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Chromebooks continue to sell well, at least on Amazon

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Jul 2011 0:00 User comments (5)

Chromebooks continue to sell well, at least on Amazon After just one month of availability, and mixed critical reviews, sales of the Google Chrome OS-based Chromebooks are still strong, at least on Amazon.
In Amazon's best selling laptops section, Acer's $349 Chromebook is in fourth place, and has been for most of the 40 days of availability. Samsung's $500 Chromebook is in 11th, likely due to its higher pricetag.

Apple's new MacBook Pro and a couple of powerful Toshiba books are in first-third.

Following their release, many critics boldly stated the books would be a flop, but it appears that there is a least some demand for the new netbooks.

Based on Google's Chrome OS operating system, each of the netbooks must always be connected to the Internet to work but have outstanding battery life and powerful enough hardware to run without any issues.

Chrome OS is still evolving and Google sends out new updates at least once a week to my Googlebook.

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5 user comments

118.7.2011 1:18

That's surprising, kind of. I wouldn't expect people to pay so much for one and I have a CR-48 here at home. Maybe the flash on it runs much smoother than mine as it is a prototype. I guess if you're just doing basic word docs, email, and internet browsing then it works, but why not get a netbook or something less expensive?

Interesting.

218.7.2011 11:09
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Originally posted by KSib:
That's surprising, kind of. I wouldn't expect people to pay so much for one and I have a CR-48 here at home. Maybe the flash on it runs much smoother than mine as it is a prototype. I guess if you're just doing basic word docs, email, and internet browsing then it works, but why not get a netbook or something less expensive?

Interesting.
Because you are so geeky and don't have other things to do than maintaining your Windows hairball :-)

318.7.2011 13:57

That doesn't answer anything at all.

418.7.2011 13:59

Originally posted by KSib:
That doesn't answer anything at all.
Just face it man. You got owned on the Internet. </sarcasm>

519.7.2011 16:43

Chromebook is lame, the idea is lame and nothing more than an excuse to track ones movements CONSTANTLY! Talk about not wanting to be tethered.

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