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Old 06-18-2011, 05:34 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I tether 4G from my Android phone without a problem. For free. To be honest, the screen size doesn't bother me much...this coming from some one who made the transition to a 12" Chromebook from a 17" Dell laptop.

Portability is one of the key points of the Chromebook. 12"s is an ideal size for teachers, business people, ect...without the screen feeling too small.
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:52 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Short version: 4G is faster.
...if you can get a 4G signal.
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Old 06-18-2011, 06:10 PM   #23 (permalink)
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...if you can get a 4G signal.
seriously
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Old 06-28-2011, 10:30 AM   #24 (permalink)
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4G yes please...15 inch..nope.

The reason Chromebooks are awesome is the thin, light, and smaller form factor. Since most web designed are made for 600 px and most 768, I don't see a reason for a larger screen. If it was going to stay 1280x768 then it would look like junk like most 500 dollar laptops.
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Old 07-01-2011, 01:52 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Ooooo this would be nice!
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Old 07-01-2011, 05:05 PM   #26 (permalink)
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When the chrome book will be available in canada

Is it really secure from future viruses

I looking forward to get one

When

Yeah I love to get one when it will be available
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Old 09-05-2011, 02:57 AM   #27 (permalink)
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I think the chromebook needs to expand its capability in software before anyone worries about a Hardware upgrade...not to mention the chromebook is meant to be small and compact, a 15.1" screen I think would defeat its purpose, but I'm not saying it couldn't happen in the future...but I don't think they should come out with new hardware just yet......they also need to expand their capabilities to use external components such as a CD-ROM....but thats just my opinion
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Old 12-09-2011, 12:43 AM   #28 (permalink)
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For me, a netbook size screen just doesn't cut it for daily use. I would gladly sacrifice battery life for a larger screen. (At home sitting in the easy chair I'm plugged in anyway.) May one of the vendors producing 2nd generation Chromebooks make one with a 15.1 inch screen.
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Old 12-26-2011, 08:20 AM   #29 (permalink)
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You can run Chrome OS on a USB stick with a PC or a Mac right now using Chrome OS Lime by Hexxeh.

Yup, it runs on my 15.6-inch notebook. I tried it a few days ago, and it boots in about 15 seconds.
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Old 12-26-2011, 01:01 PM   #30 (permalink)
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In Germany, there is no Chromebook with 4G capability.
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