Monday, May 09, 2011

The Desktop Is Turning Mobile - Technology Review

But maybe not with Chrome OS in the near-term, according to Steven Levy’s Google Cr-48 review  in Wired

This trend is nothing new in the history of technology. In the case of mobile and PC operating systems, however, Dahlin thinks another factor is speeding it along: the cloud. "The cloud is part of what's going to enable and probably drive convergence between phone and mobile operating systems and desktop operating systems," he says. Now that a user's data isn't necessarily tied to a particular device, manufacturers feel they'll be expected to make that data accessible with equal ease, and in the same manner, on multiple devices.

The Desktop Is Turning Mobile - Technology Review

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