Tag Archives: Google

Chromebooks taking iPads to school in education market

A new IDC report claims that more laptops based on Google’s Chrome OS were shipped to schools in the third quarter than Apple’s tablets, thanks in no small part to the notebooks’ low price. While momentum for Chromebooks in schools is substantial, … Continue reading

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Apple and Google poised to enter the 3D printing market?

Speculation has been building that Apple and Google might be gearing up to produce consumer 3D printers (along with other tech giants).  Indeed, analysts have been urging Apple to do so. Apple, of course, was primarily responsible for the desktop publishing phenomena, … Continue reading

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The Age of Free Software is Upon Us

Apple just announced that their latest version of OS X, “Mavericks” is available now, for free.  Both Apple and Google now offer free operating software, subsidized by hardware, advertising, or other software sales.  Can Microsoft continue to charge for Windows? … Continue reading

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3D Design for Everyone

Last Sunday night I finally taught myself how to use the free 3D design software, SketchUp.  It’s pretty cool.  It took me about 30 min to watch a few video tutorials and get the hang of it, and another hour and … Continue reading

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