Video: Chrome Browser for Chrome OS Demonstration

After Google accidentally released the source code for the Chrome OS version of the Chrome browser (see article here) I installed it on a Ubuntu machine that was running in Sun’s Virtual Box. In the video you can see all changes Google made. There’s an option tab that let’s you configure your networks and touchpad. […]

Chrome OS to come on NVIDIA Tegra devices

Mike Rayfield, Nvidia’s GM of Mobile Business, said in an interview with jkOnTheRun that Nvidia “is working closely with Google” on the Chrome OS platform. It seems that Nvidia plans to provide Windows Mobile and Google Android support on Tegra smartphones and Windows CE and Google Chrome OS support on Tegra netbooks. The Tegra platform […]

Chrome OS industry partners revealed

Only one day after the official announcement of Google’s new operating system Chrome OS the company discloses its industry partners. In a short FAQ article Google reveals their cooperation with the following companies (among others): Acer, Adobe, ASUS, Freescale, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and Toshiba. I’m sure you aren’t surprised there are many netbook […]

Google announces Chrome OS

Today, Google announced an operating system called Chrome OS. It is supposed to be available for customers in the second half of 2010. Like the Chrome browser, Chrome OS is designed to be be lightweight, minimalistic, fast, and simple to use. The system is targeted to run on low-preformance machines like netbooks and is based […]