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Google posts visual explorations of how a Chrome OS tablet UI might look in hardware.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 2 february 2010

Google has revealed on their Chromium blog potential plans to launch a touch-sensitive tablet computer similar to Apple‘s iPad. The UI Developers page contains visual explorations of how a Chrome OS tablet UI might look in hardware. Some possibilities they explore include:
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• Keyboard interaction with the screen: anchored, split, attached to focus.
• Launchers as an overlay, providing touch or search as means to access web sites.
• Contextual actions triggered via dwell.
• Zooming UI for multiple tabs
• Tabs presented along the side of the screens
• Creating multiple browsers on screen using a launcher

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