Google's web-centric Chrome operating system (OS) was originally coded to run on laptops and desktops. However, it seems as if Chrome OS may be evolving into an operating system that could ultimately run on tablets, hybrids and convertible notebooks.
Once touted as Google's great white hope, it appears that Chromebooks are becoming a great white shark to the company's bottom line.
Back in February, Google introduced its flagship Pixel device, a high-end $1,300 touch-screen Chromebook powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 SoC. As previously discussed on TG Daily, The Pixel was greeted with enthusiasm by many in the industry, including none other than Linux founder Linus Torvalds.
Hon Hai, parent company of electronics maker Foxconn, has signed a deal with Microsoft that will allow it to legally produce devices with Android and Chrome OS patents - the cash going to Redmond for each device.
Despite initial reports to the contrary, Google has acknowledged that its web-centric Chrome OS was partially exploited at its Pwnium 3 hacking contest two weeks ago by a researcher known as "Pinkie Pie."
Google's rapidly evolving web-centric Chrome OS managed to stave off hordes of hackers this past weekend at Mountain View's Pwnium (3) hack event.
Although Google has made security one of the core tenets of Chrome, it freely admits that that no software is perfect, as security bugs have been known to "slip" through even the most thorough review process.
Hewlett Packard (HP) will apparently be launching a slick Chromebook on February 17.
Mountain View is preparing to integrate its new Google Drive Cloud-based storage platform with the upcoming version of its flagship Chrome operating system.
Some techies are adamant about running Windows as their operating system of choice and would probably never even seriously considering loading another one.
Microsoft Windows 7 remains on track to become the leading operating system (OS) in the PC market - running on approximately 42% of systems by the end of 2011.
According to a recently published report, Samsung's cost of materials for the new Chromebook is just shy of $350.
A high-ranking Google exec has reiterated that the web-centric Chrome OS - currently targeted at notebook computers - will not be migrating to tablets any time soon.
Xi3 has designed a modular PC powered by Google's web-centric Chrome operating system.
You'll soon be able to access your Google Docs files even when you don't have an Internet connection.
Earlier this week, Google debuted its first-gen Chromebook lineup by showcasing several devices from industry heavyweights Samsung and Acer.
You may be confused about the difference between Android and Chrome OS. Here it is.
Google's first open-source operating system for a traditional computing device will be debuting next month.
Detailed specs of Samsung's first official Chrome OS netbook have been positively identified in Google's code repository.
Google will reportedly offer Chrome OS devices based on a subscription model in late June or early July.