[kwlug-disc] google-offers-low-budget-arm-based-chromebook

jvj at golden.net jvj at golden.net
Thu Oct 18 15:35:03 EDT 2012

CNET: Chromebooks are cloud-computing laptops use Google's Chrome OS,
which is built on Linux under the covers but which actually runs
applications in the Chrome browser. (for $249 and up)


IMHO: Everything old is new again. Recall an earlier discussion
here on cloud computing.
Chromebooks are more like dumb terminals of
long ago.

And with the "cloud" being the "mainframe" running the apps
and having the data storage.


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