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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Google has been pushing volume sales of Chromebooks, but not without controversy Google has been making concerted efforts to sell bulk orders of Chromebooks to academic and enterprise customers. A school district in Illinois required that parents pay almost $600 in supplies for each child attending high school. The main cost went to a $300 Chromebook. One parent balked at this, posting online the list of mandatory school supplies which, includes the Chromebook in question.

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