The Reality of Chromebooks/OS – Not as limited as you think!

My family PC finally took its last gasp last night.  It’s GPU fan finally packed in, but then after about 4 years of being “always on” and used nearly every day, its done very well.  I would have liked to have simply whipped the cover off the machine and replace the fan myself, its not…

TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 18 – 11/12/10

Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith.  You can find more of his work here. Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) Gordon (Thistleweb) Featured Track: “Devil’s Best Dress” by Cord Lund A diverse range of topics covered today, with certainly a copyright theme to them. We talk about Chrome OS with mention to branding, Ubuntu…

CHROME OS – First look?

The original news from Google that it was producing its own OS for release in 2010 was met with quite a welcome in the FOSS community.  It was reported that Google shares benefited from the news at the time and to be fair pretty much everyone (IMO) has an interest in it, even if it…