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Three Myths about Chromebooks Debunked

MYTH #1) "Chromebooks are useless offline, without internet"
 FALSE

The Chrome Web Store has an entire section full of applications and extensions that work just as well offline as they do online. 
All bases are covered, work essentials like Google Doc to Gmail.


MYTH #2) "Chromebooks are just Web Browsers"
 FALSE

Chrome OS provides much more than a web browsing experience, apps running from within the Chrome Browser are able to run because of Chrome OS. For example, Picture editing and Video Editing are possible, rather than just browsing for images.


MYTH #3) "You might as well buy a "normal" laptop"
 Not always

Studies have shown that many tasks that "normal" users do on a laptop can easily be done on a Chromebook as well, see previous document. 

Chromebooks can also do multitasking as well as extending to a second monitor, as well as wireless with Chromecast.

What do you do on your laptop that is not done on the internet or through a web browser?


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