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February 5, 2013
by sjvn01
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CDW to offer enterprise Chromebook support

With BYOD, you don’t need external corporate IT support, but it sure doesn’t hurt. Now, CDW, a multi-billion dollar technology sales and support company, will be offering both Chromebook sales and management to their business customers. CDW to offer enterprise … Continue reading

February 4, 2013
by sjvn01
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Microsoft needs to start worrying about Chromebooks

Here are four good reasons why Microsoft needs to worry about the rise of the Linux-powered, Chrome OS-enabled Chromebooks: Acer, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung. Some people think Chromebooks are going to “have just enough momentum to be a pain in … Continue reading

October 22, 2012
by sjvn01
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How to get the Chromebook’s free goodies

The new, great ARM-powered Samsung Chromebook came with two great free offers: 100GBs of free Google Drive storage for two years and 12 free Gogo in-air, Wi-Fi passes. With a combined list price of $269, that means if you buy … Continue reading

October 21, 2012
by sjvn01
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Review: The ARM-powered Samsung Chromebook

was already a big Chromebook fan before I got my hands on Samsung’s just-released ARM-powered Chromebook. Now, after a weekend with it and with its  amazing price of $249 I think it’s going to find a few million more fans. … Continue reading

October 3, 2012
by sjvn01
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Five great Android tablets you can buy today instead of waiting for the iPad Mini

I like iPads. I own one and often use it. That said, I never cared for its size; Apple’s locked-in, proprietary software ecosystem; and lately Apple’s iOS updates have been including a lot of sloppy mistakes. So it is that … Continue reading