Acer ZGB Chrome OS Notebook Details Surface

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jacobdrj

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Interesting. Mobile phone business model. This might become EOL-ware in the not too distant future, and anyone relying on this OS will quickly have a paperweight on their hands...
 

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Cloud based OS is worst idea ever. If you use it with 3G you still have to have a good data signal just to even use the laptop, not to mention the monthly fees on that, and now they're talking about a fee to use the OS itself too? They better be selling the laptops for $50 if they're expecting the average Joe to pony up another $100/mo to use it for the life of the device.
 

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I think there are some limited, but very real applications for this OS concept. However, current hybrid netbook style cloud computing (where there is a local and auto-cloud backup copy) seems to make the most sense in general.
 

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Toms forgot to post the rest of the story: you buy the laptop at full price, OR at a subsidized price with monthly payments. Nowhere have they stated that the monthly payments are necessary. Hothardware or anandtech did a similar report a while back that told whole story.

This is very misleading Toms...
 
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