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Chrome OS-powered Sony VAIO Notebook Exposed by the FCC

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Things on the Chromebook front have been pretty quiet this year but it seems they will change soon as the US FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has received and tested a new machine running Google's Chrome OS. Seen below is the VAIO VCC111 Series, Sony's very first Chromebook, which features a 11.6-inch LCD screen (made by Samsung), 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, an SSD, an SD card reader, two USB 2.0 ports, a HDMI output, a webcam, and a 4100 mAh battery.

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Do WANT CHROME OS NOWS
 
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wife is still using my cr48, she loves it.

for me its a neat toy, but i don't see myself changing to chrome os anytime soon, right now i'm on a dell duo with win8 on it and it is very quick and small.

i am happy that there is more coming out for chrome os though
 
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So I've been gone a few months, whats with the purple/pink names? And who is this Cristian guy?
 
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Open up Chrome browser.............. you're now running Chrome OS
Im just saying I would like a user friendly alternative to Windows and OSX. Linux and Unix are cool but Im not THAT tech savvy to make it secure or be fluent in it. A X86 Chrome OS I would try. But I use Photoshop and they even used Photoshop as an example of what a Chrome WILL NOT run.
 
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Im just saying I would like a user friendly alternative to Windows and OSX. Linux and Unix are cool but Im not THAT tech savvy to make it secure or be fluent in it. A X86 Chrome OS I would try. But I use Photoshop and they even used Photoshop as an example of what a Chrome WILL NOT run.
All I mean is Chrome OS in the Chromebook sense is not really an OS, it is the Chrome browser, nothing else. All apps are web apps from the Chrome app store and are web/HTML based, there is no explorer, file system, local drive access etc so you turn on a Chromebook and all you get is the browser.

Chromium OS from what I understand is a little different in that it appears to be a desktop OS as opposed to just a web browser