A little while back at Google I/O Google introduced the world to Chromebooks. Svelte machines that run Google's own OS, Chrome OS. Chrome OS is unlike any other OS that's hit the shelves. It's fast, lean, and easy to use. Chromebooks look to continue that theme. They are fast (relatively), lean, and easy to use.

Chromebooks aren't mean to be primary machines. Google has said as much. They are meant to be secondary or complimentary to a main computer running a full blown OS like Windows, Mac, or Linux. Does this sound familiar? It should. It's the same thing that's been said about netbooks since they were introduced. Head past the break to find out why you would want one.

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