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December 7th…get ready

Earlier this week, Engadget announced that on December 7th, Google will be announcing a bunch of their new products.  The main one being ChromeOS, Google’s first operating system.

Rumor has it that there will only be about 65,000 units  with ChromsOS installed on them as it is only in beta stage.  This meaning that there unfortunatly will not be any devices ready for holiday shopping.  It seems as though this will be a great operating system.  One spokesperson said that ChromeOS could potentially replace 60% of Windows PCs in the workplace.

But anyways, besides ChromeOS, Google is also coming out with their newest version of Android. It is likely that Gingerbread will be included in this Android update and this will mean that there will most likely be a launch of the Samsung Nexus S.

And finally, Google will also be launching their first social network.  No one is too sure on what it will be called although some rumors are that it will be either GoogeME, or Google+1.  Will this be a successful social network? Who knows, but I can’t wait to find out!

What are your thoughts on Google’s newest product(s)?

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Google chrome, G1, G2 now Google TV???

That’s right, as leaks have recently shown, programmers in Silicon Valley are finalizing Google’s newest product, the Google TV.

The company says that this will be no ordinary television.  And I would have to agree with them.  I mean, not many TV’s offer you to not only watch TV, but to access the internet, interact on facebook and twitter, playing online games and listening to music.

With the click of a few buttons on the remote, a user can switch between TV channels, websites, online video, and traditional shows recorded on DVR.  Besides all of this, you will also be able to bookmark your favorite applications, websites and, get this, television channels!

The device will be available to the public later this month that can be attached to an existing TV or a built in feature for Blu-Ray DVD players.

The Google TV already has a competition, the Apple TV, but to me the Google TV looks a lot better.  Which one looks better to you?

Internet Explorer best browser out?

Earlier today, Microsoft announced the beta version of the brand new Internet Explorer 9. The browser has been said to be made to bring Microsoft back into the “best web browser” race,

Thing is, that although it may be a huge upgrade from older versions of Internet Explorer, the new features on the web browser are basically to catch up with today’s more popular browsers such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.

The main thing that users will notice about IE9 is the new interface.  It is a lot less cluttered and is very similar to Chrome’s interface which seems to be the “popular” look for browsers now. Also, a lot of the menu icons have been combined into a tools menu. The one thing that people seem to not like about IE9 is that the address bar and the tabs are placed on the same line.  When working on multiple pages at a time, this bar can become extremely crowded causing everything to become tight.

There are many other small differences added to this new version of Internet Explorer but all-in-all this was just a way for Microsoft to catch up with other browser making companies.

What do you guys think of the new Internet Explorer?