Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 29th May 2012 21:38 UTC
Google In the announcement of the new Chromebook and Chromebox, I found this interesting tidbit: "And support for hardware-accelerated graphics, a built-from-scratch multi-touch trackpad and an open-source firmware stack provide a much faster and more responsive computing experience." It's the open source firmware stack that interests me. Does anybody know how extensive this is?
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The next step for Chrome OS...
by tomcat on Tue 29th May 2012 23:41 UTC
tomcat
Member since:
2006-01-06

... is the dustbin of computing history. It's a solution looking for a problem. Here's a suggestion, Google: Focus on user scenarios. Don't try to get people to make your search engine the center of their computing activities.

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moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

Agreed.

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fatjoe Member since:
2010-01-12

really??

If I was to give an old family member a computer to use for email and facebook, this would probably be the safest bet.

of course, the pricing is ridicules at the moment

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