Where we've been
Television as we've known it functions according to a schedule. Shows are on at certain times only. When I was younger, and my kindergarten class switched to the afternoon, I remember feeling an impending doom as the day approached when I would have to miss Transformer episodes.
Voting has begun for the annual Best of the Valley Reader's Poll, conducted by the Valley Advocate. Please place your vote now to help left-click win the title of Best Local Computer Store for 2014.
This week we're commencing our #waybackwednesday series, where we post photos, anecdotes, and other cool stuff from left-click's recent past. We're starting with a snapshot showing one of the first incarnations of our website, dating back to 2006. In some ways, it doesn't seem like a long time ago, but in terms of, say...clip-art usage, it clearly was. Here's a snapshot of that site:
Days a bit shorter? Check.
Temperatures a bit more mild? Check.
Populations of Amherst and Northampton suddenly seem like they've doubled? Check.
According to our calculations, all of these things mean it's almost fall, and almost fall means it's time for left-click's BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALE!
Today, we met with Mike Clauss, the winner of our Acer Chromebook Raffle! Chromebooks run on Chrome OS, which means most of their files, applications, and data are stored online. This feature enables a Chromebook to starts faster than most computers, update automatically, and find internet access pretty much wherever, since it has the option to enable a 3G network.