Chromebook vs. Netbook: Which is Better?



And the winner is…the netbook!


Although Chrome OS delivers a solid web experience, we were surprised to find that Chrome 12 under Windows actually performed better on some key tests. The lack of a desktop in Chrome OS is also disconcerting. Having to hunt down apps to open files that would normally be handled by Microsoft Office can be a pain. Windows gives users tons of options in the form of multiple web browsers, applications, and software. By creating such a narrow experience, the Chromebook has essentially painted itself into a corner. Google has said that it will update the Chromebook with new apps and extensions on a six-week development cycle, which gives it potential. But for now a traditional laptop is definitely the way to go.





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Chromebook vs. Netbook: Which is Better?

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  1. Chrome Laptop Says:

    I don’t agree with the idea that a MS netbook is better than the Chromebook only because the Chromebook doesn’t still support Skype (Google Docs already has half-offline support). But you have to bear in mind all the other cost savings you have with the Chromebook (Anti-virus, OS Licence, MS OFfice licence, etc).

    Furthermore, the Chromebook is aimed for people who works ON-Line, then you have also access to Photoshop through Citrix.

    We can be talking about this polemical and passionate topic for hours.

  2. Andrew Says:

    wich is faster

  3. Aj Says:

    It does support skype!!!!!

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