Chromebooks Increasingly Popular with Schools

October 2013
Electronic Education Report;10/28/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the growing popularity of Chromebooks in schools in the U.S. The Google Chromebooks are being used by over 5,000 U.S. K-12 schools. The HP Chromebook 14 has a 14-inch screen with optional 4G connectivity, the Google Chrome operating system and access to Google Chrome applications for productivity.


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