Google Chrome OS

December 6, 2009

This is going to be an article about the preview of Google Chrome OS, but I feel the need to do a little bit of history (how far we have come!) on recent operating systems:

Windows 95 – introduced a vastly improved user interface (UI), with a Start button that encompassed the majority of the operating system’s functionality. Just by clicking Start, the user could access settings, programs, and their documents. Versus Windows 3.1, where the File Manager and DOS stood hand-in-hand, this introduced a much slimmer, more reliable interface.

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Satellite Internet

November 23, 2009

Preface: I work at a local telephone company that offers dial-up and DSL Internet. The DSL has several different plans to pick from, ranging from 1.5Mbps to 6.0Mbps, different dial-up accounts built into the DSL plan, different number of emails depending on what plan you choose, and it is all unlimited – there is no cap on what you use. I had the 1.5Mbps plan, and last month moved up to the 6.0Mbps plan.

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From MSNBC:

“Ford, Subaru and Volkswagen sit atop the U.S. insurance industry’s annual list of the safest new vehicles, according to a closely watched assessment used by car companies to lure safety-conscious consumers to showrooms.”

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From Autoblog:

“…The Fusion, Taurus and Mustang were all in the running, but it was Ford’s redesigned mid-size sedan, the Fusion, that took home the coveted Golden Calipers.
In retrospect, the choice is a solid one and not all that surprising. The Fusion was extensively reworked for the 2010 model year and features a new exterior design, new models and new powertrains. Ford offers a four-cylinder model, two strong V6 options and a full-on parallel hybrid variant, which means buyers should have no trouble finding a Fusion that fits their needs.”

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Black Friday Car Deals…

November 17, 2009

From CNN:

“When people think of Black Friday shopping, they usually think of things like flat screen TVs, toys and sweaters. Now you can add cars, trucks and SUVs.

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is the best day to buy a car, according to car pricing researchers at the Web site Truecar.com.”

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Buying stuff you need…

November 17, 2009

Why do some people always buy what they don’t need? Example: a person that is never going to do anything with their computer but surf the Internet, write an email, and occasionally use a word processor get a computer that is meant for gaming?

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I have never played any of the titles in the Call of Duty series.I have seen CoD: World at War played on the PS3, but have never played it myself. However, I bought into the hype surrounding MW2, and got it today – and I am TERRIBLE at it.

Campaign, multiplayer, it doesn’t matter. I can’t play it. I will keep trying, but as of right now, I am having fun but not accomplishing anything…