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Google Chromebooks

June 14, 2011 Leave a comment

“Well it was bound to happen sometime”, said Microsofts founder Bill Gates. Okay maybe he didn’t say that, but I bet he used stronger language!

So Google’s attempt to take over the entire world continues with it’s recent launch of the Google Chromebooks. Basically e-machines that come with their browser Google Chrome installed. While Microsoft are probably not losing too much sleep about this just yet, they must see the writing on the wall as Google makes more in-roads into Microsofts traditional market space.

The fact that it’s a Google Chrome pc suggests to me there won’t be room for another browser on their machine. Students can rent a Google pc for $20 per month on a two year contract, while prices for buyers starts at around $400. So it’s a new dawn for home computing but the world keeps turning anyway.

Check Out Their Promo Video

Jing – Free Screencasts and Screen Capture Software

June 12, 2011 Leave a comment

Free screencast softwareJust installed Jing from TechSmith (the makers of Camtasia, SnagIt and more). Jing is a free basic screencapture and screencast application that sits descreetly on your desktop for when you need to access it. you simply click and drag a cursor over the area of the screen you want to capture and start recording. Your screencast can be shared online (you get free web storage space with your software) or you can save the file to your pc.

Very Easy To Use For Screenshots and Video Captures

This is a really easy application to use and at that price you can’t complain! There is also a pro version with more features. If you’re looking for a less expensive version of Camtasia, this might be the solution.

Check out Jing for yourself at http://www.techsmith.com/jing/, it takes only moments to download and install.

Check Out The Jing Review Below