According to Engadget, among others, Google is expected to show off the state
of the Chrome OS
on Tuesday of this week, and perhaps even to show off a netbook running the cloud-centric system. Since many of the things that Chrome OS does are also within the scope of Google's other
consumer OS, Android, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has written a guide to the differences
, as he sees them, between Android and Chrome OS.