It's fast, intuitive, and easy to use. Makes me think that support if anything were to go wrong might be equally hard to come by. Strange thing is, it works on Chrome on my Mac and just about everywhere else. It took my around 15-20 minutes and maybe 5 clicks and I had CromeOS installed on it and it was decent in performance, for an 1GB Laptop this was shocking to see. Overall I really enjoy it a lot. Pros: fast, clean and ready to use within seconds of powering on. … The Galaxy Book 10.6 is every bit comparable to the Chromebook Pro. [–]bicyclemomSamsung Chromebook Plus 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). they are going to enable it even on the cheap chromebook. My guess is processors will be the same on some Chromebooks and some Windows laptops. While at this price still manages to look pretty funky. * Cheap build quality I also have an Asus c300SA, another 14 inch CB. One of the reasons I like it so much is no more concern really on viruses or having to scan a computer. I have a Chromebook and will never buy another one because it doesn't install many of the programs that I use on a Windows laptop. My initial understanding is that I can't use iTunes for my iPod, but it sounds like there is a way to still put my music from iTunes into the Google Music library and then be able to use the iPod that way? Yes I bought it on amazon but I think any Best Buy has it and yes I own it. Sometimes opening word docs causes formatting issues but I’m getting used to that. [–]nessDelirious -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (0 children). [–]luiaert 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). [–]nessDelirious -2 points-1 points0 points 2 years ago (2 children). If not for gaming, I'd likely never use it. Other than Chrome and games, I can't even think of a single native Windows application I use. not to mention all the games and online application like twitter. [–]thebrian 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). I'm really happy with my purchase, but if price wasn't an obstacle I would have gone for a high end Windows laptop. Quick load time. save. If you have an android phone there are even more pros; it pays to go all in with the ecosystem. also all chromebook with 3.18 going forward will have crostini. For the price, you get much better performance per dollar with a Chromebook compared to a Windows machine. I guess you've heard of it. The only windows products I now have is a windows laptop from work. I've had 2 now and I recommend them a lot. it's true that many apps are not available on chromebook, and it's also true that android apps cannot directly access the SD card or any other storage (USB drive, for example). For the fans like us, as you say, we get it for the OS. * Does what you expect Updates are painless and not often. The Asus Chromebook Flip C434TA is a "good-enough" alternative for roughly $1000 less. [–]Martechie82[S] 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (5 children). Not a great application development device. - Snappy performance from relatively cheap hardware. It can do the basics and they have surprisingly satisfying keyboards. Google Docs has an offline mode. I agree. Our house only uses chromebooks. You can auto unlock your chromebook with your android phone to bypass the password. Its with the HP chromebook 14-db000xx from 2019, with AMD A6-9220 processor, 4GB ram. I'd love to be able to change menu colors, styles, position like in Windows. And, in your opinion, what are the pros and cons of owning a Chromebook? If you're married to your ipod, the chromebook will not be a good device for you. ... hey y’all i just got on reddit … (Thx Dell) I can't give you much info on that side of the os. [–]croniccontinue 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), Sorry for the late reply I was at school on a free when I posted, [–]mrtramplefoot 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). [–]darethehair 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Cons: apps cannot access microsd cards, some android apps are locked at a strange rotation, still a great many apps that are not able to run on a chromebook. I have never used iTunes though, I use it to manage my mp3 file library. It folds back into a tablet, offers a good range of ports and includes as an extra a dedicated stylus. [–]croniccontinue 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (6 children). [–]snogglethorpeSamsung Pro 14 points15 points16 points 2 years ago (0 children), GMail allows you to read and compose mail offline, for example, and a number of other apps also work offline. ChromeOS does not support internal HDDs (intentionally), and SSDs are fairly costly which is why storage is always so low. [Android Police] Google is finally fixing the account manager on Chrome OS. [–]voidcrack 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (10 children). so its a pro going forward regardless, [–]cc_rider77 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (3 children). I'm sad to see no one is addressing this directly. