Is a Chromebook Right for You? Cali Lewis January 28, 2013 Episodes 3 Comments 0 Shares Google+ 0 Twitter 0 Facebook 0 LinkedIn 0 Reddit 0 Pin It Share 0 Buffer 0 0 Shares × Samsung Series Three Chromebook The Samsung Series Three Chromebook has been a top seller on Amazon ever since it was introduced in October 2012 and it’s easy to see why. For $250, you get a system that’s great for a lot of people’s needs. Chromebook Specs A Chromebook will give you 6.5 hours of battery life, a boot time of 10 seconds, 16GB of SSD storage and 2 GB of RAM, running on a 1.75Ghz ARM processor. Working in the Cloud Chromebooks are designed to be cloud-based computers, running things like Google apps and Gmail. If you need heavier-duty apps, or like to download lots of things like Skype, a Chromebook is likely not for you. A Browser-Based World If you know how to use a web browser, you know how to use a Chromebook. Just fire up the browser and you’re good to go. Added Incentives for Chromebook Buyers Google’s throwing in 100 GB of free online storage for two years. And for road warriors, Chromebooks also come with 12 free sessions of GoGo inflight wireless Internet. But you have to use the free sessions ON your Chromebook. No switching devices. 0 Shares Google+ 0 Twitter 0 Facebook 0 LinkedIn 0 Reddit 0 Pin It Share 0 Buffer 0 0 Shares × 3 Responses Bruce R.(BPR639Geek) January 29, 2013 I would buy one for e-mail and social media apps, but that’s about all. For everything else, there’s no substitute for a powerful laptop, especially for my telecommunications systems programming abilities… “B” Jimmy Anderson January 28, 2013 i’ve bee wanting one of these for a while but don’t know of anyone that does non-us sales. I am in New Zealand and can’t find one. Ideas? James Aven January 29, 2013 Save your money, I bought one of these and it is so limited on what it can do.