Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Jul 2013 09:12 UTC
Google "Google's Chromebook was dismissed as a bare-bones laptop with limited appeal when it debuted two years ago. Now it's defying skeptics and gaining share as the rest of the personal-computer market shrinks. Chromebooks have in just the past eight months snagged 20 percent to 25 percent of the U.S. market for laptops that cost less than $300, according to NPD Group Inc. The devices, which have a full keyboard and get regular software updates from Google, are the fastest-growing part of the PC industry based on price, NPD said."
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RE[3]: Comment by smashIt
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 11th Jul 2013 14:03 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by smashIt"
Bill Shooter of Bul
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What do you mean by "once microsoft lowers their prices"? You mean, once microsoft lowers their prices again? Or did microsoft raise there prices again after the netbook market died off and are now poised to lower it again?

I thought winRT was the Microsoft answer to Chrome, but they haven't been very successful with that strategy.

Edit:

By "successful" I mean in terms of getting OEM's to introduce new models. I would like to see a sales number comparison of WinRT devices vs Chome. It would be fairly interesting.

Edited 2013-07-11 14:05 UTC

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