Do you have a Chromebook?

We’re doing a lot of things these days that we wouldn’t have anticipated just a few years ago. For many, that includes working and schooling from home, and the last year has seen a boom in the sale of Chromebooks. So, this week it’s time for a (slightly tweaked) poll from the archives to see how times have changed. Do you have a Chromebook?

You might be surprised to hear at least one of us here at Android Police does their entire job — writing, photos, editing, the whole blogging shebang — from a Chromebook. I know, we’re known to be masochists, but I’m told it’s not a bad experience. While it’s been a while since I tried my complete workflow from the confines of a Chrome OS-powered laptop, given the uptick in features over the years and the fact that I know I can do my whole job (more slowly) from a phone, I can believe it.

My opinion doesn’t really enter into it, though. From what I hear, a lot of people these days are using Chromebooks for remote education or as cheap work-from-home machines, and the reason is clear: They’re very affordable. Netbooks may be dead, but they live on, in a way, with Chromebooks.

Back in 2018, it sounded like a very slight majority of our readers had one — or, at least, used one regularly. It won’t be a direct comparison, but I’d like to know how many of you own have now in 2021.

 Loading …

Did you like this article? You can read it and many others @ Android Police!

FRESHEST

Here's the latest news

This story was originally published 2021/05/09 9:45am PDTon May 9, 2021 and last updated 2021/05/16 1:21pm PDTon May 16, 2021.  Last week Clubhouse announced that its highly-anticipated Android app was finally real, at least in the sense that there were...

Clubhouse for Android will soon be available worldwide

It's only been a couple of weeks since we saw the Xiaomi Mi Band 6 pop up on Amazon for US-based buyers. At $60 it was a little more expensive than you might have expected, since the non-NFC version is...

Xiaomi's brand-new fitness tracker is already discounted on Amazon

This story was originally published 2021/05/04 9:01am PDTon May 4, 2021 and last updated 2021/05/16 8:48am PDTon May 16, 2021.  Last year, Scroll was launched as an all-new way to pay for some of your favorite publishers — including us!...

$3 'Twitter Blue' subscription may include Scroll news and better bookmarks, but not editable tweets

Google I/O is planned for this week. And, if history is any indicator, it's pretty likely we'll see the first Android 12 beta land sometime during I/O, potentially delivering the first Android 12 builds for third-party, non-Pixel phones. Given both...

Will you try out Android 12 early this year?

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today's list is broken up into several segments, ranging from best, average,...

10 new (and 1 WTF) Android games from the last week: The best, worst, and everything in between (5/10/21
Load More
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap