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[Androidized] Samsung Chromebook More Popular than Apple Macbook

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There hasn’t been all that long since the Samsung Chromebook hit the market, but since it’s a combination of some of the most powerful titans around, it should come as no surprise the effect that it had on the world. Still, to even overtake the Macbook ( any Macbook, really – I won’t go into specifics ), that’s something. I am not the biggest of Apple fans ( hate them, really ), but I can easily appreciate the quality of their products ( they’re still highly overpriced, however ).

Source: http://www.androidized.com/samsung-chromebook-more-popular-than-apple-macbook/
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What part of the world is this taking place?
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Interesting only because Ubuntu can be installed on these things.
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post #4 of 42
Hmm.

"Meh" article tbh.

Its only according to Amazon, which we've know has been moving Chromebooks well for a while now.
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Im going to go ahead and say I find this hard to believe, Ive never seen a chrome book in the wild... Ever...
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Somebody tell Samsung that the Netbook is supposedly dead. rolleyes.gif

On a more serious note, the 10.1" Netbook may be because 1024x600 doesn't cut it anymore for many people and software nowadays, so 11.6" 1366x768 is the new Netbook. You guys just wait and see when AMD releases 28nm Kabini and Intel releases 22nm Atom with out of order architecture and IB based graphics, I bet a lot of people are just waiting for real news on the x86 front to start buying them again.
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post #7 of 42
That Chromebook is a couple hundred dollars, Macbooks start at $1K. Someone who just needs a basic laptop is likely not going to pay 3x the price.
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Amazon's a terrible method for measuring sales, especially on Apples side of things.

Pretty terrible article.
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Pretty terrible article. Most people buy macs in store or on the applesite.
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Wow so many flaws with this "article" it's hilarious. I may dislike Apple but I'm not blind. One point of data does not prove anything.

As for the netbook being dead. Intel killed that when they wouldn't cut down prices a little (according to OEMs) and then the OEMs decided to NOT let you change most things (near the end) and then finally Intel drove the final nail by using GPU designs from Imagination Tech (whatever their name is) AKA the PowerVR guys who hate Linux and therefore killed the ability to use the only viable OS on an Atom. Intel and the OEMs have no one to blame but themselves for that market collapse.
     
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