As we pointed out in this previous article, Microsoft is on the defense as Google Chromebooks steadily eats into its traditional market, the desktop PC space.
And why is that?
Well, Chromebooks have been getting more powerful and can do more tasks online. They have incredible battery life, and now they can run Android app. However, what really makes them appealing is the fact they are affordable, and Google sure as hell doesn’t sell you the ChromeOS.
On the other hands, Microsoft has been selling us Windows OS from the start. Most laptops running Windows have poor performance on battery life. A user must purchase both the device plus the operating system (Windows license from Microsoft) both of which, you must pay a good sum.
Chromebooks in Classrooms and Workplaces
Learning institutions and workplace are finding its more affordable to equip students or workers with Chromebooks than Windows laptops. For reasons, some of which have been mentioned above.
Well, this development is not favoring Windows, which over the years has been making huge profit out of being the most popular desktop computing operating system. Given the popularity of Android mobile …read more