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re: Chromebook’s hardware is key, teardown finds
dirk.bruere   6/13/2011 9:16:20 PM
I would go for something like this if it turns out to be secure against viruses. Just to do online shopping, banking, PayPal etc. Over the past couple of weeks I had one hell of a job getting rid of viruses from computers of friends and family, including my own when I clicked the wrong link. And I'm supposed to know all about this stuff! [Yes, I do know about NoScript, Avast, AVG Spybot etc]

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re: Chromebook’s hardware is key, teardown finds
chipchap42   6/13/2011 8:40:21 PM
Interesting analysis but I personally struggle with the concept. Until net access is truly ubiquitous, (and a lot cheaper than it is currently when roaming internationally), I would personally not go for anything like this. Think about all the holes in AT&Ts coverage alone.

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re: Chromebook’s hardware is key, teardown finds
nherbw   6/13/2011 8:16:12 PM
The most expensive part is supplied by Samsung and the OS is given away for free. Looks like Samsung has a winner on its hands in terms of profits. Can it compete with all the tablets though?

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