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  • Waianae, HI
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James Pakele replied to Stephan Fabel's discussion Text Editors in the group Manoa LUG Nuts
"I end up using Nano for some reason..."
Aug 24, 2011
James Pakele posted a blog post

Google / Motorola

So, Google buys Motorola... I believe this is a multi-faceted move on Google's part.  Besides the obvious patent reason, there are other benefits to this deal.   Immediately I think:- Motorola has a set top box product, GoogleTV- Front line for a "Nexus" type of tablet device.- The phone docking product line has just gotten a lot more interesting and the likelihood of the product I was dreaming of could very much come to light now... Android when I'm out and about, but ChromeOS when I dock the…See More
Aug 15, 2011
James Pakele updated their profile photo
Jul 15, 2011
James Pakele and Nicole Velasco are now friends
Jul 10, 2011
James Pakele posted a status
"Now, I'm a Google fan through & through, but is it just me or does Google Music Beta leave much to be desired next to Amazon Cloud Player?"
Jul 9, 2011
James Pakele posted a status
"Google+ invites are open again, anybody want in???"
Jul 6, 2011
Gabe Morris commented on James Pakele's blog post Motorola Atrix vs iPhone 4, Two Months Later
"Wow - thanks James - great review."
Jun 8, 2011
James Pakele replied to Marcus Sortijas's discussion Nvidia or ATI graphics card for Linux compatibility? in the group Manoa LUG Nuts
"Sorry, just saw the "NewEgg"..."
May 2, 2011
James Pakele replied to Marcus Sortijas's discussion Nvidia or ATI graphics card for Linux compatibility? in the group Manoa LUG Nuts
"Safest bet to me??? Take a bootable USB Key/CD into the store..."
May 2, 2011
James Pakele commented on Paul's group Manoa LUG Nuts
"It's little things like right click on a folder and choose "Open As Administrator" or something like that.... allows you to open the folder as root... I tried that on my Ubuntu install and missed it when I needed it...  Sometimes…"
May 2, 2011
James Pakele commented on Paul's group Manoa LUG Nuts
"Just wondering for now, I live out in Waianae, so mornings are actually better than later..."
May 2, 2011
James Pakele commented on Paul's group Manoa LUG Nuts
"Been using Linux Mint as my main OS for several years now.  Started with Ubuntu, and like playing with it, but when it comes to my day to day, I just want something that works "out of the box" and requires very little tweaking or…"
May 2, 2011
James Pakele joined Paul's group
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Manoa LUG Nuts

Linux newbies, intermediates, & expertsMeeting other geeksLearn from each otherDemo cool softwareSemi-monthly meetups for 1. Group Tech Support, then 2. Presentation of Topic of InterestSee More
May 2, 2011
Cameron Souza commented on James Pakele's blog post Getting Google Social
"I agree with most of what James said below. Google is slowly winning this in a more organic, distributed, bit by bit manner."
Apr 30, 2011
James Pakele commented on James Pakele's blog post Getting Google Social
"Google is not far behind at all, actually closer than many, perhaps even Google, may think.     I'v heard that Google has an actual, well laid out, but not immediately visible plan to move towards the social aspect.  Google Plus1…"
Apr 30, 2011
Bully Soares commented on James Pakele's blog post Getting Google Social
"ADVERTISING! In essence you've hit the serious nail on the head there. Their (Google's) ability to provide the world with the "neat stuff" they do. (gmail, google apps, gtalk, etc) is predicated strictly on the revenue generated…"
Apr 29, 2011

Profile Information

Occupation:
Database Developer, IT Technical Support/Help Desk, Network/Systems Administrator, Software Developer, Web Developer
Company:
DataCraft, Inc.
Areas of Interest (Robotics, Software Architecture, Green Energy, Web 2.0, etc.):
Web 2.0, Mobile Devices, Linux
Software Language Proficiencies / Interests:
HTML, Javascript, PHP, Python, Ruby, SQL
Website:
http://thekanakatech.blogspot.com

James Pakele's Blog

Google / Motorola

So, Google buys Motorola... I believe this is a multi-faceted move on Google's part.  Besides the obvious patent reason, there are other benefits to this deal.  

 

Immediately I think:

- Motorola has a set top box product, GoogleTV

- Front line for a "Nexus" type of tablet device.

- The phone docking product line has just gotten a lot more interesting and the likelihood of the product I was dreaming of could very much come to light now... Android when I'm…

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Posted on August 15, 2011 at 6:40am

Getting Google Social

For a while now, Google has admittedly had problem with *going social*.  Somewhat in their defense, many companies have tried to build social platforms and failed.  The disheartening thing about Google, though, is that they already have all the elements of a social platform and in many cases their products are a lot better.  However, like the awkward geeky kid in the corner of the…

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Posted on April 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — 15 Comments

Motorola Atrix vs iPhone 4, Two Months Later

So... It's been a while since I've switched from an iPhone to the Motorola Atrix. In the initial article I tried to focus on things that matter, when you use the phone. Real life…

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Posted on April 10, 2011 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Why Google Won't Kick Flash...

When Google decided to no longer support the H.264 video format stating patent issues one of the biggest questions I heard being asked was "Why not Flash?". Also, when Apple decided not to support Flash the Android market made the fact that it will support Flash one of it's marketing points. I believe, as far as Google is concerned, Apple couldn't have done them a bigger favor. Many people are looking at the little battles, but missing the war. The dark horse is ChromeOS. 



Google…

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Posted on February 26, 2011 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

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