General, Share-topia 2018

Apple’s Education Event

Yesterday I took the time to watch the live blog of Apple’s “Field Trip” education event. Apple in education has been something that has been near and dear to me since my childhood. The very first computers I worked with were Apple IIe computers in our computer lab. I was even lucky enough to have […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

CSS what?

It’s been a long time since I’ve done much of anything with HTML and/or CSS. I used to be a hardcore web developer, and I could spit out code in my sleep. Granted this was all before the days of HTML5 and CSS and I never really made the transition away from table driven layout […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

The future of Chromebooks is Android

I’ve written about this speculation in the past, and today Google announced the change publicly. Coming this Fall, you’ll be able to run most Android apps natively¬†on ChromeOS. They’re embedding an Android runtime into ChromeOS that will utilize what is currently being called Android N, the newest version of Android which will be launching soon. […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Cloud Ready Chrome

One of the tech news stories this week brought a really cool new tool to my attention. It’s called CloudReady by Neverware, and it aims to bring the Chrombook experience to just about any piece of hardware. Many times, old laptops and computers simply cannot run newer versions of Windows anymore. They’re just too slow […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Chromdroid?

The news broke yesterday that Google is going to move towards merging ChromeOS and Android, starting sometime in 2016. As a Chromebook owner I knew this day would probably eventually come, but it’s still bittersweet news to hear it finally. ChromeOS was a gamble for Google to begin with. The idea was to build an […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Pixel C

Yesterday Google made a slew of announcements, one of my favorites being the family plan for Google Play Music, but there was a surprise in their reveal of the Pixel C. This is an Android tablet, with an optional physical keyboard, that is meant to compete with the likes of the Microsoft Surface and the […]

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