Yesterday was my first full day of working on the Google CR-48, which I’ve dubbed “Black Beauty.” It’s kinda silly to name a small notebook anything, but that was my first impression and it continues today. Probably the velvety feel of the machine is what’s wreaking havoc on my sensibilities. (rolling eyes)
- It lacks a desktop or a place to save files. This is a real bummer. I installed Dropbox hoping that I’d be able to save directly to my cloud storage, but no such luck.
- I plugged in a free flash drive from the Texas Library Association Conference (part of my speaker’s prize) hoping I could access the contents or save stuff but I don’t have a clue how to do that. Simply, how does one go from a cloud storage like GoogleDocs to a flash drive? For example, I downloaded a preso from GoogleDocs and wanted to save it on the flash drive to share with non-internet connected computer…nope, can’t do that as far as I could see.
- WebApps are fun to explore. I had a lot of fun installing the Aviary Image tools in the hopes of doing a screen capture but didn’t have much luck.
- I want to use some sort of File Commander (e.g. GnomeCommander) but nope.
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