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New Chromebook: Getting Better, but Its Internet Dependence Is Limiting


When Google decided to create its own computer operating system, it chose a strategy that left some people scratching their heads. Instead of building a cutting-edge, fully featured OS like the latest version of OSX or Windows from Apple or Microsoft, it chose to release a bare-bones version of the Linux operating system capable of running only one application: a Web browser (see “Google Unveils First Chrome OS Computer”).

The first laptops built to run Chrome OS—dubbed Chromebooks—appeared in 2011 and were promising but also overpriced and limited (see “Google Places Two Bets on a Post-PC World”).

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