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Submitted by -Mezzo- 459d ago | news

First real-world usage figures suggest Chromebooks are struggling

ZDnet - When the initial batch of Chromebooks hit the market nearly two years ago, some thought these low-cost devices running Google's cloud-centric Chrome OS could be a Windows killer. NetMarketShare just started measuring Chromebook usage this month, and the first reported numbers are startlingly low. (Chromebook, PC hardware)

-Mezzo-  +   460d ago
Tablets are taking over the world....Literally.
Madusha  +   460d ago
Chrome OS thought to be a 'Windows killer'? Really? Not going to happen and now the statistics back it up.
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micbrc  +   459d ago
The Chromebook dosent seem to add any functionality that isn't already in a budget net book at roughly the same cost or potentially less.
Mikefizzled  +   459d ago
Until someone proves otherwise I find them weak and pointless
mcstorm  +   458d ago
I don't see the point in this os. But if windows 8 is benign called a flop then chrome is an even bigger flop.

For me Apple and Google now need to take a leaf out of Microsoft's book and look at getting chrome os and android to work on both touch and none touch devices as one os rather than 2 and apple need to do the Same with osx and ios
worldwidegaming  +   458d ago
Chromebooks are for grandma and grandpa. Simple and easy to use. it updates itself. yeah anyone can say x,y and z do the same but grandpa and grandma don't wanna hear that.
~The computer literate do not apply.

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