If you use a laptop mostly for email and the Internet, you should really look into a Chromebook. Easy to use. Inexpensive. And much less susceptible to virus infections. If you already use Google Chrome you will feel right at home!

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Dell has joined the Chromebook fray – guess they aren't too concerned about getting Scroogled. Would you ever buy a Dell Chromebook? http://www.maximumpc.com/dell_unaffected_scroogled_campaign_joins_chromebook_movement2013