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google nexus 7 or samsung chromebook?

by ckendall10 / December 2, 2012 8:36 PM PST

I'm curious as to which of these is a better pick for me? I've done high amounts of research into both and can't decide which is better. Whichever device i use will be for listening to stored/streaming music, watching videos (netflix), playing games, and general web browsing/researching. any input or suggestions apprecitated!

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No one I know has a chromebook. I do have the 7 and others.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 3, 2012 12:36 AM PST

Due to a happy circumstance I have the Nexus 7, Kindle Fire 7 HD and a few others.

So far web browsing works fairly well but some expect PC like experiences which is a discussion on its own. This is not a PC. It will do most web pages but can you share one you can't do without and I'll look at it on the 7 and KF HD?

-> You wrote researching and frankly only the Transformer would be OK since it has the keyboard and more. But then why not get a more capable laptop or netbook for that much?
Bob

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You can do more
by orlbuckeye / December 5, 2012 11:20 PM PST

with the Nexus then you can the Chromebook. My company recieved the pilot chromebooks from Google when they came out and all you can do is online stuff. You can't listen to stored song or videos because it doesn't have external storage. A chromebook is for browsing the internet or running chromebook compatible applications on the internet. I would recommend almost any table over a chromebook.

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