Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sun 15th May 2011 06:16 UTC, submitted by Sebastian Anthony
Google "Both hardware- and software-wise, [Chromebooks] are nothing special: You can download Chrome OS's open source brother, Chromium OS, for free -- and at around $400 for a Chromebook, you would certainly expect some better hardware than what Samsung and Acer are offering. In fact, for around $300 you can get a cheaper and more powerful netbook with Windows 7 pre-installed -- and it only takes about 30 minutes to wipe Windows and install Chrome OS yourself."
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RE: makes no sense
by Radio on Sun 15th May 2011 13:34 UTC in reply to "makes no sense"
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Except, maybe, if you want to give te netbook to someone else.

Exactly. I may want to give a computer to a friend or a family member and not have to spend too much time teaching or supportin them.

But then, I would install JoliOS, not ChromiumOS.

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