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ChromeOS first impressions

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Google

tech.xlab.si: As with anything new coming from Google, there has been a lot of expectation regarding the new Google “operating system” for PCs based on the Chrome browser.

Also: Was Chrome OS a Disappointment?
And: VMware Image of Google Chrome OS

The Google ChromeOS - Not the Linux messiah

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Google
  • The Google ChromeOS - Not the Linux messiah
  • Chrome OS: Internet failing at PC > PC failing at Internet
  • Try Out Google Chrome OS For Yourself

MS, other rivals slam Google Chrome OS

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  • Microsoft, other rivals slam Google Chrome OS
  • Google Chrome OS - do we want another monoculture?
  • [Video] ChromeOS Vs Windows Vs Mac Vs Linux – Hilarious

Google Chrome First Official Screenshots

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Google

  • Google Chrome First Official Screenshots
  • OMG! ChromeOS Live Blog
  • Official Chromium OS Site
  • Releasing the Chromium OS open source project
  • Chrome OS: Some Early Preview Videos
  • Google Chrome OS Event (and Live webcast)

Real Chrome OS developer preview screenshot

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Google
  • Real Chrome OS developer preview screenshot
  • Google Chrome OS: What to look for this week
  • 5 Expectations for Google's Chrome OS Event

Google Chrome OS: A Nice Place to Visit, But?

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Google

pcworld.com: Chrome OS strikes me as being just enough Linux to allow an underpowered computer to run Chrome browser and connect to cloud-based applications. How exciting can that really be?

RUMOR: Google's Chrome OS arriving next week

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Google

downloadsquad.com: It seems a little birdy told TechCrunch that Google's Chrome OS has an early version launching next week. Here at Download Squad, we've been searching for clues about what this new browser-centered OS might look like.

Operating systems: upgrade or reinstall? guilt or pleasure?

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Linux

sutor.com: I say scary because of the validation scheme in more recent versions of the operating system. What if it didn’t like me anymore? What if it thought I should buy a new version of Windows because I changed the hard drive, or the memory, or the keyboard, or I parted my hair on a different side that day?

If Windows, Linux and OSX Opened Cafes...

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Humor

daniweb.com: The New York Times reported today that Apple has opened its first Apple Store in Paris, underneath the Louvre no less, and just two weeks after Microsoft opened up a Windows 7 cafe in Paris in another location. The idea of these two companies competing in a retail environment, and especially a Windows-themed cafe, got me thinking about what would happen if three cafes opened each run in the same style of the operating system it was named for. I figure it might look something like this:

Value added equals useless bloat

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Linux
Software

toolbox.com/blogs: What is it with installing programs these days? Just about any program you wish to install comes with some useless so called value added junk which does nothing but use up computer resources and slow it down. I am not just talking about windows programs either.

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