Google Says: Chrome OS for Netbooks, Android for Tablets. How, Exactly, is This a Strategy?

Here’s more fodder for my:

The Un-unified Theory of the Android Universe

Take a look at this item from AllTouchTablet.com:

Chrome OS for Netbooks and Android 3.0 for Netbooks, says Google

To be fair, there actually is a difference. Google apparently is saying that netbooks (small devices with physical keyboards) will run Google Chrome OS (essentally just a browser) while tablets (small devices without physical keyboards) will run Google Android.

Both types of devices need to have, in my opinion, a good “disconnected” story to tell. Android has such a story. My tests of an early releases of Chrome OS indicates that this platform does not.