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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moondevil
Member since:
2005-07-08

Maybe I am missing something, but running Mac OS X is a way to avoid Windows it is not?

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osvil Member since:
2012-10-25

Not only that... Linux runs really nice for me on my macs inside vmware...

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No it isnt Member since:
2005-11-14

It kinda sucks if you don't specifically want OS X.

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moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

Then don't buy a Mac, there are plenty of vendors that will sell you a PC with Linux already installed.

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