[OT] My first impressions of Chromebook

Chipp Walters chipp at chipp.com
Tue Jun 21 14:59:19 CDT 2011


Google is planning for offline mode by the end of the summer. Certainly,
each to his own-- what works for one, doesn't word for another. I still am
not sure owning a Chromebook and iPad is mutually exclusive-- as I own both,
and use both. Though I've been using my iPad quite a bit less lately...

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 11:57 AM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:

> I don't think I could abide the No Network - No Work thing. There are a lot
> of things I like to do with the iPad which do not require a network. Book
> reading for example. Also I like to map my progress on road trips. Playing
> games on a flight, or watching a movie or playing music, all things people
> like to do with their iPads when not connected to a network. How about when
> you are out camping, and there is no 3g? There are mapping apps that allow
> you to pre-download terrain maps for where you are going to be, so you can
> navigate without any networking.
>
> Because of this I do not think these kind of devices are a real competitor
> for iPads. They are in fact a different animal. I suspect though that Google
> will probably have some kind of caching thing built into them at some point,
> like they do now for Google Docs. People must be clamoring for this right
> now.
>
> Bob
>
>
> On Jun 20, 2011, at 12:00 AM, Chipp Walters wrote:
>
> > For those of you interested in Google's new, and fascinating Chromebook,
> > here's my first thoughts after spending the weekend with one:
> >
> > http://blog.chipp.com/chromebook-first-impressions/
> >
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