Samsung Chromebook 2 Review

What does a computer need to do to be useful?  With the flood of smartphones, tablets, slates, phablets and Chromebooks that try to bridge the gap between a pure communication device and a traditional PC, the question looms large.

This is the question that I asked myself when looking for a new laptop.  What did a laptop really need to do in order to be useful to me on a daily basis.  I already had a perfectly functional Core I7 based laptop, but I wasn’t happy with it, so I started looking.  The concept of the Chromebook has been around for a couple of years now, but so far, the machines have generally fallen into the toy-puter category.  Too small and slow for real work (I have by all account a pair of veritable gorilla hands, so the keyboards on the 11″ Chromebooks out there just frustrate me).

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