Battle of the $199 laptops: Windows vs. Chromebooks

After eliminating the licensing fee for Windows 8.1 with Bing,¬†Microsoft’s hardware partners are starting to offer $199 laptops. How are they as compared to a $199 Chromebook?

We discussed that topic on this week’s Chrome Show and found a long-time netbook and mobile device enthusiast doing a head-to-head comparison since Acer’s Chromebook 3 and Aspire E1 are essentially the same hardware: You’ll want to follow Steve Paine’s testing and usage with both of these devices at Chromebook World to see if there’s a clear winner gong forward. Tune in below or download the podcast to hear more about these devices as well as news on what’s next coming to Google’s Chrome OS.

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