Google announced today
a forthcoming release of the new Google Chromebook - the ultimate netbook. The Chromebook will be an online-only device with the usual operating system replaced by Google's Chrome browser.
The Chromebook is being touted by Google as
faster, more secure, and more convenient for users, and in many ways those things are true. They should take less time to boot than the same computer running a regular operating system (like Windows 7). Because your data and the most important parts of the operating system are stored online, they require no anti-virus software, and your Chromebook will update automagically.
No local data means that you will be able to access your information anywhere you can access the internet. You can even share your Chromebook with a friend with no worry about them accessing your information. If you lose your Chromebook,