Google Launching Andromeda OS and Laptop/Tablet
News today that Google is launching a new OS called Andromeda as well as a new Laptop/Tablet in the vein of Microsoft Surface.
Based on my earlier post on how Microsoft is poised to win the mobile wars, this is the right move and announcement for Google.
It’s fairly obvious Google is the third player behind Microsoft and Apple as it relates to being able to deliver a productive experience when your phone is the only device in your life. Their OS is many years behind Windows and macOS. And, as we move to a single device, without a mobile-to-large-screen OS, Google’s Android market share lead will start to erode.
This is an important announcement and I’ll be interested to see how well they execute in this strategy. I can’t imagine the size of the engineering team Google has dedicated to this war at the moment.
Continue reading →