Chromebook is a new category of notebook computers and mobile devices that runs Google’s cloud-based Chrome OS operating system. While they lack the processing power and higher-end features of standard laptops.
What is Chromebook ?
A new category of notebook computers
and mobile devices that runs
Google’s cloud-based Chrome OS .
are built primarily for Web surfing .
A lightweight operating system that
will make its debut
targeting netbook and mobile devices.
Use linux Kernel.
Hardware development partners
The first two commercially available
Chromebooks, the Samsung Series 5 and
the Acer AC700, were unveiled on May 11,
2011, at the Google I/O developer
Now there are more than 15 hardware
Advantages of Chromebooks:
Disadvantages of Chromebooks
Optical Disk not used
Low Gaming Experance
Difficult Printer Support
Less Storage Space
Most Apps Work Online
Scroogled: Microsoft's anti-
In the latest 'Scroogled' attack on its rival
Microsoft is targeting the Google
In an email to Scroogled.com email
subscribers, Microsoft lists four reasons
why consumers shouldn't be looking at the
Google Chromebook as a real laptop
Chromebooks can't run Windows or install
any important Windows programs like
Microsoft Office, Photoshop or any of the
latest PC games like Call of Duty or
Chromebooks can't connect & sync with
the common devices you use every day.
There's no way to make a Chromebook
sync with many smartphones or camera
software, or print through a local printer.
Chromebooks can't do much of anything
when they're not online. You can't even do
basic things like edit your Google
Calendar, work on Google spreadsheets,
or print when you're not connected to the
By default, Chromebooks run Google's
services to track what you do online. That
includes reading through every word of
every Gmail or Gchat you send or receive
to target you with ads. When you print, the
Chromebook is set up to send your
documents through Google's servers.
Using Google Docs? These are sent
through Google's servers as well."