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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Javastation 2000
by Karitku on Fri 20th Nov 2009 11:34 UTC
Karitku
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2006-01-12

Anyone remember thing called Javastation? Ah yes it was supposed to be the great thing that would bankcrupt Microsoft, unmelt the icecaps and bring Dodo back alive. Well it failed miserably. ChromeOS is much like JavaStation with small twist that might save it. JavaStation was aimed on corporates, ChromeOS is for consumers. It's intresting to see if 10 years have matured technology enough and attidutes changed.

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RE: Javastation 2000
by sbenitezb on Sat 21st Nov 2009 14:06 in reply to "Javastation 2000"
sbenitezb Member since:
2005-07-22

Well, the only thing that saves a bad product is marketing (Microsoft does it constantly). I doubt Sun did enough of it to make it a reallity. But Google, on the other hand, has the power of the web to make it well known. So wether it turns out crappy or not, they will make sure the world knows about it. How do we know about it and why is it already in everybody's mouth (tech guys at least) even a year before release? ;)

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