In Pictures: 8 reasons why Chromebooks aren’t going away

t’s been more than two years since the first Chromebooks went on sale. They certainly haven’t taken the world by storm and there have been varying opinions and doubts about the viability of this notebook platform that runs Chrome OS. But Chromebooks are still alive and may be sticking around for a while. Here are 8 reasons why:

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Lackluster sales of Windows 8 computers have opened an opportunity Acer revealed another reason why it would be focusing more on Chromebooks: Sales of their Windows 8 products haven’t been as good as they had wanted. The sluggish sales of Windows 8 computers throughout this year may have cracked open opportunities for devices running other desktop OSs. Mac OS X looks to be the most obvious beneficiary of the public’s lacking or slow interest in Windows 8, but also Chrome OS in the budget notebook category.

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