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Help, I have a new user profile in Chrome! [solved]

Q. Hiya, last time I started up Chrome I got a weird icon in the window and it had a user name Bluesy?! Did I get hacked?! How do I remove this user?! Please Help! -Joelle A. Hi Joelle, do not worry. 🙂 Thankfully you are just seeing one of the many built in names that Chrome automatically give to a new user profile. Here is a complete list of the possible Chrome user profile names: You can also edit

New Google Nexus 7 Hands On (2013 edition)

Yesterday while stopping into Best Buy I was surprised to see a new Nexus 7 in the tablet section. After playing with the device for a while I came away unimpressed. It is a solid device 🙂 but the screen was not as overwhelmingly good as I expected 🙁 Perhaps the biggest problem for me was that my Samsung Galaxy Note 2’s display actually seemed brighter and it was also not that much smaller than the Nexus7: Google Nexus 7 (2013) 2013

Does the Google Pixel Chromebook support 128GB SD cards? [YES!]

I can confirm that Google’s Pixel running Chrome OS supports 128GB SD cards. In addition to just being cool, it also means that significant additional storage can be purchased for a reasonable price! The 128GB card I used generally costs around $90 USD, woot! 🙂 PNY SDXC Class 10 High Speed Flash Memory Card (P-SDX128U2-GES3)http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0093XSOAS/Hi-Speed 45 MB/s transfer rates, Class 10 performance. Functions with SDXC host devices. Ideal for Hi-end DSLR cameras and HD camcorders. Capture and store more photos

Goodbye Google Reader

Of course this is old news, but Google Reader is now officially no more. 🙁 Goodbye old friend! The sad initial notice that Reader was going to be retired: We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested

5 cool things you can do in Google Docs & Google Spreadsheets

Pretty cool article over at CNET: This is only available for Spreadsheets, but it’s one of the neater advanced tidbits that makes use of Internet connectivity. Using two special formulas, users can create cells that will update constantly with data or information gleaned from Web searches or Google’s finance service. This works for things such as stock symbols, sports statistics, or any other piece of information you want to source and keep up to date automatically. Spreadsheets users can have

Google Pixel getting Haswell upgrade?

Now that Google I/O has come and gone with nary a hardware upgrade announced, what does Google have in store for future Chromebook hardware? Hopefully an update of the Pixel to support Intel’s latest chips! Here are some reports that lend credence to the idea that the Pixel, or another Chromebook, will be seeing Intel’s Haswell chips soon 🙂 Can Haswell Give the Chromebook a New Lease of Life?http://siliconangle.com/blog/2013/05/01/can-haswell-give-the-chromebook-a-new-lease-of-life/I’ve discussed Haswell before, and by all accounts it’s going to be a