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browser-based os


gOS Cloud: browser-based OS for Netbooks

Good OS announces Cloud OS for Netbooks.

By December 1, 2008


Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook

Well, sort of: Neverware's CloudReady lets you install Chromium on nearly any machine. Here's how to get started.

By October 20, 2015


How Mozilla's Firefox OS may enlist Android apps to its cause

Mozilla is working on a project that could let a few key Android apps like WhatsApp run on its fledgling mobile operating system, which could keep its prospects alive.

By June 4, 2015


With Dell's help, Google pushes Chrome-based laptops beyond budget buyers

Google's challenger to Microsoft Windows has found a successful niche in schools. With the Dell Chromebook 13, Google hopes to lure business buyers and others who want a premium product.

By August 13, 2015


The secret alliance that could give the Web a massive speed boost

An unusually broad tie-up of browser makers is working on faster Web performance using new technology that bridges a years-old divide in the browser world.

By June 18, 2015


​Mozilla to open first-world front in Firefox OS war

A partnership with Verizon and other carriers is aimed at bringing the browser-based operating system to wealthy countries. But don't expect ordinary slab-of-glass phones.

By March 1, 2015


3 cool things about Gmail 4.0 for iOS

The newly updated app has learned some nifty new tricks.

By March 6, 2015


Firefox OS comes to Africa with Orange's $40 package deal

Mozilla's major new ally will sell its Klif phone and six months' network service in 13 countries in Africa and the Middle East. Orange likes Firefox OS's inexpensive hardware requirements and expects to sell millions.

By March 1, 2015


Google yanks tool for advanced online photo editing

As the company trumpets Google Photos' new abilities for archiving and sharing photos, it also quietly drops a sophisticated tool for editing them.

By June 1, 2015


Google Chromebook Pixel

The updated Chromebook Pixel sets the bar for high-end for Chrome OS hardware, but its browser-based operating system imposes far too many limitations to justify its lofty price point.

By March 17, 2015

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