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    Question is, Would you?

    I am not sure if I would, I mean sure Google might be so superior of the search engines and takes up a huge chunk of the market, though would you really buy a laptop and store all your data on their servers - No Hard-Drive, no nothing just access to the server?

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    As a main computer? NO!

    Though, I would not mind having one for some things. Also, it is all a matter of where the future is going regardless if people like it. They have to have it because no one else does so it will sell. The real question though is how long will it stick around?

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    Its all about privacy vs Convenience.

    By using google apps/docs, its easy for me and and my friends to collaborate, anytime anywhere.

    We are not sure on how Google gonna use our data... but its not sensitive enough to be a 'confidential' docs.

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    I would think it is a little too cheap on the safe side of privacy.

    Not sure, but even though I love Google, I am not sure I could love their web-based operating system.
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    No! Never! No way!

    As much as I use Google there are so many things that are written on my pc that I would never want on the internet, not to mention pics that need to stay private.
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    Personally, I would never store my personal data on anything other than my local or external hard drives. Interesting concept though, I imagine this will be very popular with people who are on a budget and are somewhat computer illiterate.
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    It will be successful alright, just like any other Google ventures. But one thing is that now, we will have more reasons to be internet-dependent.
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    no never it can also harm my computer am not going to take risk as i already avoid download too much of software

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    Never!
    Google cloud could even be redundant and more stable of my physical HD, but what about privacy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MichelleH View Post
    not to mention pics that need to stay private.
    Oh, really?
    I don't trust storing even passwords on line, nor do I believe all things Google to be benign, so no way do I trust everything to anything but local.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparrow-Sean View Post
    I am not sure if I would, I mean sure Google might be so superior of the search engines and takes up a huge chunk of the market, though would you really buy a laptop and store all your data on their servers - No Hard-Drive, no nothing just access to the server?
    The laptop has 16GB of flash storage, right?

    But it does seem to indeed emphasize the cloud pretty heavily in general.

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    No way. I dont trust any company of that size and complexity to keep my data safe and secure.
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    I wonder how long before anonymous decides to break into the cloud and expose everyone's data once it is released.. No matter how secure it is someone will always find a way circumvent that security.
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    350 is a whopping price for a device that is limited without being able to connect to google.

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    Can I use Dreamweaver, more than likely note = Useless

    Would I spend $350.00, well maybe but for a good service.

    @FTN - I'd say that sums it up quite well, take Sony as the example.
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    Nope! Never! Google already knows too much about all of us already. No way would I store sensitive data which is now kept on my hard drive on the cloud.

    Just wait. They will get a bunch of naive sheople hooked on keeping all their goodies on line. Then they will start charging for the service.

    It makes me wonder how many people that have a Droid will use the Google cloud to store such data?


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    Absolutely not.

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    Don't like the sound of that. Only advantage I see is a longer battery life, as there will be no 2.5" hard drive!

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