The ultra-cheap Acer C720 Chromebook gets that way by ditching Windows. Instead, you do almost everything in the cloud via Google Chrome on this Wi-Fi-only laptop. Online apps are your programs, and you get 100 GB of free Google Drive storage for two years. Chrome now allows for some offline use, though that's far from a polished experience. A new Haswell-based processor jets performance ahead of its older competition.
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