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Why Google Needs To Launch the Chromebook Pixel 133

DavidGilbert99 writes "A leaked video of the purported Google Chromebook Pixel laptop has stirred quite a lot of interest but whether or not the laptop in the video is real, Google needs to launch it in order to kickstart the Chrome OS platform." A high-res screen would be welcome, but Google seems to be doing alright with Chromebook sales right now. Warning: IB Times has ads with autoplaying videos and sound; you have been warned.
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Why Google Needs To Launch the Chromebook Pixel

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 07, 2013 @11:22AM (#42820255)

    Except that Chrome OS has been the top selling laptop on Amazon for many months now.

  • by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 07, 2013 @11:38AM (#42820403)

    I have a Chromebook and it's really great! My girlfriend also has one, and I use ssh to log into my servers and do work, and she uses online applications like sharelatex.com and the browser-versions of Geogebra to write worksheets for her math students.

    More and more of our work can be done just as easily in a browser as not, and less and less requires a desktop or a "fully-functional" laptop. Really the only thing I have a desktop for is games and running resource-intensive programs.

  • Re:What? (Score:1, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday February 07, 2013 @11:58AM (#42820627)
    Best buy is on the verge of bankruptcy. They're no more relevant than a Microsoft Store.
  • Re:Why? (Score:5, Informative)

    by h4rr4r ( 612664 ) on Thursday February 07, 2013 @12:52PM (#42821185)

    The Acer C7 Chromebook does. RAM and HD can be changed.

    The Nexus 7 can load whatever OS you like, same thing with a the Chromebook. You can download the files and flash them all you like or use USB OTG if you must have external storage.

    You are either Trolling or extremely ignorant.

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