Alan Freedman -- The Computer Language Company - Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Longest-Running Tech Reference on the Planet

A CDE Definition

You'll love The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia (CDE) for Tech Term of the Day (TTOD)


Chrome operating system

See Chrome OS.

Chrome OS

A Linux-based operating system from Google that is designed for Web-based applications and cloud computing. Combined with the Chrome Web browser, the first Chrome OS laptops (Chromebooks) were introduced in 2011. A year later, the Chromebox desktop model was introduced. See Chromebook.

For Phones and Tablets?
Due to the fragmentation of the Android platform, it has been rumored that the Chrome OS will merge with the Android OS in the future to provide a uniform platform between mobile and desktop devices. Time will tell. See Android fragmentation.

Personal Use Only

Before/After Your Search Term
chromatic dispersionChrome OS
chromaticityChrome pad
ChromeChrome PC
Chrome bookChrome phone
Chrome boxChrome Pixel
Chrome browserChrome Web browser
Chrome CanaryChrome Web Store
Chrome castChromebit
Chrome computerChromebook
Chrome dongleChromebook Pixel

Terms By Topic
Click any of the following categories for a list of fundamental terms.
Computer Words You Gotta KnowSystem design
Job categoriesUnix/Linux
Interesting stuffPersonal computers
InternetIndustrial Automation/Process Control
Communications & networkingAssociations/Standards organizations
HistoryDesktop publishing
ProgrammingHealthcare IT
System design