[sf-lug] chromebook recommendations
kai.salmon.chang at gmail.com
Sat Jul 27 17:22:46 PDT 2013
What about tablets?
For the same price as a Chromebook, you could get a Kindle Fire HD 8.9"
which will have a better screen/audio. Much better for watching movies and
reading, but less usable for email with a bluetooth keyboard.
On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 4:51 PM, Mike Higashi <mhigashi at gmail.com> wrote:
> AFAIK, Chromebooks (excluding the high-res Chromebook Pixel) are
> aimed at the low-cost netbook market, so most have a small form factor
> similar to netbooks. The biggest is HP's 14-inch.
> If your neighbor doesn't need something portable, how about a Chromebox
> instead of a Chromebook? Hook it up to any screen your neighbor wants to
> On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 11:44 AM, Christian Einfeldt <einfeldt at gmail.com>
> > Hi,
> > An elderly neighbor of mine likes Linux, but is interested in a
> > Chromebook because she does not want any responsibility at all for sys
> > admining her machine at all. She nedds a computer that is basically
> > an appliance. A wide screen would be a big plus. Any
> > recommendations? Thx.
> > --
> > Christian Einfeldt
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