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Daily Dose - Chrome OS Pushed to 2011

11.30.2010
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While Google originally intended to have Chrome OS-based netbooks ready by the holiday season, the manufacturers are now saying that we won't be seeing Chrome OS for consumers until 2011.  Although Google might be able to spin up a beta or developer preview by year's end, there's still no release date set for the elusive OS.  Developers and techies are wondering when they'll finally get a chance to play with Google's new vision for the OS.

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