Chrome OS is been a news from the time of its announcement. Google’s Operating system – Chrome is designed by keeping internet in mind, that mean it is cloud enabled. Google Chrome OS is the first cloud enabled OS. Google had tied up with Samsung and Acer to release Cloud laptops which will be powered by Chrome OS. This is an interesting move from Google and it could be an another quake to technology industry just like Android OS.
It is the right time to strike the market with cloud laptops or cloud computers as there is already a great awareness building up among corporates and IT experts. Its advantages are massive and it would be cost effective. Current available Operating system is not designed for internet but it had adapted to use internet where as Crome OS is purely internet dependent. By saying this, these laptops may not have a storage space even but all the data would be stored in Internet.
What is Chromebook
Chrome Os powered laptops would be labeled as Chromebook. Ideally it would be having a longer battery backup and no storage space but there will be options to connect external storage. With chrome book you don’t need to worry about updating softwares or purchasing anti virus as all the apps would be loaded from intenet (cloud).
Disadvantages of chromebook
There could be some disadvantages for chromebook or any future cloud laptops. you may end up paying subscription charges which may be a monthly burden for you. Even for quality space on cloud you may have to pay. so it means even though initial purchase price may be lower but long term maintenance cost could be higher.