Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Jan 2013 23:36 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Meet the new ThinkPad X131e Chromebook: A fast booting, highly customizable laptop PC built with rugged features for the daily rigors of K-12 education. The ThinkPad X131e Chromebook simplifies software and security management for school administrators and provides students and teachers with quick access to thousands of apps, education resources and storage." Lenovo is the third OEM to jump into ChromeOS. Chromebooks have been doing well on Amazon, apparently, too. Android tablets, iPads, the Mac, and now Chromebooks - it must be rainy in Redmond.
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by the_randymon on Fri 18th Jan 2013 09:42 UTC
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I wasn't that into the idea of ChromeOS when it came out but increasingly they're catching my eye. Interesting when they say the specs don't make it a powerful machine. My first laptop - and I wrote a book with it - was PIII with 4G on the hard drive and 555Mhz on the processor. So by that comparison, these Chromebooks are nice and fast.

I was tempted by the Samsung one but Lenovo makes great hardware. Maybe I'll give it a look.

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