Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 30th Nov 2010 23:00 UTC
Linux Splashtop has released a new version of its instant-on OS that is based on the Chromium browser and could shorten PC boot times to just a few seconds. The latest version of the Splashtop OS, now in beta, is a lightweight version of Linux that allows users to surf the Web, access online applications or check e-mail almost instantly after switching on a PC.
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Weird
by WorknMan on Tue 30th Nov 2010 23:10 UTC
WorknMan
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2005-11-13

So it's based on Google's Chromium browser and runs on a lightweight version of Linux... and uses Microsoft Bing for search? That's a bit strange ;)

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RE: Weird
by renox on Wed 1st Dec 2010 09:41 in reply to "Weird"
renox Member since:
2005-07-06

So it's based on Google's Chromium browser and runs on a lightweight version of Linux... and uses Microsoft Bing for search? That's a bit strange ;)


Maybe they got money from Microsoft?
In that case, this isn't strange..

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RE[2]: Weird
by HangLoose on Wed 1st Dec 2010 16:40 in reply to "RE: Weird"
HangLoose Member since:
2007-09-03

Agreed.

And look how careful they are in stating that "it does not ruin your windows installation" ;)

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