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  • Whatsfor 7 Dec 2010 23:22:48 2,189 posts
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    Got this email earlier today!

    Greetings,

    A while back, you signed up to receive news, updates, and launch information about Chrome and Chrome OS. We have good news: Chrome notebooks are here, and you’re eligible to receive one!

    Chrome notebooks are for people who live on the web and want a faster, safer and more secure experience without all the headaches of ordinary computers.

    To apply to get your Chrome notebook, please provide your US mailing address by clicking the link below no later than Friday, December 10, 2010 at 11:59 PM PST.

    \o/

    I've got an American colleague so he game me his mums address =D
  • Toori 7 Dec 2010 23:39:37 432 posts
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    I got an email too, my question is though. Those who received the email, are they more likely to get the notebook over those who can sign up to the pilot test.
  • Whatsfor 7 Dec 2010 23:40:38 2,189 posts
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    Hopefully.

    I'll likely buy one anyway if I don't get the Google one.
  • Toori 7 Dec 2010 23:45:48 432 posts
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    I've just messaged two friends in the states if I can use their address, hopefully they will reply ASAP!
  • Deleted user 8 December 2010 07:20:39
    used my father in law's address, hopefully he'll ship it if I get one
  • THFourteen 8 Dec 2010 08:35:39 33,487 posts
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    why on earth would anyone want one of these gimped things
  • Whatsfor 8 Dec 2010 16:35:22 2,189 posts
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    Oh look, one of Steve Jobs' cock hole minions have joined us...
  • mal 8 Dec 2010 16:48:25 22,582 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    why on earth would anyone want one of these gimped things
    You could take it and install a proper OS on it maybe?

    Cubby didn't know how to turn off sigs!

  • Dizzy 8 Dec 2010 16:51:33 2,704 posts
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    Chrome notebooks are for people who live on the web

    Lol
  • Whatsfor 8 Dec 2010 19:35:42 2,189 posts
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    Dizzy wrote:
    Chrome notebooks are for people who live on the web

    Lol

    I'd probably say 8/10 times I switch my laptop on at home its to browse the web and check my email. Chrome OS would be perfect for me...

    8/10 better then halo!
  • Deleted user 8 December 2010 19:38:06
    mal wrote:
    THFourteen wrote:
    why on earth would anyone want one of these gimped things
    You could take it and install a proper OS on it maybe?
    It comes with a proper OS.
  • Whatsfor 8 Dec 2010 21:47:47 2,189 posts
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    CrispyXUK64 wrote:
    mal wrote:
    THFourteen wrote:
    why on earth would anyone want one of these gimped things
    You could take it and install a proper OS on it maybe?
    It comes with a proper OS.

    Funnily enough the "CR-48" comes with a jailbreak switch under the battery which allows its user to install any OS on the hardware...

    Still Chrome OS looks great.
  • THFourteen 8 Dec 2010 21:55:26 33,487 posts
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    Whatsfor wrote:
    Oh look, one of Steve Jobs' cock hole minions have joined us...

    Actually I'm a windows man you cuntfaced cunt
  • Lexx87 8 Dec 2010 21:56:26 20,863 posts
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    :D

    Speak the truth hussy!

  • Whatsfor 8 Dec 2010 21:57:43 2,189 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    Whatsfor wrote:
    Oh look, one of Steve Jobs' cock hole minions have joined us...

    Actually I'm a windows man you cuntfaced cunt

    Oh, so its Bill Gates' tasty man flavours that you prefer?

