Google delays laptop powered by Chrome operating system

08 December 2010

Google has said its branded laptop powered by the Chrome operating system will be delayed until next year, BBC has reported. Google’s head of product for Chrome, Sundar Pichai, said the decision was made because the software was not ready for prime time, due to a number of bugs and unfinished features. Chrome OS offers a light touch approach to controlling a computer’s hardware and applications. It also targets users who spend most of their time on the web and are comfortable relying on the cloud to access their data. “We think cloud computing will define computing as we know it,” Eric Schmidt, Google’s chief operating officer said. “Finally there is a viable third choice for an operating system.”

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