Google’s Browser OS “Chromebook” is Start of New Lightweight Era –Yet Lacks Productivity Features

Recently, I got my hands on the new Chromebook, a light featured laptop using the Chrome browser as an OS, and a Samsung laptop as its physical frame. While the market is still discussing the end state of HP’s Web OS, now’s a good time to see how other companies are launching their platforms. In particular, the war over eyeballs, desktops, and devices between Microsoft and Google is a long strewn out battle. In Google’s most recent move of Chrombook, they launched an incredibly thin version of an operation systems, Chromebook OS. While I’m not a device guy (I leave that to colleague Chris Silva) I do want to discuss the future of the web, which is most suitable for … Continue readingGoogle’s Browser OS “Chromebook” is Start of New Lightweight Era –Yet Lacks Productivity Features