May 15, 2011

PC World, Google Chromebooks Are Doomed to Fail

The article’s argument – netbooks and laptops can do what Chromebook can and more at a lesser price.

Chromebook is basically a handicapped netbook that costs the same or more than some other netbooks that have much greater capabilities

The article misses the point that most people do not need the extra hardware or software features offered by netbooks or laptops. And, they definitely do not need the security hassles that come with a Windows netbook or laptop. The price for the first generation Chromebook is indeed high but it should come down over time.

The time for a Cloud laptop has come