Summary: Can not use skype or download photos from my IPhone . Chrome store too limited! Can't get help with tech questions. Have to put in email and password with every use. Speakers are too weak and distorted. Very disappointed .
Summary: 2/27/14 I hate this computer so much I just stopped emailing or writing anything at all. I'm writing this on my phone. It is mainly a problem at this point of a completely nonfunctional track pad but offline is also a joke. These things can't be that costly to correct but the sad truth is that I'm about to shell out 1200 to switch back to Mac.
Summary: I purchased my first Chromebook shortly after it was introduced in October 2012. This device was perfect for my needs which were mostly checking my email and surfing the web. I loved the look and feel of it, ease of use, and battery life, but after five days the case heated up and the thing was dead. I tried charging the battery but that didn't revive it and it was useless. I returned it and got a replacement a few weeks later as they were back-ordered at the time.
Excerpt: It was January 2013. As a student going into my third year of study, I knew that it was finally time to invest my money in something other than social luxuries and to purchase a laptop. One that was not too big so I could carry it around with ease; one that had a fast processor, large storage space and ultimately pretty modern.
Excerpt: "...I found this - the Acer Chromebook (or if you are interested in its full name: Acer Chromebook C710-B847Cii, mouthful). At £199 I hardly couldn’t believe my luck. What a beautiful - netbook? Is it a netbook? Ok I thought, I could settle for that, after all for such a price, there had to be some sort of compromise. Hastily I added to basket and within two days it was at my doorstep. I hadn’t done much research prior to my new purchase: “but why would ...