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Kenny_Strawn 02-18-2011 09:34 PM

Google Chrome New Tab Page (!)= Chrome OS Desktop
 
Does the Google Chrome New Tab page count as a "desktop" to you? Please explain your votes.

MTK358 02-19-2011 08:40 AM

No. A web browser is not a desktop for me.

countach74 02-19-2011 11:04 AM

I've been surprised just how much work and play I'm able to get done on Chrome OS. I wouldn't call a new tab a desktop, but I would call Chrome OS complete enough for the vast majority of coffee-shop browsing Mac & PC users.

It's quite interesting how so many people spend $1K+ on their MacBooks and do nothing more than surf the internet with it. Sigh, what a waste of money.

Kenny_Strawn 02-19-2011 11:45 AM

In my opinion, the "apps" on the New Tab Page count as desktop icons, the New Tab Page background image (introduced by a theme) constitutes a desktop background, and the icons you see on the top right count as appindicators. I have no idea why that can't be a desktop.

Kenny_Strawn 02-19-2011 05:05 PM

Does anybody agree with the above post? It seems as though there hasn't been any votes in a long time.

craigevil 02-19-2011 06:09 PM

NO. A browser and apps that are only online (cloud) is not a desktop.

mlangdn 02-19-2011 06:36 PM

No - one can only get there presently using another "desktop". I would call it a "drawer" in the Desktop.


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