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. It's vaguely weird that Apple did this, as presumably the vast majority of people using 3rd-party methods to access their ipods were people without access to itunes. For me it was a combination of factors - I picked a Chromebook because I wanted super light and a good battery. If you really don't need a Windows Laptop get a Chromebook. I don't even do much editing, just the organization is something that I can't do in chromeOS, - Recently, I discovered that netflix doesn't play at 1080 p on a chrome device unlike on windows. I say that as someone who uses Chrome OS and Windows (both for work and personal use) on a regular basis. I got ChromeOS devices for my elderly parents, and their need for tech support has virtually disappeared. I get the impression they're really pushing it on, so it's constantly moving forwards, and that's a good thing! * Doesn’t run windows apps Pro’s: You will not be able to manage your iPod using a Chromebook. Even when i understood what i was doing it wouldn't work and there would be no answers on the intertnet. Cons: digital photography is frustrating if you have anything beyond a very basic workflow. Did you buy it on Amazon or do you have another place you went to - online or offline? Chromebooks are doing so much less work that mine's battery will last for hours and hours and hours unplugged, and charges up to 100% pretty quickly too. What are my thoughts? Most of the Windows laptops in the price range I was looking at would have meant a compromise on weight, battery life, or storage space (because of Windows 10 OS bloat). You might want to skip it. Is it an iPod Touch? Consider it more as a tablet than a laptop and you will be happy. I lost some games due to windows but that is about to change. In terms of specific devices, I love my Asus C302CA. Severe video lag, audio lag, Meet apllication hangs especially in larger meetings (more than 6). Help me out :), How to remove the white circle behind icons in the shelf and drawer (PSA), help with recovery on a Samsung chromebook plus, Pixelbook, Pixel Slate | Canary w/ Pixelbook Pen. They can be identified by the "Verified Googler" user flair. I game all the tests on my Chromebook. I'd never want someone to make the same mistake that I did. Maybe you can manage it with the new ability to install Linux apps, but it won’t be simple. Photographers who use Chrome OS? Chromebook OEMs tend to cut costs by using cheaper materials when making these devices. Personally, i do everything from the chrome browser and i stream everything and have all my data on the cloud. No in-betweens. Getting music from your iTunes imported into Play Music should be straightforward - you can import 50,000 tracks free if I recall. Posted by 7 years ago. Price will never really matter. [–]JediBurrell Pixelbook, Pixel Slate | Canary w/ Pixelbook Pen 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children), [–]voidcrack 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (3 children). Most seem to be 16 or 32 GB, and even $1000 only gets you up to 512. So, I have the best of both worlds -- ChromeOS for fast/easy/hassle-free internet access, and Linux for deeper work. It's like they're going through a weird midlife crisis. Trying to learn. its not about price. You can pick up used or refurbished pixelbooks, and I think that might be where I'd go to now. ... build this deep/good relationship. [–]zim1985 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (5 children). [–]zjemcibambosze 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Limited support for some types of external hardware (mainly DVD-type drives). You are using benchmarks which are not necessarily real life. I’m surfacing that article for a very good reason: Amazon lists many old Chromebooks as “new”, “newest” or “2020” models, when in fact, they aren’t. I remember taking my chromebook on a train once when I had one, along with a USB drive full of movies and they played fine. The only two operating systems that allow for managing an iPod's music is Windows and macOS. Considering purchasing one but have some questions. I have been using Chromebooks for about 3 years, assigned one in my school district junior year, and bought my own for college this year. They're very fast, get regular firmware updates, have a good battery life, and charge quickly. ... help Reddit App Reddit coins Reddit premium Reddit … "", http://blog.zorinaq.com/i-contribute-to-the-windows-kernel-we-are-slower-than-other-oper/. It is also definitely worth pointing out that not all models may support these features, because rarely is it included in product descriptions. Chromebook's niche market is definitely the low to mid price range. It's metal, if you care about that sort of thing. Please note that these individuals represent their own opinions, not Google's, when participating in the sub, unless they explicitly state they're representing Google. not all have linux support, yeah so WHAT?? I use it with my older Ipod 4th gen. Most affordable Chromebooks are made out of plastic, but that's not always bad. [–]puppyyawn 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]ergofiend 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). Chrome OS is just "closed" in order to protect you from video games etc. You can use the online version of Office. I have a C302CA as well - the build quality is really top of the line. Basically the Linux API is already on the Chromebook and you just need the programs that call the API or what is known as userland. If you are running an iPod that can have iPhone apps, you will be able to install something like Google Play Music the app, and in essence "stream" or download (though not always perfect execution) your music library to your iPod. Some issues accessing older .exe programs (when will developers learn just to move it all to the cloud) this is a pro and con section and not about if a device have it or not. The Pro has a larger screen, a better form factor, and ChromeOS. * Not much bloatware (programs you dont need/use) All the basic functionalities including WiFi, webcam are found in the Acer Chromebook R 13 convertible which promises about 12 hours of battery life which seems good enough for a long day at classrooms. If you can ditch the ipod and just listen to music via a streaming service on your phone, the chromebook will work. