It boots in 7 Seconds and their saying they want to make it quicker. The presentation was done from a laptop that was running Chrome OS. Sundar Pichai(Vice President of Product Management) & Matthew Papakipos(Director of the HTML 5 Open Web Platform). Very clever introducing it through the web browser as it's familiar to users. The project they say is a year ahead of schedule.
Google Phone aka Dragon/Passion
TechCrunch Released a story today saying that Google will release their very own phone. Yes that's right they're own phone, not a Motorola Droid, HTC Hero or T-Mobile G1. I'm guessing but don't have any facts to prove it that the phone might be running Chrome OS. I think they've come to realize that Android is no match for the iPhone. What is clear is more people are going online with their phones. And for Google to win years ahead they need to have phones that allow people to load pages that have their ads and do it quicker to increase the dsense revenue.
Google Chrome OS is a new project, separate from Android. Android was designed from the beginning to work across a variety of devices from phones to set-top boxes to netbooks. Google Chrome OS is being created for people who spend most of their time on the web, and is being designed to power computers ranging from small netbooks to full-size desktop systems. While there are areas where Google Chrome OS and Android overlap, we believe choice will drive innovation for the benefit of everyone, including Google.http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/07/introducing-google-chrome-os.html
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