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Old 11-14-2012, 07:49 AM
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Have not tried the ChromeBook but I bought a Nexus 7 and returned it.

I have an Android phone, and a Netbook that I dual boot with Android too. To me, Droid is like WinXP SP1. An improvement but not there yet.

The Nexus 7 did not seem any more useful than my iPad, and other than watching videos on a plane, casual email reading, playing Angry Birds and occasional web browsing (lack of Flash is a pain) it's not much use. I still have to carry a PC to get any work done.

A friend just bought the MS Slate and I think that my be the way to go. It can run Office apps and that's what I need. There is a second Pro version due soon with a faster processor too.

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Originally Posted by HerbP View Post
Has anybody used or purchased a Google ChromeBook? My laptop is about to die, & I need something lightweight & portable for surfing the web. At 249.00 purchase price, how bad could it be. I don't know much about Google OS, but Windows 8 does not look to promising!

Thanks!
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