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I still need my Mac for intellij Java programming. Playing them on an iPod may be the problem. We use Chromebooks because we don't need nor want the hassle of Windows. ... We realize not all users have a Google+ account (or want one), so Reddit will still play a very important role. share. … I solely recommend Chromebooks to seniors and actively advise them not to get Windows or Mac laptops. [–]Slang91 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]thenameless685 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (2 children), Laptop- barebones portable desktop or super expensive portable desktop, can game depending the model, and other, Chromebook- a big phone or tablet that can be used as a notebook. We have an Acer Chromebook R13 & an Asus Chromebook C302CA. Pros Comfortable … [–]ucancallmevicky 22 points23 points24 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]naim_the_dream91 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]TameRacingDriverUK 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child), While it can read files off a disc via an external usb drive, it can't burn files nor play them. [–]Browntown007 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). For myself, I greatly appreciate the fact that I can dual-boot my favorite Linux distro (with varying degrees of effort) on all my ChromeOS devices -- in fact I run Linux most of the time on the Dell Chromebox that I am currently typing this on. Battery life is great in general for Chromebooks and one of their main features, as well as the price. So, whenever I use netflix on a computer, I switch to the windows machine, I'm sure like me, there may be quite a few use cases that chromeos does not satisfy. i've seen they are working to address that and would imagine it will come in due time (the SD card, at least). I have a accidental damage plan on the thing and keep hoping the cat will knock it off the shelf. (I don't have android app support on my chromebox, so can't comment on whether android apps will work), - Photo organization, I have photos and videos going back 20 years organized in folders by years, which I am loathe to give up. It has the 2017 version of the same chipset (slightly faster), twice the storage capacity, and currently costs $70 less on Amazon. Have a Prowise Eduline 360 that I need to wipe with Esc + Refresh + Power but the power button is a physical button on the side of the Chromebook … - Android apps make it very versatile, even moreso than your average laptop sometimes; Netflix & Amazon Prime Video apps for downloading movies/shows are not possible on a laptop. Other than that you should be good to go as what you need the chromebook to do. Lack of customization. I use word online. The only reason I say this is an unpopular opinion is because I’ve seen a lot of people complimenting chromebooks and giving them praise. If you can't do it on your phone, you won't be able to do it on a Chromebook. (NO) apps are great but you can get a tablet. For seniors, it is also ideal. It will feel and look like something that is $500+. I do not think that USB passthrough is supported in Crostini, so this might be really bad advice. Yes, it can. Please consider this when purchasing your next laptop. Most of my usage involves the internet and it works absolutely fine. The only annoying thing about it is that the speakers are pointing to each side, so it doesn't direct the sound at the user, also, I wish it had a biometric unlock thing like a fingerprint reader. Android apps run well but they "sleep" when not in focus, so you can't really multi task with them. Damn, I wish this listing was real. Dell Inspiron 14. * Fast boot times Nothing worked. The last time I could bring myself to turn it on and see if anything changed. Pros of Chromebooks is that you can get higher quality laptops for way less than Windows laptops. No issues. There are some premium Chromebooks with more storage, like the Google Pixelbook, but for the same price you could get a Windows 10 laptop with equally good specifications. That said, if you're heavy into gaming or need specific creative programs, you might want to look elsewhere. So, here I will tell you guys about “Why is a Chromebook Good … Chromebook- Prowise Eduline 360 wipe Hi guys. Dim Screen. Is that correct? Here are the best Chromebooks you can buy in November 2020. I want all the benefits of Chrome OS but I also want them to ship with like 3TB of storage. If this post is anything to go off of then I'd recommend just going for a used traditional laptop, but your options are pretty limited with a $225 budget. For what it's worth. You can pick up a refurb Acer 14 for under $200. I'd prefer more storage space. That's not my experience. This reply has a lot of outdated, and therefore inaccurate information. So this is my perspective coming from MacOS. Here Is Why. * Privacy nightmare (Google collects all information you feed it to them. [–]Martechie82[S] 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (3 children), [–]greenlion22 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (1 child). I myself use MicroSD and I also get free music streaming as part of Amazon Prime. :). With that said, Google docs allows you to import and export Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files so you should be ok there, though sometimes formatting can get a little weird in that transfer. And with Steam link I'm able to stream most stuff from my PC and play it wherever I want in the house. [+]nessDelirious comment score below threshold-9 points-8 points-7 points 2 years ago (7 children). But everything that's built into chrome works fine. Chromebooks start at less than $200 (international prices start at about £160 or AU$300) and don't get much