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August 20, 2013
by sjvn01
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Take a Chromebook instead of an Apple to your teacher

After using Chromebooks from their beginnings, I decided to put my Chromebook Pixel, the Porsche of the Chromebook line, to the ultimate test. I used it as my only computer at a major technology tradeshow: OScon. Take a Chromebook instead … Continue reading

April 1, 2013
by sjvn01
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Why Torvalds loves the Chromebook Pixel: It’s all about the display

Yes, the Google Chromebook Pixel, at $1,299 for the Wi-Fi-only model, is quite expensive. But, in Linus Torvalds, Linux’s creator, it’s found a powerful friend. Why? Torvalds explained, “To make a long story short: it’s all about the screen.“ Torvalds … Continue reading