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Google Chrome will soon get proper support for multiple user profiles

According to a Chromium design document, Google Chrome is going to get proper support for multiple profiles at some point. Running multiple user profiles in Chrome has been possible, but it usually involves messing around with command line switches -- and even then, the options you get are rather limited. The coming officially-sanctioned support for multiple profiles will allow the user to...

Google's Chrome OS may launch on November 11

It looks like Chrome OS, Google's most anticipated software project of the year, is on the verge of finally launching. TechCrunch uncovered the fact that the browser-based OS has already hit Release Candidate stage, which is the step that comes right before a full-blown release. Most likely, Google's engineers are now hard at work squashing bugs and getting ready for Chrome OS 1.0. Further...

Blump'it: Could a Firefox plugin squash ChromeOS?

There's a lot of talk about web-only operating systems, and even web-only devices these days. Google is positioning its upcoming Chrome Operating System as a browser-based, web-only OS for netbooks. Netvibes founder Tariq Krim's Jolicloud does much the same thing, although it can also run local applications. And Singapore-based company Fusion Garage got a lot of hype earlier this week when it...

Ask DLS: Now that you've seen Chrome OS do you still care?

So Google finally let loose with a real glimpse at Chrome OS today, unveiling it at an event in Mountain View today. It's pretty much what we've thought all along: a bootable browser with an affinity for web apps - especially Google's. As you'd expect from a "browser OS," Google pretty much admits that Chrome OS isn't really intended for offline use. They see devices running Chrome as a...