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Google launched the Chrome OS, The WEB store and spoke about a features about Chrome.

Chrome

As per Google, the number of people using Chrome has tripled from 40 to 120 million. What people love the most about Chrome is Speed and Google is always working to make it even faster. It now runs complex JavaScript programs up to twice as fast as before.

These two features will be rolling out to everyone soon.

 

Chrome WEB Store

The Chrome Web Store is now open for business and developers have already started uploading their apps. Currently the store is only available in U.S., however will expand to several countries by early next year. The store will help people discover great apps and developers reach millions of users around the world.

Chrome OS

Google had informed sometime last year that they would develop an OS for the WEB and the first of its kind. The OS will  essentially be a browser which would make you computer run faster.

Now the Chrome OS is ready for it’s testing phase where Google needs feedback from it’s users and since Chrome requires new hardware, Google is launching its pilot where they will provide test notebooks to qualified users, developers, schools and businesses. They would  starting with the U.S. and expand to other countries . To participate in the pilot program, visit the Chrome notebook website.

The test notebooks is available to test the software—they are black, have no branding, no logos, no stickers.

Specifications of these Notebooks are a 12.1 inch screens, full-sized keyboards and touch pads, integrated 3G from Verizon, eight hours of battery life and eight days of standby time.

Chrome notebooks are designed to reach the web instantly, easy to share among friends and family, and simply by logging in, all of your apps, bookmarks and other browser settings are there. Setting up a new machine takes less than a minute. Google feels that even at this early stage, there is no consumer or business operating system that is more secure.

In the first half of next year Chrome notebooks will be available for sale from Acer and Samsung.

Source: Google

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