Editors Liked

  • Extremely fast, Plenty of ports, Chrome OS is starting to mature
  • Speedy startup, Few Malware worries, Portable Chrome profile, Internal power supply
  • Quick boot time, Plethora of ports, Multi-monitor support
  • The Samsung Chromebox offers an attractive, low-risk entry point to the experimental world of Google's Chrome OS

Editors Didn't Like

  • Derivative design, Limited ecosystem, Expensive compared to the competition
  • Apps are Web-based, requiring constant Internet connection, DisplayPort, but no HDMI, Keyboard and mouse are optional
  • Expensive considering underlying hardware, Hit-or-miss support for apps and USB devices
  • Absent features and occasional software and hardware incompatibilities mar a supposedly simple user experience