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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It's a question of functionality, not fear
by nt_jerkface on Fri 20th Nov 2009 02:22 UTC in reply to "looks nice"
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2009-08-26

I live near a large city and yet twice today I didn't have internet access for my laptop.

At this point the iphone is far more useful to me as a mini computer since I can play games on it when not connected.

Sometimes you want to go to a cafe and just use your computer quickly without messing with their network.

I really think it is too early for a web-only OS. It's too niche.

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