Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 28th Jan 2013 22:38 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Acer, the Taiwanese computer maker that's suffered two consecutive annual losses, posted strong sales of notebooks using Google's Chrome platform after the release of Microsoft's Windows 8 failed to ignite the market. Chrome-based models accounted for 5 percent to 10 percent of Acer's U.S. shipments since being released there in November, President Jim Wong said in an interview at the Taipei-based company's headquarters. That ratio is expected to be sustainable in the long term and the company is considering offering Chrome models in other developed markets, he said." HP is also planning a Chrome OS laptop, and it's been at the top of Amazon's charts (whatever that means) for a while now. In case you haven't noticed - the desktop world, too, is changing. Nobody wants Windows 8 (touch or no), so OEMs are finally looking elsewhere. We're finally getting what we wanted 13 years ago.
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RE: Why this is aweseome
by moondevil on Tue 29th Jan 2013 06:58 UTC in reply to "Why this is aweseome"
moondevil
Member since:
2005-07-08

You pay the Google Tax instead.

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RE[2]: Why this is aweseome
by Fergy on Tue 29th Jan 2013 07:19 in reply to "RE: Why this is aweseome"
Fergy Member since:
2006-04-10

You pay the Google Tax instead.

What does ChromeOS cost?

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RE[3]: Why this is aweseome
by moondevil on Tue 29th Jan 2013 08:09 in reply to "RE[2]: Why this is aweseome"
moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

You have to ask Acer, not me.

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RE[2]: Why this is aweseome
by andrewclunn on Tue 29th Jan 2013 14:34 in reply to "RE: Why this is aweseome"
andrewclunn Member since:
2012-11-05

Can't be very high since there's a free version:

http://www.chromium.org/chromium-os

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RE[3]: Why this is aweseome
by cdude on Tue 29th Jan 2013 16:51 in reply to "RE[2]: Why this is aweseome"
cdude Member since:
2008-09-21

And punked with one link. Epic and other prove for: clever argumentation includes links and sometimes doesn't need more then that.

Edited 2013-01-29 16:53 UTC

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