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Michael Endler
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9/13/2013 | 5:42:53 AM
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"We regularly see cases where people have bought [a Chromebook] as an additional machine and end up spending almost all their time with us" ... Interesting quote, since that's sort of how tablet usage evolved-- i.e. started as a secondary devices but unexpectedly supplanted primary devices.

I think it's smart to market these as lifestyle devices, as their cloud-centricism lends itself to niches. But with more and more offline functionality, low prices, and killer battery life, Chromebooks are looking better and better as mass market devices.
Thomas Claburn
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9/12/2013 | 8:52:08 PM
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Interestingly, there was no mention of Samsung, which makes the most popular Chromebook at the moment.
Laurianne
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9/12/2013 | 5:37:00 PM
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If the battery life is anywhere near 50% better, that is a big deal.
Lorna Garey
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9/12/2013 | 2:40:58 PM
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The best use of an older iPad: A lap desk for your new Chromebook.


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