Microsoft is worried about Chromebooks, and for good reason

A growing number of mainstream users only use their computers for web-based purposes, making bulky operating systems with lots of features, like Windows, pretty much irrelevant. Users are instead choosing inexpensive, lightweight laptops like the Chromebook that uses the web-centric Chrome OS. For this reason, Microsoft is becoming worried about Chromebooks.

Just ahead of the holiday shopping season, Microsoft ramped up its FUD machine and  launched the next phase of its infamous anti-GoogleScroogled campaign last week. This time, the company is targeting Chromebooks, Google’s cheap ChromeOS-based, web-centric laptops. Why is Microsoft worried about Chromebooks? Because it can see the writing on the wall.

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