Google &OS Applications/Softwares08 Jul 2009

Google Chrome operating system, hell with dominance of with Microsoft

Google Chrome operating system, hell with dominance of with Microsoft Google today announced that it was launching a new operating system in its most direct challenge yet to the dominance of Microsoft.

We designed Google Chrome for people who live on the web — searching for information, checking email, catching up on the news, shopping or just staying in touch with friends. However, the operating systems that browsers run on were designed in an era where there was no web. So today, we’re announcing a new project that’s a natural extension of Google Chrome — the Google Chrome Operating System. It’s our attempt to re-think what operating systems should be.

Google Chrome OS is an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks. Later this year we will open-source its code, and netbooks running Google Chrome OS will be available for consumers in the second half of 2010. Because we’re already talking to partners about the project, and we’ll soon be working with the open source community, we wanted to share our vision now so everyone understands what we are trying to achieve.

Speed, simplicity and security are the key aspects of Google Chrome OS. We’re designing the OS to be fast and lightweight, to start up and get you onto the web in a few seconds. The user interface is minimal to stay out of your way, and most of the user experience takes place on the web. And as we did for the Google Chrome browser, we are going back to the basics and completely redesigning the underlying security architecture of the OS so that users don’t have to deal with viruses, malware and security updates. It should just work.

Google Chrome OS will run on both x86 as well as ARM chips and we are working with multiple OEMs to bring a number of netbooks to market next year. The software architecture is simple — Google Chrome running within a new windowing system on top of a Linux kernel. For application developers, the web is the platform. All web-based applications will automatically work and new applications can be written using your favorite web technologies. And of course, these apps will run not only on Google Chrome OS, but on any standards-based browser on Windows, Mac and Linux thereby giving developers the largest user base of any platform.

Microsoft/MSN/Live08 Sep 2008

Internet Explorer 8 beta 2 lets you surf InPrivate

With the announcement of Google Chrome, came another browser news, the IE8 beta 2 is now available for download. One of the main features added to this version of Internet Explorer is the Privacy feature. Microsoft has in fact applied for a trademark on the term, which it explains as “Computer programmes for disabling the history of web cashing features of web browser and notifying the user of a web browser when others are tracking web use and for controlling the information others can access about such use.”
It simply means, the new IE enables its users to delete websites they visited and cookies they downloaded. If they stumble on sites which try to snoop on their activities, they are warned and will be able to block such attempts.
Microsoft also tweaked IE to cut the time and the number of clicks to perform common tasks. It has quickened search by trying to second guess what you are looking for even as you make every key stroke. Visual elements have been integrated into basic search . The new explorer can be downloaded to all PC’s running Windows Vista, Server 2003 or XP which has been updated with Service pack 3.

Download : http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/beta/worldwide-sites.aspx (16 MB)

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Google &Web 2.003 Sep 2008

The All new Google Browser : Chrome

The All new Google Browser : Chrome Google released a free Web browser called Chrome that the company said would challenge Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, as well as the Firefox browser. All though many of its features are inspired inspired by Firefox and uses Apple Webkit, Open Source Framework.

In a curious twist, Google made its online announcement after its plans appeared as a digital “comic book” that was posted by Google.

Google already competes with Microsoft in online search and Internet advertising. They both make operating software for cellphones. Google is increasingly competing with Microsoft head-on in software that handles basic productivity like word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and e-mail programs. Google has Web-based software in these markets that are low-cost or free alternatives to Microsoft’s lucrative desktop software.

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