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Dallas Clayton wanted to write a book for his son. This book was to encourage his son to dream big, to have ideas, and to have the courage to create them. So, he created an awesome book, that got bigger than even his wildest dreams.
Did you upgrade to Windows 8? Are you missing your Google apps and Chrome? Well, Google have done a little bit of sly marketing to help you get your Google back.
We've seen the imaginative guys from OK Go on treadmills. We've seen the band channel Rube Goldberg and share the camera with awesome dogs. For their latest trick, these musical masters of the viral video tried their most daring stunt yet -- making a vid dressed in skintight, pond-green unitards.
In about a month, on 15 June, Google will push its Internet-based kingdom into a new realm. The big question is: Will users follow? The product is called Chromebook, and it will be the first device to run Chrome OS, the operating system based largely on Google's Chrome browser. Notice that we've not used the word "computer" in describing the Chromebook. And that's because it's something... different. It will run no software. Everything you see and do on a Chromebook will be pulled down from the cloud. Everything.
Google says its Chrome notebook integrates with cloud data storage seamlessly and without interruption. So if, for instance, you're in the middle of a PowerPoint for the stockholders and your notebook (oops) is accidentally dipped into a vat of liquid nitrogen, you don't lose your place.
It's a stupid question. But, having said that, it was the first thing that passed my lips on watching this teaser: Does the world really need another web browser? I love Mozilla. Colleagues have embraced Chrome. And your grandma probably still uses Internet Explorer. (Yup, that was bitchy.) Of course, internet users the the world over could always benefit from a better browser. But is this it?
Have you ever thought about turning over the design of your website -- your precious digital home -- to the great unwashed? A a new Chrome extension was launched yesterday that allows visitors to access and modify the CSS for any web page (not just their own) from within the browser.