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Chrome OS 87 Desktop
Chrome OS 87 Desktop
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Proprietary Linux-based operating system designed by Google.

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Google Play

Digital distribution service operated and developed by Google.

Digital distribution service operated and developed by Google.

Google Play Store on Android
Google Play Store on Android
Global availability of Google Play
Global availability of Google Play Books
Global availability of Google TV
Global availability of Google Play Pass
Former Google Play logo, 2012
Global availability of Google Play Music
Global availability of Google Play Newsstand
Picture of Google Play Gift Card
Get it on Google Play badge

It serves as the official app store for certified devices running on the Android operating system and its derivatives as well as Chrome OS, allowing users to browse and download applications developed with the Android software development kit (SDK) and published through Google.

An example of a blank document in Google Docs

Google Docs

Online word processor included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google, which also includes: Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drawings, Google Forms, Google Sites and Google Keep.

Online word processor included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite offered by Google, which also includes: Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Drawings, Google Forms, Google Sites and Google Keep.

An example of a blank document in Google Docs
An example of a blank document in Google Docs

Google Docs is accessible via an internet browser as a web-based application and is also available as a mobile app on Android and iOS and as a desktop application on Google's Chrome OS.

Linux

Family of open-source Unix-like operating systems based on the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991, by Linus Torvalds.

Family of open-source Unix-like operating systems based on the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991, by Linus Torvalds.

Linus Torvalds, principal author of the Linux kernel
5.25-inch floppy disks holding a very early version of Linux
Ubuntu, a popular Linux distribution
Nexus 5X running Android
In-flight entertainment system booting up displaying the Linux logo
Simplified history of Unix-like operating systems. Linux shares similar architecture and concepts (as part of the POSIX standard) but does not share non-free source code with the original Unix or MINIX.
Linux is ubiquitously found on various types of hardware.
The name "Linux" is also used for a laundry detergent made by Swiss company Rösch.

Although Linux is used by only around 2.3 percent of desktop computers, the Chromebook, which runs the Linux kernel-based Chrome OS, dominates the US K–12 education market and represents nearly 20 percent of sub-$300 notebook sales in the US.

Chromium OS (85.0.4163.0) displaying the New Tab Page

Chromium OS

Free and open-source operating system designed for running web applications and browsing the World Wide Web.

Free and open-source operating system designed for running web applications and browsing the World Wide Web.

Chromium OS (85.0.4163.0) displaying the New Tab Page
Chromium OS (85.0.4163.0) displaying the New Tab Page
ChromiumOS Cherry
ChromiumOS Zero
ChromiumOS Flow

It is the open-source version of Chrome OS, a Linux-based operating system made by Google.

Google Chrome running on Windows 11

Google Chrome

Cross-platform web browser developed by Google.

Cross-platform web browser developed by Google.

Google Chrome running on Windows 11
Google Chrome running on Windows 11
An early version of Chromium for Linux, explaining the difference between Chrome and Chromium
The results of the Acid3 test on Google Chrome 4.0
Google Chrome Incognito mode message
Screenshot of a Chrome browser crash
Google Chrome Canary application icon
Google Chrome running on an Android phone
Usage share of web browsers according to StatCounter

The browser is also the main component of Chrome OS, where it serves as the platform for web applications.

Samsung Series 3 Chromebook

Chromebook

Samsung Series 3 Chromebook
Samsung Series 3 Chromebook
Samsung Chromebook Series 3 with bottom panel removed
Chromebooks at a Staples retail store
A Paradise Valley Unified School District student using a Chromebook as part of the organization's pilot project
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Chromebook Pixel (WiFi)
Pixelbook
Samsung Series 5
Samsung Series 3 Chromebook

A Chromebook (sometimes stylized in lowercase as chromebook) is a laptop or tablet running the Linux-based Chrome OS as its operating system.

Citrix Systems

American multinational cloud computing and virtualization technology company that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software as a service , and cloud computing technologies.

American multinational cloud computing and virtualization technology company that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software as a service , and cloud computing technologies.

Original Citrix logo until September 14, 2020.

In August 2010, Citrix announced a partnership with Google to bring the company's products to Chrome OS devices.

Pichai in 2020

Sundar Pichai

Indian-American business executive.

Indian-American business executive.

Pichai in 2020
Pichai speaking at the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain
Pichai delivers a speech virtually at the Singapore FinTech Festival 2020.

Following a short stint at the management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., Pichai joined Google in 2004, where he led the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google's client software products, including Google Chrome and Chrome OS, as well as being largely responsible for Google Drive.

Google I/O

Annual developer conference held by Google in Mountain View, California.

Annual developer conference held by Google in Mountain View, California.

Google I/O 2008
Sundar Pichai at Google I/O 2015
Sundar Pichai at the Google I/O 2017 Keynote
Google I/O 2017 Android Fireside Chat

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HP 2133 Mini-Note PC netbook

Netbook

The marketing term netbook identified small and inexpensive laptops that were sold from 2007 to around 2013; these were generally low-performance.

The marketing term netbook identified small and inexpensive laptops that were sold from 2007 to around 2013; these were generally low-performance.

HP 2133 Mini-Note PC netbook
A low-cost Craig netbook with Android.
A HP Mini 1000 netbook computer, a type of netbook computer
An Asus Eee PC 700, the first mass-produced netbook, which used a 7-inch screen.
Netbook market popularity within laptops in second half of 2008 based on the number of product clicks in the Laptop Subcategory per month by PriceGrabber
A Samsung N130, manufactured in 2010. Although Windows XP was in the process of being supplanted by its successors, Windows Vista and Windows 7, some netbook manufacturers offered the operating system alongside its successors.
Psion netBook
Samsung NC10 motherboard featuring the Intel Atom processor

For Windows 8, in a ploy to counter Chrome OS-based netbooks and low-end Android tablets, Microsoft began to offer no-cost Windows licenses to OEMs for devices with screens smaller than 9 inches in size.