Acer planning Chrome OS netbook in Q3
Acer Travel Google into new territory seems to continue with the announcement that will bring a notebook with the operating system Chrome in Q3 2010. The announcement was made by Jim Wong, Senior Corporate Vice President and President of IT Products Business Acer, told Bloomberg that the company was looking for a change of more than a million of chromium-based netbooks in 2010.
The move would signal another step on the road to see Google starting to spread their operating system for smartphones to netbooks, with the simple platform chance of winning the acceptance of a number of manufacturers.
Such is the belief in Chrome operating system that Acer is saying that the platform will be used in seven percent of all shipments of netbooks in 2010, that would be awesome if the netbook come around September.
During the interview, Wong also confirmed that the company will be creating an app store for the netbook to download easy to use widgets, and the portal will also take applications that can be used in the range of the company's burgeoning smartphone.