The Google Chrome OS laptop has been making waves ever since it was announced. The concept is rather novel, with the OS being cloud-based. Basically, you will need a connection to the Internet to use the laptop. Without that key factor, then your laptop is practically useless. Google says, though, that they are looking for ways to provide a fix – that we still have to hear about. [Read more…]
One of the things I absolutely loved about using Jolicloud on my Asus Eee PC is the App Launcher. On the latest version of Jolicloud, the app launcher runs on Google Chrome, thus eliminating the need for Mozilla Prism.
I originally scoffed at Google Chrome OS when it first came out. Well, there was plenty to scoff at then, actually. I didn’t like the fact that it was just a browser and nothing else. Yeah, I know Chrome OS is made as a cloud operating system, but back then, it felt too… bare. It was just a browser, and nothing more. [Read more…]
Fresh off the heels of the Nexus One announcement, it seems that Google is not yet finished pulling off another surprise in the hardware department.
Google has been working with hardware manufacturers in Chrome OS-related matters to ensure a good customer experience when the OS comes out next year. According to a Google FAQ, “The Google Chrome OS team is currently working with a number of technology companies to design and build devices that deliver an extraordinary end user experience. Among others, these companies include Acer, Adobe, ASUS, Freescale, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and Toshiba.” [Read more…]