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A Professor’s View on the Chromebook

Here’s a blog post from the Chronicle of Higher Education that provides a nice follow-up to our previous post on the Basics of Chrome OS. Professor Jason B. Jones from Central Connecticut State University tried out the Samsung Chromebook and has a few thoughts:

Even as a resolute Apple user, it’s hard not to be at least somewhat curious about Chromebooks, the low-cost netbooks running ChromeOS. For the past six weeks or so, I’ve had a Samsung Chromebook, and it has been an interesting experience to say the least. It’s actually a little difficult to make an outright recommendation about the device either way–so much depends on the use case and on the institutional context–but I do have some impressions.