For years all you could buy at Best Buy was Wintel for personal computing. Now, there’s Android/Linux and Chrome OS, both Linux operating systems and owing nothing to M$.
“The company is now doubling the number of stores selling the device in the U.S. with more than 1,000 Best Buy stores selling the device over the next couple of weeks, Sengupta said. In October, about 500 Best Buy stores were offering the laptop.”
see Google Chromebook rolling out in more countries.
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