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Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby Lincoln » Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:08 pm

Some of us were born with a "Geek gene" and know all about computers and stuff....some of us were born with amazing good looks and personality...

I am the latter but find myself dipping a toe into your world.... i'm thinking of buying a Chromebook,all i want it for is internet and printing off work stuff and taking travelling to store photos...will a chrombook do the trick?

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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby muthafunky » Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:24 pm

I'd probably take a tablet instead of a laptop, but if you must, then yes something like a chromebook can do what you want.

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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby mad hatter » Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:26 pm

yes they are fine for that purpose, low energy use so long battery life. draw back is low storage bcos its sd card mostly and low end processor and ram but its all you need. you can get similar win10 type things as well and if your using ms word then that would be the way to go. thats what I buy the kids for school because the little shits Will Break Them. and theyre cheap..
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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby The Mallard Missie » Sun Apr 30, 2017 5:57 am

Lincoln wrote:Some of us were born with a "Geek gene" and know all about computers and stuff....some of us were born with amazing good looks and personality...

I am the latter but find myself dipping a toe into your world.... i'm thinking of buying a Chromebook,all i want it for is internet and printing off work stuff and taking travelling to store photos...will a chrombook do the trick?


Also belonging to the latter category, is a chrome book a hardback book with a chrome dust jacket instead of a paper one, missie?

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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby harry_flashman » Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:25 am

Talking of tablets or flipbook I see that some of the latest models out of China come with both android and windows.

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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby GLimpet » Mon May 01, 2017 9:51 pm

I managed OK-ish with an android tablet and a USB drive with my files when my laptop died on the road last year.

For what you describe, a Chromebook would be adequate.

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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby twodogs » Thu May 25, 2017 1:05 am

Unless you are taking professional photos you can probably get by with a smart phone and a tablet. You can even shoot raw format with an I phone.

The advantage of a chromebook is the keyboard and then only if you are doing a lot of typing.
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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby Flobster! » Sat May 27, 2017 4:39 pm

I'm using a tablet for photo correction and organisation. It's fine - there's a free Android photoshop lite which does more than I need.

At a pinch you can use your tablet as a phone, although it looks weird.
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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby GLimpet » Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:19 pm

I use a USB handset with my tablet.

It looks cool.

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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby Electrolyte » Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:33 pm

twodogs wrote:You can even shoot raw format with an I phone.

How?

Flobster! wrote:there's a free Android photoshop lite which does more than I need.

Does it handle raw images and convert them to jpg?

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Re: Whats wrong with a Chromebook?

Postby twodogs » Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:52 am

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