Noel Erskine, Technology Coordinator Norris Schools

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The most overlooked feature of the new Google Chromebooks.

Friday, July 8, 2011

I have used both the CR48 beta and now the Samsung Chromebook Models and there are a lot of things to love about the new Google ChromebooIks.  Battery life, quick boot up, low maintenance, light weight, and more... But the best feature and use may be easily over looked.  This is the perfect laptop for an older parent, tech-challenged person, or simply anyone who seems to break computers.  There are no programs that can be installed to break the system.  There are no settings to change. There is no need for anti-virus or anti-malware software to load.  This thing just runs, and runs for a long time between electrical fill ups.  This is the perfect notebook to give someone and not expect them to be asking you to reformat it six months later.  And as the saying might go.... price of a Chomebook - $430.  Not having to fix it later - PRICELESS.


Mrs Coady said...

Interesting perspective on this topic. I bet it would be ideal for younger people as well, like my two teen boys, since they would not be able to download anything to it.

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