above $500 (about £410 or AU$660) with a few exceptions. But it means using the developer mode on your Chromebook to enable you to load APKs directly. New machines need almost no set up out of the box. i had seen a lot of chatter about it but as the app has to allow it specifically it may not be particularly useful for some time yet. and join one of thousands of communities. And Chromebooks are, now more than ever, a great computing solution. You could give me a W10 laptop for free and I would still buy and use a Chromebook and most likely never even turn on the laptop. Note that one reason you can only use Windows / MacOS for this is that Apple has actively blocked attempts to support ipods on other platforms: older ipods have been reverse engineered and are supported by software such as gtkpod (on linux etc), but newer ipods use some sort of encryption or something, which has effectively blocked such 3rd-party support. Yes, you can get similar power in a Chromebook that you get in a Windows machine for around the same price. Don't know about anyone else but I'm extremely happy with battery life and charge times. Discussions related to Chromebooks and everything else Chrome OS. Newer models have good compatibility with Linux and Android apps. Even Linux and Android apps can work if you have the developer build of Chrome on. [–]DrThrowawayToYou 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). - Finding the sweet spot between performance and price. [–]spleeze 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). Samsung Pro. Otherwise, I despised them. Cheaper Chromebooks without a touch screen and eemc memory instead of a real hard drive or ssd are slow and clunky to navigate around. I was a big fan of PSP so my chromebook is loaded with a bunch of games I enjoyed or never got around to trying out yet. At that price point you're looking at the fairly basic/older generation models: Pixel 2013 with i5-3427U (~4hr battery life), Dell 13 7310 with Celeron 3215U, and Acer 14 with Celeron N3160. Not everybody has the same use for a laptop. The system is already Linux. Use it basically only as a browsing machine. There is just no way to do the same with Windows 10. I have been looking at Amazon for them since they offer good prices and well i get prime shipping with them. I don't know what to do even though i tried looking up every problem on the internet and typing command lines i didn't really understand and got some things downloaded updated but it wouldn't run shell script files so i couldn't install it so basically pain. [–]snegtul 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago* (0 children), Con: they're not really appropriate as a gaming machine. Of course AAA games are totally unplayable and you shouldn't buy a Chromebook if you want to play those on your laptop, but gaming isn't impossible all together. Just be sure to sync your docs before going offline. But for the average joe, I think they do get Chromebooks because of the better value. [–]apsted 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (4 children). I have a Chromebook and a Windows 10 machine at home, and I use the Chromebook for 99% of my tasks. If you want to know which things are more highly featured in a Chromebook and why do people sometimes prefer it more. [–]synchronicitistic 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (0 children). If your child needs one for schoolwork or playtime, here's help with the … It’s a bit heavy as Chromebooks go, but the … List of Chrome OS Systems Supporting Android Apps, Guide: Interactive Chromebook Comparison & Buyer's Guide Chart, Guide: Made for Chrome OS: Interactive Chrome OS-optimized Android App Resource. [–]JediBurrell Pixelbook, Pixel Slate | Canary w/ Pixelbook Pen 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child). The C302 only has usb c so had to get a dock to connect to monitor and usb a etc. [–]jaganmAsus Chromebox | Stable 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). [–]CrazyFatherof2girls 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). You can read/send sms messages from Chrome OS. The only downside is it boots up before I've had time to pour my morning cup of coffee, much less drink it, so all the free time I had waiting on my desktop machine to boot is lost to me. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Linux beta doesnt work for some reason i cant install anything and it gives me random error numbers that i cant find answers to on the internet. I can't imagine going back to a Windows laptop (I have a Windows desktop but that's mainly for games and I have a Windows laptop for work so I don't use that much at home for personal stuff). * Most stuff requires a internet connection Also, they made it a lot easier to share files between the Android and ChromeOS apps. Recommended For. My Girlfriend came me an old Netbook with 1 GB of RAM without an OS. Cons of Chromebooks is Android storage. I disagree. Cons It's a phone in the shape of a laptop. 1. [–]PlayedIn 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (1 child). If other Chromebooks are anything like this one (and I'm told they compare favorably at lower price points), then it's pretty much a no-brainer. