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Chrome OS

The Linux-based operating system in Chromebooks. Chrome OS was derived from the open source Chromium OS with additional features in firmware such as verified boot that ensures the integrity of the OS. See Chromebook and Chromium.
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Instead, AMD is looking to grow its share in the notebook PC market by expanding beyond Windows-based computers and offering products for low-cost Chromebooks, which run on Google's Chrome operating system.
The Pixel Slate is the first tablet from Google that uses its Chrome operating system rather than Android, and as such it's designed to work seamlessly with other Google products, including the Flome Mini smart speaker and the Pixel 3L smartphone.
Chromebooks, cheaper laptops running Google's Chrome operating system, accounted for 60 percent of devices shipped to K-12 U.S.
And with the new, budget-friendly device, the tech giant is also aiming to crack the market being dominated by Google's Chromebook; in 2013, Apple accounted for about half of mobile devices being used in US classrooms, but has since declined after the Alphabet unit launched cheaper laptops that run on the Chrome operating system, as well as those from Microsoft.
Chromebooks have been around for some time now, proving particularly popular in schools thanks to the speed and simplicity of the Chrome operating system.
According to Futuresource Consulting, in 2016, mobile devices running Google's Chrome operating system accounted for 58 per cent of the US market for primary and secondary schools.
The PCs are still there, but many are now running Google's Chrome operating system.
Because the laptops run on Google's Chrome operating system and revolve around web-based apps, they are often cheaper, easier to manage and faster to boot up than traditional laptops.
DiVito and his team have refreshed 400 aging laptops using Neverware's CloudReady to install Chromium OS, the open-source variant of the Chrome operating system. "We find laptops at the bottom of teachers' closets that we can now refresh, turn into a virtual Chromebook, and use for almost any classroom purpose," DiVito says.
Pichai, credited with building products such as Google Chrome and the Chrome operating system, is looking at getting more people to plug into the company's services, such as search, Gmail and YouTube.
Charlotte, NC, July 29, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Digital signage software company, 11Giraffes, now supports Google's Chrome operating system with its digital content management platform.