Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Moving onto the Next Thing

Although some of us are still waiting to Google to make its all-in-one voice-e-mail box available in Canada (a huge boon for those of us who have several many voice and e-mail accounts but just one set of eyes and ears), the press has moved onto Google’s latest project, an attempt to build an operating system.

For example, in the July 12, 2009 New York Times, Miguel Helft writes about the new project, as well as its role in building, and implications to, cloud computing. (Read the entire article at at

The operating system sounds good enough for the majority, but the product really only works with Net-connected PCs. What about people in remote areas or who have limited web access in other areas (not just for issues of coverage, but also of cost)?

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