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Google lists HP, Acer, Asus and Lenove among Chrome OS partners

September 09, 2009 19:18 PDT

Posted by Andrew.

Google Chrome OS is a project by Google Inc. announced on July 7, 2009. It's based on Google's Chrome web browser and the Linux kernel. It will initially be targeted at Netbooks, and is set to be released during the second half of 2010.

One day after the official announcement of Chrome OS, Google announced several partners, who would be developing devices with Chrome OS or supply components. The list displays a vast regional spread among PC vendors, from the world's largest PC maker, HP (Hewlett-Packard), Lenovo (China's biggest PC vendor), and two of Taiwan's top vendors, Acer and Asus (Noticeably absent was Dell).

Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and Freescale, all makers of ARM-chips, were also named, as was Adobe, supposedly for support of Flash, without which a net-aware device would be of limited use. According to Google, this was merely a preliminary list, and many more cooperations are being discussed at the moment. Noticeably absent from this list were Intel and Dell.

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#1  posted on September 11, 2009 09:06 PDT
Please try to get HP Smart Web printing compatible with
Google Chrome. It save so much on paper and ink.
Thank you.

#2  posted on January 31, 2010 00:43 PST
thank you

#3  posted on January 07, 2012 23:19 PST
This site is like a clsarsoom, except I don't hate it. lol

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