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Chrome OS

A Linux-based operating system from Google that is designed for Web-based applications and cloud computing. Combined with the Chrome Web browser, the first Chrome OS laptops (Chromebooks) were introduced in 2011. A year later, the Chromebox desktop model was introduced. See Chromebook.

For Phones and Tablets?
Due to the fragmentation of the Android platform, it has been rumored that the Chrome OS will merge with the Android OS in the future to provide a uniform platform between mobile and desktop devices. Time will tell. See Android fragmentation.
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com/acer-announces-new-chromebook-spin-11-chromebox-cx13-2644101) new Chrome OS devices : the 2018 Chromebook Spin 11, the Acer Chromebox CX13 and the Chromebook 11 C732.
Either way, until Google provides official support for your Chromebook, you'll need to switch your device to the Chrome OS developer channel to grab the Google Play Store and start installing Android apps.
The two operating systems - Chrome OS and Windows 10 S - are much cheaper and are less processor-intensive.
With Chrome OS we continue to see momentum in the enterprise given our efforts to deliver speed, security, simplicity and shareability to customers," said Rajen Sheth, director, product management for Chrome OS, Google.
allow our customers to easily and securely deploy applications on Chrome OS
He explained that Google will continue to offer support for all types of Chrome apps on Chrome OS, including extensions and themes, for the "foreseeable future.
The web-based Chrome Management Console allows IT departments to easily configure and manage Chrome OS devices across enterprise networks in corporate, education and non-profit environments.
OTC: HPNN) said they have signed a worldwide patent licensing agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for devices running the Android and Chrome OS, including smartphones and tablets.
In this updated edition that covers the latest Chromebook (Pixel), Miller, a prolific writer on computers, introduces Google's Chromebook as a new breed of portable computer which runs on Chrome OS, a cloud web-based operating system.
Linux -based Chrome OS, meanwhile, has propelled Samsung's $249 Chromebook into thetop spotamong laptops on Amazon .
With the release of Samsung's latest Chrome OS device, Google can now add reasonably priced to the feature list.
Named the Samsung Chromebook, the laptop runs on Google Chrome OS and is stated to be one of the lightest laptops on the market weighing in at 2.