Google has been the game changer and sometimes the pace-setter when it comes to consumer-end software production. Its mobile operating system Android now in use across billions of mobile devices across the world threw a tail-spin in the world of smartphones.
Although Microsoft leads in the desktop space with its Windows OS, followed at a distance with Apple with its Mac OS; and yes the other Linux distributions coming in at third place. Google’s Chrome OS is getting noticeable tractions, and an increasing number of end-consumers are warming up to Chromebooks. Especially with the Chrome OS now being able to run more apps offline, and even some Android apps right on its desktop ecosystem.
It now appears Google is baking a new Operating System, and not surprisingly it is open source. That is if the new page on GitHub is anything to go by; the code-sharing site by Google has a new page alluding to this new OS referred to as Fuchsia.
Experts say the codes shared indicated that this Fuchsia is not based on Android, and neither is it build on the Linux kernel. It …read more