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Putting Chromebook Sales in Proper Perspective

It seems that several prominent analysts are taking aim at recent media reports that have allegedly miscast how well Chromebooks--portable computers based on Google's Chrome OS platform--are doing in sales terms. "There has been a ton of misreporting as many lazy reporters and bloggers have characterized this as all sales, which it wasn't, or even consumer sales, which it most assuredly was not," Stephen Baker of the NPD Group, reportedly told Computerworld, for example.

It is true that Chromebooks are a fast growing subset of the portable computer market, especially in the low priced segment and for certain markets, including schools.  However, many of the reports characterizing Chromebooks as Mac and Windows slayers are over the top and exaggerated.

 
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