Google's Chromebooks are about to undergo an overhaul that puts the Chocolate Factory's creepy, predictive search tech – Google Now – at the heart of the firm's OS.
François Beaufort, who describes himself as Mountain View's "Happiness Evangelist", said that Chrome OS fans would soon be able to access a beta version of the software with a new feature dubbed Launcher 2.0.
He claimed that the function was 'the best way to start new activities on Chrome OS, like performing a Google search or launching apps."
Beaufort added in a mangled sentence:
Search has been enhanced to help you find what you are looking for faster, apps you most often use right [sic] have been put at your fingertips, and the power of Google Now has been brought to your Chromebook.
Happiness is a warm search gun. Bang, bang, shoot, shoot
Google said on its Chromebook forum that the latest beta would be deployed within the week and will be available here. ®