE: Don't need Google for this
by Eugenia on Mon 27th Mar 2006 20:12 UTC in reply to "Don't need Google for this"
Eugenia
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2005-06-28

Which is why Google's paradigm is better, because when, let's say, you download a big video file from the web, it's Google that will download this for you, and NOT you. And if this same video is on Google's cache, a downloading of a 500 MB video on your G:Drive, will be INSTANTANEOUS.

As I said above, Google's paradigm as described by Phil has its ups and downs, but I think it can work for 90% of the things people want to do with their computers. For the rest 10%, there will always be Windows, Mac or a more traditional Linux.

Edited 2006-03-27 20:15

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