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One OS to rule them all: Google is planning to merge Chrome OS into Android [REPORT]

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One OS to rule them all: Google is planning to merge Chrome OS into Android [REPORT]

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You would possibly needless to say again throughout Google’s large Nexus adventure, the all new Pixel M used to be additionally presented. It didn’t make so much feel then however the tablet — which by way of identify, many have been anticipating to run Chrome OS — used to be in fact operating Android as an alternative. Now issues are beginning to make an entire lot extra feel.

In a brand new document from The Wall Street Journal, they’re reporting that Google in planning to merge Chrome OS into Android utterly. The new unmarried running device is stated to be unveiled in 2017, however shall we see an early model of it as early as subsequent yr (most likely at Google O/I). The new model of Android (Android O?) would be the one OS to rule them all, operating on the whole thing from smartphones, to pills — even PCs. With long run Chromebooks now not operating Chrome OS, be expecting the identify of Google’s reasonably priced netbooks to amendment as smartly (despite the fact that the Chrome internet browser identify wont be going any place).

It handiest is sensible. Android is in all places and since developers will spend tools construction apps on a platform with exact marketplace percentage (Chromebooks handiest account for not up to 3% of PCs bought in accordance to IDC), it used to be just a topic of time ahead of Google gave up on Chrome OS. Of path, regardless of how forged the document, the whole thing is rumor till Google makes it respectable. Stay tuned for extra.


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