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: Let's not discuss this - Bandwith
by penlec2 on Mon 27th Mar 2006 21:29 UTC in reply to "Let's not discuss this"
penlec2
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2006-03-14

"There is simply not enough bandwidth to have a web OS"

ZDNet.nl reported today that Essent Kabelcom, a Dutch cable internet provider, will start an experiment with 100MBps symetrical (!) internet in 20.000 households after their pilot with 10MBps in 10.000 households using a technology what they call Ethernet to the Home EttH. See: http://www.zdnet.nl/techzone.cfm?id=54988&mxp=105

And there is also NoMachine showing that even on lower bandwiths a remote desktop can be delivered.

It looks like bandwith will not be the problem.

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