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How not to fake Google Chrome OS

This morning, a commenter on Brad's post regarding the now debunked beyond reasonable doubt video "demo" of Google Chrome OS said "Sure is fake why don't you download and boot it up..." and offered a URL to the download. What the hell, I'll bite. I followed the link. The first thing I noticed is that the link doesn't point to a Google Code project. That's kind of odd, since all of Google's other...

Google unveils Chrome OS preview video? Update: Nope

Ever since Google announced plans to launch a new computer operating system called Chrome OS a few months, we've seen an onslaught of so-called "leaked" screenshots of the operating system. But last night the Google Chrome Browser team posted a message on Twitter linking to a Google Chrome OS preview that looks like it could be the real deal. Update 2 (see update 1 below): OK, it's almost...

Make Windows XP look like Google Chrome

No, I'm not kidding. I wish I was, but the truth is that a DeviantArt user has cobbled together a skin for Windows that gives it a Google Chrome-y look. And think Chrome on XP - without the sex appeal you get with Aero Glass. Thick, powder blue borders? Check. The Chrome logo replacing the start orb? Check. The comments on DevArt are all very positive, though I'm personally going to pass on this...

Are these the first images of Google Chrome OS?

Google wasn't especially generous with the specifics when it came to Chrome OS in their original announcement. In a nutshell, they called it "an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks." Looking for something a bit more tangible? We just might have it for you. An anonymous tipster sent the following images to us this morning, claiming they are actual...