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View Poll Results: Does the Google Chrome New Tab page count as a "desktop"?
Yes 1 11.11%
No 8 88.89%
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Old 02-18-2011, 08:34 PM   #1
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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.
 
Old 02-19-2011, 07:40 AM   #2
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No. A web browser is not a desktop for me.
 
Old 02-19-2011, 10:04 AM   #3
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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.
 
Old 02-19-2011, 10:45 AM   #4
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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.
 
Old 02-19-2011, 04:05 PM   #5
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Does anybody agree with the above post? It seems as though there hasn't been any votes in a long time.
 
Old 02-19-2011, 05:09 PM   #6
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NO. A browser and apps that are only online (cloud) is not a desktop.
 
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No - one can only get there presently using another "desktop". I would call it a "drawer" in the Desktop.
 
  


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