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But can you install Linux? tongue.gif Or Windows.

Probably.
Edited by HybridCore - 2/21/13 at 2:06pm
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But can you install Linux? tongue.gif Or Windows.

Probably.

i'm sure people will figure it out, though with only 32gb of storage windows would be difficult.

Really google needs to abandon chrome OS...really Android would be a better OS for something like this in terms of allowed functionality.
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i'm sure people will figure it out, though with only 32gb of storage windows would be difficult.

Really google needs to abandon chrome OS...really Android would be a better OS for something like this in terms of allowed functionality.

For Windows it will definitely be difficult but Linux would be neat to see for sure. 32GB...well, it's a cloud based computer after all.

Agreed.
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the cloud is the future. and check out the specs: i5u processors, 15" 1700p display, 4g support, and weighs 3.3 pounds. there's nothing like this out there right now

Um… Yes, yes there is.
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Would have bought it just for the resolution, but not for $1200. They are insane. Why can't I buy a laptop with a 2560x1440(1600)(1700) display with and i7 and two raided ssds and be done with it. These laptop companies are charging close to $2k for something like that for no reason at all.
Edited by Shmerrick - 2/22/13 at 5:47am
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Um… Yes, yes there is.

if you're referring to the rmbp, it costs almost 2x as much, weighs ~30% more, and doesn't have 4g
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I hate these fashion statements frown.gif If they could just sell laptops on better specs, that'd be great....but then the general public wouldn't know which one is better....so they make them super shiny to attract the tards
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I hate these fashion statements frown.gif If they could just sell laptops on better specs, that'd be great....but then the general public wouldn't know which one is better....so they make them super shiny to attract the tards

this is aimed at developers for the chrome platform, not really "tards" (great word choice there btw).

weird things about this machine, it has a 3x2 aspect ration for the display. haven't seen one of those in awhile. they say it is better for web content, but guess what, video is also web content
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Originally Posted by perfectblade View Post

if you're referring to the rmbp, it costs almost 2x as much, weighs ~30% more, and doesn't have 4g

While it features a 16:10 1800p display, has a mobile quad core processor (not ultrabook), dedicated graphics card, 256GB minimum of storage, 8GB of RAM, has a functional multi-purpose OS and it doesn't require you to be connected to the internet 24/7.
Maybe you pay 69% more, but you get like a 400% performance increase…

Quote:
Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post

But can you install Linux? tongue.gif Or Windows.

Probably.

With 32GB of storage it'll be pretty difficult, I believe. At least for Windows.
Edited by bruflot - 2/22/13 at 6:18am
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