Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Nov 2009 20:01 UTC
Google Google has just unveiled its Chrome OS operating system during a press event at the company's headquarters, and it's pretty much exactly what we expected it to be: a streamlined Linux kernel booting straight into the Chrome web browser. The code is available starting today.
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RE: MP3s
by sbergman27 on Thu 19th Nov 2009 21:30 UTC in reply to "MP3s"
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I wonder what Google's solution will be for music libraries. Evidently, anyone with more than a middling music collection will need some local storage.

Oh, yeah. They were careful to point out that you could use it as a sort of oversized iPod.

Also, I assume there will be copies of needed documents, etc. kept in cache for when working offline.

Cached documents? For use by... offline web-apps? Nope. Your data lives at someone else's datacenter. And what good would having the data do you without the applications... which also live at someone else's datacenter?

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