The Tuesday session of Google I/O 2011 is underway and Google is gloating in the success of Chrome (Browser). According to Sundar Pichai (Product VP) the browser has now hit over 160 million active users. This is more that double the growth since Google I/O 2011 when the browser was at 70 million active users.
It seems like news is beginning to pick up regarding Google’s upcoming Chrome OS. Over the last week there have been rumours that over 75,000 Chrome OS netbooks are already being produced in Taiwan and will be launched by year end. Well, it seems like at least two of the devices may have already been identified.
The forums are an early preparation to the expected release of Google’s upcoming Operating system. It is befitting that Chrome OS Site which is the largest Chrome OS Specific Website on the internet decided to be the first to offer a robust user driven support community.
Qualcomm have announced that they are now adding Google Chrome OS to their list of supported platforms, with CEO Paul Jacobs revealing the news on-stage at CES 2010 this morning.
At last, Chrome Extensions have arrived! As the name suggests these will extend the functionality of your Chrome Browser in the same way Firefox extensions work.
This is Google’s fancy new Chrome Browser advert. It seems like one thing that Google is never short of is creativity whether it be in their product development or more recently, it’s advertising techniques.
Our goal here is to give you an idea of how to get started.
Note: For all instructions, make sure you download the client into a local directory. Placing the source and compiling on a network partition will drive you nuts.
Internet search giant Google has lifted the lid on its operating system, known as Chrome OS.
The free and open source system is initially aimed at low-cost netbooks and does away with many of the features of a traditional program.
All applications are designed to run in a web browser and all the user’s data is stored on Google’s servers.
Engineers from the firm said the first computers running the system would be available before the end of 2010.
“We are trying to offer a choice for users,” said Sundar Pichai, vice-president of product management, during an event at the firm’s headquarters in California.