Here’s something interesting. It looks like Google is planning on releasing an Operating System next year. Could turn out to be quite the nightmare for Microsoft. As with other Google products, it looks promising. I say this without drinking too much of the Google kool-aid.
It’s been an exciting nine months since we launched the Google Chrome browser. Already, over 30 million people use it regularly. We designed Google Chrome for people who live on the web — searching for information, checking email, catching up on the news, shopping or just staying in touch with friends. However, the operating systems that browsers run on were designed in an era where there was no web. So today, we’re announcing a new project that’s a natural extension of Google Chrome — the Google Chrome Operating System. It’s our attempt to re-think what operating systems should be.
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It’s most likely going to take a lot more to de-throne Microsoft on the OS front, but Google sure is trying.