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Re: Google Thread
« Reply #225: March 19, 2010, 02:21:24 PM »
Only Android phones can use the mobile version of Buzz?  Mobile Safari begs to differ.

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« Reply #226: March 19, 2010, 02:22:40 PM »
Only Android phones can use the mobile version of Buzz?  Mobile Safari begs to differ.

That seems like an odd restriction for Google.

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« Reply #227: March 19, 2010, 02:38:20 PM »
sorry, I forgot. iPhones = JesusPhones.

lemme rephrase: us users of MORTAL phones can't use buzz.

well, at least I can't find a way to do it on my Centro.

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« Reply #228: March 19, 2010, 02:42:00 PM »
Is firefox part of google?

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« Reply #229: March 19, 2010, 02:43:12 PM »
No.

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« Reply #230: March 19, 2010, 02:43:19 PM »
nope.

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« Reply #231: March 19, 2010, 03:05:42 PM »
sorry, I forgot. iPhones = JesusPhones.

lemme rephrase: us users of MORTAL phones can't use buzz.

well, at least I can't find a way to do it on my Centro.
:roll:  Any phone with a full HTML5 browser should work.  I think the Palm Pre would work.

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« Reply #232: March 19, 2010, 03:07:17 PM »
We are like the 3 stooges :lol:

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« Reply #233: March 19, 2010, 08:08:43 PM »
Chrome is much faster than Chromium. I wonder why that is....

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« Reply #234: March 22, 2010, 12:38:32 PM »
This is not a shot at JMad, I know I kid him a lot:

www.google.com/health

Sincere reaction: Creepy :shock:


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« Reply #235: March 22, 2010, 12:47:41 PM »
This is not a shot at JMad, I know I kid him a lot:

www.google.com/health

Sincere reaction: Creepy :shock:



It launched. I thought the backlash would cook it for sure.

Now you have to make sure every time you sign a HIPAA form that they don't use google health. :bang:

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« Reply #236: March 22, 2010, 12:50:19 PM »
I'm pretty shocked that this wasn't headlined on at least a few of the tech sites I follow.  Especially considering the tendency of stupid people to nag about big scary Google :icon_mrgreen:

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« Reply #237: March 22, 2010, 12:52:53 PM »
It launched. I thought the backlash would cook it for sure.

Now you have to make sure every time you sign a HIPAA form that they don't use google health. :bang:

Of course, having a central health database represent a huge leap forward for the efficiency and effectiveness of medical care.  No more filling out redundant paperwork every time you visit an office, stuff you can't possibly recall 100% accurately.  Any pharmacist would know what other drugs you're on, docs could see your entire medical history at a glance, etc.  Massive cost reductions in eliminating the silo personal information, and improvements in care by making relevant information readily available to health care providers.


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« Reply #238: March 22, 2010, 12:54:17 PM »
Not to mention Pizza places telling you what you can and can't order ;)

I know I know, very old (and likely overblown) schtick.  Just seemed appropriate :P

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« Reply #239: March 22, 2010, 01:01:22 PM »
Of course, having a central health database represent a huge leap forward for the efficiency and effectiveness of medical care.  No more filling out redundant paperwork every time you visit an office, stuff you can't possibly recall 100% accurately.  Any pharmacist would know what other drugs you're on, docs could see your entire medical history at a glance, etc.  Massive cost reductions in eliminating the silo personal information, and improvements in care by making relevant information readily available to health care providers.



But why should google be able to use that info for targeted ads? AETNA lets you send your health history to a doctor before you show up, and HMO's have done very well, too.

It's the next step towards a health-based credit score IMO, and I'm against any private company running the database with no controls.

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« Reply #240: March 22, 2010, 01:03:53 PM »
But why should google be able to use that info for targeted ads? AETNA lets you send your health history to a doctor before you show up, and HMO's have done very well, too.

It's the next step towards a health-based credit score IMO, and I'm against any private company running the database with no controls.

I wasn't commenting on Google specifically, only on the obvious benefits a national health registry of some sort could provide.

How would Aetna know my health history now?  I might have had them a couple of times over the last 30 years, maybe they can remember a little bit here or there, but not everything.

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« Reply #241: March 22, 2010, 01:05:51 PM »
I wasn't commenting on Google specifically, only on the obvious benefits a national health registry of some sort could provide.

How would Aetna know my health history now?  I might have had them a couple of times over the last 30 years, maybe they can remember a little bit here or there, but not everything.

It's for current customers of course, and it's a nice service, that's all I meant.

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« Reply #242: March 22, 2010, 01:55:38 PM »
First time I've seen it... that's funny. And a bit terrifying...

Not to mention Pizza places telling you what you can and can't order ;)

I know I know, very old (and likely overblown) schtick.  Just seemed appropriate :P

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« Reply #243: March 23, 2010, 09:16:27 AM »
This is not a shot at JMad, I know I kid him a lot:

www.google.com/health

Sincere reaction: Creepy :shock:



agreed.  this is something I'd never use.

my Google-Love has its limits.

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« Reply #244: March 30, 2010, 06:20:46 PM »
:jmad batsignal:

Congress is calling for an investigation into Google Buzz :lmao:

I can't believe those stupid nages are nagging about big daddy Google OMGIMSKURRED!!!

http://thenextweb.com/us/2010/03/29/congress-members-ftc-investigate-google-buzz/

Just messing with you JMad ;)

Even I think that's retarded.  Good to see the man is keeping us all safe from the REAL threats.

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« Reply #245: March 30, 2010, 07:51:50 PM »
lol @ congress.

filled to the brim with grandstanding morons.

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Re: Google Thread
« Reply #246: April 01, 2010, 03:53:22 PM »
The title of this thread needs to be updated since Google renamed itself Topeka.

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« Reply #248: April 13, 2010, 03:15:05 PM »
i finally gave Chrome another shot on my Mac, still shocked that there is no google toolbar for chrome.

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Re: Google Thread
« Reply #249: April 13, 2010, 04:36:05 PM »
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/04/nyt-google-android-tablet-imminent/

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Yeah, I'd say an Android tablet is imminent, especially since there are already a few out.  I didn't expect one specifically from google though.

Given that I just did my taxes (I know, this is the first time I've ever waited to the last minute), and I am getting about double what I expected, I'm going to be buying a toy.

The more I see it, the more I really want to play with an iPad.  So I may get one or see what this google tablet does.  I was thinking of selling my MacBook Pro for a more powerful desktop, then getting an iPad for mobile use.