Linked by Kris Shaffer on Thu 24th Mar 2005 19:07 UTC
Editorial Wishful thinking? Yes, but let's consider the possibilities. The last couple years have seen significant advances in hardware production and design. One of the more interesting (and potentially revolutionary) developments to take place this past year is the announcement of a new CPU, the STI (Sony, Toshiba, IBM) Cell processor.
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by Kris Shaffer on Thu 24th Mar 2005 19:42 UTC

I think there may be some misunderstanding regarding the role I see Cell playing in this system. The system would not be built upon Cell technology. Rather, the need or desire for a Google OS would result from the increased complexity of the multitasking PC of which Cell will likely be a part. The Google OS that I suggest would likely reside on Google's servers, which could easily remain x86. Though I mention the possibility of an installable OS coexisting on Cell with other systems, the more interesting approach in this article would require no more than a high-speed internet connection and a supported web broswer.