Desktop OS vs. Browser OS: Google Chrome OS will shake it up

08Jul09
Google launching Chrome OS, I guess some people will start sweating...

Google launching Chrome OS, I guess some people will start sweating...

How much fun, a desktop OS from Google. Not a surprise, but still a nice message to shake it all up a bit.

CNET calls it a nuclear bomb and I guess it is.

What does that al mean for the UX sector?

Make our life easier. Maybe one day we can stop developing .exe´s and apps for MAC and make everything using web technologies like HTML, Java and Flash. But there is still a long way to go. Promise is 1, actual market share is 2.

 Save Development Costs

No need for parallel developments for web, Windows XP, Windows Vista. Maybe this once thought dream of unified browsers will come true…

> Read the whole article at CNET

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2 Responses to “Desktop OS vs. Browser OS: Google Chrome OS will shake it up”

  1. This news came as no surprize but i expected it five years later. complex apps would still require something more complex. desktop is not dead yet. 🙂

  2. Greetings!

    Operating systems endure crisis. All of them are similar against each other. The main thing that operating systems should do, it to allow the user to use all power of the computer. But it is necessary to do management convenient!

    This theme too is rather interesting to me. But I am interested in graphic interfaces more. About it I write in the blog (Other file explorer). It would be useful to unite our efforts.

    Write
    I will watch news


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