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Chrome OS Re-Announced at Google Chrome Event

Chrome OS Re-Announced at Google Chrome Event

As you know, our man Ben is at the Google Chrome event today and he's feeding us back info as he gets it. Today, amongst talks of updates to the Google Chrome browser as well as a Chrome Web Store comes a new batch of news about Chrome OS. Follow us live below. "Nothing but the web."

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Chrome Web Store Revealed at Google Chrome Event

Chrome Web Store Revealed at Google Chrome Event

Remember way back on May 19, 2010, when Google spoke at Google I/O about a Chrome Web Store? Well today's the day they've blasted it right out the door - a store where apps can be uploaded by developers then downloaded by anyone who's able to run a compatible web browser. Our main main speaking begins announcing this store by recalling what he said back in May about chess...

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 7 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 7 2010

Another super fun explosive magical morning here on the R3 Media Network with no less than a peek at Android Honeycomb, Google Maps for Mobile 5.0, and a Gingerbread keyboard sneak into Android 2.2 Froyo. Then we've got a big huge review of the Advent Vega tablet, you can take a peek at Amazon Kindle for Web in a full access preview, and have a look at Apache Wave as it splashes forth as sort of a herald of what's Googling out later today (could it be Chrome OS?) All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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Toshiba readying Windows 7, Chrome OS and Android tablets for CES 2011?

Toshiba readying Windows 7, Chrome OS and Android tablets for CES 2011?

It's a morning of tablets today, with Motorola's Android slate getting flaunted, iPad 2 production being teased, and now Toshiba's latest tablet ambitions leaked. According to DigiTimes, Toshiba is readying three new tablets for CES 2011, individually running Windows 7, Chrome OS and Android. Meanwhile Toshiba is also tipped to have 7-inch tablets in the works, though these are supposedly being managed by the company's smartphone department.

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Chrome Event Announced by Google Team for Publishers [UPDATE]

Chrome Event Announced by Google Team for Publishers [UPDATE]

Joy of all joys! An invite! This invite was sent out today to publishers asking them to attend a special event held by and about Google Chrome. This event invite lets us in on some super secrets already, such as it's location at Dogpatch Studios in San Francisco, the fact that there'll be breakfast there, yum! And that there'll be a DEMO portion of the event. Could this mean what I think it means?

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Google “Mario” and “Andretti” Chrome OS netbooks in internal speed testing?

Google “Mario” and “Andretti” Chrome OS netbooks in internal speed testing?

Google is tipped to be "dogfooding" two own-brand Chrome OS netbooks, internally codenamed "Andretti" and "Mario", with frequent mentions of the two computer types showing up in bug reports online. The models appear to be named after IndyCar driver Mario Andretti, known for being a particularly fast driver, and would suggest that Google is prioritizing netbook performance with its first self-branded models.

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Google Chrome OS netbooks delayed, but beta software release on track?

Google Chrome OS netbooks delayed, but beta software release on track?

Google Chrome OS is unlikely to make a significant launch on physical netbook hardware before the end of 2010, missing the search giant's previously stated release window, though a beta release is still expected sometime in December 2010. CEO Eric Schmidt confirmed that Chrome OS netbooks won't be on sale for the "next few months"; however, the company also insists that it is on track for a release of some sort this year, though they are "not going into details at this point."

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Lenovo: LePad US launch in 2011; $15m app investment fund founded

Lenovo: LePad US launch in 2011; $15m app investment fund founded

Lenovo is talking tablets again, with Chief Executive Yang Yuanqing reconfirming the company's plans to launch the LePad in the US sometime in 2011, alongside its Chinese launch. Last month, CEO Rory Read said Lenovo would hold off from launching an Android-powered slate until Honeycomb, Google's tablet-centric version of the open-source OS; Froyo (and, presumably, the imminent Android 2.3 Gingerbread) were not "the right base to have a fully functioning pad" Read suggested. Now the company has taken software into its own hands, kicking off a significant tablet app investment program.

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Google Sponsoring In-Flight WiFi This Holiday Season

Google Sponsoring In-Flight WiFi This Holiday Season

Today, Google announced that they would be sponsoring more WiFi hotspots this holiday season. Following in the steps of their endeavor last year, which saw WiFi support for free in airport terminals across the country, Google sees fit to expand the service. They're now going to sponsor free in-flight WiFi, but only for the holiday season.

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Shhh! Chrome OS Releases in November!

Shhh! Chrome OS Releases in November!

Don't tell anyone! Component makers are whispering that the fabled Google Chrome OS will ship in November - THIS November. That's THIS MONTH. Acer made promises that Chrome OS devices would be released this fall, while Digitimes reports the launch of the OS to be this month, with Google supposedly planning the launch its own brand Chrome notebook along the lines of Nexus One.

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