Google: Chrome OS will do well because Chrome is doing well

By Emil · 10 replies
May 27, 2011
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  1. Google believes that Chrome OS will be widely adopted around the world. That's not too big of a surprise: even if the search giant thought it would fail, it wouldn't…

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  2. cmbjive

    cmbjive TS Booster Posts: 777   +138

    Chrome OS will succeed because people like Chrome. Either Google thinks people are stupid or they have relaxed their standards about who they are willing to allow work for them.
  3. jozuman

    jozuman TS Rookie

    there's a large difference between chrome and chrome OS tho. chrome is completely free!!
  4. Cota

    Cota TS Enthusiast Posts: 513   +8

    Im gona say this the more crude i can, we all know the "standard" user doesnt think a lot when coming to computers, in fact they just follow the current just like a pack, so if an OS that requires no basic knowledge hits the market it more likely will say "oh shiny" and will stick to using it, however those users who like to have control of what/will happen on your computer will keep using non basic OS's.

    You suck Skynet!!
    There i just wanted to remove it from my back.
  5. Chazz

    Chazz TS Evangelist Posts: 679   +75

    According to the EU a browser doesn't need to be part of an OS. Google should release a firefoxos,IEOS and Opera OS as well imo.
  6. Det

    Det TS Rookie Posts: 84

    Haha, that's a good one.
  7. Xclusiveitalian

    Xclusiveitalian TS Evangelist Posts: 714   +75

    No Business is going to replace their windows OS for Chrome OS. That would be a huge risk and most companies need programs that only run on Windows.(Excel, SPSS, etc) I also don't think companies will feel safe knowing all their companies information is store "in the cloud"
  8. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    Chrome OS will be fine in a nitch market and granted they get a nice ecosystem for casual users going. The entire no applications running on all that machine seem like a faile considering the prices.

    They might as well use cheaper cpu and just makeup with quality hardware interface, a quality build of the unit.

    In other news... I want Chrome browser on Android! why the heck do they have another browser in Android... talking up a product then creating an altogether un spoken of product that does the some thing is only a waste of resources. And we are not even sure on what the mobile android browser can do because where is the feature list... not easy to find... anyone know details on Android browser features besides obvious.. Some HTML 5 support flash etc... want itemized list of features
  9. Rochmads

    Rochmads TS Rookie

    there's a large difference between chrome and chrome OS tho. chrome is completely free!!
  10. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    uhm ... Chrome OS is free also... It is open source, granted might need to be a little more technically inclined to run it... or perhaps not with the pwn source builds they have on bootable CD and USB out... but the actual difference is that Chrome OS is an Operating System and not just the Chrome browser.

    I'm interested in seeing how the first devices placed in the market play out. I'm sure the manufacturers will be the ones learning the most leasons with the looks of the bland offerings I have seen. Since the OS is free for them to use as a partner with google, they should spend a little more on unique hardware designs to get customers interested insted of looking like cheap thinkpad knockoffs at a glance.
  11. kosac

    kosac TS Rookie Posts: 17

    i try chromium os and its not so usable as i want.. :( its long way journey

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