Getting scroogled?

by Ed Sawicki - March 2015

Companies competing against the Chrome computers try to turn the positive aspects of the Chrome design into a liability. They try to get you to believe that the absence of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office prevents you from getting any work done; that a Chromebook has no value. Here's an example of such an advertisement from Microsoft - the world's leader in virus-infectable computer systems:

Sure. Why would a computer that is highly-resistant to viruses and malware, is extremely secure, and automatically updates its software have any value?

One positive side of these negative Chrome computer ads is that they might be convincing enough for people to get rid of them at bargain prices. Check Craigs List for deals on Chromebooks:

If you've never visited Craigslist with your computer before, your city has not been set. Clicking on the button to the left may not take you to your city. To fix this, connect to Craiglist home page and set your city in the lower right-hand menu.

Craigslist Chrome
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