Chromebooks are quite different from traditional laptops. What are their capabilities, and are they a compelling buy if you don't need an overkill gaming notebook?
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When I was in middle school we used Chromebooks in our English class. My teacher always said that they had NO storage and NO processor. I should have just left it alone, but I tried to correct her in front of the class, and I got in trouble for "being disrespectful".
My chromebook didnt last that long i had the newest acer model accidentaly droppen it from knee height both sides of the backpanel of the screen popped off just taped it back sneezed over the keyboard a few times when i had a cold now the keyboard doesn't work anymore its a shame because it was nice to watch youtube on now it stands on my desk just looking at me saying: repair me but i dont wanna spen the money btw the z key just ramdomly popped off
Running crouton linux on my chrome book with a couple of necessary apps and using Google for the rest is fantastic for my situation as a student who plays with robotics and software development as a hobby I recommend it for that sort of thing but a real computer is necessary for most everything else.
Can't run normal applications
Can't use any browser except chrome
Can't sign in or even use the os without wifi
Can't sign in or even use the os without google account. (applies to people using something else like aol or yahoo)
Most importantly, the command line interface is built into the web browser instead of the kernel (stupid idea) making the os far less useful than windows or Linux which have their command line interface in the kernel. If you don't know what I'm talking about, then type cmd into your windows run application (win+r) and hit enter in windows or search for terminal in linux and you will see a black window with letters prompting you for commands. That is the command line interface. Also they call the command line of Chromeos "Chrosh" or "Chrome Shell". This name is misleading because it is not a shell if it does not directly control the kernel of the os.