Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 28th Jan 2013 22:38 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Acer, the Taiwanese computer maker that's suffered two consecutive annual losses, posted strong sales of notebooks using Google's Chrome platform after the release of Microsoft's Windows 8 failed to ignite the market. Chrome-based models accounted for 5 percent to 10 percent of Acer's U.S. shipments since being released there in November, President Jim Wong said in an interview at the Taipei-based company's headquarters. That ratio is expected to be sustainable in the long term and the company is considering offering Chrome models in other developed markets, he said." HP is also planning a Chrome OS laptop, and it's been at the top of Amazon's charts (whatever that means) for a while now. In case you haven't noticed - the desktop world, too, is changing. Nobody wants Windows 8 (touch or no), so OEMs are finally looking elsewhere. We're finally getting what we wanted 13 years ago.
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It's not Chrome OS!
by twitterfire on Tue 29th Jan 2013 12:23 UTC
twitterfire
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2008-09-11

It's Gnu/Chrome Os/Linux, because they use the GNU Operating System and the linux kernel.

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RE: It's not Chrome OS!
by cdude on Tue 29th Jan 2013 16:54 in reply to "It's not Chrome OS!"
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2008-09-21

Not, its X11/Linux because they use X11!

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