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    Hands on with Google Chrome OS

    Posted December 20, 2010 - 11:27 am

    Like at least half the nerds in America, I applied to be part of Chrome OS beta testing program as soon as it was announced last week. On the surface, at least, I figured myself to be an ideal Chrome user—to a sometimes-scary extent, my life is already lived in Google’s cloud. Even on a Mac I default to the Chrome browser, where I write in Google Docs, check my feeds in Google Reader, and even sync Google Calendar and Contacts to my iPhone and iPad instead of paying for MobileMe. The company’s cloud-based operating system seemed the next logical step.
  • Chrome OS gets strong rebukes for privacy, pointlessness

    Posted December 15, 2010 - 12:10 pm

    Google's Chrome OS hasn't gotten much glowing press coverage. Now, Richard Stallman, father of the GNU public license, and Paul Buchheit, creator of Google's GMail and founder of FriendFeed, offer additional criticism when it comes to privacy and whether Chrome OS has a point in today's tablet-oriented world.
  • Google Chrome OS: A visual tour

    Posted December 9, 2009 - 12:04 am

    Expected in late 2010, this first look at the new OS for Web appliances exemplifies Google's simple cloud approach.
  • Google takes notes

    Posted July 30, 2009 - 3:07 pm

    Google doesn't want all of your personal information, just what it can capture.
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