You answered a few questions, well confirmed my earlier thoughts anyway.
I was just looking at Chromebooks myself as MOST of what I do now is cloud and I only need a powerhouse at home.
I ended up going against it though because I still would like some access to standard apps and tasks, the SSD is tiny etc. I already use a Dell notebook (groan) with 128GB SSD for work, which is fine for work but just not enough for my personal use too. For work, everything is cloud based and as our company is a Tier2 network and owned by a a computer engineer, things are as slicker than snot on a ducks lip. I have gone from spending an hour preparing quotes (my last role, different industry) to about 45 seconds. I can process invoices, send paid receipts, schedule shipping and have everything integrate with our cloud based CRM. It's absolutely incredible what they have done here to streamline a salesman's day.
That said, your article confirmed my initial thoughts and, though I think Chrome books have a great niche, it's just a niche and not enough for me.
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