You can find a lot of affordable Chromebooks, but not many that offer as much quality for the price.
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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:
A thread on Google's Chromium code repository suggests fingerprint scanning is being built into future Chromebooks, which would help the platform catch up with Android and Windows.
Both Chrome OS and Windows 10 help themselves to similar usage data by default, but in different ways.
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Nobody quite knows what it's for (yet), but according to Android Police, it can run on just about any kind of device.
Android apps will run unaltered, but developers may also choose to optimize their wares to, for example, offer multiple window sizes.
A Chromebook is primarily designed to be used with Web-based Google apps and an Internet connection. It's not like a typical Windows or Mac OS laptop. Here are two models from Acer and Samsung that we've compared.
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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.
For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.
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My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.
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