Google should release a bootable USB Drive with ChromeOS!
They can call it the Chrome Stick!
Think about it…
USB Drive pre-loaded with ChromeOS which can run on your old PC or Netbook!
If they’re worried about sales of Chromebooks/boxes, they can just release it for developing countries.
It will really help government schools where computer to student ratio is bad.
We all have old notebooks/desktops at home which will just add trash to our landfills!
Maybe with Google’s help these computers can be made useful for the next user.
How will this benefit Google?
Just imagine a group of kids… Clicking on the Chrome icon everytime they want to browse the internet… All those kids growing up to use Google Search!
I honestly grew up learning to click the IE icon… Google can change that if only they can move ChromeOS fast enough.
A sub-$25.00 USB stick will get them there!
Android is getting forked, left right center.
You can see various versions of Android for entry level phones.
This is why I believe Android One was a good move by Google.
Entry level phones running the latest Android version for developing countries.
When Android One was announced, I initially thought it’s a phone for my mom… She still uses basic Nokia phones as she needs battery life and the number pad.
Then I realized, my mom will not like an Android One device because she will need to charge it daily and she will need to (again) learn to use a mobile phone…
She doesn’t need a qwerty keyboard to reply “ok”.
Google (and its Android team) needs is to create a simple/lean version of Android to replace Series 40.
Just think of the Nokia 1 or 2 series, what if it had Wi-Fi, and every time you reach home you can send/receive messages/calls using Hangouts. You also get Chrome and Google Search.
It will be perfect for older folks who do not want to re-learn on how to use a phone.