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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More likely...
by Shaman on Mon 27th Mar 2006 20:59 UTC
Shaman
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2005-11-15

...that the Google OS will not store files on their server except for a fee (think transparent backup) but the configurations for the environment will be stored there. Sort of a persistent environment profile for your OS, just sit down to any Google OS system, type in your credentials (userid/password) and bingo, your apps and preferences just work as expected, and maybe you can get at an "online storage" facility as well to get commonly used files and documents in progress.

Sounds good to me, although obviously Google and the Internet are hardly unfallable.

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