We've already seen Google's Chrome OS. Now, it plays nice with USB storage and devices. And finally, there's hardware you can get your hands on.
If you're clued-up on math equations, lend your eye to Google's video down below, and see what it took for chancer Sylvain to win one of the CR-48 laptops. Flunked math? Nevermind, you should watch it anyway!
WHILE PRIOR REPORTS SUGGESTED THAT GOOGLE WILL COMPLETELY ELIMINATE THE CAPS LOCK KEY FROM ALL CHROME-BASED NETBOOKS, IT TURNS OUT THAT YOU'LL STILL HAVE THE OPTION OF TOGGLING A "SEARCH" BUTTON'S FUNCTIONALITY TO MIMIC THE BELOVED KEY.
Google's just realized their dream of putting printer drivers in the cloud, as their Cloud Print service has now gone into beta. This means that you can print from any device, whether it's a laptop, tablet or even cellphone, to any printer—theoretically. For now, their website says you need Windows 7, Vista or XP to…
It seems that we're getting a first peek at what a Google Chrome OS based tablet may look like. Glen Murphy, Google Chrome's designer, posted this UI concept video along with some images on Google's official Chromium site.
Up until now, the unofficial Google Chrome for Macs, Chromium, has only been available in a 32-bit download, but today you can grab the ChromiumOS64 if you're more RAMmed-up.
You should read our summary of Everything You Need to Know About Chrome OS. But if you never learned to read (a prospect so full of holes in this circumstance that I won't begin to address them), watch these clips:
Until today, Google's Chrome OS has been little more than a wordy concept. Now, finally, we truly know what it is, what it looks like, and how it works. Here's the breakdown:
Would it be earlier than expected? By a lot. But given how long Google usually takes to test their products—and how long Android was public before the G1 launched—Techcrunch's report that Chrome OS is imminent isn't totally ridiculous.
In a line of code in Google's Chromium, a reference was found to a "login manager," which is being taken to mean a single sign-in for all programs on the OS. But what does that mean for non-Google software?