With Samsung’s Series 5 Chromebook now on sale in the US and UK and the Acer AC700 joining shortly, doubts have been raised over whether one can survive by Chrome OS alone. This largely this depends on individual usage patterns, Internet availability and applications. Can you survive with a Chromebook?
As the name implies, Chrome OS finds its bread and butter in the Chrome browser. Unlike conventional operating systems, a Chromebook lives and breaths in a full screen browser without the slightest inkling of a minimize, maximize or close button.