Google has released two main operating systems out into the world, and both of them have found success. The first is obviously Android, which is currently the most widely used mobile operating system on the planet. As of May of last year, Android counted more than 2 billion monthly active users across smartphones, tablets, and other devices. By contrast, Apple counts about half that across all of its platforms, including iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. And beyond Android, Google has the Chrome OS platform that has become increasingly popular on laptops in recent history, particularly in the education space where value is the primary concern.
Of course, no platform stays on top forever. Just ask Nokia how its once-dominant Symbian smartphone platform is doing these days. Google is always thinking about the future, and it has a mysterious project in place that just took an interesting turn. A very early version of Fuchsia OS, the new open source Google platform we first learned of last spring, was just quietly released to developers.
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Google just released a developer version of its mysterious new ‘Fuchsia’ operating system originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 2 Jan 2018 at 11:31:40 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.