Google announced open source lightweight OS that is initially targeted towards netbooks. This is expected to be released in the 2nd half of 2010.
Speed, simplicity and security are the key aspects of Google Chrome OS. We’re designing the OS to be fast and lightweight, to start up and get you onto the web in a few seconds. The user interface is minimal to stay out of your way, and most of the user experience takes place on the web.
Like most of you, I’m a huge fan-boy of Google. I strongly believe Google has changed our life for better. Google’s announcement on Chrome OS is not a surprise for lot of industry experts.
Following are some of the product categories where Google already has strong presence. The missing category is Operating System.
- Standalone applications
- Mobile products
- Web products
- Communication & Publishing
- Development Tools
- Search Engine
- Hardware products
People are speculating that following are advantages of Google Chrome OS and the reasons why Google Chrome OS will be Microsoft Killer.
- Open Source
- Netbooks are relatively cheaper
With the Google Chrome Open Source OS, is this the beginning of End of Microsoft? What do you think? Leave a comment.