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[TV] Chrome OS borrows a little from Windows and a little from OS X in Aura UI update

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The newest update to Google's Chrome OS is bringing the browser-based operating system a lot closer to a traditional windowing environment. Development channel (the least stable build) version 19.0.1048.17 adds Google's hardware-accelerated Aura UI and window manager, bringing a desktop, overlapping windows (pictured above), a Windows-style taskbar, and a Launchpad-esque app launcher (pictured below) to the platform.

http://www.theverge.com/2012/4/10/2937941/chrome-os-aura-ui-hardware-acceleration-update

Can't say I am surprised, Google is acting like Chinese manufacturers right now.

- Oracle lawsuit over stolen code? Check
- Stolen Bing image search idea? Check
- Stolen Android concept from iOS? Check
- Stolen Windows Phone features? Check

Do you think they are stagnating?
Edited by Kauke - 4/10/12 at 5:34am
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Oh well, it looks good.
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What a bunch of jokes.
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they all steal each othes ideas no idea is completely new its just an improvement or re-interpritation of an old one biggrin.gif
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As if Apple didn't just combine existing stuff into a new product.....
Who cares anyway as long as the end product is good why should we worry about where they borrow stuff or not.
    
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Originally Posted by Stuuut View Post

As if Apple didn't just combine existing stuff into a new product.....
Who cares anyway as long as the end product is good why should we worry about where they borrow stuff or not.

this i dont care as long as it works gewd!!!!!
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Bleh. Chrome OS is the one thing from Google I don't care for. I have a Cr-48 and I installed Windows 7 on it; it serves much greater use that way. It wouldn't surprise me if Google drops Chrome OS dead. Bring support for big game and software titles and I may think again about ignoring Chrome OS...

Steve Jobs: Pablo Picasso: Good artists copy, great artists steal.
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Hmm, I would say it looks more like the tablet version of Android actually.
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I haven't used Chrome OS. But if its UI experience is anything like using Chrome browser, I would say that whatever they "borrow" from any of the current "proper" OSes the better. I hate how Chrome is seemingly sandboxed from the OS. I understand that's the point, but at the same time, I think it sucks. Re. the OS--has it gained much ground beyond the Chromium laptop program that google rolled out a while back?
    
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Why not just bring Android to the Laptop/PC market.......... I'd buy it for a laptop.
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