News Microsoft declares war on Chromebooks

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  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    So no Skype for Chromebook ? :D Whatever, Chromebooks will soon run Android apps.
     
  3. will_123

    will_123 Small childs brain in a big body

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    Its great that they had a whole smear campaign based against the Chromebooks. Now they are using them as inspiration and building something very similar. Good old MS.
     
  4. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    Bay Trail Atoms are actually usable (about comparable to a Core 2 Duo, which still hold their own reasonably well). If this results in cheap netbook-likes that are actually usable, I'm all for it.
     
  5. SchizoFrog

    SchizoFrog New Member

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    The sooner they drop RT the better though.
     
  6. xaser04

    xaser04 Ba Ba Ba BANANA!

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    Yup my little Encore is a great little piece of kit. With a HDMI cable, bluetooth keyboard and mouse it is just as usable for day to day use as either my laptop or desktop. It will also play BF2 quite nicely at work! Screw those usual "tablet" games :p
     
  7. Yslen

    Yslen Lord of the Twenty-Seventh Circle

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    So basically, netbooks. Except netbooks are actually kind of good now.
     
  8. Brett89

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    That was about my sentiment when I saw a 7" version at that pricepoint. Good thing I've kept my Dell Mini 9
     

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