for those who embrace Cloud computing, the single major benefit would be affordable hardware, made possible by Chrome OS-powered laptops such as this Acer C720 Chromebook. equipped with the latest Haswell processor, a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron 2955U chip, this latest Chromebook from the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer boast up to 8.5 hours of battery life and measures a diminutive 11.34 x 8.03 x 0.75 inches and weighing at just 2.76 lbs, making it a truly portable workhorse, well, as long as connectivity isn’t a issue. it has 11.6-inch display with 1,366 x 768 resolution and comes standard with a VGA camera for web chat, built-in dual band WiFi (supports up to wireless n), Bluetooth 4.0 technology, a full-size HDMI port, two USB ports (one USB 2.0 and one USB 3.0), and SD card slot, and 16GB Solid State Drive, supplemented by 100GB Google Drive Cloud Storage, which you get to use for free for two years.

as a boon for music lovers, you will also be rewarded with 30-day free trial with Google Play Music All Access with the purchase of the laptop. other highlights include a quick 7-second boot up, automatic software update without user intervention, and built-in virus protection to protect your workhorse from viruses and malware. the Acer C720 Chromebook is available now for just $249. see? what do we say being affordable. this is affordable. kind of reminds us of the netbooks that was all the rage many years ago, but the difference is, you won’t be short changed in the power department with this machine, thanks to the combination of a light OS and the latest processor.

Published by Mike chua

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