Cheapo Laptops May Have Fuelled December ChromeOS Boost

By Gary Cutlack on at

Stats covering operating system use seem to show a big boost in the lesser talked about "other" operating systems in December, with Google's ChromeOS presumed to be behind a rise in use from from 8.56 per cent to 17.52 per cent for the not Windows or Mac sector.

So either there's a been an explosion in use of KolibriOS or Chromebooks were quite a Christmas smash in the utilitarian school kid gift sector. [NetMarketshare via Techradar]