A little surprise from Google Claus

A few weeks back google posted that they were going to be giving away a limited number of their new Chrome OS laptops for testing and everyone was welcome to apply. So I did just that. And low and behold, a little box arrived on the doorstep today! I can hardly believe it. I feel like I won a grandprize or something. I actually had no idea what it was until I got the box open and then saw what it was. I had a lot of fun opening it up, checking it out and getting used to using a laptop that is completely based on a web-browser and the Internet. So far I have a few things I’d change but overall I like it. I will post more on my experiences after I’ve used it a little bit.

Got a (free) google laptop today

Google Chrome Laptop

Google Chrome Laptop

Published by Wess Daniels

Teacher, author, Quaker, ​and public theologian. Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College.

9 thoughts on “A little surprise from Google Claus

    1. James – Actually, I tried chatting with you online yesterday about it but I found a glitch in the OS. It wouldn’t let me talk with people who were only logged into AIM through the google chat program built into this thing.

    1. Chris, the keyboard is better than the trackpad but still feels cheap compared to a macbook. The trackpad pretty much sucks. But my understanding is that the hardware isn’t really what’s being tested since these are unbranded laptops. I think they’re wanting us to focus more on the software end of things, which is nice in parts and leaves somethings to be desired.

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