And here's a huge caveat: to return to the normal stable channel, you'll have to Powerwash your Chromebook, which is how Chrome OS
says "factory reset.
Apple's announcement came less than a month after Google announced that it would release a line of 'Chromebook' laptops, which will be driven by Google's web-optimised Chrome OS
But it's as a proof of concept of Chrome OS
that it really lost me.
Google's engineers decided they needed more time to fix bugs and fine tune the Chrome OS
before the company launches its ambitious challenge to computers running on long-established operating systems made by larger rivals, Microsoft Corp.
is not part of the program at the moment, but it may be added in the future.
So, to be absolutely clear, here's the low-down on what Google Chrome OS
is, what it's for and what it will do when it becomes available at the end of 2010.
In order to quickly boost popularity of Chrome OS
in IT (information technology) and related industries, Google has released the OS's source code free of charge to hardware developers.
Launched on Friday ( India time), the Chrome OS
is what Google thinks is its answer to Microsoft's Windows operating systems.
The OS code will be open sourced later this year, and netbooks running Google Chrome OS
will be available in the second half of 2009.
El lider de la busqueda en internet Google lanzara su propio sistema operativo para PC, bautizado Google Chrome OS
, segun anuncio la empresa el pasado miercoles 8 en su blog oficial, dando un paso mas en la batalla contra el gigante estadotmidense Microsoft.
will be based on Linux, but will have Google's unique interface on top.
He estimated that about 2 percent of PC users will try Chrome OS
in the first year.
Google plans to introduce the Chrome OS
during the second half of 2010 for netbooks - cheaper, less powerful laptops that appeal to people whose main motivation for having a computer is to surf the web.
Google has announced plans to launch its own personal computer operating system named Google Chrome OS
The update to Kindle for the Web was demonstrated on-stage at a Google Chrome event today and will support Chrome OS
devices, including the new Chrome OS
Notebook, as well as the Chrome browser and other web browsers.