Chromebook Forum : Google Chromebook Forums - Search Results
Advanced Search
Showing results 1 to 25 of 46
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mrmtampa
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   07-16-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 131,867
Posted By mrmtampa
Sorry 6sigma but any competent US attorney would...

Sorry 6sigma but any competent US attorney would disagree with you (and the fact that the domain is registered in Canada is immaterial). And yes, I did ask.

This site is a commercial endeavor; by...
Forum: Cloud Apps, Google Apps, and Other Software   07-13-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,886
Posted By mrmtampa
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   07-13-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,958
Posted By mrmtampa
:o CB envy creeps in from time to time; it ain't...

:o CB envy creeps in from time to time; it ain't pretty.
Forum: ChromebookForums Lounge   07-13-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By mrmtampa
is your job affected by the cloud?

There is a discussion on Slashdot regarding this InfoWorld article; IT jobs: Winners and losers in the cloud era (http://www.infoworld.com/print/165427).

Will your job change? Or go away?
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   07-13-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,271
Posted By mrmtampa
Yes, I'm going to buy the Samsung wifi around...

Yes, I'm going to buy the Samsung wifi around November but I also want the HP WebOS pad and there's no way I can convince my wife that I need two new toys. Of course the Samsung is cheaper so it will...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   07-13-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 131,867
Posted By mrmtampa
What we have here is a failure to communicate. ...

What we have here is a failure to communicate.

I think most members expected that 3 winners would be chosen on June 15 out of the current pool of entries. The fact that the machines were not...
Forum: ChromebookForums Lounge   07-09-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,032
Posted By mrmtampa
I refuse to join any club that would have me as...

I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member. Groucho Marx.
Forum: ChromebookForums Lounge   07-09-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,663
Posted By mrmtampa
WiFi plans??

I'm moving next month so I have the opportunity to change my service provider. My options at the new location are:

Direct TV (not really an option)
Verizon Fibre
BrightHouse (RoadRunner...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   07-03-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,598
Posted By mrmtampa
I'm no expert but it looks like Google defaults...

I'm no expert but it looks like Google defaults to using SSL for all session encryption. And while the files you store on Google may not be encrypted individually, they will be spread across tens or...
Forum: ChromebookForums Lounge   07-01-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By mrmtampa
Snakes!!! I had a bad experience as a child...

Snakes!!!

I had a bad experience as a child and it stayed with me.

In the Army we had a training session where six students and an instructor sat in a screened-in bleacher with a sandpit...
Forum: ChromebookBlog News   07-01-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,628
Posted By mrmtampa
I've got an Asus laptop. It's very fast and the...

I've got an Asus laptop. It's very fast and the video is great. The only downside is the reflective screen; it's really annoying, But if they can produce a WiFi ChromeBook for $300 with a non...
Forum: Chrome OS Software Forum   06-29-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,335
Posted By mrmtampa
I'm thinking of trying Enlightenment again; it's...

I'm thinking of trying Enlightenment again; it's been years since I used it but it's still in development. I may try it this weekend.
Forum: Cloud Apps, Google Apps, and Other Software   06-29-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,296
Posted By mrmtampa
cosmiconurb, how long did it take to load 4000...

cosmiconurb, how long did it take to load 4000 songs?

I've never loaded my CD's to my PC so I'm looking at a lot of work; should I begin loading them to my PC now, or skip that step and go...
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   06-29-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 43,424
Posted By mrmtampa
My first PC clone was a Tandy 1000HD; 640k, 10mb...

My first PC clone was a Tandy 1000HD; 640k, 10mb HD. I had to explain to the salesman at Radio Shack why I needed so much memory, and show him how to install it.
Forum: Chrome OS Software Forum   06-29-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,841
Posted By mrmtampa
O'Reilly has a lot of books on HTML5 and the...

O'Reilly has a lot of books on HTML5 and the Google App Engine. I bought:
"HTML5 Up and Running", Mark Pilgrim HTML5: Up and Running - O'Reilly Media (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596806033/)...
Forum: Chrome OS Software Forum   06-29-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,841
Posted By mrmtampa
I think the best resource for HTML5 is still...

I think the best resource for HTML5 is still Google Code [http://code.google.code].

I'm also interested in using JavaScript and the Google Apps Script engine....
Forum: Chrome OS Software Forum   06-27-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,335
Posted By mrmtampa
Ditto on Gnome 3!! And Unity frustrates me as...

Ditto on Gnome 3!! And Unity frustrates me as well!!

This group should be aware that Chrome OS is built on a Linux kernel....
Forum: Google CR-48 Forum   06-25-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
  Ubuntu
Views: 1,953
Posted By mrmtampa
No, but I've installed Chromeium OS in a virtual...

No, but I've installed Chromeium OS in a virtual machine on Ubuntu!
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   06-22-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,430
Posted By mrmtampa
I like "silver surfers". My son used to call me...

I like "silver surfers". My son used to call me "snow on the roof programmer".
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   06-22-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,430
Posted By mrmtampa
If by "old people" you mean the baby boomers that...

If by "old people" you mean the baby boomers that invented the internet, developed the standards underlying the cloud technology, and funded Google and other bleeding edge start-ups; yeah, I think we...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   06-22-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,610
Posted By mrmtampa
If their office suite is better than Google Docs ...

If their office suite is better than Google Docs than there may be a value here; but personally I don't see any reason to pay an additional fee to access my cloud storage.

While it's not for me...
Forum: ChromebookForums Lounge   06-22-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,884
Posted By mrmtampa
I think I'll order mine gift wrapped just to add...

I think I'll order mine gift wrapped just to add some drama! :D
Forum: ChromebookBlog News   06-20-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By mrmtampa
On the otherhand if a company is already worried...

On the otherhand if a company is already worried about placing documents on the "cloud", adding a third party to the mix might increase their paranoia.
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   06-19-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 43,424
Posted By mrmtampa
OK, I now have Chromebook envy!! Thanks for...

OK, I now have Chromebook envy!!

Thanks for the review. I installed the SourceKit app in Chrome but I wish I didn't need a Dropbox account; it seems counter intuitive.

I can't wait to see a...
Forum: Chrome OS Software Forum   06-17-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,369
Posted By mrmtampa
file manager and encrypted external USB drive?

I must use encryption on external storage devices; currently TrueCrypt, but others are acceptable. In theory the use of cloud storage should eliminate my need for external devices entirely but, s***...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 46

 
Forum Jump
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome