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Forum: Google Chromebook News   03-31-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,396
Posted By jwf2.tao
Does anyone know what the sales...

Does anyone know what the sales numbers/rev/profits have looked like for ChromeOS? At the end of the day that is the main factor in further product development....which we have not seen to date....so...
Forum: Cloud Apps, Google Apps, and Other Software   03-31-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,186
Posted By jwf2.tao
Video Chat

Currently using Google Talk and Google Voice successfully, but I'll keep an eye out for this app....when will it be available?
Forum: Future Chromebooks   01-05-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,401
Posted By jwf2.tao
Chrome Future

The lack of activity and adoption in this market is very disturbing....I love my Acer Chromebook, but hope I'm not holding a dinosaur....
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   10-15-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,262
Posted By jwf2.tao
thks for the info....I bought a mediabridge...

thks for the info....I bought a mediabridge router for 50.00 and it worked wifi out of the box; have it connected to a road runner cable connection and getting 12 meg download, 1 meg up....it's...
Forum: Cloud Apps, Google Apps, and Other Software   09-24-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,186
Posted By jwf2.tao
Video Chat

Looking for others experience with vid chat; I have tried to use various web based interfaces between msging services with various results, mostly poor. I use gtalk with best results but have a hard...
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-28-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,615
Posted By jwf2.tao
Volume

It appears there is only one answer when you really need more volume- run a jack from the headset plug into the aux jack of an external device. I have a Soundworks table radio and that has become...
Forum: Samsung Series 5 Chromebook 12.1" Forum   08-19-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,297
Posted By jwf2.tao
I have an acer, if i click the search tab it...

I have an acer, if i click the search tab it opens a new tab- and I still do this quite often because of programming for caps; but if I press search again, it removes new tab and take me back to what...
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-16-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,615
Posted By jwf2.tao
Acer Volume and Cursor Size

I do a lot of vid chat, I have a problem with volume depending upon source, anyone know how to increase system volume, beyond keyboard controls?

And I have posted before, anyone know how to...
Forum: Cloud Apps, Google Apps, and Other Software   08-13-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,816
Posted By jwf2.tao
Linux Apps/ Skype/Picasa

Yeah, i'm trying to vid chat with an ipad2. So far the only thing we have gotten half ass svc from is the ipad on vtok, calling me on google talk. Vid ok, audio sux, fyi...
Forum: Cloud Apps, Google Apps, and Other Software   08-12-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,816
Posted By jwf2.tao
Linux versions of apps

Anyone tried to use Linux version of any app's? Was told by a skype rep that their linux version "might" work, but neglected to tell me which one- they have several. And when I went looking for...
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-12-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,553
Posted By jwf2.tao
Picasa, Linux, skype?

So here's a question; if the linux version of Picasa works on the chrome, does that mean the linux version of Skype might also work? Is so, which one- there are several, looks like based on...
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-12-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,553
Posted By jwf2.tao
picasa

did a little research, appears there is no chrome version, but there is a linux version- anyone know if this works on a chromebook?
Forum: Cloud Apps, Google Apps, and Other Software   08-12-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,147
Posted By jwf2.tao
google+

yes, please, i am an acer chromebook owner, it is my only cpu, willing to test and will participate. mahalo!
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-12-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,553
Posted By jwf2.tao
new user questions

couple of issues i need help with pls;
- does anyone know how to increase the size of the cursor?
- there is a small message bar that appears, briefly, with msgs, but it is very dark, with dark...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   08-10-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By jwf2.tao
thx, will check out, but have to say cloud play...

thx, will check out, but have to say cloud play thru chrome bettrr than android!
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   08-09-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By jwf2.tao
overall feedback, questions and help

24 hrs out of box and I only have 3 complaints. no cap key, can't make pointer larger on track pad, no skype.. skype csr told me linux version might work, then I realized there are several of those....
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-09-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,915
Posted By jwf2.tao
finally got the vtok/googletalk to work last...

finally got the vtok/googletalk to work last nite, just by turning volume ALL the way up. quality surprisingly good. will be interesting when i try amazon cloud....
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   08-08-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,915
Posted By jwf2.tao
wifi

got my road runner installed today, rec'd mediabridge router and my cb. all is good- 5 bars reception on my front porch! better svc for my phone too! I live in hawaii where wireless is always...
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   07-28-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,262
Posted By jwf2.tao
wifi

I prefer to be untethered, but wonder how speed compares, n wifi vs. wired with the usb adapter?
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   07-27-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,915
Posted By jwf2.tao
wifi

thx Russ. My situation a little different. After 30 yr career in tech i'm bkrpt, poor, disabled. cheapest way I can figure to get back in the game, but for personal use only. mahalo...
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   07-24-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,262
Posted By jwf2.tao
wifi

looking for a recomendation on a router too; there doesn't seem to be anything on Amazon with consistent reviews- they are my preferred vendor due to shipping to Hawaii. Any input....?
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   07-23-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,915
Posted By jwf2.tao
wifi

thx russ....do you have the acer? any experience to share?
Forum: Acer Chromebook 11.6" Forum   07-12-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,915
Posted By jwf2.tao
Wifi compatibility/ setup

I'm thinking of ordering the Acer as a stand alone cpu. I have road runner internet on order, must buy a router....will I have problems setting up the router with no cpu to run a start disk for the...
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   06-19-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By jwf2.tao
Entertainment

Thks for your input; hoping manuals will be published soon, but assuming as long as HDMI stds are adhered to both audio and video playback will work thru A/V receiver....
Forum: Chromebook Forum General Discussion   06-19-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By jwf2.tao
Entertainment

Does anyone know if there is a detailed user manual available for the Acer?
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