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#16 ichi

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 00:50

A Chromebook would do everything my parents need and then some, yet I can't honestly recomend those when they can just buy any netbook for the same price.

Actually they might even be better off with a computer that only runs a browser since they don't get along with the concepts of windows, applications or anything computer related for that matter (they sometimes drag the traybar and I have to connect with teamviewer to put it back at the botton, they don't get why it moved or how to put it back down there) but still €200 for a browser doesn't feel right.


#17 Nashy

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 00:52

Are people surprised are they?

#18 Growled

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 00:55

I've read in several places that the figures in the article may be wrong, and may be just referring to Acer's sale figures and not all Chromebooks. I doubt they have sold zillions but I don't automatically believe everything I read on the Internet either. I have a Chromebook and my aren't that bad for quick access to the Internet.

#19 Dot Matrix

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 00:55

Chrome OS is a solution looking for a problem.


Chrome OS is a problem... creating more problems.

#20 Xerxes

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 01:02

I'm surprised they even sold that many! who wants a laptop that needs an internet connection to function? it was an epic fail from the beginning.