Google launched the Google Chrome OS last year and many people wondered if Google had just challenged the core domain of Microsoft. The graphic below depicts what was going on in Google’s mind when they started working on the Chrome project!
The logic behind Google Chrome OS, is that most of the users today, spend maximum time in the Browser accessing the internet. So why not build an Operating System which works in sync with the innumerable and highly versatile Web Based applications.
It is designed to lightweight with features that would cover almost all the needs of any computer user. Google has Open Sourced the Google Chrome OS code, hence a lot of talented developers would go ahead and develop useful applications catering to every need of the Google Chrome OS user.