What do you do when you are Google and have the most popular operating system in the world? You build a new one, of course.
That appears to be what Google is doing with Fuchsia, a new OS that the tech giant has been working on since last summer. But what is Fuchsia, will it replace Android, and, most importantly, why is Google creating it?
In IT Blogwatch, we share what we know.
So what is going on? Steven Musil has some background:
Fuchsia, the mysterious new operating system under development at Google…has acquired a user interface.
The new UI, dubbed Armadillo, features a card-based design for managing multiple apps…The new interface…allows cards to be dragged around and used in a split-screen format.
Ok, we have a new Google OS, and it card-based. Where did it come from, though? Kellex has that info: