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11 Undocumented Features Of Google Chrome OS

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1. Your family photos are accompanied by text ads for skin care and diet plans.

2. Removes all Falun Gong references from your files.

3. Every month, the hard drive is automatically defragged and investigated for anti-trust violations.

4. Invests in, develops, acquires, and abandons your best ideas.

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Battling for the Mother Of All Monopolies...

Despite their motto ‘Don’t Be Evil‘, Google appear to be making a pretty good effort at attempting to own your online data and computing world, and all at a low, no up front cost to you. The latest Google product, an operating system, adds to the already formidable array of free offerings from the 31 billion dollar behemoth.

The web has been around for a mere twenty years: while we like to think of large enterprises moving at a snails pace the reality is that they are more like supertankers: pounding along but slow to change direction.

Faustian Bargaining

The mainframes of the future are essentially in the cloud, and the battle for where your core malleable data will live appear to be moving back towards the thin client model. The question is do you trust these people with your intellectual property?

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