If your device has trouble running it’s current operating system, then you should find out more about Google new OS project called Fuchsia, which reportedly can be run on anything. It may be a combination of Google’s other operating systems, Android and Chrome OS, but the company has previously denied any such plans.
This new information comes a Google GitHub repository called Fuchsia. Using the link reveals a short description that says ‘Pink+Purple= = Fuchsia (a new Operating System).’ Although this discovery doesn’t offer a lot of information, if it is coupled with other past hints from Google, it leads to form the speculation that Fuchsia may be a combination of Android and Chrome OS, rumored in the past.
One peculiar think about Fuchsia is that it won’t be based on the Linux kernel which is not suited for all devices such as car dashboards or GPS units because it could affect performance. Although Google has used it in all of its previous systems, reports say that Fuchsia will use a Magenta and LK kernel, currently used in a wide range of devices, from small embedded devices to even desktops.
Also, the Fuchsia operating system will reportedly incorporate Google’s Dart programming language coupled with company’s Material Design-friendly Flutter user interface framework. The most prevalent speculations out there regarding the new system say that Fuchsia will also a project called Escher for rendering advanced effects like soft shadows and light diffusion, while Vulkan may be the graphics API. Google might use Dart for GUI apps, with Flutter adding new widgets, while Escher would be used to render the layers of the operating system.
A lot of people think of Fuchsia as a possible future replacement for Android and Chrome OS. But this is very unlikely as it will most likely become an entirely new operating system, with its distinct uses for hardware not optimized to run Android. It makes more sense if you look at Google’s various products such as the OnHub router and Google Home, who don’t have a dedicates OS for these types of devices and Google might just want to fill this void.
Another possible chance is that Fuchsia is just an experiment which will never see the light of day. A replacement for Android is even more unlikely after all the effort Google has invested in it.
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