If all you use your laptop for is the web, email, and viewing online content, a Chromebook might be all you need the next time you upgrade. The key benefit? MUCH less likely to get hacked/infected compared to Windows.

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Google's Chromebooks will soon be appearing in Staples and Walmart, which is huge obviously. Other retailers are also jumping on the bandwagon as well – but Google still has a loooong way to go in terms of market share. Would you ever consider buying one of these little guys? http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/google_expanding_retail_availability_chromebooks676