Google’s new Fuchsia OS arrives first on old Nest Hub

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email
The Google Nest Hub. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge

Google’s long-awaited Fuchsia OS is starting to quietly roll out on its first consumer device, the first-generation Nest Hub, 9to5Google reports. Google’s work on Fuchsia OS first emerged in 2016, and the open-source operating system is notable for not being based on a Linux kernel, instead using a microkernel called Zircon. “You don’t ship a new operating system every day, but today is that day,” tweeted a Google technical lead on the Fuchsia OS project, Petr Hosek.

While the rollout on the Nest Hub (which originally released as the Google Home Hub before being renamed) begins today, the whole release process will take several months. It’ll come to users in the Preview Program first, before slowly releasing more broadly. We’ve known...

Continue reading…

More To Explore

The Best Movies You’ve Never Seen – Risky Business

Sometimes you just gotta say “what the f**k” and make your move. On the Best Movies You’ve Never Seen podcast, Stephen Fenech and Trevor Long are watching Risky Business starring a very young Tom Cruise. The film, released in 1983, tells the story of Joel Goodsen, a model student who gets into trouble while his […]

The post The Best Movies You’ve Never Seen – Risky Business appeared first on Tech Guide.

Take a listen to Episode 509 of the popular Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast

Tune in to Episode 509 of the Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast with Tech Guide editor Stephen Fenech and EFTM’s Trevor Long as they examine the biggest tech stories of the week. On this week’s show, we take a look at the Apple product announcements – new MacBook Pros and the 3rdGeneration AirPods, Google launches […]

The post Take a listen to Episode 509 of the popular Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast appeared first on Tech Guide.

Ready to take the plunge into the online world?

drop us a line and keep in touch