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Cheap 3TB SSDs are still quite a bit away. * easy to use (gramps can use it) [–]Dejoowie 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), As someone that still has a Chromebook without Android app support. Contact us via modmail. While usually Acer is crap, I just picked up a dual core r11 16gb from best buy a couple days ago and I love it. I'd actually be happy if more CB models were simply upgradable so I could replace with a higher capacity drive if I choose to so. Get the best processor/ram/storage you can for your buck and put Linux on it. Accurate as of 2 weeks ago. You just need userland or GNU and you run a program called Crouton. so there are options with all features in that price range, [–]cc_rider77 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), Absolutely, and these would be the wise choice...I just think it is good to point out why it’s a good idea to check for the availability of those features prior to purchase, [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Boots fast and is usually pretty zippy and responsive overall. Just works. Or other stuff like rendering and such buy a laptop or a desktop, [–]warrencbennettAcer R11 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). Android apps have opened up a new world for it. Acer R11 2-in-1 past user here. I doubt OP will be buying your outdated Chromebook. I'm very happy with it so far. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. The areas where I find myself using the windows are, - Games on steam, my Dell turbo is a beast and the one I use, - Office documents, I have office 365 and while the online versions are good, the real windows versions are GOLD. (self.chromeos). Don't really have to wait for the OS to finish starting up and updates do not feel intrusive. Not all Chromebooks have Android support. You can only change the wallpaper and theme for the Chrome web browser. all chromebooks released from 2017 has android support and many old ones have it too. Premium 2-in-1 with a built-in stylus. I do not know how to use Linux especially that this one didn't seem to work properl at all. I got like six or seven Chromebooks and a Chromebox around the house. It's really a question of "Do I want to deal with Windows?" If that is what you need, great you can get a tablet for cheaper. Yes. So a chromebook is perfect for me. i'm still not seeing any apps with the ability to directly address the SD slot. Not all Chromebooks will run apps so you'll need to make sure you buy one that does. Are Chromebooks good for education? It's not a good/better/best question you're asking, it's about what you're using it for, you need it for development/Linux, gear your choice to that as I said before. You can do some development with a Chromebook and you can "install" Linux with a tool called Crouton. Mainly, its age, they are all 5-7 years old and still work fine, and it is not really worth my while to even consider selling them. Imho if you don't do any demanding graphic work or gaming a Chromebook is perfect. Offline stuff is possible, but you do have to make sure that you save. All in, I have a £1699 MacBook Pro, and a £399 ASUS C302. I tend to open word docs in google docs and keep them in drive, then convert them if necessary. But it will in no way resemble how you use your iPod currently. With Play support, you open up so many doors to productivity. Happily you can even download some android apps on mine and even get linux beta! Chromebook has android app support from play store so all apps thats can be used without internet can be used on Chromebook offline. I have installed steam link and converted my old deskstop into SteamOS system. Pros for me; It’s not Windows. ChromeOS is the Linux kernel. Android apps (coming from a die hard Apple user this was tough decision but android app support is pretty good) You can get all the Office 365 apps if you need to, and other crucial apps. For the latter, you can always install some flavor of Linux and run a Windows emulator, but that can be hit-and-miss. its fast and secure and simple to use. Laptops like the Galaxy Book Ion look stunning, however if you look at a normal Samsung Chromebook (imo) they look disgusting. My usage is 80% chromebox and 20% the other laptops. And as for MS Windows, is that still a thing? ... Reddit; With the rise of Android and Linux app support on Chrome OS, the possibilities for a high-end Chromebook … 5 5. comments. You get a Acer 14 with 4GB of RAM and the system will be very peppy. so if someone is trying to buy a chromebook it most certainly will have android app support unless you are planning to buy a really old 3-4 year old chromebook. MY thoughts are DON'T GET A CHROMEBOOK! I love that it feels like a well-built laptop, but has a touch screen. So i got this chromebook for school and it's interesting how it is NOT A LAPTOP. I got that machine at walmart..been using it around 6 months as I travel South America and it has been wonderful. It is my experience; however, that the Chromebook is super optimized to really take advantage of the specific hardware - I'm on a lower end Acer Chromebook 15 - Only the 2GB of ram version, and I have no issues with a dozen or so tabs open. The thing I would look for in a Chromebook is definitely Google Play support. * Long battery life for you to learn well... UGH... close mindedness and isolation. Series 3 Chromebook. Notably, Google Keep, which will synchronize with the cloud version when the network comes back. It is both. Great for streaming It's absolutely worth it. This. Yeah, that's a fair point. My requirements were a touch screen, screen that folded back and to run Android apps and this seemed like the best deal to accomplish that. In order to use your favorite tools, you may want the flexibility of running Linux either side-by-side with or instead of Chrome OS. If anything, it's only going to get worse. I think what you'll find with chromeos is that there is always something that makes you wish it had that little bit extra. And i did do a lot of research and i did try many things including crouton with developper mode and everything but i am not a programist and cant use Linux in terminal windows. 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