    ;)
  • Deleted user 8 December 2010 21:58:26
    Or the sweaty balls of Balmer.
  • Whatsfor 8 Dec 2010 22:05:24 2,189 posts
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    I bet he loves it when Balmer has been jumping up and down on stage and they're extra sweaty!
  • Feanor 8 Dec 2010 22:15:59 14,169 posts
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    I liked the bit at the press conference where the guy said how hard it was to think of a desktop application since 2004 that has scaled to millions of users. Either he's totally ignorant or he thought the audience was. Photoshop, Office and Acrobat was the immediate reply from the hosts on the Buzz Out Loud podcast.
  • NBZ 8 Dec 2010 22:44:42 2,372 posts
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    Feanor wrote:
    I liked the bit at the press conference where the guy said how hard it was to think of a desktop application since 2004 that has scaled to millions of users. Either he's totally ignorant or he thought the audience was. Photoshop, Office and Acrobat was the immediate reply from the hosts on the Buzz Out Loud podcast.

    aren't most of them with versions pre 2004?

    He meant new applications that took over the world, not updates to existing applications that were already popular.
  • Whatsfor 8 Dec 2010 22:47:07 2,189 posts
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    NBZ wrote:
    Feanor wrote:
    I liked the bit at the press conference where the guy said how hard it was to think of a desktop application since 2004 that has scaled to millions of users. Either he's totally ignorant or he thought the audience was. Photoshop, Office and Acrobat was the immediate reply from the hosts on the Buzz Out Loud podcast.

    aren't most of them with versions pre 2004?

    He meant new applications that took over the world, not updates to existing applications that were already popular.

    I also understood it as this...
  • THFourteen 8 Dec 2010 22:57:42 33,487 posts
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    Whatsfor wrote:
    THFourteen wrote:
    Whatsfor wrote:
    Oh look, one of Steve Jobs' cock hole minions have joined us...

    Actually I'm a windows man you cuntfaced cunt

    Oh, so its Bill Gates' tasty man flavours that you prefer?

    ;)

    Bill is God

    join my cult.
  • Whatsfor 8 Dec 2010 23:15:26 2,189 posts
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    Windows 7 is my primary OS at the moment. New Ubuntu looks sexy though...
  • mal 8 Dec 2010 23:36:59 22,582 posts
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    CrispyXUK64 wrote:
    mal wrote:
    THFourteen wrote:
    why on earth would anyone want one of these gimped things
    You could take it and install a proper OS on it maybe?
    It comes with a proper OS.
    Isn't it little more than an old version of Android, at present? Granted, it could turn into something interesting given enough time, but given the source code's only been out there for just over a year, I don't expect it to be as interesting as more mature OSes yet.

    Maybe I'm wrong. I'm not looking to change OS at the moment, so I've not investigated Chrome OS/Chromium

    Cubby didn't know how to turn off sigs!

  • Razz 8 Dec 2010 23:41:16 61,224 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    Whatsfor wrote:
    Oh look, one of Steve Jobs' cock hole minions have joined us...

    Actually I'm a windows man you cuntfaced cunt
    :'D

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  • Whatsfor 8 Dec 2010 23:50:58 2,189 posts
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    @mal

    It's very different to Android. It really is just a browser with web apps and great security.
  • mal 8 Dec 2010 23:52:40 22,582 posts
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    That sounds like a contradiction in terms, but maybe that's just me.

    Edit: Ah, I see what you mean. That sounds even less interesting than a slightly outdated Android. And I still think the words 'great security', 'web browser' and 'web apps' have ever gone together well.

    Cubby didn't know how to turn off sigs!

  • Deleted user 9 December 2010 00:06:04
    Am I right in saying that without an internet connection this OS is useless and everything as cloud based? Does that mean Google will be giving everyone massess of online storage?
  • Feanor 9 Dec 2010 01:52:49 14,169 posts
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    "Fact. Since 2004 on your computers, it is very hard to name a single application, outside of the web, a traditional desktop application, which has scaled to millions of users."

    If he meant what you guys are claiming, he should have said new applications.
  • MightyMouse 9 Dec 2010 03:14:04 1,133 posts
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    Just as a quick word, this is very, very different from android. Very.
  • Whatsfor 9 Dec 2010 08:16:49 2,189 posts
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    Keyser, you can use it offline and it will sync when you reconnect. They also give you 100mb of free 3G data use.
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