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Originally Posted by andrews2547 View Post

Visuals for what? Angry Birds?

they compet with APPLE
so they need a retna screen of there own

i think
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they compet with APPLE
so they need a retna screen of there own

i think

No they don't lol, if they were competing with Apple you would be able to do a heck of a lot more than browse the internet and use apps only available for Chrome.
    
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Point of being; you can do a lot more on a standard ultrabook worth $500. Paying $1299 for a machine you can't do anything on but browse the web and writing documents is just stupid.


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For developing what? The only thing I can think of that this would be good at developing is facebook games and websites via Notepad or whatever the Chrome OS equivalent of notepad is. Even developing facebook games might be a bit much for the hardware this thing has.



https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/home

The Chrome Web Store is pretty vast...
I don't think many of you realize this or bothered to check.

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all of u really missed the point of this overpriced PC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xU2fB0pQJkA

^ he explained it the best

history reapt like it was with the first NEXUS divce
it wasnt ment for the consumer but for the OEMs to follow

I agree, he explained it very well. It makes a lot of sense.
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Personally, (and this is my humble opinion), I don't see the purpose of getting this over a Surface. This has the functionality of the Surface RT with the specs (and some specs surpass) of the Surface Pro. Personally, I love how the Surface looks and would rather grab a Surface Pro w/ keyboard cover and save some cash compared to this, or buy the Surface RT w/ keyboard cover, maintain the same functionality as the Chromebook Pixel, and save over 50% of the price (approximately 56% without including tax/shipping).

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https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/home

The Chrome Web Store is pretty vast...
I don't think many of you realize this or bothered to check.


Understandably, but with what program would you program these Chrome Apps? Does Chromebooks come with programming tools built in?

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Understandably, but with what program would you program these Chrome Apps? Does Chromebooks come with programming tools built in?

There's numerous IDE's and development tools on the store.
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https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/home

The Chrome Web Store is pretty vast...
I don't think many of you realize this or bothered to check.

I just took a look and found Google Finance and a Sudoku game. I added them both... click on them... and what did it do? Take me to a website. So, is Chrome OS just a browser? HTML 5 can do some nice things, but seems a bit limited, not to mention for a $1300 machine.
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Chrome OS is like a browser with notepad implemented (in a nutshell.)
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where can i reserve one quick? dont wanna be last on queue to get one.
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where can i reserve one quick? dont wanna be last on queue to get one.

https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=chromebook_pixel_wifi
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