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March 2, 2017
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Google’s Chromebook Pixel lives on, but you can’t buy one

Google’s Chromebook Pixel lives on, but you can’t buy one

I love my Chromebook Pixel. This 2015 high-end Chromebook is my go-to laptop. And, with its spectacular 2560×1700 IPS, 239-pixels-per-inch display, it still draws admiring glances. Alas, I won’t be able to replace it with a next-generation Chromebook Pixel. Google’s … Continue reading

March 1, 2017
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Which cloud will give you the biggest bang for the buck?

Which cloud will give you the biggest bang for the buck?

After Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Northern Virginia datacenter went casters up, you might think about switching your Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud provider. If that’s the case, Cloud Spectator has benchmarked 10 of the biggest public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers based on … Continue reading

February 27, 2017
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Tens of thousands of Chromebooks fail because of Symantec BlueCoat problem

Tens of thousands of Chromebooks fail because of Symantec BlueCoat problem

Well, this is annoying. Maryland’s Montgomery County schools are using Chromebooks. The school system is using about 120,000 Chromebooks and multiple PCs running the Chrome web browser. But when Google recently updated them to Chrome OS 56, over 30 percent … Continue reading