Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Feb 2013 20:48 UTC
Google It's turning out to be a bit of a crazy week for cool new products, isn't it? We already got Ubuntu Touch Preview for phones and tablets, then we got the new PlayStation 4 yesterday, and today Google surprised us all by launching the Chromebook Pixel. Google's first laptop appears to be a stunning machine - just don't ask who the hell it's for.
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RE[3]: LOL Google
by ricegf on Thu 21st Feb 2013 23:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: LOL Google"
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No, "I don't think it's a good value" isn't the definition of a netbook.

My iPad also can't do a lot of things that a less expensive netbook can do - read an SD card, compose long documents, run Microsoft Office - and yet Apple seems to be doing OK with the product line. Perhaps because it can do things the netbook can't? Just a thought.

I'm fine if you think a high-end Chrome laptop won't sell. We'll know soon enough.

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RE[4]: LOL Google
by bhtooefr on Thu 21st Feb 2013 23:56 in reply to "RE[3]: LOL Google"
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And a netbook can run Chrome, while doing things that aren't Chrome.

Hell, for $200 more, a 13" MacBook Pro Retina can run Chrome, only have 256,000 less pixels, have significantly more CPU power, twice the RAM, 4 times the local storage, and do things that aren't Chrome...

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RE[5]: LOL Google
by twitterfire on Fri 22nd Feb 2013 00:23 in reply to "RE[4]: LOL Google"
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And for 100 more you can get an Asus laptop with i7, 12GB of RAM, 500 GB HDD and GeForce GTX 670M.

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RE[4]: LOL Google
by tylerdurden on Fri 22nd Feb 2013 21:38 in reply to "RE[3]: LOL Google"
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Nettop, Network Laptop, Chromebook, Glorified Terminal with a very fancy screen,... whatever other buzzword suits your fancy and helps you keep missing the point. Better now?

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