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If you can keep up with the speed of his words, you’ll hear that he’s not recommending it for mainstream users just yet,

My verdict is that, while the Chromebook is a bold idea that may be a harbinger of the future of computing, it’s too limited and buggy today to be the main computer relied upon by mainstream users. I can’t recommend it over a standard laptop, except perhaps as a secondary machine for techies or early adopters.

…but acknowledges that there is a future in this type of computing.

Google is a smart, forward-looking company and there’s a logic to the Chromebook, which it sees as the first laptop designed for the Internet era. And it does have some attractive advantages over PCs and Macs

We’ll be posting our review soon.

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