Last year in November, Jon Stokes and Ryan Paul had engineering director Matthew Papakipos and Google PR Eitan Bencuya in an interview about Chrome OS. The interview was released in January 2010 and reveals detail information about Google’s new operating system. Continue reading “Interview with Chrome OS engineer Matthew Papakipos”
In Chrome OS, there are some little known (not to say secret) keyboard shortcuts available for getting a linux terminal, developer tools, switching between windows, an on-screen keyboard etc. This article gives a summary of them. Continue reading “Chrome OS keyboard shortcuts”
This video shows the Chrome OS user interface as it is planned. In the current version of the OS, however, this is far from being fully implemented. Nevertheless, this video will make you even more curious of what is about to come. Continue reading “Video: Chrome OS UI Concept”
Robert Holland from SocialMediaSEO.net wrote an article about an onstage interview with Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando. Schmidt spoke about Chrome OS too. Continue reading “Eric Schmidt confirms Chrome OS for 2010”
The Google Operating System Blog publishes a list of features that users wish to be included in Chrome OS. As I do too, users emphasize the importance of offline features in order to have an adequate operating system. It is supposed to be fast regarding the boot-up process and while working with it. Besides, the users want it to run Windows applications, which is a rather difficult task to be confronted with, as it will be running a linux kernel. Using a virtual machine environment or WINE, however, even this is technically possible. I hope they have a built-in disk encryption, too.