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Sarah Westberg

== Background and Identification ==
 
A Chromebook is a laptop or a tablet that runs a Chrome OS operating system. They also have limited offline capability and are meant to operate a variety of tasks using the Google Chrome browser. MostMost of the data and applications are on the cloud and not on the machine itself. Because of this, they are not using traditional applications like word processing or instant messaging but instead Web apps from the Chrome Web Store. Laptop Mag stated, “Unlike Windows 10 and macOS, you can'tYou aren’t able to install third-party software on a Chromebook -- all the apps youChromebook, like with devices that have Windows 10 or macOS. In order to get come from theapps, you have to go to Google Play Store. “Store. There are some features that can be viewed offline such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Keep, GoogleGmail, Google Calendar, Google Keep, Google Drive, Amazon's Cloud Reader, the Newthe New York Times App, and Angryand Angry Birds. Android Apps are available on all newer Chromebooks. With the exception of the first three released devices, Chromebook uses Coreboot.
A Chromebook is a laptop or a tablet that runs a Chrome OS operating system. They also have limited offline capability and are meant to operate a variety of tasks using the Google Chrome browser. MostMost of the data and applications are on the cloud and not on the machine itself. Because of this, they are not using traditional applications like word processing or instant messaging but instead Web apps from the Chrome Web Store. Laptop Mag stated, “Unlike Windows 10 and macOS, you can'tYou aren’t able to install third-party software on a Chromebook -- all the apps youChromebook, like with devices that have Windows 10 or macOS. In order to get come from theapps, you have to go to Google Play Store. “Store. There are some features that can be viewed offline such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Keep, GoogleGmail, Google Calendar, Google Keep, Google Drive, Amazon's Cloud Reader, the Newthe New York Times App, and Angryand Angry Birds. Android Apps are available on all newer Chromebooks. With the exception of the first three released devices, Chromebook uses Coreboot.
 
The first Chromebooks to the market were from Acer and Samsung in 2011. They were introduced at the Google I/O conferenceI/O conference and started selling a few months later. Two years later Lenovo, Hewlett Packard and Google enteredLenovo, Hewlett Packard and Google entered the market. ThereThere are also non-laptop versions that have been released, for example the Chromebox was introduced in 2012 and2012. It was a desktop. In 2014, an “all-in-one” device called the Chromebase by LG was introduced. And in 2018 Acer and Google both released Chromebook tablets.
The first Chromebooks to the market were from Acer and Samsung in 2011. They were introduced at the Google I/O conferenceI/O conference and started selling a few months later. Two years later Lenovo, Hewlett Packard and Google enteredLenovo, Hewlett Packard and Google entered the market. ThereThere are also non-laptop versions that have been released, for example the Chromebox was introduced in 2012 and2012. It was a desktop. In 2014, an “all-in-one” device called the Chromebase by LG was introduced. And in 2018 Acer and Google both released Chromebook tablets.
 
There are pros and cons of using a Chromebook. For example, according to Laptop Mag, “With Chrome OS, you don't have to worry aboutChromebooks are a lot faster than a regular laptop because it isn’t slowed down with a bunchlot of Windows junk programs cloggingtaking up your storage space. Chrome OS is also speedier than Windows and macOS for this exact reason -- Chrome OS isn't weighed down by dozensstorage. You don’t have a lot of processes running in the background. Onbackground for this reason, which makes the flip side,Chrome OS quicker. For the same reason, a downside is you simply can'tcan’t run all your legacy Windows or macOS or Windows programs on a Chromebook.”Chromebook and you might want to.
There are pros and cons of using a Chromebook. For example, according to Laptop Mag, “With Chrome OS, you don't have to worry aboutChromebooks are a lot faster than a regular laptop because it isn’t slowed down with a bunchlot of Windows junk programs cloggingtaking up your storage space. Chrome OS is also speedier than Windows and macOS for this exact reason -- Chrome OS isn't weighed down by dozensstorage. You don’t have a lot of processes running in the background. Onbackground for this reason, which makes the flip side,Chrome OS quicker. For the same reason, a downside is you simply can'tcan’t run all your legacy Windows or macOS or Windows programs on a Chromebook.”Chromebook and you might want to.
 
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