Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Feb 2013 20:48 UTC
Google It's turning out to be a bit of a crazy week for cool new products, isn't it? We already got Ubuntu Touch Preview for phones and tablets, then we got the new PlayStation 4 yesterday, and today Google surprised us all by launching the Chromebook Pixel. Google's first laptop appears to be a stunning machine - just don't ask who the hell it's for.
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by lucas0 on Fri 22nd Feb 2013 15:18 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: ..."
lucas0
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2012-04-20

And how can you know that Windows 8 doesn't spy anything you do? It's closed source software, you have to trust them.

I'd rather thrust Google than Microsoft.

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by Hiev on Fri 22nd Feb 2013 16:08 in reply to "RE[3]: ..."
Hiev Member since:
2005-09-27

You can use this thing called "Wireshark" you know? so you can audit all your network traffic.

Just launch it while running Chrome, you'll get surprised how many calls does that thing to Google's servers even when idle.

Oh, I can use Windows 8 offline if I want and will still be usable, not like Chrome OS.

Edited 2013-02-22 16:09 UTC

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by Bill Shooter of Bul on Fri 22nd Feb 2013 20:31 in reply to "RE[4]: ..."
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

I haven't seriously played with Chrome OS, but I thought you could continue working offline. Is this no longer the case? I fully realize that some features wouldn't work as well with it offline, but you should be able to edit simple documents and the like.

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