Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Cloud Portables Google Technology

7 Days With a Google Chromebook 127

jfruhlinger writes "Now that Chromebook laptops are finally here, the question is: can you really do serious work with them? The only way to find out is to dive on in, and so Steven Vaughn-Nichols spent a week using a Chromebook for all his daily computing tasks. In the end, he was mostly positive on the experience — but was frustrated by a number of rough edges, including poor documentation and a failure of some components of the system to work together."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

7 Days With a Google Chromebook

Comments Filter:
  • by John Hasler ( 414242 ) on Monday July 18, 2011 @04:15PM (#36804140) Homepage
    That's so twentieth century. Isn't everything supposed to be "intuitive" now?
  • by girlintraining ( 1395911 ) on Monday July 18, 2011 @04:17PM (#36804156)
    If you have to ask 'can you really do serious work with them?' the answer is NO. If you answered anything else, your standards for 'serious work' are too low. I mean, can it run Crysis at 50 FPS, full screen, across two 24" LCDs at native resolution? How about calculate pi to a billion digits in 1 second? Solve the national deficit, make you a sandwich, and build itself a new body from spare parts found in your garage, interface with the internet, and spread its consciousness to all computers, everywhere, sparking a massive revolution? Yeesh. You people and your limited imaginations.

Maybe you can't buy happiness, but these days you can certainly charge it.

Working...